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Sara Morgulis Named Executive Director of TYA/USA

May 10, 2022

American Theatre

Sara Morgulis, an alum and faculty member in the CUNY SPS MA in Applied Theatre (MAAT) program, has been named executive director of the nonprofit Theater for Young Audiences USA (TYA/USA). In this interview, Morgulis highlights the multilingual theatre company Jugando N Play, which is run by MAAT alums Sindy Castro and Madeline Calandrillo.

National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Stipend

May 06, 2022

National Endowment for the Humanities

Dr. Elizabeth Alsop, assistant professor and academic director of communication and media, is the recipient of a 2022 National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Summer Stipend. The $6000 grant will support the writing of her book on the films of American director Elaine May, which is currently under contract with the University of Illinois Press.

Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) Fellowship

April 25, 2022

The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) at CUNY

Kate Moss, a doctoral lecturer in the general education and liberal studies programs at CUNY SPS, has been awarded a Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) Fellowship and will participate in Applying a Scholarly Lens to Our Instructional Practice, a June CUNY Innovative Teaching Academy (CITA) Institute, along with 14 other SoTL Fellows from across various CUNY campuses. As part of the institute, Dr. Moss will be continuing her research on whether changes to discussion board assignments in the CUNY SPS class COM 110: Digital Literacy will increase student engagement.

Urban Green Live Episode 14: NYC's Local Law 97 Implementation Plan with Anthony Fiore

April 13, 2022

Urban Green Council

In this episode of Urban Green Live, Urban Green Council CEO John Mandyck interviews Anthony Fiore, Deputy Commissioner for Energy Management at DCAS (Department of Citywide Administrative Services). At the 10:45 mark, Fiore discusses the CUNY SPS Office of Professional Education and Workplace Learning (PEWL)'s Energy Management Institute program, and how it is training staff to help New York City meet its goals of climate mitigation and reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

Escuela local se asocia con Amazon para ofrecer nuevos beneficios de matrícula a sus empleados por hora

April 06, 2022

Ahora News

This Spanish-language article published by Ahora News quotes Jorge Silva-Puras, interim dean of CUNY SPS, regarding CUNY’s partnership with Amazon to provide tuition assistance to its hourly workers.