GSE Alumni

Alumni Reunion 2022 Registration

Thursday, June 9, 2022
Lincoln Center Campus 

3:30 - 5 p.m. Guided Lincoln Center Campus Tour 
5 - 6 p.m. Celebratory Performance
6 - 7:30 p.m. GSE Alumni Reunion
7:30 - 10 p.m. Block Party

The GSE reunion celebrates the accomplishments and careers of GSE alumni and faculty. Enjoy an evening of networking, hors d'oeuvres, drinks, and comments from Joseph M. McShane, S.J., president of Fordham UniversityGSE Dean Jose Luis Alvarado, Ph.D., will provide welcome remarks and present the GSE Distinguished Contributions to Education Award to Aramina Vega Ferrer, Ph.D., GSE '09, a member of the 12th Judicial District New York State Board of Regents.   

Following the GSE reunion, all alumni are invited to the Plaza for the Block Party at Lincoln Center celebration. Join alumni from five Fordham Schools and dance the night away under the stars!

 
 
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Welcome, Fordham University Graduate School of Education (GSE) alumni! We’re proud of all of the wonderful things you have accomplished, both personally and professionally – and look forward to hearing more about them. 

Our alumni make us proud. Tell us about your promotions, honors, achievements at gsedeans@fordham.edu and we will share the good news. Be sure to include your name, degree, class year, and any relevant URLs. Congratulations!

Class of 1984

Carol Conklin-Spillane, M.S. (’84 ELAP) has been appointed superintendent of the Pocantico Hills school district.

Class of 1993

Kathleen F. Malu, Ph.D. (’93 PES) has been awarded her second Fulbright Scholarship award. In 2016-17, Dr. Malu will be a Fulbright Scholar in the U.K. at the School for Oriental and African Studies, one of the world's most prestigious language schools.

Class of 2012

Father John Sureau, Ph.D., (’12 ELAP) and GSE Professor Emeritus Dr. Bruce Cooper’s publication, “The politics of homeschooling: New developments, new challenges,” was the 9th most read article in Educational Policy in September 2016.

Class of 2013

Alex Corbitt, M.S.T. (’13 C&T), and John Maldonado a CLAIR doctoral student, were named to the ILA’s second annual “30 Under 30” list for their efforts to advance literacy for all, an honor bestowed to teachers, authors, volunteers, researchers, social entrepreneurs, and leaders from 12 countries.

Kathleen Landy, Ed.D. (’13 ELAP) was has a new position as the Assistant Dean of Academic Affairs, Teaching & Learning at Queensborough Community College in Bayside, NY.

Catherine Knight, Ed.D. (’13 ELAP) has been named coordinator of public information for the Garden City Public Schools and the 2016 The New York School Public Relations Association (NYSPRA) Communicator of the Year.

Marc Steinmetz, Ph.D. (’13 PES) presented with GSE Professors Houtz and Selby on “Problem Solving Style and Spiritual Preferences” at the October meeting of the Northeast Educational Research Association in Trumbull, CT.

Mary Skinner-Stone, Ph.D. (’13 PES) recently published "An executive function account for a utilization deficiency among preschoolers: Developmental trends and individual differences" with GSE Professors Blumberg and Cancelli in the Journal of Experimental Child Psychology. She is an Assistant Professor at Marist College.

Class of 2014

Andrea Coddett, Ed.D. (’14 ELAP) was appointed deputy superintendent in the Yonkers school system.

Class of 2015

Choong Y. Kim, Ph.D. (’15 PES) recently published “Validation of the Korean Attachment to God Inventory” in Psychology of Religion and Spirituality.

Susan Kozelka, Ph.D. (’15 PES) recently published “Personality and graduate academic performance in counselor education and school psychology in the United States” in School Psychology Forum: Research in Practice.

Carolyn Volpe, Ph.D. (’15 PES) presented with Julia Neyen, Ph.D. (’16 PES) and GSE Professors, Drs. Houtz and Selby on “Parenting Styles and Problem Solving Style” at the October meeting of the Northeast Educational Research Association in Trumbull, CT.

Class of 2016

Grace Chan, Ed.D. (’16 ELAP) has been appointed business superintendent for the Lindenhurst Long Island school district.

Maria Hanakis, M.S. (’16 PES) presented with GSE Professors, Drs. Houtz and Selby on “Problem Solving Style and Instructional Preferences” at the October meeting of the Northeast Educational Research Association in Trumbull, CT.

Sheena Mehta, P.D. (’16 PES) recently had a poster, “Invented spelling in relation to reading difficulties in children,” accepted by National Association of School Psychologists Annual Conventions in San Antonio, TX.

Julia Neyen, Ph.D. (’16 PES) presented with Carolyn Volpe, Ph.D. (’15 PES) and GSE Professors, Drs. Houtz and Selby on “Parenting Styles and Problem Solving Style” at the October meeting of the Northeast Educational Research Association in Trumbull, CT.