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Volume VI, No. 9 ♦ 6/2001

  • International Week

    During International Week, co-sponsored by International Services, Student Activities, Student Life and the President's Community and Diversity Grant Fund, the TC Community enjoyed sights, sounds and flavors of the world.
    Published: 5/1/2002

  • BookTalk in Westchester Features Distinguished Alumna Frances O'Connell Rust

    At Westchester Community College (WCC) in April, at the invitation of Distinguished Alumnus and WCC President Joseph Hankin, an intimate group gathered to hear another Distinguished Alum, Frances O'Connell Rust, discuss her latest book, Guiding School Change: The Role and Work of Change Agents. This was the BookTalk series' first presentation in the Westchester area.
    Published: 6/1/2001

  • Career Services K-12 Job Fair

    The Career Services Center recently sponsored a K-12 Education Job Fair, an on-site networking opportunity for employers seeking TC students, graduates and experienced practitioners who were looking for employment in teaching, guidance/school counseling and various administration positions. More information on career opportunities can be found by going to
    Published: 6/1/2001

  • Carrol Grady Remembered

    The Teachers College community paid tribute to Carrol Edward Grady, a long-time employee of the College and the Duplicating Department, who passed away suddenly on March 6.
    Published: 6/1/2001

  • Cate Crowley: Career Switching Has its Rewards

    Cate Crowley, Distinguished Practitioner and doctoral student in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology and a woman of varied expertise, is now being rewarded for her hard work.
    Published: 6/1/2001

  • Developmental Psych Gets Raves

    An article in Developmental Review by James P. Byrnes and Carolyn C. McNamara of the University of Maryland (College Park) ranksTC's Developmental Psychology Program in the top one-third of schools in scholarly productivity, grant funding, journal editing and student placement.
    Published: 6/1/2001

  • Everybody Wins! Picnic

    Christina Kapp, Assistant Registrar, and Uriah Carter at the Everybody Wins! year-end picnic in Whittier Cafe. The Everybody Wins! Foundation facilitates one-to-one reading relationships between volunteers and elementary school children. Volunteers who participate in Everybody Wins! Power Lunch program read to children every week and encourage them to enjoy reading. For more information, please contact Sarah Phillips at x3175.
    Published: 6/1/2001

  • Faculty Retirements

    The Emeriti Executive Committee held a meeting on May 2nd to honor recent retirees for 2000-2001: Clifford Hill, Ursula Kirk, Dale Mann, Ernst Rothkopf, Mordecai Rubin, and Frank Smith.
    Published: 6/1/2001

  • Gordon Ends Tenure as Interim Dean with Address to Faculty

    At the last faculty meeting of the academic year, Edmund W. Gordon, Richard March Hoe Professor of Psychology and Education, Emeritus and Interim Dean, delivered his final official remarks to the academic community.
    Published: 6/1/2001

  • Inside TC Faculty Briefs (6:9)

    faculty briefs on jay heubert and john allegrante
    Published: 6/1/2001

  • International Reading Association Awards Outstanding Dissertation Honor to TC Researcher

    Pia Rebello Brito, who received her doctorate in Developmental Psychology and is a research scientist at the Center for Young Children and Families, has won the 2001 International Reading Association Outstanding Dissertation Award for her study, "Family Literacy Environments and Young Children's Emerging Literacy Skills."
    Published: 6/1/2001

  • Long-Term Service Awards

    On June 6, a ceremony was held in Milbank Chapel to honor those TC employees who recieved long-term service awards this year.
    Published: 6/1/2001

  • New Teacher Institute Increased Support Allows Services to Expand in New York and Across the Nation

    Research shows that recruiting the best teachers, preparing them at the highest levels, and assisting them through their transition into teaching has enormous influence on children. Teachers College created the New Teacher Institute in order to help do this.
    Published: 6/1/2001

  • Research: Workers in High Performance Systems Earn More Than Those in Traditional Settings

    In the first analysis of individual-level earnings data studying the relationship between earnings and workplace innovations, researchers at Teachers College found that self-directed and offline teams in the apparel, steel and medical and electronic imaging industries were paid higher salaries than workers in traditional production systems.
    Published: 6/1/2001

  • TC Graduates Celebrate at Master's and Doctoral Convocation Ceremonies

    People craned their necks and clutched cameras when the "Prelude and Fugue in C Major" began on the great organ of the Cathedral of St. John the Divine. They were waiting to see the smiling face of a friend or family member beneath one of the 1,500 blue-gray mortarboard hats as the TC master's degree candidates marched into the Cathedral.
    Published: 6/1/2001

  • Technology Demo Day

    Dennis Chambers looks on as CCTE student Yaowen Chang demonstrates a project during the annual Technology Demo Day.
    Published: 6/1/2001

  • The Very Special Arts Festival

    Children in Special Education classes in New York City public schools gathered at TC May 30 and 31 for the annual Very Special Arts Festival, featuring displays of their artwork, musical performances, and craft-making projects.
    Published: 6/1/2001

  • Union Reaches Deal

    Published: 6/1/2001