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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Nooria Nodrat

MA in Disability Studies, Class of 2014

"I learned so much about the legal rights of persons with disabilities, as well as the importance of creating broader educational and professional opportunities for persons with disabilities."
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April Coughlin

MA in Disability Studies, Class of 2011

"Each professor showed not only support, but a genuine interest in my research and the topics we discussed both in and out of class."
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Toni Pennacchia

BS in Business, Class of 2010

"Regardless of your situation, don't give up on what you have started. You owe this to yourself to complete this goal."
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Vincent Oliver

BA in Communication and Culture (now BA in Communication and Media), Class of 2010

"CUNY SPS offered the very type of study program through which I was able to redirect my academic focus with marked independence and self-motivated study, and did so without compromising work or other activities with which I was involved."
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Cryspin Goytia

BA in Communication and Culture (now BA in Communication and Media), Class of 2009

"I needed a program that would really invest in the student and not just in their money. I wanted a school that understood that life happens, with advisors that could address these things for their students."

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