New Coordinator to Support Big Red Barn Efforts

Hana Ega-Musa

August 29, 2022

Big Red Barn Graduate and Professional Student Center Coordinator Hana Ega-Musa joined the Graduate School to support the Barn by overseeing marketing, assisting with programming, supporting day-to-day operations, and working with graduate student staff.

Learn about Ega-Musa’s background, goals, and interests in the following Q&A.

What is your role with the Graduate School?

I am the coordinator for the Big Red Barn Graduate Student and Professional Student Center.

Where did you work prior to coming to Cornell?

I worked at the University of Arizona.

What will your role with the Barn entail?

I will oversee marketing and social media for the Barn; assist with the Barn’s programming efforts, facility management, and business operations; and work with graduate student workers to ensure that programs and events run smoothly.

What excites you about this position?

What excites me about this position is being able to interact with the Cornell graduate and professional student community, as well as having the chance to interact with and learn from individuals from all over the world.

Why did you choose to work at Cornell?

I chose to work at Cornell because of the reputation that Cornell has of being an open, diverse, and inclusive university, as well as the fact that I can immerse myself in a whole new environment and be able to interact with individuals from across the world and fields of study that are different from the path that I took.

What do you enjoy doing in your free time?

I love to read! I also enjoying spending quality time with my family and friends.