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    A Message from Alumni Relations

    We have revamped our monthly newsletter and hope you'll find this format easier to read yet equally informative. We want to hear from you - share your comments and suggestions with us by emailing tcalumni@tc.edu. Happy Reading!

    Featured Video

    Mini Moments with Big Thinkers featuring Ruth Vinz. Vinz is the Enid & Lester Morse Chair and Program Coordinator, English Education, at Teachers College, and current Chair of TC's Department of Arts and Humanities. Read more...

    Alumni Spotlight

    Dorian Palumbo (MA '91)
    has written the play Carnegie Hill, a witty, fast-paced
    comedy set inside the competitive, high-stakes urban real estate market. Eight women realtors navigate the rocky terrain between ambition and personal ethics. Read more...

    Fran Castan (MA '80)
    was named the 2013 Long Island Poet of the Year. The award goes to nationally known, well-respected poets who champions poetry through their writing, teaching and support of the community. Read more...

    TC News

    The Inaugural Edmund Gordon Lecture, Educating Harlem Lecture Series: "Whatever Happened to the Negro Question?: Educational Discourse and the Lost Question of Race". On Oct 10, Charles Payne will discuss how historical accounts provoke key questions for educators today. Read more ...

    Career Services

    Connect with fellow alumni and current students to exchange ideas, opportunities, and learn about upcoming programs via the TCCS LinkedIn Group. If you have any questions regarding Alumni Career Services, please contact TCCS's newest member, Kimberly Whittaker, Assistant Director of Alumni Career Programming and Employer Development.

    Support TC

    Attention UK & Hong Kong Alumni! Help lead the way to a stronger TC! Are you living overseas and would like to support TC? Doing so is easy! TC is now a recognized charity in the UK and Hong Kong and can accept charitable gifts from alumni and friends.
    You can positively impact our future international students, today - here's how!


    Gendered Paradoxes: Educating Jordanian Women in Nation, Faith and Progress
    by Fida Adely (PhD '07)

    Refugees, Immigrants, and Education in the Global South Lives in Motion

    Edited by Lesley Bartlett (TC faculty)
    and Ameena Ghaffar-Kucher (EdD '08)

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    Connect, Respect, Community Reception
    October 2 at 4:00 PM
    Cahn Fellows 10th Anniversary Reception
    October 3 at 5:00 PM
    Inaugural Edmund Gordon Lecture
    October 10 at 5:00 PM
    "Doing and Undergoing" Exhibit Launch
    October 15 at 5:30 PM
    Conflict Intelligence (CIQ)
    October 17-18 at 9:00 AM
    Future of Anthropology in Schools
    October 18-19 at 10:00 AM
    State of the College Address
    October 23 at 3:30 PM
    Sustaining Peace: Interdisciplinary Perspectives Conference
    October 24 at 1:30 PM
    Dinner with Yolanda Sealey-Ruiz (in Los Angeles)
    October 27 TBD
    Mindfulness, Confidence, & Performance
    October 28 at 7:00 PM
    Book Talk: Do You Believe in Magic?
    October 29 at 4:00 PM
    125th Anniversary Celebration
    November 12 at 6:00 PM
    TC COLA: Idea Cafe
    November 13 TBD
    Alumni Reception together with ASHA (in Chicago)
    November 14 at 7:30 PM
    Alumni Reception together with ASHE (in St. Louis)
    November 15 at 6:00 PM
    AERI: Testing Then and Now-Building on a Legacy in Educational Measurement, Assessment and Evaluation
    December 9 at 8:00 AM
    Full event listing here...

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    Published Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013