Staying Connected: June 2014

It's been a very busy time at the Fred Rogers Center, with two large events taking place in a two week period. So I want to start off by thanking our team: Junlei Li, Michael Robb, Karen Struble Myers, Tanya B. Smith, Emily Uhrin, Cindy Scarpo and Theresa Noel. The amount of energy and effort they put into making these...

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Staying Connected: May 2014

It has been a busy May here at the Fred Rogers Center. We have been planning the Fred Rogers Legacy Award and the Fred Forward Conference, plus we selected our 2014 Early Career Fellows. First off, we are all very excited about the Fred Rogers Legacy Award, which is being given to Yo-Yo Ma this Friday, May 23rd. The support for...

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Staying Connected: April 2014

The Fred Forward Conference is quickly approaching, and we are excited to announce a new addition to the program, a special forum called Fred Chats. Fred Chats will serve as a platform for fresh voices, 15-25 years old, to speak to one of the many areas of talent Fred Rogers exemplified to improve the lives of children. We believe kicking...

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Staying Connected: March 2014

For many, March 20 will be celebrated as the first day of spring. For us at the Fred Rogers Center, we honor another milestone on that date, Fred Rogers' birthday. It is impossible to put into words the positive impact this unique individual's life had on countless children and families. The Fred Rogers Center strives every day to stay true...

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Staying Connected: February 2014

The deeply covered, snowy hills out my window make it hard to imagine that spring is coming soon. But it is, along with two major events for the Fred Rogers Center. On the evening of May 23, we will host the inaugural Fred Rogers Legacy Award. The Fred Rogers Legacy Award honors persons who have creatively advanced the legacy of Fred...

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Staying Connected: January 2014

A new year often brings the excitement of new adventures and resolutions to improve yourself. I can say confidently after accepting my new role at the Fred Rogers Center that definitely applies to me! The Fred Rogers Center has done great work under Rita Catalano and she is a very tough act to follow. I am fortunate that she has assembled...

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