2020 Alumni Award Recipients

2020 Alumni Award Recipients

We are thrilled to announce the winners of the 2020 Alumni Awards, and we look forward to honoring them at Academic Festival in October!

Distinguished Alumni Award

Deborah Antoine
Ed.D. '91

Educator and entrepreneur whose work focuses on gender equity and equality, access, and opportunity for girls and women through sports.  

Dale Atkins
M.A. '72

Psychologist, acknowledged expert on relationships across the life span, and a passionate advocate for well-being.

David Gómez
Ed.D. '83

Recent President of Hostos Community College, a renowned leader and educator whose work focuses on the learning and welfare of community college students in New York City.

Preston Green
Ed.D. '95

Innovative scholar and educator who has been instrumental in establishing joint degree programs in law and education at the University of Connecticut and Penn State University.



Early Career Award

Benjamin Dickman
Ph.D. '14

Classroom teacher and teacher coach at The Hewitt School, a girls school in New York City, whose work focuses on mathematical creativity, problem posing and humanizing mathematics.

 

 

Radhika Iyengar
Ph.D. '11

Education Director at the Center for Sustainable Development within the Earth Institute at Columbia University whose work focuses on advancing educational access and quality worldwide.

 

 

Alumni Award for Outstanding Service

Jinny Goldstein
M.A. '72

A member of the President's Advisory Council for over a decade and a member of the Grace Dodge Society. She has supported financial aid for students through the TC Annual Fund Scholars and by establishing The Endowed Scholarship Fund for Public School Leaders. 

Debra Heinrich
M.Ed. '84, Ed.D. Candidate '22

Former member of the 125th Anniversary Steering Committee and current member of the President’s Advisory Council. She established two scholarships: One to support students either in the field of Nursing Education or Health Education and another to support students engaged in research or clinical practice at the TC Resilience Center for Veterans and Families. 

 

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