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    A Message from Alumni Relations

    Call for Sweetheart Stories
    Did you meet your significant other here at TC? We want to hear your story! Share your story with us and we'll share it with the TC Community. Send us an email at, subject: TC Sweetheart.
    Take a moment to review TC's Annual Report to see what a memorable year we had in 2013 and also read about the campaign for our future. Keep up with Where the Future Comes First, the Campaign for Teachers College at

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    Weeknight Wonderful
    Stick to your resolution and score some Valentine points by making a healthy and delicious dinner for your sweetheartwith the help of Ellie Krieger's (MS '94) latest cookbook, Weeknight WondersSee more here...

    Alumni Spotlight


      The U.S. Postal Service is
     paying tribute during Black History Month to pioneering Congresswoman and TC Alumna Shirley Chisholm (MA '51) with the issuance of
        a limited-edition stamp.



     Ciji Gardner (ME '07) was appointed as Regional Director of  INROADS, Inc's New York/New Jersey Region, which serves central and northern New Jersey, New York City, Long Island and upstate New York. Read more...




    TC News


    Global Competency Certificate Program
    World Savvy, Teachers College, Columbia University and The Asia Society will publicly announce the launch of the Global Competency Certificate Program (GCC), a groundbreaking initiative created collaboratively by these three partners. The GCC will become the nation's premier Master's level Global Competency program, designed to prepare a cohort of globally competent educators and school leaders.   Read More ...
                              TC Announces 125th Anniversary Scholarship
    Teachers College President Susan Fuhrman has announced the new 125th Anniversary Scholarship, which was established with funds raised through the College's benefit gala at the Apollo Theatre in November. Read More...


    Career Services

    There are two education career fairs coming up! The 12th Annual Metro NY Charter School Career Fair, Saturday, March 1 form 11:00 a.m. -- 3:00 p.m. Everett Lounge, Teachers College, Columbia University and 2014 PreK-12 Education Career Fair, Wednesday, March 5th, 2014 from 1:00-5:00 p.m., Alfred Lerner Hall, Columbia University.  For detailed information and to register, go to the Career Fairs and Event section on TCCS LINK.

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    The Maxine Greene Society brings together loyal alumni and friends who have consistently supported Teachers College through an Annual Fund gift for the past 5 years consecutive years or more. These gifts, at any level, allow us to keep pioneering bold new ideas in human development and learning.  Did you give to the fund last year? If so, you're that much closer to joining the Maxine Greene Society!  Maxine Greene's signature philosophy has been "imagining things as if they could be otherwise."  With your TC Fund contribution, we can continue to make that possible. Learn how your unrestricted gift today can help secure TC's academic future here.




    Reach Out and Teach by
    Kay Alicyn Ferrell (MA '75)
     A Year of Wednesdays by
     Mala Hoffman (MA '89)





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    Women and Leadership in the Workplace
    February 6 at 6:00 PM
    Psychoanalytic Fair: Unity & Diversity
    February 8 at 10:00 AM
    Nashville, TN: Alumni Reception
    February 13
    Neuroscience Lecture Series
     February 10 at 3:00 PM
    2014 Winter Roundtable Conference
    February 14-16
    Transformative Learning Conference Proposal Deadline
    February 17
    World Savvy GCC Reception (TBA)
     February 26
    Enigmatic Inequality in New York City's Public Schools
     February 27 at 5:30 PM
    San Francisco, CA: World Savvy Event (TBA)
     March 5
    Sixth Annual Health Disparities Conference
     March 7-8
    Toronto, Canada: Alumni Reception
    March 12 at 7:00 PM
    Seoul, South Korea: President's Reception
     March 20 at 6:00 PM
    Global Learning  Alliance
    April 8-10
    Strategic Agility in Practice
    April 9-10
    Morton Deutsch Awards
    April 10                     
    Academic Festival 2014
    April 12
    Making Conflict Work
    May 8-9                     
    The School Law Institute 2014
     July 14-18
    Full  event listing here...

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