Teachers College Students Excel as Leaders

Abby Savage, a 2013 graduate of Teachers College, has been awarded a yearlong fellowship as a Fulbright Scholar and cross-cultural ambassador to Germany. Her immersive learning opportunity with Schools Within the Context of Community gave her a competitive edge in the workplace by providing her with valuable real-world experience.  

Ronnell Dubose was awarded the Outstanding Graduate Student Award from the Great Lakes Association of Colleges and Universities Housing Officers. Dubose is a student in the Student Affairs Administration in Higher Education Master of Arts program. Criteria for the award are “that the student has greatly contributed to his or her institution; has made significant contributions to the program of study; has displayed initiative or creativity, and has made significant residence life contributions to the university and profession."  

Former Student Affairs Administration in Higher Education and current Executive Development student Clifton Snorten was elected Secretary of the National Black Graduate Student Association, Inc., at its national conference in Dearborn, Michigan. This student-run organization addresses the needs of minority students by providing them with countless academic and professional development opportunities.  

Phillip Keck, second-year doctoral student in counseling psychology, was recently selected to join the Society of Counseling Psychology Leadership Academy. The Academy is a year-long training program designed to provide leadership development for graduate students and early career psychologists in Division 17, the counseling psychology division of the American Psychological Association. Phillip was one of 10 recipients selected out of 68 applicants.