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Cornell University

David M. Einhorn Center for
Community Engagement

An integration of the Public Service Center and
the Office of Engagement Initiatives

2022 JFK Memorial Award Winner

Congratulations to Conor Hodges, the recipients of the 2022 Class of 1964 John F. Kennedy Memorial Award!

Conor smiling wearing a button down shirt

An Army combat medic veteran from a justice-involved family, Hodges, has dedicated his academic study, campus leadership and social justice advocacy to understanding and offering alternatives to the current model of policing. Learn More.


About the Award

The Kennedy Award seeks to foster leadership among promising seniors by helping them to pursue graduate work or to immediately embark on a public service career at the national, state or local level. To learn more watch the John F. Kennedy Memorial Award video found on the Cornell University Class of 1964 website and read the bios of recent winners.