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June 1, 2020

An Update for our TEAK Community – 6/1/20

      Dear Friend,    While I have written to you about the profound impact of COVID-19 on TEAK and, more specifically, the disproportionate impact COVID-19 is having on the physical/emotional health of people of color and the economic losses sustained by those who live in under-resourced communities, I find myself compelled to write…

May 21, 2020

2020 High School Matriculation

      Aaleeah Holy Child   Alexis Horace Mann School   Angel Grace Church School   Basant Kaur Berkeley Carroll School   Benedict Adotey Collegiate School   Camilo Masters School   Celine Young Women’s Leadership Academy   Chloe Deerfield Academy   Christina Avenues School   Devonte Brooklyn Technical High School   Eamin Phillips Exeter…

May 21, 2020

2020 College Matriculation

    Jemima Brown University   Nicole Barnard College   Nicole Claremont McKenna College   Samara Brown University   Hreedi Columbia University   Grace Brown University   Tazrean Wellesley College   Jonathan Columbia University   Erick University of Pennsylvania   Edmund Wesleyan University   Saimon University of Pennsylvania   Alba Dickinson College   Nicole Trinity…

April 20, 2020

SchoolMessenger

      On February 24th, 2020, Intrado Corporation, a global leader in technology-enabled services, announced that it had entered into a long-term relationship to provide SchoolMessenger solutions to The TEAK Fellowship.     “Intrado is proud to support The TEAK Fellowship in their mission to help talented New York City students from low-income families…

April 20, 2020

Heroes & Helpers

    In the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, we are inspired by TEAK alumni who work tirelessly on the frontlines keeping our communities safe and resilient. Every day they show up to treat patients, organize communities, teach students remotely, and more. Today we’re shining a spotlight on our alumni who provide healthcare under our…

March 18, 2020

COVID-19 Preparedness and Communications

      Last Updated: March 25, 2020   In light of the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak, TEAK staff have shifted to working from home and are setting up virtual classrooms so that we can continue to deliver as many of our programs and services as possible. Staff have communicated directly with students, shared resources with…

February 19, 2020

Varina Clark

    Varina Clark, Class 5 High School: Miss Porter’s School Undergraduate: Brown University Graduate: Current Medical Student at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA   Varina Clark was recently awarded the competitive Dean’s Leadership in Health and Science Scholarship at David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA.   What have you been…

February 19, 2020

An Update from John F. Green, Executive Director

    Dear TEAK Friends,   In my letter addressed to you last winter, I announced our aspiration to grow our Fellowship by 50% without compromising the quality of our educational program or the strength of our relationships. More specifically, I outlined our deliberate strategy to recruit our first cohort of 45 students and prepare…

January 15, 2020

Igor Dikiy

    Igor Dikiy, PhD, Class 2 High School: Collegiate School Undergraduate: Princeton University Graduate: Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences   Igor Dikiy, PhD, Class 2  was recently selected as a finalist for the Blavatnik Regional Awards for Young Scientists in Chemistry for his work during his postdoc at CUNY.   What have…

September 25, 2019

Isabella Teran

    Isabella Teran, Class 12 High School: St. Paul’s School Undergraduate: Brown University, B.A. in Architecture Graduate: Parson’s School of Design, Masters in Architecture   What have you been up to lately? (What you did this summer/what you’re doing now? I just finished my undergrad and graduated with a Bachelors of Arts in Architecture…