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Volume XV, No. 9 ♦ 7/2010

  • Inside Inside

    Inside Inside


    Published: 8/3/2010

  • Summer Reading

    Summer Reading

    New books by four TC faculty members range in focus from educational equity to adult learning
    Published: 7/28/2010 2:20:00 PM

  • TC At Work: Mark Gadsden

    TC At Work: Mark Gadsden

    Mark Gadsden, a Public Safety Officer and a Fire Safety Director at TC, has published two books--one of which chronicles his experiences as a peacekeeper and watchman at some of New York City's most popular nightclubs
    Published: 7/28/2010 1:51:00 PM

  • Serving in the City

    Serving in the City

    The College welcomes the first cohort of Teaching Residents@Teachers College (TR@TC), a new urban teacher residency program funded by the U.S. Department of Education.
    Published: 7/28/2010 1:04:00 PM

  • TC Mourns the Passing of Longtime Employees Dominick Gennaro and Emily Fortis

    TC Mourns the Passing of Longtime Employees Dominick Gennaro and Emily Fortis

    Two long-time members of the TC community passed away the last week of June. Dominic Gennaro, who worked as lead electrician in the Facilities Department, passed away on June 28; and Emily Fortis, who worked in TC's Purchasing Department, passed away on June 30.
    Published: 7/19/2010 2:55:00 PM

  • Stories of Imagination

    Stories of Imagination

    On Tuesday, June 15, 2010, the Cowin Center was packed with an audience eager to hear Neil Gaiman, Al Sarrantonio and other award-winning authors read from Stories
    Published: 7/19/2010 2:46:00 PM

  • 2010 Student Outreach Recognition Day

    2010 Student Outreach Recognition Day

    The Office of School and Community Partnerships hosted the 2010 Student Outreach Showcase, a multimedia exhibition highlighting TC students' outreach in New York City schools in May.
    Published: 7/19/2010 2:33:00 PM

  • Providing Options in a Tough Market

    Providing Options in a Tough Market

    TC's Career Services Office has redoubled its efforts amid a changing landscape
    Published: 7/19/2010 2:06:00 PM

  • Redefining Accountability

    Redefining Accountability

    Speaking at TC, Diane Ravitch, no longer convinced that the strategies favored by NCLB are benefiting underperforming schools, provides a post-mortem on NCLB
    Published: 7/19/2010 12:45:00 PM

  • Changing Faces on TC

    Changing Faces on TC's Board

    Four new trustees have joined the Teachers College Board, while two long-time members have concluded their service. Outgoing Trustee Marjorie Hart (at left) was named Trustee Emeritus. The Board now numbers 36 members.
    Published: 7/19/2010 9:59:00 AM

  • Learning from Scratch

    Learning from Scratch

    TC hosts a day devoted to creating educational video games
    Published: 7/10/2010

  • A Forum for Candid Conversations

    A Forum for Candid Conversations

    A student-run Racial Literacy Roundtable series offered participants the opportunity to freely examine issues of race, class, privilege and access--looking at their own biases as well as that of others
    Published: 6/23/2010

  • Immigrant students read their stories at Student Press Initiative Event

    Immigrant students read their stories at Student Press Initiative Event

    From Haiti to Tibet, hundreds of young immigrant students and their families and teachers gathered to read from and celebrate the students' oral histories, recently published by TC's Student Press Initiative (SPI)
    Published: 6/2/2010

  • Children

    Children's Art Carnival

    Between June 7-June 18, 2010, the walls of Macy Gallery were lined with eye-catching, colorful artworks during the Children's Art Carnival
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  • Staff News

    Staff News

    Welcoming new employees and celebrating staff anniversaries
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  • TC Holds Its Second Annual Cook Off and Tasting Celebration

    TC Holds Its Second Annual Cook Off and Tasting Celebration

    TC staff, faculty and students flocked to the Second Annual Cook-off and Tasting Celebration, to sample the culinary creations of eleven folks from across the TC community.
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  • TC touched by A-Bomb Survivors

    TC touched by A-Bomb Survivors

    The TC community was moved by three atomic bomb survivors who visited TC in May and shared their stories
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  • Studies Find Cahn Fellows Improve Student Performance

    Studies Find Cahn Fellows Improve Student Performance

    While there were no statistically significant differences in the student demographics of the schools studied, the two studies found that schools run by Cahn Fellow graduates out-performed their peers in terms of student English Language Arts and math scores, attendance, graduation rates, school environment surveys and Department of Education Quality Review.
    Published: 5/27/2010

  • Thirty Years of 'Making Something from Nothing'

    Thirty Years of 'Making Something from Nothing'

    Entrepreneurship is the focus at a reunion of TC's Arts Administration program.
    Published: 6/23/2010

  • Derald Wing Sue Wins Award for New Book on Microagressions

    Derald Wing Sue Wins Award for New Book on Microagressions

    Sue, professor of psychology, will be awarded the first-ever UnityFirst.com National Diversity and Inclusion Book Prize in recognition of his recently published book, Microaggressions in Everyday Life: Race, Gender and Sexual Orientation (John Wiley and Sons).
    Published: 6/2/2010