Armstrong HouseBeginning in 1969, the Black Awareness Cultural Organization (BACO) had operated out of a cottage near Ink Pond. For several years, BACO members used the house as a social and cultural center and a safe space for students of color. In 2010, a new opportunity was presented to the College after acquiring a house, formally known as Cramer House. The Office of Intercultural Life (ICL), BACO and the College saw this as a great opportunity to expand and transform this house into Frank Armstrong House, named for Cornell's first African-American graduate in 1900. This house now accommodates a small number of upperclass student leaders of ICL and serves as a Living & Learning Community, providing programming space for BACO. Visit Intercultural Life's website to learn more about BACO and other ICL programs.

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