Alumni News

On Monday, February 3rd, 2014, The National Child Labor Committee (NCLC) announced that Rashid Ferrod DavisFounding Principal of P-TECH, Pathway in Technology Early College High School in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, will be presented with the Distinguished Service Award at the 28th annual Lewis Hine Awards for Service to Children and Youthon February 18, 2014 in NYC

“The Distinguished Service Award is presented to business leaders and individuals in the public eye who have had a positive impact on the welfare of children and youth. The honorees join the ranks of past recipients—leaders from the worlds of media, art and entertainment, and public service.”
Rashid Ferrod Davis (GSE ’03) is the founding principal of Pathways in Technology Early College High School (P-Tech), which is a “turnaround” institution for grades 9 through 14 focusing on science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, with partners including the New York City Department of Education, the New York City College of Technology, The City University of New York’s Early College Initiative, and IBM. Both President Barack Obama and Governor Andrew Cuomo have praised P-TECH as a model for schools and higher education across the nation. 

Talking to your partner about hurt, anger, or other emotions you’re feeling isn’t fun, but holding them in often leads to resentment. In Sarah Noel’s most recent GoodTherapy article, titled “Conflict in Relationships: Good, Bad, or Just Plain Necessary?” she discusses the dangers of conflict avoidance in relationships and the importance of communication and empathetic understanding for conflict resolution. 

Sarah Noel, MS, LMHC [FCRH’ 02 (Psychology), GSE ’05 (Mental Health Counseling)] is a licensed Mental Health Professional working with teens and adults, as well as a Person-Centered Topic Expert publishing monthly online articles for

Click here to read the full article and here to read more about Sarah (including links to her past articles)!



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