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Journal of Teaching Disability Studies to Launch in Fall 2019

March 11, 2019

In an effort to encourage community and advance instruction in the field of disability studies, Dr. Mariette Bates, academic director of disability studies at the CUNY School of Professional Studies (CUNY SPS), along with her colleagues at CUNY and other institutions across the country, have announced the publication of the Journal of Teaching Disability Studies (JTDS).

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SPS Student Leonard Blades Appointed to University Student Senate Steering Committee

October 29, 2018

CUNY SPS student Leonard Blades has been appointed to serve as Vice Chair of Disabled Student Affairs on the University Student Senate (USS) Steering Committee for the 2018-2019 academic year.

Mariette Bates Receiving Award

Dr. Mariette Bates Receives Distinguished Honor from Friends of Asha Niketan, Inc.

September 19, 2016

On Thursday, September 16, 2016, Friends of Asha Niketan held their annual luncheon during which time they honored Dr. Mariette Bates, academic director of the disability studies programs at the CUNY School of Professional Studies (CUNY SPS), for her contributions, leadership, and advocacy in academia and the human services field.