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AHIMA Foundation Announces 2021 Scholarship Recipients

January 19, 2022

AHIMA Foundation

Aeman Rabbani, a student in the CUNY SPS BS in Health Information Management program, has received a Career Step Academic Scholarship from the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) Foundation.

Girls, Performance, and Activism Demanding to be Heard

January 18, 2022


Dana Edell, faculty member in the CUNY SPS MA in Applied Theatre (MAAT) program, has published Girls, Performance, and Activism: Demanding to be Heard. The book, published by Routledge, offers artists, activists, educators, and scholars a comprehensive analysis, celebration, and critique of the ways in which teenage girls create and perform activist theater. MAAT alums Shanti Rose ('16) and Jessica Cortez ('20) worked with Edell as research assistants on the book.

A Design for Student Leadership in Discussion Boards in Asynchronous Courses

January 18, 2022

Global Society of Online Literacy Educators

Dr. Kate Moss, doctoral lecturer in the CUNY SPS General Education and Liberal Studies programs, will be presenting a Praxis Poster (video presentation and live discussion) entitled “A Design for Student Leadership in Discussion Boards in Asynchronous Courses” at the Global Society of Online Literacy Educators (GSOLE) conference on January 28. This presentation is based on curriculum promoting leadership skills and experience in the COM 110 Digital Literacy course. This revised curriculum was developed under an initiative at CUNY SPS highlighting career-readiness skills as identified by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) in undergraduate courses.

Police to Step Up Patrol of New York Subway, Adams Says

January 07, 2022

New York Times

Cariahnna Collazo, a student in the CUNY SPS BA in Sociology program, is quoted in this New York Times article about Mayor Adams' plan to require police officers to more regularly patrol subway stations and trains.

Univision 41 Interview with Dean Jorge Silva-Puras

January 04, 2022

Univision 41 Nueva York

CUNY SPS Interim Dean Silva-Puras has been featured on Univision 41’s daily news program “Edicion Digital." During the interview, he discussed The Academy for Community Behavioral Health, a partnership between CUNY SPS's Office of Professional Education and Workplace Learning (PEWL), the Mayor’s Office for Economic Opportunity, and the Mayor’s Office of Community Mental Health. The academy offers free courses for social service providers in New York City.