Three Women Honored for Service or Scholarship

Linda Darling-Hammond, the Charles E. Ducommon Professor of Education at Stanford University was awarded the Medal for Distinguished Service from Teachers College at Columbia University.

Dr. Darling-Hammond is a graduate of Yale University and holds a doctorate in urban education from Temple University.

Tiffany P. Fountaine, assistant director of the Center for Academic Success and Achievement at Morgan State University in Baltimore, received the Dr. Carlos J. Vallejo Award for Emerging Scholarship from the American Educational Research Association.

Dr. Fountaine is a graduate of the University of Maryland at College Park. She holds a master’s degree in communications management from Towson University and a doctorate in higher education from Morgan State University.

Deidre Scozzafava, deputy secretary for local government for New York State, will be given the Roger B. Linden Distinguished Service Award from the State University of New York at Potsdam. The award is the highest honor given out by the university. Before accepting a post in the Cuomo administration, Scozzafava had a successful business career, was mayor of the village of Gouverneur, and served for more than a decade in the New York State Assembly.

A graduate of Boston University, Scozzafava earned an MBA from Clarkson University.

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