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2020 Marge A. Tierney Memorial Scholarship

September 16, 2020

New York State Education Department

The New York State Education Department reports that Nia Williams, a student in the MA in Disability Studies program at CUNY SPS, has been awarded the 2020 Marge A. Tierney Memorial Scholarship.

New Programs: Theology, Health Information, Applied Nutrition, Arabic

September 15, 2020

Inside Higher Ed

Insider Higher Ed notes that CUNY SPS has launched a new MS in Health Information Management online degree program.

The Tragedy Of American Science: From Truman To Trump

September 10, 2020

Rising Up with Sonali

Clifford D. Conner, a historian of science who teaches at CUNY SPS and the Graduate Center, discusses his latest book The Tragedy of American Science: From Truman to Trump in an interview with journalist Sonali Kolhatkar.

This Labor Day, These Workers Are Trying to Stay Afloat

September 04, 2020

The New York Times

The New York Times, in an article examining how arts workers are coping during the COVID-19 pandemic, highlights two first-year students in the CUNY SPS Master of Arts in Applied Theatre (MAAT) program. The article profiles Caitlyn McCain, an artistic associate at New York City Children’s Theater (NYCCT), who has just started the MAAT program. McCain’s collaboration with Nicole Hogsett, a fellow NYCCT employee and MAAT student, is also mentioned.

Op-Ed: A New Focus on Pedagogy — for the Pandemic and Beyond

August 31, 2020


The online teaching workshops offered by CUNY SPS to help train other CUNY faculty are highlighted in this Op-Ed by CUNY Chancellor Félix V. Matos Rodríguez, who discusses the need for universities to promote better teaching practices.