The Fordham Westchester Fall Gratitude Reception honors faculty, staff, students, alumni, and community partners who have embodied the Fordham mission of faith, wisdom, and service. Three members of the GSE community will be honored at this year’s reception.
Fall Gratitude Reception
4:30 pm – 6:30 pm.
Westchester Campus, 400 Westchester Ave, West Harrison, NY 10604
Dr. Arlene Moliterno
Dr. Moliterno is a clinical professor of education in the Division of Curriculum and Teaching, and has extensive experience in teacher education at the elementary and secondary levels. Her work as the Program Coordinator for the Advanced Literacy Program and as an advisor for Childhood/Special Education students at Lincoln Center and Westchester campuses has been invaluable. Additionally, the work she has done to coordinate the 5-Year Program for teacher certification program for Fordham Undergraduates exemplifies the spirit of community partnership embodied by this award. She is also widely recognized within the GSE as the leading GSE faculty member of teacher education activities (including recruitment, teaching, advising, and coordinating courses as well as program offerings) at the Westchester Campus.
Dr. Noelle Beale
Dr. Beale partners with the Graduate School of Education in collaboration with the Center for Catholic School Leadership and Faith-Based Education to promote the Westchester Campus as a national and regional venue for professional growth and study. In her capacity as Regional Superintendent of the Catholic Schools of Central Westchester and her position as an adjunct professor of the Graduate school of Education, she acts as a conduit in bridging academic scholarship and the particular needs of her constituents at Fordham’s Westchester Campus. As an educator and individual, she is an outstanding professional with a genuine sense of vision aimed at improving the quality of education. A wonderful representative of Fordham wherever she goes.
Ms. Patricia Langan
Ms. Langan has dedicated years of service to the Westchester community as principal of Yonkers’ Patricia DiChiaro School. From early in her career as an educator in New York City as well as a special education administrator, she has demonstrated an ongoing commitment to her community and to education. Ms. Langan has also partnered and collaborated with Fordham’s Graduate School of Education for many years to provide many quality, supportive student teaching experiences in the Yonkers school system that have been invaluable to the Graduate School of Education.