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MENTOR AN ENG STUDENT!

Click here to learn more about the Engineering Mentorship Program, which matches students and alumni in yearlong one-to-one mentoring pairs, and apply to be a mentor by October 9!

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ALUMNI GOLF OUTING IS BACK!

Join fellow Cooper alumni on October 21 for a Golf Outing Fundraiser in support of Cooper Athletics!

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SUBMIT A CLASS NOTE!

Announcing the re-launch of Class Notes, the best place to get news and information on what your fellow alumni are up to around the world! Submit your Class Note to us today!

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COOPER ZOOM BACKGROUNDS

Download custom Zoom backgrounds of your favorite Cooper spots and get a taste of campus life, no matter where you are!

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  • Founded by inventor, industrialist and philanthropist Peter Cooper in 1859, The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art offers education in art, architecture and engineering, as well as courses in the humanities and social sciences.

  • “My feelings, my desires, my hopes, embrace humanity throughout the world,” Peter Cooper proclaimed in a speech in 1853. He looked forward to a time when, “knowledge shall cover the earth as waters cover the great deep.”

  • From its beginnings, Cooper Union was a unique institution, dedicated to founder Peter Cooper's proposition that education is the key not only to personal prosperity but to civic virtue and harmony.

  • Peter Cooper wanted his graduates to acquire the technical mastery and entrepreneurial skills, enrich their intellects and spark their creativity, and develop a sense of social justice that would translate into action.