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2017 Bank Street Alumni Awards Ceremony

Dean Cecelia Traugh and the 2017 BSCAA Award winners (l-r) Melissa Heckler '83, Dan Haggard '78, Takiema Bunche-Smith '97, Judy Jablon '87, Davia Brown-Franklyn '97 and Ursula Davis '74. Read more...

Did you miss the awards ceremony on June 5th? View videos of each honoree's remarks below!


2017-2019 BSCAA Alumni Officers

Meet the elected BSCAA officers

The new Bank Street College Alumni Association Officers have been elected and are set to begin their term on July 1st, 2017 and will serve until June 30th, 2019.

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Connecticut Alumni Gathering

From left to right: Lindsay Weiner, '05; Anne Austin, '82; Tosha Poe Murray, '11; Christina Gogish, '13; Priscilla Woyke, '96; and the spouses of Christina and Priscilla. On May 20th, 2017, alumna Tosha Poe Murray hosted an alumni gathering in Norwalk, Connecticut. The group of progressive educators were delighted to meet up with fellow Bank Streeters and hope to continue gathering in the coming months. Be on the look out if you live in the Connecticut area! Contact alumni relations at for more information. 

Los Angeles Area Alumni Gathering

From left to right: Marni Gittleman, '94; Monique Marshall, '92; Carla Poole, '03; Joy and Jennine Rodriguez, '99. On May 13th, Bank Street alumni in the Los Angeles Area gathered at a local cafe. Jennine Rodriguez, the host, hopes to continue gathering with fellow progressive Bank Street educators. Please reach out to if you are interested in hosting the next alumni gathering in your region!

Last BSCAA Meeting of the Academic Year

From left to right: Rabin Nickens, '03, Kim Thurman, '95, Sonia Diaz, '04, Linda Reing, Lucy West, '88, Jim Clay, '88, Margaret Ryan, '01, Alison Pepper, '84, Labiba Abdur-Rahman, '93, Nancy Cardwell, '88, and Amber Cartwright, '09. The last BSCAA meeting for the 2016-17 fiscal year took place May 4th. A special thank you to all board members and leaders for a great term. We invite all alumni to attend future BSCAA meetings. Please be on the look out for the next one in September!

Spring Brooklyn Alumni Meet-Up

On April 5, 2017, Bank Street alumni in Brooklyn gathered at The Saint Catherine in Prospect Heights. The second meet-up this year was made possible thanks to the help of BSCAA Advisory Board member Meghan Dunn, '08. The group of progressive educators is looking forward to continuing their discussions in educational settings, visiting schools and museum programs. Please be on the lookout for more Brooklyn alumni events soon!

Alternative Careers: What Else You Can Do With Your Bank Street Degree

(Back Row Left to Right): Jim Clay, '88, Dean Cecelia Traugh (Front Row Left to Right): Mollie Welsh Kruger, Dan Marwit, '02, Lilly Stevens, '06, Jo Ann Secor, '83, Sue Carbary, '90, Todd Sutler, '10.

Bank Street alumni served as panelists at the Alternative Careers Panel on February 1st, where they discussed their career paths and experiences that led them to their current positions. Alumni as well as current students attended the event, asked insightful questions, and had the opportunity to network at the reception that followed the panel discussion.

Winter Brooklyn Alumni Meet-Up

Gathering in BK

On February 2nd, alumni gathered in Williamsburg, Brooklyn at the Grand Bar & Grill to network and share experiences as a group of progressive educators. Thank you to BSCAA Advisory Board member (Right-Front) Meghan Dunn, '08, for organizing this meeting!

Interested in Forming an Affinity Group? Contact Alumni Relations & We Will Help You!

Start a local Bank Street alumni group in your area! If you are interested in hosting the first gathering for your fellow alumni, please reach out to Alumni Relations at We will be happy to help you coordinate.