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Allison Cooke

Creating Space for Youth | Meet CUNY SPS Student Allison Cooke

February 25, 2020


Allison Cooke is a multi-hyphenate. She is a student (earning a Master’s degree in Youth Studies at the CUNY School of Professional Studies, an advocate for youth (self-described “youth enthusiast”), a mother, a storyteller, and a policy and program analyst for the Department of Transportation. And she's only getting started. Gothamist spoke with Allison to find out more about her CUNY SPS experience and how she got to where she is today.
Holly Osborne

Mastering Research Administration and Compliance at CUNY SPS: Meet Holly Osborne

February 25, 2020


One of the strengths of CUNY SPS is the breadth of the online degree programs offered to students. When Holly Osborne, an alumna now living in the Bay Area, discovered the online MS in Research Administration and Compliance program, she knew it was the right fit for her. As Gothamist learned when speaking with Holly, the diverse classes and student population have continued to engage her throughout her CUNY experience.

Inspiring Learners, Leaders and Visionaries in the Education-to-Career-Pathway

February 25, 2020

The EvoLLLution

CUNY SPS was awarded the Adult Learner Impact Award by the Council for Adult and Experiential Learning (CAEL) at its annual conference last November. A CAEL executive notes this was one of the major highlights of the conference.

Let College Kids Resolve Problems Themselves?

February 14, 2020

NY Times

Dr. Elizabeth Alsop, the academic director of the communication and liberal arts studies programs at CUNY SPS, offers her thoughts on a New York Times Opinion piece discussing whether parents should intervene in the lives of their college-age children.

Conversations With CAEL: Jennifer Sparrow, Associate Dean of Academic Affairs for CUNY SPS

January 31, 2020

Council for Adult and Experiential Learning

Jennifer Sparrow, Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, was interviewed by the Council for Adult and Experiential Learning after CUNY SPS received the CAEL Adult Learner Impact Award in November of 2019.