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October 2014| TC Home | TC Alumni Home | Past Newsletters

A Message from Alumni Relations

The students are back, the leaves have changed and fall is in full swing at TC. The changing season brings with it an exciting and engaging lineup ofAlumni events, and we invite you to join us for one and all! With book launches, lectures, networking breakfasts and receptions on campus and around theglobe,we can’t wait to connect with you.If you won’t be able to join us, please be sure to stay connectedandupdate your informationso we can keep you posted on all the latest TC news andevents.

Alumni Spotlight



The Korea Alumni Association celebrated "A Night of NY Jazz in Autumn" this September as part of TC's 125th Anniversary.


Japan Alumni Associationhosted a MyShare event in September to help develop relationships and exchange ideas on three areas of focus: textbooks, technology and assessment rubrics.

Ann Spungen (Ed.D. '96), Associate Director of the National Center of Excellence for the Medical
Consequences of Spinal Cord Injury, received the Science and Environment Medal - a Samuel J. Heyman Service to AmericaMedal. Spungen alongside Director Bauman "developed innovative medical advances and novel drug therapies to treat these ailments, helping to improve the health and quality of life for paralyzed veterans." (Photo by SamKittner/Kittner.com) Read More >>

Featured Video

Changemaker: Yolanda Sealey-Ruiz (M.A. '96)
Growing up in the South Bronx in the 1980's, Sealey-Ruiz learned that diligently pursuing education was the way to gain access to the resources and experiences her parents couldn't afford to provide for her.

As the oldest and largest graduate school of education in the country, TC's commitment to an expansive, innovative view of learning is exemplified through the lives of its dynamic faculty, students, and alumni. Get to know these Changemakers.

TC News

TC's Dr. Ernest Morrell Delivers Keynote Address at 2014 Literacy Summit
TC's Ernest Morrell delivered the keynote address at Calvin College's third-annual Community Literacy Summit, hosted by The Community Literacy Initiative of the Literacy Center of West Michigan. Morrell, who is the director of the Institute for Urban and Minority Education, and a professor of English education at TC,discussed a socially, culturally and technologically relevant model of literacy education - developed along withcolleagues at TC - that engages students, parents, and communities civically and develops academic literacies needed for success in school and beyond. His remarks echoed the conference's theme, "Everyone is a teacher of literacy."Read More >>

TC Launches MA/MBA Programs
The Klingenstein Center for Independent School Leadership -- the nation's preeminent organization of its kind, based at Teachers College, Columbia University -- has teamed with Columbia Business School and with INSEAD to launch innovative MA/MBA dual-degree programs.Read More >>

Career Services

Networking is relationship building.Whether it's with people you already know or with professionals you have yet to meet, networking is essential in building your career. Join us for the TC monthly breakfast series to meet fellow alumni and learn about ways to connect. (Light breakfast will be served.) Mark your calendar: the next breakfast will be on Tuesday, November 4.

Support TC

Scholar Spotlight
Bhavini Surana
, a doctoral student in the Department of Movement Sciences from Gujarat, India, focuses on Pediatric Physical Therapy in her research and practice at TC. She works with Professor Andrew Gordon, Professor of Movement Sciences, on research to improve lower-limb function in children with Cerebral Palsy.Surana is supported at TC by the generosity of Mariam (M.A. -'98) and Shervin Korangy, whose scholarship funds doctoral students in Movement Sciences or Neuroscience and Education. Read More >>

TC Fund: New Faculty Spotlight
Haeny Yoon, Assistant Professor in Early Childhood Education, joins ten new TC faculty members from disciplines ranging from higher education and counseling psychology, to early childhood education and computing and technology. Yoon, who focuses her research on the intersection of children's cultural practices, teacher practice and curriculum within classroom contexts, brings with her a wealth of knowledge and research that will only add to the academic vitality students experience at TC.

When you contribute to the TC Fund, you help the College attract, recruit and retain exceptional faculty members, like Haeny Yoon, who enrich the lives of our students, both in the classroom and beyond. To make your gift to the TC Fund today
and support our faculty and students, just click here.

Alumni Creations

Pam Koch (Ed.D. '00), Ana Islas (Ed.D. '04) and Dalia Majumdar (Ph.D. '13), nutrition education experts at the Tisch Food Center, created Creature 101 - a fun, free, online game to help kids make healthy choices.

