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Weekly Senatorial Update from Drew Coles 

Watch the video below to learn about recent bills passed and funded and upcoming events around campus. Here is your A&H Senator, Drew Coles, to give you the updates. For access to all of the documents of bills passed, check your TC inbox for this week's senatorial update.  

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The Collaboration and Connection of A&H in the City 

Catherine Box, Yolanda Sealey-Ruiz, and Patricia Martinez-Álvarez (left to right). Photo by Margaret Ferrec.   On Thursday, December 10th, TC faculty and alumni came together for an unforgettable evening of dancing, learning, sharing, and connecting at The Joan Weill Center for Dance, home of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater for A&H in the City: …

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‘Groundbreaking’ Work by Dr. Sandra Schmidt Wins Early Career Award 

Dr. Sandra Schmidt It is with great pleasure that we commend Sandra Schmidt, Assistant Professor in the Program in Social Studies at Teachers College, in receiving the Early Career Award of the National Council for the Social Studies-College and University Faculty Assembly this past November. Dr. Schmidt researches the intersection of geography and civic education …

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Professor Carmen Martínez-Roldán Wins the Edward B. Fry Book Award 

This past December, Professor Carmen Martínez-Roldán and her co-authors, Evelyn Arizpe, from The University of Glasgow and Teresa Colomer from the Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, received the Edward B. Fry Book Award at the Literary Research Association Conference in California. The award is given to Literary Research Association members who author …

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English Education Professor Ernest Morrell Among Those Recognized in Top Public Influence Ranking 

Repost from Quoted & Noted Thirteen Teachers College faculty members are listed in the 2016 RHSU Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings, honoring the 200 university-based education scholars who had the biggest influence on the nation's education discourse last year. The rankings, conducted by Frederick M. Hess, Resident Scholar and Director of Education Policy Studies at the …

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Mark Oleszko Reflects on Writing and Performing with the Lincoln Center College Cabaret 

by Sandra Forlemu for Music & Music Education When and how did you start playing the piano? I started playing piano really young – when I was 4! My parents enrolled me in a group music class for toddlers, but at that point I wasn’t ready to take it seriously. I started taking actual private …

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Ed.M Student Spearheads Community Art Projects Around the World 

Max Levi Frieder, is an Ed.M student at Teachers College and founder of Artolution, who has harnessed his own skills along with his knowledge from the Art & Art Education program to expand art projects around the world that have the power to heal and transform communities. Mr. Frieder has worked on hundreds of art projects in numerous …

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Three Star English Education Students Look Back on Receiving the New Teacher Award 

The New Teacher Award is given in recognition of outstanding performance in student teaching, excellence in scholarship, and service to the College. This award is granted annually to an individual student or in cases of equal merit may be shared by up to three equally deserving recipients. Last year’s awards were announced this past summer …

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Weekly Senatorial Update from Drew Coles 

Hi TC Arts and Humanities Community! A week ago, we had our last Student Senate session of the year. At that meeting, seven bills were passed. The C&T Info Session Bill sponsored an event on December 10th. The Diversity Conversations Bill is in support of 10 dates …

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A&H in the City Recap 

We at A&H had a wonderful time with at our first A&H in the City Event! We were so lucky to have engaged with such a thoughtful and caring community of alumni. We also couldn't keep the day to ourselves, so here for you to enjoy is the full Storify roundup! We were also lucky …

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Breathing within the History: The Ever Evolving History of Macy 55 Studio 

By Sohee Koo During two years I worked as a 3D fellow at Teachers College, I was fortunate to witness the gradual process and new changes that converted the sculpture studio, Macy 55, to a new Fab lab space. Our program director Dr. Judith Burton’s long journey and vision is to transform the …

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Teachers College’s Evelyn Troester DeGraf and the Ghostlight Chorus Win Third Prize at International Chamber Choir Competition 

By Evelyn Troester DeGraf, Ed.M. GHOSTLIGHT Chorus, a New York based, mixed chamber choir directed by Evelyn Troester DeGraf,  recently won third prize in their first-ever competition at the 14th International Chamber Choir Competition Marktoberdorf in Marktoberdorf, Germany. The competition, which has been held in Marktoberdorf every two years since 1989, has hosted over 200 amateur …

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The Program in Bilingual Bicultural Education Introduces a New Special Education Track 

A constant struggle for educators these days in urban and multicultural contexts is how to meet the needs of students from diverse backgrounds. For a small gathering of 15 interested guests, a glance at a new track in the Program for Bilingual Bicultural Education explained how they planned to meet these needs. “We are looking …

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#HipHopMusicEd 

It's never too late to seek out inspiration. Click on the link below to hear some smooth and thought-provoking hip-hop tunes from Frank Ocean, Kendrick Lamar, Busta Rhymes, De La Soul and others. Listen to the #HipHopMusicEd Playlist here, if you'd like. Happy listening!

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Alumna Shaireen Rasheed Explores Sexuality, Islam and the War on Terror in Current Work 

By Tim Ignaffo Shaireen Rasheed is a Professor at LIU-Post and has been a visiting scholar for the 2014-2015 academic year at the Center for the Study of World Religions at Harvard Divinity School. Shaireen Rasheed is a Professor at LIU-Post and has been a visiting scholar for the 2014-2015 academic year at the Center …

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Fostering Regional Ties: Applied Linguistics Student at the Second Asian Association for Language Assessment Conference in Bangkok 

By Rongchan Lin How do we evaluate language assessment using ‘fairness’ and ‘justice’? In his engaging address at the 2nd Annual Asian Association for Language Assessment (AALA) Conference, Professor Antony Kunnan, President of AALA, prompted the audience to think about how language assessment should be fair to test takers, and how institutions …

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A&H in the City Presents Ailey Arts in Education 

Thursday, December 10, 2015, 6pm-9pm Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater | The Joan Weill Center for Dance 405 West 55th Street, New York, NY 10019 The Department of Arts & Humanities hosts its second A&H in the City event, which is FREE and open to TC Alumni from the A&H department.  The event will take …

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Embedded: Alyson Greenfield in the Creativity and Problem Solving Music Education Class 

As a newcomer to Teachers College, I did not know what to expect when walking into Professor Randall Allsup’s Creativity and Problem Solving in Music Education class.  When entering the light-filled room, I was greeted by a couple of grand pianos, an inviting, semi-circle of chairs, and an excited buzz among the students. …

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Music Ed Students Perform at State of the College 

By Linda Flores, Academic Secretary for the Music & Music Education Program Fall semester was well underway when President Susan Fuhrman presented the State of the College address to a cross section of the TC community in Cowin Auditorium. She spoke glowingly of the many accomplishments by TC faculty, staff, and students in the past …

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