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TC Holds first academic festival

At TC's Academic Festival in April 2009, the recipients of the College's Distinguished Alumni Awards (from left): Keiichi Ogawa, Joan Dye Gussow, Edward Dunkelblau and Patricia Lynne Duffy, with TC President Susan Fuhrman.

TC held its inaugural Academic Festival in April, a new-look academic homecoming event for TC alumni and friends. Styled as an “academic festival” and themed “Thinkbank 2.0: A World of Ideas,” the event was unique in that the presentations spanned the breadth of TC’s academic programs.
TC Trustee John Merrow, the award-winning education journalist, delivered the event’s keynote address.
 
At the Festival, the College presented its Distinguished Alumni Award to honorees Patricia Lynne Duffy (M.A., 1981), an instructor of English as a second language and communications at the United Nations; Edward Dunkelblau (Ed.M., 1976), Director of the Institute for Emotionally Intelligent Learning; Joan Dye Gussow (Ed.D., 1975; Ed.M., 1974), the Mary Swartz Rose Professor Emerita at TC; and Rawley Applebaum Silver (M.A., 1936), artist and art therapist.
 
TC’s Early Career Award was presented to Keiichi Ogawa (Ph.D., 1999; M.A., 1997; Ed.M., 1995), Professor of Economics and Education at the Graduate School of International Cooperation Studies at Kobe University in Japan.

The 2010 Academic Festival will be held at TC on April 24.
 
SAVE THE DATE
 
For TC’s 2010 Academic Festival
April 24, 2010 at Teachers College

Talks by TC faculty
 
Presentation of Distinguished Alumni Awards 
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