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Academic Festival 2010

His excellency, Nahas Angula '79, the Prime Minister of Namibia was honored with the President's Medal of Excellence at Academic Festival 2010. Prime Minister Angula also delivered the Keynote Address. For a full transcript of his speech, click here.

2010 Distinguished Alumni Award Luncheon

The 2010 Distinguished Alumni Award Recipients honored during the Awards Luncheon at Academic Festival.

Join us in congratulating:
  • The Reverend Lesley George Anderson ’87
  • Raphael M. Ortiz ’82
  • Viola Vaughn ’84
  • Vivian Ota Wang ’94
  • Early Career Award recipient: Luis Rios, Jr. ’01

Register Today for Academic Festival 2010!

Academic Festival 2010 highlighted the leaders of our Teachers College Community. Read more about the breakout sessions below.

Network with Alumni

Academic Festival will provide you with the opportunity to connect with TC faculty, alumni and students.

See "Who's Attending" and make plans to join your classmates and friends. Take a look at the list of "Featured Speakers" to see which inspiring TC faculty and alumni you can meet during the interactive break-out sessions.

Enjoy catching up with friends, old and new, during the breakfast, at the luncheon and especially during the Closing Reception.

Come Back to Campus

Experience the nostalgia of being back on TC's campus. Enjoy our latest state-of-the-art facilities as well as our treasured traditional spaces.

From the newly renovated Joyce Berger Cowin Conference Center to the historic Milbank Chapel - Academic Festival 2010 is sure to conjure memories of your time at TC, as well as provide you with the experience of the learning environment at TC today!
Welcome > Schedule of Events

Schedule of Events

Schedule of Events

8:30 – 9:30 a.m. Academic Festival Registration & Check-in, Zankel Hall

Continental Breakfast, Everett Lounge
9:30 – 10:30 a.m. Concurrent Sessions I
10:30 – 10:45 a.m. Morning Break

10:45 – 12:15 p.m.
Dedication of the Joyce Berger Cowin Conference Center

Academic Festival Opening Ceremony

Susan H. Fuhrman, President of Teachers College

Presentation of The President’s Medal of Excellence to

His Excellency Nahas Angula, Prime Minister of Namibia

& Ulysses Byas, Pioneering Principal in the Segregated South

To be followed immediately by the Keynote Address: “The Quest for Doing Away with Bantu Education in Namibia – A Personal Journey” by Prime Minister Angula
12:30 – 2:15 p.m. Distinguished Alumni Awards Luncheon, Grace Dodge Dining Hall
2:30 – 3:30 p.m. Concurrent Sessions II
3:30 – 3:45 p.m.Afternoon Break
3:45 – 4:45 p.m. Concurrent Sessions III
5:00 – 6:00 p.m. Closing Reception, Zankel Hall


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