Marjorie Dey Carter '50 Scholarship in Urban Education

Established by Marjorie Dey Carter ’50 to benefit students majoring in teacher education who are enrolled in Cortland’s Urban Recruitment of Educators (C.U.R.E.) Program. The fund is intended to recognize in perpetuity the career of Marjorie Dey Carter, who graduated from Cortland in 1950. Carter, who in 1977 received the SUNY Cortland Alumni Association Distinguished Alumnus recognition, was the first African-American to teach in the city of Syracuse school system. She served the Syracuse school system for 40 years.

Awarded to a student who…

  • is a C.U.R.E. program participant

Preference is given to students intending to teach in the New York City School System.

For more information about C.U.R.E go to:

or call the C.U.R.E. office at 607-753-2450