Deborah Surine
Deborah Surine
Program Assistant, Alumni Engagement

1302 MVR Hall, College of Human Ecology, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853


Deb began her career at Cornell University in 2000 working for the Associate Director for Cornell Cooperative Extension.  In 2006 she joined the Human Resources staff for the College of Human Ecology. After working for a few short years in that field,  Deb discovered the exciting world of Alumni Affairs & Development (AAD) in 2008 and never looked back!.

Deb is now a Program Assistant for the College of Human Ecology's AAD team supporting all functions of alumni engagement, including working with an elected Alumni Association Board of Directors to execute its annual plan; planning and running special events designed for alumni & students; and implementing services and activities that engage alumni and encourage participation in the life of the College.

Prior to coming to Cornell in 2000, Deb was an assistant buyer in the Fashion Indusrty and has over 5 years experience working in the Retail Industry. 

Deb earned a  B.S. in Business Administration from Empire State College in 1999 and an A.A.S  in Fashion Buying and Merchandising from Genesee Community College in 1994.

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