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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 19, 2014

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

Location: Cathedral of St. John the Divine, 1047 Amsterdam Avenue at 112th Street

Speaker: Dr. Sonia Nieto, Professor Emerita of Language, Literacy and Culture at the School of Education, University of Massachusetts Amherst

Reception: 3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. at Teachers College

Tickets: TBD

Caps and Gowns: Required

Diplomas: TBD

 

MASTERS DEGREE CEREMONY II:

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

Date: Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Time: 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.

Location: Cathedral of St. John the Divine, 1047 Amsterdam Avenue at 112th Street

Speaker: Dr. Temple Grandin, American doctor of animal science, professor at Colorado State University

Reception: 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. at Teachers College

Tickets: TBD

Caps and Gowns: Required

Diplomas: TBD

 

MASTERS DEGREE CEREMONY III:

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

Date: Tuesday, May 20, 2014

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

Location: Cathedral of St. John the Divine, 1047 Amsterdam Avenue at 112th Street

Speaker: Rev. Dr. Calvin Butts, Pastor, Abyssinian Baptist Church in the City of New York; President of the State University of New York (SUNY) College at Old Westbury

Reception: 3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. at Teachers College

Tickets: TBD

Caps and Gowns: Required

Diplomas: TBD

 

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 21, 2014

Time: 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Location: Cathedral of St. John the Divine, 1047 Amsterdam Avenue at 112th Street

Speaker:  Dr. Carl Wieman, American physicist and educationist at Stanford University; recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physics at the University of Colorado

Reception: 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. at Teachers College

Tickets: TBD

Caps and Gowns: Required

Diplomas: TBD