The source for news and events at Teachers College, Columbia University
Volume XVII, No. 1 ♦ 8/2011
Vikash Reddy: Student Senate President
The final tally wasn't yet in as Inside went to press with this issue, but TC's newest entering class was firmly on track to extend the College's track record in recent years of steady enrollment growth and increasing selectivity.
This year's new student orientation, which Maria Hataier, Director of the Office of Student Activities and Programs, and her team have titled "Build Your TC," will span a period of nearly three weeks and offer a wide range of talks, activities and other experiences designed to acquaint the incoming class with the College, the neighborhood and the city.
In leading the new Teachers College Community School, Jeanene Worrell-Breeden sees an opportunity to "make a qualitative difference"
TCCS will admit two kindergarten classes this fall. The school will phase in additional grades over the next eight years.
Frederick Awity is a Public Safety Officer who currently works the 4pm to 12am shift.
Georgia Malandraki, Assistant Professor in the Program of Speech and Language Pathology in TC's Department of Biobehavioral Sciences, has received the 2011 Early Career Contributions in Research Award of the American Speech Language and Hearing Association (ASHA). Malandraki will be formally recognized at the ASHA Convention in San Diego on November 18th.
Ansley Erickson has received the prestigious Bancroft Dissertation Award, given by Columbia University's Graduate School of Arts and Sciences for outstanding Columbia dissertations in American History (including biography), diplomacy, or international affairs for outstanding Columbia dissertations in American History (including biography), diplomacy, or international affairs.
Charles Basch, TC's Richard March Hoe Professor of Health Education, was one of four experts who met recently with U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan to discuss the connection between health disparities and the minority achievement gap and propose ways that schools can promote student health and wellness.
The New Center for Analysis of Postsecondary Education and Employment (CAPSEE) won federal funding to study employment and earning outcomes for various postsecondary studies and programs.
Macy Gallery to Exhibit Works by Older Artists Featured in TC Course
Like the city itself, the College can be challenging to navigate. Some new technologies developed in-house might ease your way, here and elsewhere
Pranav Garg is EdLab's programming ace
TC's Student Press Initiative (SPI) held its annual Summer Institute in early July.
TC will hold a memorial program for the 10th anniversary of the September 11th 2001 terrorist attacks. The program will take place on Monday September 12th, from 4 to 5 pm in Milbank Chapel.