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The Fabulous Fifties

Half a century later, TC's "Golden Anniversary" alumni share their memories.

On the first day of Convocation 2015, Teachers College hosted a special brunch in honor of its Golden Alumni—those who graduated 50 years ago or more.  About 30 alumni attended from near and far, swapped stories and marched in the processional at Convocation, as several had in 1965.  In brief, several alumni shared their favorite memories, discussed the impact TC had on their personal and professional lives, and recalled the Civil Rights movement and other flashpoints of America during the 1960s. 

Those appearing in the highlights video are:

  • Peggy Fisher, M.A., 1963, Nursing Education
  • Delores Fox, M.A., 1961, Family & Community Education
  • Ignacio Gotz, M.A.,1965,  Educational Administration
  • Oliver Greene, Professional Diploma, 1967; M.A., Educational Administration, 1957
  • Louis Kornhauser, M.A., 1947,  Educational Administration
  • Jean Lovett, M.A., 1965, Language, Literature & Social Studies
  • H. Tenney Miller, M.A., 1950, Family & Community Education
  • Earl Nissen, Ed.D., 1960, Educational Administration
  • Shirley C. Osborn, M.A., 1955, Curriculum & Teaching
  • Dr. Lila Swell, Ed.D., 1964, Family & Community Education
  • Salvatrice Alfano Valenti, M.A., 1950, Curriculum & Teaching

View photos from the Golden Anniversary Brunch:

Golden Alumni Brunch 2015


(Published 6/22/2015)

Published Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2015


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