Alumni Spotlight

CUNY SPS alumni are among the best, brightest and most dedicated. Here's what some of our alumni have to say about their CUNY SPS experience, professional accomplishments and career goals.

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Matt Conlin

MA in Youth Studies Alumnus and MA in Disability Studies Alumnus, Class of 2021

"For me, one of the more defining aspects of CUNY SPS is its community. I have found an incredible support system in my colleagues, peers, and mentors."
Liz Rubel

Liz Rubel

MA in Museum Studies, Class of 2021

"I am confident and grateful that CUNY SPS has, and will continue to, influence my career trajectory. I have accepted an administrative role with the amazing organization I had previously been a contracting artist with, The Creative Center, and am grateful for the knowledge and experience that have brought me here.”
Marc Santora

Marc Santora

Advanced Certificate in Management, Class of 2021

"CUNY SPS has influenced my current job and my career in lots of ways. It expanded my management techniques and I've been able to handle situations more efficiently at work”
Lizanne Fluxmon

Lizanne Fluxmon

BS in Business, Class of 2020

"There were times I had professors whose credentials not only impressed me but humbled me. I feel honored to have been their student.”
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Shivan Mahabir

BA in Disability Studies, Class of 2019

"CUNY SPS has expanded my knowledge and understanding about interacting and working with people with disabilities. It helped me become the assistant director of assistive technology at the College of Staten Island."