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CUNY SPS Aligns General Education, Liberal Studies Curricula With Career Competencies

April 24, 2023

National Association of Colleges and Employers

CUNY SPS' general education and liberal studies faculty describe how they worked together to revise the program outcomes so that it provided students with more career readiness skills.
Welcome to Entrepreneurial Ideation Fair: Small Business, Big Ideas

Entrepreneurial Ideation Fair | MELO

April 19, 2023

On April 19th, the Management, Entrepreneurship and Leadership Organization (MELO) hosted a virtual Ideation Fair for the CUNY SPS Online Business Programs. Hosted by MELO’s Nina Medrano, the event featured four student participants (Kelley Raphael, Elizabeth Teperino, Zakia Dunson, and Penelope Rodriguez) who each gave 3-minute pitches to present their innovative business ideas to a panel of judges.

Evolving a Culture of Care: Lessons from Third Root Community Health Center

April 05, 2023

Nonprofit Quarterly

Vanessa Nisperos, associate director of the Academy for Community Behavioral Health, was recently published in Nonprofit Quarterly. The article, "Evolving a Culture of Care: Lessons from Third Root Community Health Center," was cowritten with health practitioners of Third Root, NYC’s oldest cooperatively owned holistic health center, on its closing during the COVID-19 pandemic.

CUNY Office of Research Awards $400,000 in Seed Funding to 10 Cross-Disciplinary Research Projects

April 03, 2023

CUNY Office of Research

Dr. Regina A. Bernard-Carreno, associate professor in the CUNY SPS youth studies program, is one of several researchers who have been awarded the CUNY 2023 Interdisciplinary Research Grant (IRG). Offered by the CUNY Office of Research, this grant funds projects that join expertise across disciplines and stipulate a clear path to expansion and new external funding. Dr. Bernard-Carreno will collaborate with Anna Ortega-Williams from Hunter College on “NYC Land-Based Historical Trauma Healing Project,” which will look at how gardens and urban farms affect the well-being of youth of color in the context of historical trauma and structural racism. Dr. MacLachlan, director of grants and research programs for the CUNY Office of Research, is also a student in the CUNY SPS MS in Research Administration and Compliance program.
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Conversations for Success: Pathways to Sports & Entertainment Marketing Management

March 29, 2023

On March 29, 2023, the Management and Entrepreneur Leadership Organization (MELO) hosted the fourth installment of its management and leadership speaker series ‘Conversations for Success: Pathways to Sports & Entertainment Marketing Management’ featuring Prof. Tamica Clanton and BS in Business student Robert Westman. MELO is open to all undergraduate and graduate students of CUNY SPS.