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Volume VIII, No. 2 ♦ 10/2002

  • What Happens During the School Day? New Study Illustrates Racial and Economic Inequality in American Schools

    Researchers from the National Center for Children and Families at TC and the University of Maryland have found significant variations in how students spend their time in school. The study points to several educational advantages for white students and those students without special needs.
    Published: 10/1/2002

  • State of the College: 2002

    Students and faculty filled the newly renovated Milbank Chapel September 18th to hear TC President Arthur Levine and Darlyne Bailey, Vice President of Academic Affairs and Dean of the College, deliver the State of the College address.
    Published: 10/1/2002

  • TC Reflects on 9/11 A Year Later

    For the second year in a row, the TC community gathered together in sadness. Last year, after the attacks on the World Trade Center and Pentagon, the community gathered in shock to comfort each other and reflect on what had happened to us as individuals, as a community and as a country. This year, the gathering was a time to mourn those whose lives were lost.
    Published: 9/12/2002

  • Confronting Trauma in School Age Youngsters

    TeachLink, a Jerusalem-based distance learning organization, in partnership with TC Innovations, piloted a program funded by the New York Times Foundation designed to help educators in New York City and Israel to consult with one another and share experiences surrounding recent global events since 9/11. The project involved 15 teachers from PS 20 and JHS 56, two schools in the line of site at "Ground Zero."
    Published: 10/1/2002

  • Moody's Upgrades Teachers College's Credit Rating to A1 from A3

    Moody's Investors Service has upgraded Teachers College's credit rating to A1 from A3 and has applied the rating to the College's $40 million Series 2002 Revenue Bonds currently being issued through the Dormitory Authority of the State of New York.
    Published: 10/1/2002

  • The Mellon Visiting Minority Scholars Program at Teachers College

    The Institute for Urban and Minority Education at Teachers College, Columbia University has received $300,000 from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to bring several visiting minority scholars to campus each year over the next three years beginning in the fall of 2002.
    Published: 10/1/2002

  • Court Decision Reversed

    In February of 2001, Inside TC reported on the successful lawsuit brought by the Campaign for Fiscal Equity (CFE)-a coalition of advocacy groups representing school children-against New York State for inadequate method of financing public schools that deprived New York City students of a "sound, basic education" guaranteed by the State Constitution. That decision was reversed recently in an intermediate appeals court.
    Published: 10/1/2002

  • Two New Diversity Fellows Study Activism and Music

    Each year, the Committee for Community and Diversity (CCD) awards two students a $3000 grant for research that enhances and expands our understanding of diversity. This year's recipients are Leanne M. Stahnke, doctoral candidate in the Curriculum and Teaching Department with faculty sponsor Nancy Lesko, Associate Professor of Education, and Kenneth A. Kozol, Ed.M. candidate in the Arts and Humanities Department with faculty sponsor Bert Konowitz, Adjunct Professor of Music education and director of Spirit Improvision Group.
    Published: 10/1/2002

  • TC's 2002-2003 Minority Postdoctoral Fellows

    This year's minority postdoctoral fellows.
    Published: 10/1/2002

  • Albert Ellis on Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy

    Albert Ellis, who celebrated his 89th birthday at TC on September 26th, is the founder of Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy, the "grandfather" of Cognitive Behavior Therapy, a pioneering sexologist and sex therapist, and an eminent marriage and family therapist.
    Published: 10/1/2002

  • Counseling and Student Services in Community Colleges

    On September 25th TC's Community College Research Center held the first seminar of the CCRC 2002-2003 Seminar Series.
    Published: 10/1/2002

  • New Ombudsperson at TC

    TC President Arthur Levine announced the appointment of Erwin Flaxman as Ombudsperson of the College.
    Published: 10/1/2002

  • Inauguration of Lee C. Bollinger as 19th President of Columbia University

    The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York celebrated the inauguration of Bollinger as the 19th President on October 3, 2002.
    Published: 10/1/2002

  • E. John Rosenwald, Jr., Joins TC Trustees

    John Rosenwald, Jr., retired Vice Chairman of The Bear Stearns Companies, Inc., was welcomed to the Teachers College Trustees in May of this year.
    Published: 10/1/2002

  • International Conversations Through Art

    Professors Prabha Sahasrabudhe and Judith Burton acted as Co-Directors of the 31st World Congress of the International Society for Education Through Art (InSEA) in August.
    Published: 10/1/2002

  • Unforgettable Exhibition

    Graeme Sullivan, Professor in the Art and Humanities Department, recently joined 34 other New York-based artists in a group show titled Unforgettable: An Exhibition of Response to September 11.
    Published: 10/1/2002

  • TC Welcomes New Members to the Faculty

    New faculty 2002
    Published: 10/1/2002

  • Columbia Remembers

    Columbia commemorates the one year anniversary of september 11th.
    Published: 10/1/2002

  • Law and Order

    Jesse L. Martin and Jerry Orbach from the critically acclaimed television show Law and Order on location at Teachers College.
    Published: 10/1/2002

  • Sunshine Scholarship

    Jena Curtis, a doctoral student in the Department of Health & Behavioral Studies, is the first recipient of the Diane and Abraham Sunshine Scholarship.
    Published: 10/1/2002

  • In Brief

    Faculty briefs October 2002
    Published: 10/1/2002

  • TC Community Breakfast


    Published: 10/1/2002

  • A Reader Shares his Thoughts on 9/11 Ceremony

    A member of the community reflects on the ceremony to commemorate the one year anniversary of september 11th.
    Published: 10/1/2002

  • Career Services Online


    Published: 4/29/2005 3:06:07 PM

  • Personnel

    New personnel
    Published: 10/1/2002

  • New Student Orientation

    This year's orientation included remarks from Arthur Levine, President of TC; Darlyne Bailey, Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the College; Ryan Colthorp, Chairperson of the Student Senate; and TC Alumna Alice Wilder. Wilder (pictured), who received her M.A. in 1992 in Educational Psychology and her Ed.D. in 1998 in Educational Psychology, gave advice to incoming students on how to navigate through their studies and the importance of making contacts in the education field.
    Published: 10/1/2002