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MASTERS AND DOCTORAL CONVOCATIONS

Three Masters Convocations are held by Teachers College to honor the achievements of degree candidates. Candidates are recognized individually, and the TC Medals for Distinguished Service are presented at each ceremony.

MASTERS DEGREE CEREMONY I:

Arts & Humanities & Curriculum & Teaching

Date: Monday, May 16, 2016

Time: 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Location: Cathedral of St. John the Divine (Students line up at Synod House, corner of 110th Street and Amsterdam Avenue)

Speaker: Sandra Jackson-Dumont, Frederick P. and Sandra P. Rose Chairman of Education, Metropolitan Museum of Art

Reception: TBD

Tickets: Required

Caps and Gowns: Required

Diplomas: See TC Registrar's Diploma Policy here.

 

MASTERS DEGREE CEREMONY II:

Biobehavioral Sciences; Counseling & Clinical Psychology; Education Policy & Social Analysis & Health & Behavior Studies

Date: Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Time: 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Location: Cathedral of St. John the Divine (Students line up at Synod House, corner of 110th Street and Amsterdam Avenue)

Speaker: Thomas Frieden, Director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Reception: TBD

Tickets: Required

Caps and Gowns: Required

Diplomas: See TC Registrar's Diploma Policy here

 

MASTERS DEGREE CEREMONY III:

Human Development; International & Transcultural Studies; Math, Science & Technology; Organization & Leadership

Date: Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Time: 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Location: Cathedral of St. John the Divine (Students line up at Synod House, corner of 110th Street and Amsterdam Avenue)

Speaker: Kris D. Gutiérrez, Professor of Language, Literacy and Culture, University of California at Berkeley

Reception: TBD

Tickets: Required

Caps and Gowns: Required

Diplomas: See TC Registrar's Diploma Policy here.

 

DOCTORAL HOODING CEREMONY

Doctoral graduates are hooded by Provost Thomas James, and their accomplishments are celebrated by President Susan Fuhrman, Trustees, and Faculty. The Teachers College Medal for Distinguished Service to Education is presented.

Date: Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Time: 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Location: Cathedral of St. John the Divine (Students line up at Synod House, corner of 110th Street and Amsterdam Avenue)

Speaker: Susan Fiske, Eugene Higgins Professor of Psychology & Professor of Public Affairs, Princeton University

Reception: TBD

Tickets: Required

Caps and Gowns: Required

Diplomas: See TC Registrar's Diploma Policy here.