 

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#TCStudentsFirst
Events
October 8: State of the College & Elaine Brantley Memorial Award Ceremony
October 9: Making Conflict Work Book Launch
October 9-12: Singapore: CBS Pan-Asian Reunion and Program
October 10-12: Teachers College Columbia University Roundtable in Second Language Studies (TCCRISLS)
October 13: Columbus Day Symposium: Mathematics Education in Latin America
October 14: Annual Tisch Lecture
October 16-17: 2014 Northeast Region Association for Science Teacher Education (NE-ASTE)
October 17: TC Celebrates Science Education
October 21: Sachs Lecture Series
October 21: Coral Gables, FL: TC Connections
October 22: San Francisco, CA: Issues Surrounding the Common Core
October 22-23: Strategic Agility in Practice
October 22-23: "Space as Context" - 1st Annual Columbia Coaching Conference
October 24: Macy Art Gallery Reception
October 24: Chicago, IL: TC Connections
October 24-26: Transformative Learning Conference
October 25: TC Tokyo Final Graduation
October 25: Kuo Ping Wen Symposium
October 28: George Bond Memorial (Save the Date)
October 29: Los Angeles, CA: TC Connections
October 30: Washington, DC: TC Connections
October 30: Chicago, IL: Faculty on the Road series featuring Ernest Morrell
November 3: Paris, France: Alumni Event with Susan Fuhrman
November 3: Philadelphia, PA: TC Connections
November 4: TCCS/Alumni Networking Breakfast
November 7: San Francisco, CA: TC Connections
November 7-8: Celebrating 30 Years of the Hollingworth Preschool
November 9: TC's Brian Perkins (Ed.D. '98) Keynote for the Ohio School Boards Association 59th Annual Conference: "Leadership for Learning"
November 10: Screening of The Red Orchestra
November 13: San Diego, CA: TC Connections
December 2: TCCS/Alumni Networking Breakfast
December 31: Alumni Council Nomination Deadline
January 6, 2015: TCCS/Alumni Networking Breakfast
January 14, 2015: Washington, DC: Alumni Reception in conjunction with FPI
February 13-14, 2015: 32nd Winter Roundtable
April 11, 2015: Save the Date! Academic Festival 2015

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Mathematics, Science, & Technology
Organization & Leadership
Klingenstein Center
Continuing Professional Studies
Gottesman Library

Events: Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to contact OASID at oasid@tc.edu, (212) 678-3689, (212) 678-3853 TTY, (212) 678-3854 video phone, as early as possible to request reasonable accommodations, such as ASL interpreters, alternate format materials, and a campus map of accessible features.By entering the event premises you consent to videotaping, photography, interview(s) and its/their release, publication, exhibition, or reproduction to be used for public relations, news articles, telecasts, education, advertising, research, inclusion on web sites, fundraising, or any other purpose by Teachers College (TC) and and/or its affiliates. Full photo consent information here. If you would like to unsubscribe to these emails, please contact the Office of Alumni Relations at tcalumni@tc.edu. Change of address? Update your information here.
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Published Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014

October 2014 Alumni Newsletter

Teachers College Columbia University
TC where the future comes first
October 2014| TC Home | TC Alumni Home | Past Newsletters

A Message from Alumni Relations

The students are back, the leaves have changed and fall is in full swing at TC. The changing season brings with it an exciting and engaging lineup ofAlumni events, and we invite you to join us for one and all! With book launches, lectures, networking breakfasts and receptions on campus and around theglobe,we can’t wait to connect with you.If you won’t be able to join us, please be sure to stay connectedandupdate your informationso we can keep you posted on all the latest TC news andevents.

Alumni Spotlight



The Korea Alumni Association celebrated "A Night of NY Jazz in Autumn" this September as part of TC's 125th Anniversary.


Japan Alumni Associationhosted a MyShare event in September to help develop relationships and exchange ideas on three areas of focus: textbooks, technology and assessment rubrics.

Ann Spungen (Ed.D. '96), Associate Director of the National Center of Excellence for the Medical
Consequences of Spinal Cord Injury, received the Science and Environment Medal - a Samuel J. Heyman Service to AmericaMedal. Spungen alongside Director Bauman "developed innovative medical advances and novel drug therapies to treat these ailments, helping to improve the health and quality of life for paralyzed veterans." (Photo by SamKittner/Kittner.com) Read More >>

Featured Video

Changemaker: Yolanda Sealey-Ruiz (M.A. '96)
Growing up in the South Bronx in the 1980's, Sealey-Ruiz learned that diligently pursuing education was the way to gain access to the resources and experiences her parents couldn't afford to provide for her.

As the oldest and largest graduate school of education in the country, TC's commitment to an expansive, innovative view of learning is exemplified through the lives of its dynamic faculty, students, and alumni. Get to know these Changemakers.

TC News

TC's Dr. Ernest Morrell Delivers Keynote Address at 2014 Literacy Summit
TC's Ernest Morrell delivered the keynote address at Calvin College's third-annual Community Literacy Summit, hosted by The Community Literacy Initiative of the Literacy Center of West Michigan. Morrell, who is the director of the Institute for Urban and Minority Education, and a professor of English education at TC,discussed a socially, culturally and technologically relevant model of literacy education - developed along withcolleagues at TC - that engages students, parents, and communities civically and develops academic literacies needed for success in school and beyond. His remarks echoed the conference's theme, "Everyone is a teacher of literacy."Read More >>

TC Launches MA/MBA Programs
The Klingenstein Center for Independent School Leadership -- the nation's preeminent organization of its kind, based at Teachers College, Columbia University -- has teamed with Columbia Business School and with INSEAD to launch innovative MA/MBA dual-degree programs.Read More >>

Career Services

Networking is relationship building.Whether it's with people you already know or with professionals you have yet to meet, networking is essential in building your career. Join us for the TC monthly breakfast series to meet fellow alumni and learn about ways to connect. (Light breakfast will be served.) Mark your calendar: the next breakfast will be on Tuesday, November 4.

