TC Heroes

TC Heroes

Stories of faculty, students, alumni and staff working on the frontlines of the coronavirus either in their work for the TC community or by serving the city, the nation or the world

Max Frieder and kids

Bright Colors on a World Canvas

In the world’s largest refugee camps, Max Frieder is using art to fight COVID and gender-based violence and heal the scars of genocide

PPE donations arranged by Edith Shih

Music to America’s Ears

Medical equipment from China, arranged by TC Trustee Edith Shih, and a concert to celebrate

Stephen Richards

Using “Data” to Humanize the Patient

A COVID ICU nurse applies lessons from TC’s doctoral program

Danielle Herring

Literally on the Frontlines

Health Education doctoral student Danielle Herring is helping New Jersey’s residents get tested for COVID-19

Pavel Placido

Doing What He Can

Volunteering in hospital ICUs, Pavel Placido has literally helped COVID patients to breathe

Center for School Change - Classroom

Who You Gonna Call

TC’s Center for Technology & School Change is a go-to resource for the new online era in K-12 education

Jose Sanchez and Josue Rosario

Essential Personnel

TC’s Public Safety and Facilities teams are quiet heroes on a silent campus

Medical residents with facemasks

“We Can’t Stand Idly By”

TC’s EPIC brings shipments of personal protective equipment to three New York City medical centers

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