Press Room: Campaign for TC
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Fundraising for Teachers College in the first quarter of Fiscal year 2011 was very productive, with particularly extensive support for student scholarships from a widening circle of donors.
The Kresge Foundation has awarded a three-year, $850,000 grant to Teachers College in support of the project, "Structuring the Student Experience for Success," directed by Thomas Bailey, the George and Abby O'Neill Professor of Economics and Education, and director of TC's Community College Research Center (CCRC).
Teachers College has received a five-year $50,000 pledge from the Gloria and Hilliard Farber Foundation to enhance The Leslie R. Williams Memorial Scholarship Fund. The fund provides scholarship assistance to children who otherwise would not be able to attend the Rita Gold Center.
TC's second annual Academic Festival featured 13 different panels, presentations and performances, offered over the course of three sessions. The following six, described in brief, were also captured on video.
While earning her TC doctorate, Lynn Tishman was able to fund her own tuition and do research without seeking outside employment - but she knew that fellow students were struggling financially. She has since established a scholarship fund to help doctoral students in the clinical psychology program.
Alumnus Ben D. Wood was a pioneer in learning technologies and a fervent philanthropist whose legacy lives on at TC