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Maria Carozza-McCaffrey

Maria Carozza-McCaffrey (M.A. ‘05)

Maria Carozza-McCaffrey (M.A. ‘05) has been appointed principal of Maria Regina High School in Hartsdale, NY.

Ruth Gotian

Ruth Gotian (Ed.D. ‘17)

Ruth Gotian (Ed.D. ‘17) was named one of “30 Thinkers to watch in the coming year” by Thinkers50.

Ovsanna Khachikian

Ovsanna Khachikian (M.A. ‘13)

Ovsanna Khachikian (M.A. ‘13) received the Frederick O’Reilly Hayes Prize in honor of her work to help launch Regional Enrichment Centers that provided high-quality, safe and engaging child care for the children of essential workers while schools were closed due to COVID-19.

Suzanne Kucharczyk

Suzanne Kucharczyk (Ed.D. ‘11)

Suzanne Kucharczyk (Ed.D. ‘11) has earned the 2021 Tom E. C. Smith Early Career Award from the Division on Autism & Developmental Disabilities.

Caitlin Long and Stephanie McCall

Caitlin Long (M.Ed. ‘16) and Stephanie McCall (Ed.D. ‘14)

Caitlin Long (M.Ed. ‘16) and Stephanie McCall (Ed.D. ‘14), co-founders of re/scripted, received a 2021 Enduring Ideas Grant to design a critical and pleasure-centered sex education program for youth by youth.

Bruce Murphy

Bruce Murphy (M.A. ‘85)

Bruce Murphy (M.A. ‘85) was recently inaugurated as Centenary University’s 14th President.

Eric Oberstein

Eric Oberstein (M.A. ‘09)

Eric Oberstein (M.A. ‘09) has been named as Harlem Stage’s new managing director.

Alumni Awards

2021 Alumni Awards

Help us celebrate the varied accomplishments of the TC alumni community by submitting nominations for the Distinguished Alumni Award, Early Career Award and Alumni Award for Outstanding Service by February 12.


#TCMade is a monthly spotlight of alumni books, apps, art or other projects. If you have a work you'd like to share with the TC community, send them to with the subject line "#TCMade."

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