Please review the information below regarding our active student organizations. Feel free to contact the officers of those organizations you are interested in joining. If you would like further information about starting a new organization or about student activities in general, please email us at StudentOrgs@tc.columbia.edu.
African Studies Working Group (ASWG) provides opportunities
for students, staff and faculty in the broad field of African Studies to
interface, network and share information regarding events and employment
opportunities of relevance to those in the field of African and African-related
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: /site/tcstudentorgsaswg/
Pacific Islanders in America (APIA) Initiative seeks to educate the TC
community regarding APIA issues in politics, education and in the community.
The Initiative also strives to take action and sustain positive change for APIA
and underrepresented groups.
Association of Latin American Students (ALAS) is aimed at
creating an academic, cultural, and social network within the Latin American
community at Teachers College by embracing students from numerous countries.
The Association of Multilingual Education Scholars (AMES)
seeks to provide both professional and social resources to aid multilingual
students in their classrooms and their teaching experience. Ames goals are to
provide networking opportunities for multilingual students, multilingual
resources for the classroom, and building a multilingual community for TC
Black Student Network (BSN) is a community of graduate
students of African Descent (and students in support thereof) at Teachers College
who have come together to empower themselves in order to become active
articulators and participants in their education at TC.Contact InformationEmail: email@example.comWebsite:
Coalition of Latino/a Scholars (CLS) is committed to
supporting the growing number of Latino/a scholars through active outreach,
recruitment and mentoring. CLS is dedicated to the enrichment of academic
perspectives and promotion of policies and research that address issues
relevant to Latino/a schooling and to our diverse community.
Contact InformationE-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: clstccu.wordpress.com
E-mail: email@example.com Website:
Development in Southeast Asia(DISHA) promotes awareness and
advocacy for South-Asian issues.
Friends of Japan (FoJ) hosts a variety of events to serve
its members at Teachers College. They host social events with the other
Japanese organizations at Columbia University, so that Japanese members can
network with other native Japanese studying at Columbia. They host language
exchanges so that members have an opportunity to practice and improve their
English, and also help native speakers of English interested in learning
Japanese. They also organize events highlighting Japanese culture throughout
the year. The organization keeps its members posted of various Japanese related
job opportunities and social/cultural events in the New York City area.
The Future Child
Advocates of Teachers College (FCA-TC) seeks to demonstrate and provide opportunities for graduate
students to advocate and to become more aware of the issues involving the abuse
and bullying of children, especially those who are more vulnerable, i.e. those
with disabilities or who are considered “different.” FCA-TC strives to broaden
the understanding of the issues of child abuse and bullying, especially for
those students involved currently in schools or who are pursuing professional
positions in schools, through ongoing education, volunteer work within
community organizations, along with information related to policy development
or curriculum activities that can help stop the abuse of ALL children (e.g.
awareness campaigns, policy development, awareness of mandated reporting
requirements in schools and professional responsibilities, etc.).
Contact InformationEmail: Futurechildadvocates@gmail.com
China Initiative (FCI) promotes Chinese heritage and culture to the Teachers
College community and provides opportunities for networking, information
sharing and mutual support among the Chinese students at TC.
The Higher and Postsecondary Education Association at
Teachers College (HPSEA) serves the greater populations of current,
prospective, and alumni student affairs professionals and educators within and
outside of Columbia University. The group
is dedicated to growing professionally and using acquired skills and knowledge
to give back to the College and the greater New York community.
Contact Information E-mail: TChpsea@gmail.com
International Students Psychology Association (ISPA) is
committed to supporting the psychological
well-being of international students by bridging the gap between provided local
services and international students
Kappa Delta Pi (KDP) is the National Education Honor
Society.Contact Information:Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: http://kdp.pressible.org
Korean Graduate Student Association (KGSA) promotes a better
understanding about Korea and Korean culture within the TC and greater Columbia
communities, and collectively promotes the interests of its members. Contact InformationEmail: email@example.com Website: http://club.cyworld.com/TCKGSA
'TC Korean Graduate Student Association' on Facebook
LearnPlay exists to “Play and learn about the instructional
technology of games.” LearnPlay play-test and give feedback on the educational
game projects or game-like curricula projects of the organization and TC
Mindfulness and Education Working Group (MEWG) is a team of
faculty, students, staff and alumni dedicated to exploring how mindfulness can
contribute to the health, wellbeing and resilience of individuals learning,
working and teaching in educational contexts.
