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Match: Lit to Present HENRY V And TWELFTH NIGHT In Rep Beginning in February

January 27, 2022

Broadway World

Zeynep Akca, a CUNY SPS MA in Applied Theatre (MAAT) alum and member of independent theater company Match : Lit, is quoted in this Broadway World article about two new productions of Shakespeare's Henry V and Twelfth Night that she will be directing for the company starting in February.

National LGBTQ group GLSEN appoints first Black, nonbinary executive director

January 27, 2022

NBC News

Melanie Willingham-Jaggers, a CUNY SPS MA in Applied Theatre (MAAT) alum, has been named the executive director of the national LGBTQ nonprofit GLSEN. Mel, who graduated from the program in 2012, has also served as an MAAT faculty member, teaching the course "Theories II: Community, Culture, and Diversity" from 2018-2021.

US News ranks 2022 best online programs

January 26, 2022


WTOP News offers highlights from U.S. News & World Report's Best Online Programs for 2022, noting that the CUNY SPS BA in Psychology has been ranked #2 in the nation for best online bachelor's psychology programs.

State of Our Schools: Full Show for Jan. 19, 2022

January 20, 2022


Elise Tosatti, program director for the Academy for Community Behavioral Health, has been featured in an interview on the News12 show State of Our Schools. In the segment, which starts at 18:32, Tosatti discusses how CUNY SPS is working with the Mayor's Office to offer free courses for social service providers in New York City.

CAHIIM Updates

January 19, 2022


Ellen Karl, the academic director of the CUNY SPS health information management programs, has been selected to participate on several upcoming events and committees for the Council on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM). First, it was announced that Karl will serve a second three-year term as a 2022 Health Information Management Accreditation Council Member. She will also be the guest speaker in the January 26 installment of the 2022 CAHIIM Town Hall Series, where she will discuss the topic "Credit for Prior Learning (CPL) - What are the Components and How Can I Work Toward Implementation?"