Press Room: Power of Giving
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Food was front and center at TC on Valentine's Day, as the College hosted a major conference on food research, policy and practice and announced its new Laurie M. Tisch for Food, Education & Policy.
JPMorgan Chase kicks off partnership with Teachers College by distributing backpacks to students in Harlem
Goldman Sachs Gives is supporting the College's work with Covenant House
"We can either kill each other, or sit down at a table and work out our problems," says TC Trustee Marla L. Schaefer (M.A. '03). "I vote for sitting at the table."
Marla recently gave a $575,000 gift to renovate just about everything at the International Center for Cooperation and Conflict Resolution (ICCCR), headed by Peter Coleman, Associate Professor of Psychology and Education. Her gift will create the Marla L. Schaefer Office Suite at the ICCCR.
The TC Reading and Writing Project works in schools across the city. Now it's helping many of them to get back on their feet after Hurricane Sandy
Joyce B. Cowin Funds Program at Teachers College to Foster Personal Financial Literacy among High School Students
NYC Schools Chancellor Walcott and NYS Education Commissioner King agree to partner on pilot program; nationwide expansion is ultimate aim
The College is proud to acknowledge Phyllis L. Kossoff, a distinguished alumna, scholarship supporter and member of the President's Advisory Council, for helping to make TC the nation's premier address for debate on education policy.
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.