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.


Tiffany Valdes

Communication & Culture, Class of 2013

I found CUNY SPS's online community to be very interactive and filled with students representing different backgrounds from all over the world, who shared a love of education. The faculty were always available to answer any questions and kept classes engaging.

Giselle Bonet

Bachelor of Arts in Sociology, Class of 2013

Setting goals is easy but knowing how to reach them isn’t always clear. I learned how to turn my passions into career-oriented practices. CUNY SPS gave me the tools to formalize the skills needed in the workforce and taught me how to apply those skills in the real world.

Shartìss England

BS in Business, Class of 2012

The flexibility of the schedule and the course of study appealed to me. The flexibility allowed me to complete my degree online while continuing to work full-time. I was taking business courses and wanted to continue and complete my bachelor's degree. I was able to transfer all of my credits.

Crystal Abisdid

BA in Communications and Media, Class of 2014

The BA in Communications and Media degree from CUNY SPS has opened many doors for my career and professional fulfillment. My CUNY SPS degree has led to interviews and job offers. It has created professional opportunities and enabled me to meet many successful business people. Importantly, many of the courses I completed gave me the confidence to assert myself, take a leadership role, and be creative in my profession.

Marcy Lewis

BA in Psychology, Class of 2015

"I chose CUNY SPS because it offered me the complete package of what I was searching for in a University: flexibility, accreditation, affordability, positive reputation for online programs, and a strong background in the academic success rates."