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CUNY SPS MS in Business Student Shares Her Story

How to Become a Great Business Leader

March 25, 2024


Stephanie Mercurio, a project manager at JetBlue Airways, earned her master's at CUNY SPS as part of an innovative partnership that provides JetBlue employees the opportunity to pursue their master's at the School. Mercurio shares her inspiring story as a recent graduate of the CUNY SPS MS in Business Management and Leadership program.
CUNY SPS MS in Data Science Gets Top Honors

15 Best Online Master’s in Data Science

March 21, 2024

College Rank

The CUNY SPS MS in Data Science has achieved yet another order of distinction by earning a #3 ranking from CollegeRank. As an organization spotlighting degree programs excelling in quality, affordability, accessibility, and return on investment, CollegeRank continuously updates its gradings to reflect the most current data. This latest designation by CollegeRank also recognizes the MS in Data Science program for its commitment to meeting employer needs through the rigorous, hands-on courses offered at CUNY SPS.
CUNY SPS Dean Braverman Joins CUNY Presidents in Advocating for CUNY Funding

Dean Braverman Advocates for Increased CUNY Funding in Albany

March 05, 2024

CUNY SPS Dean Lisa Braverman joined fellow presidents and deans from 12 Manhattan CUNY colleges in Albany for a legislative breakfast with state leaders to lobby for increased investment in CUNY and its students. In their meeting, they discussed CUNY’s university budget request (included in link above) for the upcoming academic year.
CUNY SPS Business Program Professor Dr. Foy attending Jet Blue Graduation

CUNY SPS Professor Attends JetBlue Scholars Graduation Ceremony

February 21, 2024

JetBlue Scholars

Dr. Joseph Foy, assistant professor and associate director of the CUNY SPS Online Business Programs, recently attended the JetBlue Scholars Graduation Ceremony in Orlando, FL. The event showcased the ongoing partnership between the School's MS in Business Management and Leadership program and JetBlue. His presence sets the stage for expanding this collaboration to include CUNY SPS undergraduate-level programs in the future.
The cover of the book with Professor White's chapter

The Strangest Year: Theatre in the Time of Covid 19

February 13, 2024

Digital Displacement

Professor Helen White, a faculty member and co-founder of the CUNY MA in Applied Theatre program, published the chapter "The Strangest Year: Theatre in the Time of Covid 19" in the Palgrave Macmillan journal Digital Displacement. This chapter offers a personal reflection on how the COVID-19 pandemic impacted the devising process of CAT Youth Theatre in 2020 and 2021. First, it introduces CAT Youth Theatre, a community theatre program at CUNY that has been running for over 25 years. Second, it maps the journey undertaken by the youth theatre members through the various phases of the pandemic. Third, it presents the group’s artistic project, The Strangest Year, an unexpected result of feeling displaced from their own space and conventional theatricality.