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Arthur Miller Foundation Honors

November 29, 2022

Arthur Miller Foundation

The Arthur Miller Foundation (AMF), a non-profit that provides access and equity to quality theater education in public schools, has selected MA in Applied Theatre alum Linda Ames Key ('12) to receive the AMF Excellence in Arts Education Award.

9 New Albums You Should Listen to Now: Show Me the Body, Westside Gunn, and More

November 29, 2022

Pitchfork Magazine

CUNY SPS MA in Disability Studies student Molly Joyce recently released the album "Perspective", which features forty-seven different interviews with disabled persons addressing various issues on access, care, weakness, interdependence, and more. The album, which made Pitchfork Magazine's "9 New Albums You Should Listen to Now" list, is intended to be heard alongside open-captioned videos in an effort to emphasize multisensory accessibility.

New York's First Museum Marks Third Anniversary of Its Trailblazing Museum Studies MA Program in Partnership With CUNY School of Professional Studies

November 21, 2022

City Life

The publication City Life highlights the third anniversary of the CUNY SPS MA in Museum Studies program, which was created in partnership with the New-York Historical Society; also notes that the program has just launched a new fellowship to support students from under-represented groups or those who can demonstrate a commitment to diversity.
Young black man with a laptop wearing a CUNY Hackathon 2018 t-shirt

2022 CUNY Information Technology Conference (December 1‑2, 2022)

November 18, 2022

For the first time since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, the CUNY IT Conference will once again be held in-person at John Jay College of Criminal Justice! CUNY SPS assistant dean of information technology, Bronwen Stine, will co-chair along with York College's Director of the Center for Teaching and Learning, Greet Van Belle. The theme this year is "The Power and Perils of Scripting," where we gather to reflect on the many ways in which repeatable processes can be levereaged to support student success. We'll also critically examine our scripted processes and narratives to challenge when scripts can limit access or stymie innovation. There will be presentations and displays from some of CUNY's technology vendors, and keynotes from the new university Provost, Wendy Hensel and Burning Glass Institute's Matt Sigelman. The conference will be introduced by university CIO Seb Formoso.

How To Make the Student Experience Better With Outcome-Driven Assessment

November 17, 2022


In a two-part podcast hosted by Digication, CUNY SPS Associate Dean of Academic Affairs Jennifer Sparrow discusses outcome-driven education with an emphasis on the use of teaching and learning technologies to improve the student experience.