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.orgWebsite: http://www.tc.columbia.edu/centers/mindfulness/
Student Speech Language Hearing Association (NSSLHA) is the TC chapter of a
pre-professional organization for students preparing to enter the field of
Speech-Language Pathology and for students interested in issues concerning
communication sciences and disorders.Contact InformationEmail: email@example.com Website:
Organization and Human Development Consulting Club (OHDCC)
provides opportunities for graduate students pursuing a career as an
organizational consultant, those alumni engaged in the career, and other
members of the Department of Organization and Leadership interested in social
networking and information sharing through the creation of mutual support
systems among members.
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website:
Organizational Leadership Association (OLA) is a student-led
group for the Adult Learning & Leadership Program at Teachers College. The
association’s goals include creating and developing a strong learning community
with current students, alumni and the industry.
Contact InformationEmail: email@example.com Website: http://www.new.facebook.com/group.php?gid=58180180299
Education Network (PEN) at Teachers College is intended to create a space for
practitioners, scholars and activists within and beyond Columbia University to
come together and cross-pollinate ideas, build relationships, build community
around the broadly defined field of Peace Education.Contact InformationEmail: firstname.lastname@example.org Website:
Psi Chi is the International Honor Society in Psychology and
seeks to of encourage, stimulate, and maintain excellence in scholarship,
and advancing the science of psychology.
TC was formed to create an academic and social network committed to promoting
awareness of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered (LGBT) community here
at TC.Contact Information
Email: email@example.com Website:
School Psychology Club (School Psych) seeks to initiate,
promote and foster the academic, professional and social opportunities
available to the students in the School Psychology Program, as well as the
Teachers College community.
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: http://www.tc.edu/students/spc
Student Advocates for the Arts (SAA) works to educate,
empower and mobilize students to influence cultural policy and arts advocacy
issues. The organization provides a platform for students to engage in open
discussion on advancing the arts in the United States through the democratic
E-mail: email@example.com Website:
Email: S.E.A.E.Columbia@gmail.com Website:
The Society of Sociology and Education (SSE) at Teachers
College is an organization consisting of students and faculty interested in
issues pertinent to sociology and education, and in establishing a community
dedicated to scholarly and applied research in the field. The society seeks to
enrich students’ experience at Teachers College by organizing and sponsoring
workshops, presentations, and social events at TC, and by establishing a
connection with other student clubs and organizations at Columbia University,
local community organizations and other schools in the city.
Contact InformationEmail: firstname.lastname@example.org Website:
Society for International Education (SIE) provides
opportunities for students, staff and faculty in the broad field of comparative
and international education to interface, network and share information with
regards to events and employment opportunities that are relevant to
Email: email@example.com Website: https://sites.google.com/a/tc.columbia.edu/sie/
for Economics in Education (SEE) provides opportunities for networking,
information sharing and mutual support systems among the students in the
Program for Economics and Education at TC.
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: https://sites.google.com/site/economicsandedattc/
Students in Health (SIH) is dedicated to supporting and enhancing the education
of students in health related
disciplines within the Teachers College community. This organization stands to provide
opportunities to expand upon scholarly interests concerning physical, social,and emotional well‐being amongst diverse
Email: email@example.com Website:
Association for Advancement of Learning in the Middle Ease (TA’ALIM) promotes
Middle Eastern issues, awareness and culture to the TC community.
College for Taiwanese Club (TCTC) is a graduate student organization dedicated to
promoting friendship among students from Taiwan and between Taiwanese students
and other peoples. The club also promotes the appreciation of the cultures and
the heritages of Taiwanese people of all nationalities and ethnic groups.
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website:
Teacher-Writers for a Public Voice (TWPV) is a team of TC
students assisted by some recent TC alumni publishing Ecogradient at Teachers
College. Ecogradient is a platform for teacher-writers and educators to
discover and develop a public voice by publishing articles, reviews,
commentary, op-ed pieces, scholarly dialogue, art, poetry, photography and
letters to the editor.Contact Information
E-mail: email@example.comWebsite: http://ecogradients.com
TESOL/AL Roundtable allows students to present research in
an informal environment, share knowledge of upcoming events and meet other
driven and diverse members of the TC TESOL/AL community.
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: