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MSE Program Celebrates Lovely Hooding Ceremony on May 9, 2014

Posted by Diana.Nygard on Thursday May 22, 2014

MSE Program Celebrates Lovely Hooding Ceremony on May 9, 2014

The School of Education celebrated its annual Master of Science in Special Education Hooding on Friday, May 9, 2014 with graduating students receiving their hoods from education faculty. The 2014 MSE class honored graduates in Master of Science in Childhood Special Education, Master of Science in Childhood Education, and Master of Science in TESOL Education.

The Master of Science in Childhood Special Education graduates are Steven Astor, Rebecca Collins, Shannon Darby, Lavern Dawson, Caitlin Gallagher, Lisa James, Heesun Jang, Carol King-Grant, Pandora LaLumiere, Kaitlin Mathis, Jennifer Miranda, Rebecca Rodriguez, and Lorena Williams. The Master of Science in Childhood Education graduates are Laraine Isaac and Lillian Torres. Master of Science in TESOL Education are Russell Chun, Sharon Gibbs, Natasha Harris, and Jose Martinez.

Dr. Christine Buel, Director of the Master of Science program, and Dr. Frank Tuzi, Director of the Master of Science TESOL program, shared warm words of welcome to students, faculty, parents, and other guests.

Special speaker for the ceremony was Ms. Hazel Joseph-Roseboro, Principal of University Heights High School in New York City. Ms Joseph-Roseboro was a 1995 Nyack College School of Education graduate. She shared an inspirational and sometimes humorous message with the graduating class based on her experiences as principal and teacher.

Dr. Bennett Schepens, Assistant Provost and Director of Institutional Assessment, explained the School of Education acronym SALT, which stands for Service, Academics, Leadership, Training.

Professor Christopher Beirne shared the scripture readings revolving around Proverbs of wisdom.

Dr. Schepens gave the faculty’s presentation of Outstanding Student Awards to students. The award is for education students who achieve a GPA of 3.85 and above. Dr. Nicholas Holub gave gifts to students.

Students knelt before the audience to receive their hoods from Dr. Tuzi and Dr. Buel.

Please enjoy the photos from this celebrated event, taken by Mr. Eric Nygard.

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