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Engage Alumni and Friends


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With more than 90,000 alumni and friends around the world, TC has a powerful presence and influence wherever innovators and visionaries work to build a better future.

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Alumni relations



    Matthew Pittinsky (Ph.D. '08), CEO of Parchment, Inc.
    David Johns (M.A. '06), Executive Director of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans
    Claire Fagin (M.A. '51), Former Dean of the University of Pennsylvania School or Nursing and Interim President of the University of Pennsylvania
    Ellie Krieger (M.S. '94), the host of Food Network’s “Healthy Appetite" and best-selling author.
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Our Stories

Alumna Dr. Ruth Featured in PBS documentary "The Makers: Women Who Make America"

The Adjunct Professor Dr. Ruth Westheimer is featured in the documentary on the women's movement on PBS. The psychologist and sex therapist is teaching a class, "Families, Television and Other Media," this spring semester through the International and Transcultural Studies Department.

TC Alumna Dr. Ruth Talks About - You Guessed It -Sex

America's favorite sex therapist, who holds a PhD in Education from TC, joined NPR's "Ask Me Another" host to discuss how people's views on sex have changed over the years.

Doctoral Alumna Mildred Garcia Profiled in Latino Magazine: From Growing up in Brooklyn to President, Cal State Fullerton

Even though she holds a doctorate degree from TC and is President of California State University, Fullerton (CSUF), she believes that graduating from college can be the most difficult thing a Latino or any student of color can do.