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Volume VI, No. 2 ♦ 10/2000

  • A Room Dedicated to a Dedicated Woman

    A crowd of faculty, former faculty, former students and other friends and family of Fleischner gathered inside 304 Main Hall, a room that is now one of the most beautifully designed spaces in the College, to share memories and hear from Julie and others who knew the former professor.
    Published: 1/1/2001

  • A Marriage Made in Cyberspace

    When the TC Community found out that doctoral student and former Administrative Assistant to the Dean Melanie Nelson was planning to get married, there was a slight twist to the news. Melanie and her fiancé Peter Ginsberg, a lawyer, had, on a whim, entered a contest for an all-expense-paid wedding through NBC's Today show. Out of nearly 1,000 couples who had sent in written applications, Nelson and Ginsberg were chosen as one of the four finalist couples who appeared on Today to begin the "Today Ties the Knot" audience participation wedding plans.
    Published: 10/1/2000

  • Amy Stuart Wells: The Sachs Lecturer on 'Diversity at a Distance'

    On October 3, Amy Stuart Wells, spoke to a packed audience in the President's residence, in her first of three lectures as the Julius and Rosa Sachs Lecturer and Visiting Associate Professor of Sociology and Education.
    Published: 10/1/2000

  • Education Giants Come Together at TC to Discuss Leadership

    With education reform at the top of the political agenda, combined with a shortage of quality superintendents, and principals threatening plans for school renewal, more than 450 educators, community, business and policy leaders came to Horace Mann Auditorium at Teachers College to discuss issues of leadership in education.
    Published: 10/1/2000

  • Japanese and American Schools Learn through Jugyokenkyu

    What can an urban New Jersey school learn from a Japanese school located in an upscale Connecticut community? According to Teachers College professor in Human Development, Clea Fernandez, it could learn how to reinvent its school.
    Published: 10/1/2000

  • Makeeba McCreary: Making a Commitment to Young Girls of Color through Girlsworld

    Makeeba McCreary is a doctoral student TC in Educational Administration. She is also the Director of GirlsWorld, a non-profit organization that helps young women of color in urban Boston to "envision and successfully pursue choices that lead to productive, positive adulthood."
    Published: 10/1/2000

  • State of the College: A Time of Transition

    President Arthur Levine and Interim Dean Edmund W. Gordon shared the Milbank Chapel podium September 20 to deliver the Annual State of the College address. A capacity audience of staff, faculty, and new and returning students was on hand.
    Published: 10/1/2000

  • TC Community Breakfast

    Arnold "Ice" Callwood, Plumber, with President Levine at TC's annual Community Breakfast
    Published: 10/1/2000

  • TC Works to Make Summer Bizcamp a Success

    TC hosted the Institute for Enreprenuership and the National Foundation for Teaching Entrepreneurship's Summer BizCamp, a two-week entrepenreurial summer program for New York art students in grades 8 through 12.
    Published: 10/1/2000

  • The Dow Collection: The Influence of Composition

    Arthur Wesley Dow arrived at Teachers College as a Professor of Fine Arts in 1904 and stayed until1922. During his time at TC, he redirected the goals of public art education in the United States and positioned the College at the center of the humanistic tradition in art education that continued through the rest of the century.
    Published: 10/1/2000

  • The Fall 2000 Job Fair for TC Students

    The Fall 2000 Job Fair for TC Students was held on September 15 in the TC Cafeteria.
    Published: 10/1/2000