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An Education Scriptwriter Who's Canned the Spinach
An Education Scriptwriter Who's Canned the Spinach

Scott Cameron (M.A.'96) believes in a sweet spot where education meets entertainment. It's a view he developed at Teachers College
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Gift from Faculty Emerita Ann Boehm Supports School Psychology Scholarships
Gift from Faculty Emerita Ann Boehm Supports School Psychology Scholarships

Ann E. Boehm (Ph.D. '66), TC Professor Emerita of Psychology and Education, has made a lifetime bequest to TC that could ultimately exceed $5 million.
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Generosity as a Matter of Policy
Generosity as a Matter of Policy

Since the creation of its Department of Education Policy and Social Analysis in 2010, Teachers College has enhanced its standing as a preeminent training ground for future education policy leaders.
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Barbra Streisand Makes Bequest Intention to Create a General Scholarship Fund at TC

Barbra Streisand

Barbra Streisand

Teachers College President Susan Fuhrman announced a bequest intention from singer and actress Barbra Streisand to enable the College to create the Emanuel and Barbra Streisand Scholarship Fund, which will support TC master’s degree and doctoral students. Fuhrman made the announcement at TC’s 125th anniversary gala, held at the Apollo Theater on Nov. 12.

Streisand’s father, Emanuel Streisand, was a lifelong educator who was working toward a Ph.D. in Guidance and Personnel at Teachers College when he died.

“Creating the Emanuel and Barbra Streisand Scholarship Fund is Barbra’s way to ensure that her father's legacy lives on through the work of future teachers and educators,” Fuhrman said.  

Emanuel Streisand was a New York City elementary, junior high and high school English teacher, and taught at the Brooklyn High School for Specialty Trades. He also served as Assistant Organizer, Assistant Superintendent and Acting Superintendent of Schools of the Department of Education during his time at the Elmira Reformatory for juveniles.  

Barbra Streisand was a toddler when her father died.   

“Barbra, thank you so much for supporting Teachers College and its students,” Fuhrman said. “Like your beautiful voice, this gift will echo in our hearts and minds for years to come.”