Support TC

Scholar Spotlight
Bhavini Surana
, a doctoral student in the Department of Movement Sciences from Gujarat, India, focuses on Pediatric Physical Therapy in her research and practice at TC. She works with Professor Andrew Gordon, Professor of Movement Sciences, on research to improve lower-limb function in children with Cerebral Palsy.Surana is supported at TC by the generosity of Mariam (M.A. -'98) and Shervin Korangy, whose scholarship funds doctoral students in Movement Sciences or Neuroscience and Education. Read More >>

TC Fund: New Faculty Spotlight
Haeny Yoon, Assistant Professor in Early Childhood Education, joins ten new TC faculty members from disciplines ranging from higher education and counseling psychology, to early childhood education and computing and technology. Yoon, who focuses her research on the intersection of children's cultural practices, teacher practice and curriculum within classroom contexts, brings with her a wealth of knowledge and research that will only add to the academic vitality students experience at TC.

When you contribute to the TC Fund, you help the College attract, recruit and retain exceptional faculty members, like Haeny Yoon, who enrich the lives of our students, both in the classroom and beyond. To make your gift to the TC Fund today
and support our faculty and students, just click here.

Alumni Creations

Pam Koch (Ed.D. '00), Ana Islas (Ed.D. '04) and Dalia Majumdar (Ph.D. '13), nutrition education experts at the Tisch Food Center, created Creature 101 - a fun, free, online game to help kids make healthy choices.

 

Update Your Info

#TCStudentsFirst
Events
October 8: State of the College & Elaine Brantley Memorial Award Ceremony
October 9: Making Conflict Work Book Launch
October 9-12: Singapore: CBS Pan-Asian Reunion and Program
October 10-12: Teachers College Columbia University Roundtable in Second Language Studies (TCCRISLS)
October 13: Columbus Day Symposium: Mathematics Education in Latin America
October 14: Annual Tisch Lecture
October 16-17: 2014 Northeast Region Association for Science Teacher Education (NE-ASTE)
October 17: TC Celebrates Science Education
October 21: Sachs Lecture Series
October 21: Coral Gables, FL: TC Connections
October 22: San Francisco, CA: Issues Surrounding the Common Core
October 22-23: Strategic Agility in Practice
October 22-23: "Space as Context" - 1st Annual Columbia Coaching Conference
October 24: Macy Art Gallery Reception
October 24: Chicago, IL: TC Connections
October 24-26: Transformative Learning Conference
October 25: TC Tokyo Final Graduation
October 25: Kuo Ping Wen Symposium
October 28: George Bond Memorial (Save the Date)
October 29: Los Angeles, CA: TC Connections
October 30: Washington, DC: TC Connections
October 30: Chicago, IL: Faculty on the Road series featuring Ernest Morrell
November 3: Paris, France: Alumni Event with Susan Fuhrman
November 3: Philadelphia, PA: TC Connections
November 4: TCCS/Alumni Networking Breakfast
November 7: San Francisco, CA: TC Connections
November 7-8: Celebrating 30 Years of the Hollingworth Preschool
November 9: TC's Brian Perkins (Ed.D. '98) Keynote for the Ohio School Boards Association 59th Annual Conference: "Leadership for Learning"
November 10: Screening of The Red Orchestra
November 13: San Diego, CA: TC Connections
December 2: TCCS/Alumni Networking Breakfast
December 31: Alumni Council Nomination Deadline
January 6, 2015: TCCS/Alumni Networking Breakfast
January 14, 2015: Washington, DC: Alumni Reception in conjunction with FPI
February 13-14, 2015: 32nd Winter Roundtable
April 11, 2015: Save the Date! Academic Festival 2015

Give to TC

Stay Connected
Facebook Twitter LinkedIn
YouTube YouTube YouTube
Departments
Arts & Humanities
Biobehavioral Sciences
Counseling & Clinical Psychology
Curriculum & Teaching

Education Policy & Social Analysis

Health & Behavior Studies
Human Development
International & Transcultural Studies
Mathematics, Science, & Technology
Organization & Leadership
Klingenstein Center
Continuing Professional Studies
Gottesman Library

Events: Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to contact OASID at oasid@tc.edu, (212) 678-3689, (212) 678-3853 TTY, (212) 678-3854 video phone, as early as possible to request reasonable accommodations, such as ASL interpreters, alternate format materials, and a campus map of accessible features.By entering the event premises you consent to videotaping, photography, interview(s) and its/their release, publication, exhibition, or reproduction to be used for public relations, news articles, telecasts, education, advertising, research, inclusion on web sites, fundraising, or any other purpose by Teachers College (TC) and and/or its affiliates. Full photo consent information here. If you would like to unsubscribe to these emails, please contact the Office of Alumni Relations at tcalumni@tc.edu. Change of address? Update your information here.
525 West 120th Street | New York, NY 10027
212-678-3215
Copyright 2014 Teachers College
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