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Randy Bennett

Randy Bennett (Ed.D. ‘79)

The American Educational Research Association, along with ACT, awarded Randy Bennett (Ed.D. ‘79) the E.F. Lindquist Award in recognition of outstanding applied or theoretical research in the field of testing and measurement. Awardees will be honored at a virtual celebration on September 12.

Suzanne B. Hanser

Suzanne B. Hanser (Ed.D. ‘75)

Suzanne B. Hanser (Ed.D. ‘75) was elected President of the International Association for Music & Medicine.

Carol Jackson

Carol Jackson (M.A. '70)

After 11 years, Carol Jackson (M.A. '70) retired from her position as Vice President of Student Affairs at Marymount Manhattan College in New York.

David Johns

David Johns (M.A. '06)

"We can rise to meet this moment." David Johns (M.A. '06), Executive Director of the National Black Justice Coalition, discusses the civil unrest occurring in America.

Kelly C. Johnston

Kelly C. Johnston (Ed.D. ‘18)

Kelly C. Johnston (Ed.D. ‘18) was awarded the John Laska Dissertation Award in Teaching from the American Association of Curriculum and Teaching. Dr. Johnston's research examines students' affective engagements with literacies.

Claudia Schrader

Claudia Schrader (Ed.D. ‘02)

The Kingsborough Community College ‘Welcome Wagon,’ led by President Claudia Schrader (Ed.D. ‘02), traveled to greet incoming freshmen and transfer students. It was “just the special type of salve needed to soothe nerves and souls in these stress-filled times.”

Carolyn Taverner

Carolyn Taverner (M.A. ‘99)

Carolyn Taverner (M.A. ‘99) was appointed as a Full-Time Visiting Professor in the Psychology Department at Wagner College in New York.


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