Tara Barca

Academic Director, Online Business Programs

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Tara Barca, Academic Director of Online Business Programs, began teaching at SPS as an Adjunct in 2010. During her time with SPS, she has served as an Academic Community Leader, Assistant Academic Director, Consortial Faculty Member, and CUNY SPS Governing Council Member. Before arriving at SPS, Tara was an Adjunct at CUNY College of Staten Island. She is the Founder and President of Prestige Career Solutions, Inc., a vocational services consulting firm. She holds a Ph.D. in Management with a specialization in Leadership and Organizational Change as well as an MPhil in Management from Walden University, an MBA in Human Resource Management from the University of Phoenix, and a BA in Philosophy, Politics, and Law from SUNY Binghamton.​


Recent News

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Startup Contest Awards Students with Innovative Business Ideas

July 13, 2023

Students pitched their business ideas at the 3rd annual Entrepreneurial Ideation Fair, hosted by the Management and Entrepreneur Leadership Organization (MELO) student club.

MELO members Nina Medrano, Daisy Reguero

Business Club Offers Students Engaging Discussions and Experiential Learning

February 08, 2023

The Management and Entrepreneur Leadership Organization (MELO) had a productive and event-filled calendar during the Fall ’22 semester.

CUNY BA 2022 Commencement

May 23, 2022

CUNY Baccalaureate for Unique and Interdisciplinary Studies

Dr. Tara Barca, assistant academic director/doctoral lecturer in the CUNY SPS online business programs, will serve as the faculty speaker at the CUNY Baccalaureate for Unique and Interdisciplinary Studies (CUNY BA) program's 2022 commencement ceremony. The event will take place in person at the CUNY Graduate Center on Friday, June 10. Dr. Barca has had the privilege of serving as a CUNY BA faculty mentor since 2021.