Alumni Profiles

We believe in a simple, but powerful idea: education is the best investment, particularly when programs prepare students for emerging career opportunities.  Here's what some of our alumni have to say about their time at CUNY SPS.

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Steven Dupré

BA in Communication and Media, Class of 2014

“As a working professional, finding a degree program that was malleable to an ever-shifting and demanding work schedule was the single most important criteria for me choosing CUNY SPS.”
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Pam Galpern

MA in Labor Studies, Class of 2014

"The Murphy Institute is a valuable resource for local unions and members. It is a place to gain confidence, to further your education, and assume a more informed and active role in the future of the labor movement."
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Allan Goldstein

MA in Disability Studies, Class of 2015

“The school respects the schedule of a full-time employed person, so hybrid (online and in person), evening, and Saturday offerings are typical; I appreciated that I could complete the degree in a reasonable amount of time while keeping my day job.”
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Michelle C. Pinedo

BS in Business, Class of 2013

“…many years of work experience along with my bachelor’s degree from CUNY SPS enabled me to attain executive level positions.”
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Ben Anthony

Advanced Certificate in Immigration Law, Class of 2015

"I am now practicing immigration law in immigration court. There was no greater feeling than when I walked into court for the first time. If I had never gone back to court after that day, I would have accomplished what I set out to do."

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