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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.
"I do see progress -- we're more aware now of the negative outcomes of our words and actions. But there is much more to be done," Jane Clementi said at a TC panel discussion in November.
Water Under the Bridge
The story reports that after teaching third grade in Columbus, Ohio, Hooker applied to the Navy multiple times but was denied due to a technicality. After writing to the Navy to dispute her rejection, Hooker was accepted, yet had already made up her mind to join the Coast Guard in February 1945.
“The Coast Guard recruiter was just so welcoming,” says Hooker. “She wanted to be the first one to enroll an African American.”