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MTA Announces Future of Accessibility on Roads and Rails on 31st Anniversary of the Passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act

July 28, 2021


Leonard Blades, an alum of the CUNY SPS MS in Disability Services in Higher Education program, spoke at an event held by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) to celebrate the 31st anniversary of the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

CUNY SPS Alum Publish Essays in Book Collection

July 28, 2021


Several alum from the CUNY SPS MA in Applied Theatre (MAAT) program contributed to essays in the book collection Applied Theatre with Youth: Education, Engagement, Activism. Featured articles include "Unleashing the untold story: The Carpetbag Theatre Inc. and the legacy of the T.R.Y. Ensemble" by Claro de los Reyes and Marion Lopez; "A translanguaging stance on theatre education" by Sindy Castro; and "Speak About It: Social scripts for consent and healthy relationships" by Olivia Harris and Chelsea Hackett.

In-Person Arts Events Are Back and Pandemic Accessibility Is Quietly Disappearing

July 28, 2021


Dani Lucchese, a former student and adjunct faculty member in the CUNY SPS disability studies program who also serves as the School's alumni relations assistant, is cited in an article published by the Observer. In the piece, the author reflects how the return to live arts events is limiting accessibility for people with disabilities and/or chronic illness.

CUNY SPS Student Wins NCURA Education Scholarship

July 26, 2021

National Council of University Research Administrators

Jill Francisco, a student in the CUNY SPS MS in Research and Administration Compliance (RAC) program, has been awarded an education scholarship by the National Council of University Research Administrators (NCURA).

15 Best Online Healthcare Administration Bachelor's Degree Programs for 2021

July 20, 2021

Bachelors Degree Center

The CUNY SPS BS in Health Services Administration program has been ranked #8 on the list of 15 Best Online Healthcare Administration Bachelor’s Degree Programs for 2021 by Bachelors Degree Center.