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Community Scholar Adarsh Alphons: From Teaching Kids Art to Creating a National Nonprofit Arts Organization

In 2011, Adarsh Alphons, an immigrant here on a work visa with a mountain of student loans, decided to do everything he wasn't supposed to do: teach art classes to youth full-time for no pay.

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Inaugural Event Held for Excellence in Nonprofit Management Series

The workshop session was led by Master of Science in Nonprofit Management faculty member Gloria Johnson-Cusack.

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Education and the American Prison System: Reverend Vivian Nixon Lectured at Columbia

The Spring Community Scholars Lecture will feature Reverend Vivian Nixon discussing how higher education can change the U.S. mass incarceration system.

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SPS in the Community: Harlem Children's Zone

Columbia's School of Professional Studies continues to collaborate with the Harlem Children's Zone on inspiring professional panels featuring alumni and faculty.

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Strategic Communication Faculty Speaks at the Harlem Children's Zone

The School of Professional Studies gives back by contributing to community events, like this October 2016 panel at the Harlem Children's Zone.

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How Harlem Created Popular Music: A Conversation with John Reddick

The pulsing artistic beat of Harlem helped create modern music as we know it, says Columbia Community Scholar John Reddick.

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