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Fall '13 - Spring '14 News + Events

TIME 2000 STUDENTS PLAN, HOST, AND PARTICIPATE IN THE SECOND ANNUAL FIELD DAY

On Wednesday, 11 June, 30 TIME 2000 undergraduates and some graduates participated in the second annual field day. There was plenty of enthusiasm, energy, and excitement during each activity. The event was such a big hit, plans are already being made for the Third Annual Field Day in 2015!

TIME 2000 SENIORS GRADUATE

On Wednesday evening, 29 May 2014, the thirteenth cohort of TIME 2000 were individually recognized at the graduation ceremony of the Department of Secondary Education and Youth Services. CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL!

EXCELLENCE IN MATHEMATICS EDUCATION AWARD BESTOWED UPON A TIME 2000 UNDERGRADUATE

The Undergraduate Excellence in Mathematics Education Award was bestowed upon Nicole Turato.

TIME 2000 SENIOR RECEIVES AN AWARD FOR GRADUATE STUDY

TIME 2000 Senior, Nerline Hyppolite, received the fourth annual TIME 2000 Scholarship for Secondary Mathematics Graduate Studies at Queens College, sponsored by Professor Frances R. Curcio. The recipient of the award must be a graduating senior in TIME 2000, who has been accepted into the Secondary Mathematics Education Program at Queens College, with a high GPA in mathematics and education, and has provided outstanding service to TIME 2000. CONGRATULATIONS, Nerline!

TIME 2000 SENIOR RECEIVES THE HERB FREMONT AWARD

At the Secondary Education and Youth Services Awards Ceremony, Alyssa Khan received the Herb Fremont Award. The Fremont Award is given to an outstanding senior who will enter the Graduate Program in Secondary Mathematics Education following graduation from Queens College. Congratulations, Alyssa!

TIME 2000 GRADUATE RECEIVES THE ALICE ARTZT AWARD FOR MATHEMATICS TEACHING

At the Secondary Education and Youth Services Department (SEYS) Awards Ceremony on Wednesday, 28 May, Julio Penagos, member of the TIME 2000 undergraduate Class of 2006, received the 16th annual Alice Artzt Award for Mathematics Teaching. The cash award is bestowed upon a master’s degree graduate for academic excellence, passion for teaching mathematics, and commitment to the profession. Congratulations, Julio!

CLASS OF 2014 READY TO GRADUATE

On Wednesday, 14 May, 14 TIME 2000 seniors, undergraduates in the thirteenth TIME 2000 cohort, were honored at a graduation party in the Patio Room at Queens College. More than 150 family, friends, and TIME 2000 students, faculty, and staff were on hand to congratulate them, after viewing their e-Yearbook. The seniors received awards from Dr. Alice Artzt, Director of the TIME 2000 Program, Mrs. Naomi Weinman, Program Administrator, and from officers of the Tutoring Club, MT4.

NINTH GRADERS FROM EAST-WEST SCHOOL OF INTERNTIONAL STUDIES PARTICIPATE IN A TIME 2000 CLASS

On Monday, 12 May 2014, twenty 9th graders and their mathematics teacher, Ms. Mara Markinson (TIME 2000 Class of 2012), participated in the Historical, Social, and Philosophical Foundations of Education class with TIME 2000 sophomores and their instructor, Professor Frances Curcio. The focus of the class was on a social issue—gender equity. Following the class, everyone was treated to a pizza party to celebrate the collaboration between East-West and TIME 2000.

TIME 2000 STUDENTS ATTEND THE QUEENS COLLEGE GALA

On Tuesday evening, 6 May, twelve of the TIME 2000 undergraduates joined Queens College faculty and staff attending the Queens College Gala at Gotham Hall in Manhattan. A wonderful time was had by all!

TIME 2000 SOPHOMORES VISIT THE VOORLEZER’S HOUSE

On Friday, 2 May, the TIME 2000 sophomores enrolled in SEYS 201W: Historical, Social, and Philosophical Foundations in Education, visited Historic Richmond Town in Staten Island, with Professor Frances Curcio, to visit the oldest original school house in the United States, The Voorlezer’s House (c. 1695).

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