Alumni Profiles

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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Chanira Rojas

MA/Advanced Certificate in Youth Studies

"We are a tight-knit group with a passion for providing youth with the tools they need to become empowered individuals that will change their lives and the lives of others."
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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.”