Director of Yonkers Extension Center Named a “40 under 40” Rising Star
Joe Cooke, director of the Yonkers Extension Center, has been named a 2019 “40 under 40” Rising Star by the Business Council of Westchester. The 40 winners represent a group of accomplished young professionals in government, education, business, healthcare and other fields who have made significant contributions to the county and who demonstrate even greater promise. These are people to “keep your eyes on”.
Joe has demonstrated extraordinary commitment to the field of higher education administration during his tenure at Westchester Community College. His entrée into higher education began in student services at Mercy College and he continues to live a “student first” philosophy in his administrative role as Director of the Yonkers Extension Center. That, coupled with extensive community outreach throughout Yonkers and strong management skills, has served the college, the Yonkers Center and our students very well.