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#Repost @mountsinainyc ・・・ “@MountSinaiMorningside is proud to celebrate heroic …

#Repost @mountsinainyc ・・・ “@MountSinaiMorningside is proud to celebrate heroic staff members assigned to our 9W Geriatric Unit: Lynelle Laboy, RN; Terrence Mitchell, Transporter; Rahmo Omar Ahmed, Patient Care Associate; Jessica Chun; and Roozbeh Rajaei, RN, Nurse Manager. Around lunch time on June 15, Lynelle heard a banging noise coming from inside the room of an elderly patient for whom she>>>

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During the COVID-19 pandemic, Columbia’s Double Discovery Center has used an onl…

During the COVID-19 pandemic, Columbia’s Double Discovery Center has used an online writing center, emergency grant funds, flexibile mentor availability, cooking classes, a focus on public health and social issues, and more to continue providing support to low-income and first-generation college-bound students. Read the full story at neighbors.columbia.edu/news. Pictured: A Double Discovery>>>

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When it comes to multicultural education, “it’s easy to throw around buzzwords,”…

When it comes to multicultural education, “it’s easy to throw around buzzwords,” says Dr. Shira D. Epstein. But to do it right demands both deep understanding and the ability to turn lofty statements into clear, actionable goals. Read “Making Multiculturalsim Happen” by Professor Epstein, dean of the William Davidson School. #linkinbio #JTSFacultySpotlightby jtsvoice

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“I think cartoonists are good at seeing the world in a way that cuts to the trut…

“I think cartoonists are good at seeing the world in a way that cuts to the truth of a matter. We see incongruences and bring them to life,” says acclaimed cartoonist Amy Hwang ’00. * * * When Hwang started drawing cartoons as a first-year for the Columbia Daily Spectator, little did she know that this extracurricular activity would one day develop into a full-time profession. Now her work is>>>

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When Yanira Quinones was growing up in one of the few Puerto Rican families in R…

When Yanira Quinones was growing up in one of the few Puerto Rican families in Riverdale, she used to spy on her next-door neighbors’ Shabbat dinners on warm Friday nights. The melody of “Shalom Aleichem” called to her, and when she heard the same tune decades later at a Kabbalat Shabbat service with her Jewish husband, she took it as a sign. Read “Jewish Identity: Discovering>>>

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Social Justice, Tutoring, and Cooking Classes: DDC Helped Students Succeed Despite the Pandemic

During the COVID-19 pandemic, Columbia’s Double Discovery Center has used an online writing center, emergency grant funds, cooking classes, and more to continue providing support to low-income and first-generation college-bound students.
Guiding first-generation and low-income youth through academic enrichment, college and career success, and healthy minds and bodies.

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What happens when you are offered an alumni relations job at a school that is be…

What happens when you are offered an alumni relations job at a school that is beloved by generations of graduates just after it decides to change its name? “You make sure to open up lines of communication,” said Orlea Miller, a 2019 William Davidson School MA graduate with a concentration in educational leadership. Read Orlea’s article about this topic in our latest issue of>>>

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Wishing you a happy and safe 4th of July. 🇺🇸 🗽 Teachers College will be closed on Monday, July 5th in honor of Independence Day.
📸 Photo by TC alumnus Dino Sossi (EdD ’15)

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Nikole Hannah-Jones, in Conversation with TC’s Stephanie Rowley, to Headline Reimagining Education Institute

At the 6th Annual Reimagining Education: Teaching and Learning in Racially Diverse Schools, more than 1,000 educators will join in professional development to explore teaching, learning and leading for a racially just society with a keynote conversation with Nikole Hannah-Jones and TC’s Stephanie Rowley. Don’t miss it. ⬇️ More than 1,000 Educators will join in>>>

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Report suggests algorithms can help fix remedial education

How can colleges more accurately place students in needed courses? Research co-authored by TC’s Peter Bergman explores whether student placement in college courses can be improved with the use of an algorithm to predict success — via Inside Higher Ed. An experiment suggests colleges can help students bypass remedial courses for college-level classes by using algorithms instead of>>>

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(Re)Search For Solutions

In his declaration of a state of emergency, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo frames gun violence as a public health issue. In a podcast from TC’s Sonali Rajan, Lalitha Vasudevan and others, experts highlight evidence-based solutions that embrace this public health approach to addressing a complex crisis. (Re)Search for Solutions is a podcast created by the Media and Social Change Lab>>>

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How Isobel Contento Grew Nutrition Education From the Ground Up

“I’ve learned so much about what it takes to be a good researcher, a good teacher, and what it means to deeply love your work & deeply love your students.” In advance of her retirement, the community celebrates the life and career of TC’s Isobel Contento. #TCFaculty A pioneer in scholarship and practice, TC’s nutrition education scholar built the foundation for>>>

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Negative Experiences: Stick Like Velcro Or Glide Off Like Teflon?

“We are human, which means we tend to internalize negative experiences, ruminate over them, and allow them to alter our mood and outlook while brushing over the positive incidents,” writes leadership expert and TC alumna Ruth Gotian (EdD ’17) in Forbes. “What if instead of allowing these negative thoughts to stick to us like velcro, we let them glide off of us like Teflon>>>

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Registration is now open for our affordable online or in-person English as a Second Language (ESL) classes with TC’s Community Language Program this fall! Offerings include courses in: ESL Integrated Skills; Grammar & Writing; TOEFL; Pronunciation; and Conversation. Learn more and register:

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Ready to see your study buddies in real life? 😎 A friendly reminder that all individuals who plan to access campus on or after August 1 must submit proof of vaccination no later than 10 days in advance of the date which they plan to access campus. 👉 Find details on how to submit your information:
#TCTogetherAgain

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