The School of Professional Studies (SPS) Community Relations department is collaborating with the Columbia Double Discovery Center (DDC) to offer a nine-week survey course, “Career Discovery Lab: Turning Interests and Passions into Careers,” for 10th, 11th, and 12th graders from DDC’s partner public schools in fall 2018.
At the Columbia Community Scholars Dialogue on Wellness, November 7, 2018, at Columbia University’s Faculty House, two Columbia Community Scholars—food, dining, and culture writer Lil Nickelson and Vivian Williams-Kurutz, Founder and Executive Director of the Harlem Wellness Center—will discuss issues surrounding health and wellness in the Harlem community and beyond.
The Sakura Park Festival, sponsored by the Columbia University School of Professional Studies, the Morningside Area Alliance, and International House, celebrates global arts, food, and community in Harlem.
ColumbiaNewsletter highlights SPS Community Relations and the West Harlem Development Corporation's "Excellence in Nonprofit Management Series," offering organizational best practices to more than 100 Harlem nonprofits.
The Excellence in Nonprofit Management Series, co-produced by SPS and the West Harlem Development Corporation, aims to create stronger, sustainable organizations throughout the community.
Columbia University recently featured SPS Community Relations Programs in two of its publications, Growing Together and the Columbia News website.
Three Columbia Community Scholars Discuss “Hip-Hop Education: Propelling and Preserving the Movement”
One week before Kendrick Lamar became the first hip-hop artist to be awarded Columbia University’s Pulitzer Prize, Columbia University’s School of Professional Studies presented the panel discussion “Hip-Hop Education: Propelling and Preserving the Movement” to explore hip-hop as it approaches its 45th anniversary.
Columbia Emeritus Professors and School of Professional Studies Present Spring 2018 Speaker Series at Morningside Gardens
This series of talks, with discussion, is the result of collaboration between three organizations: Emeritus Professors in Columbia (EPIC); Columbia University School of Professional Studies; and Morningside Retirement and Health Services (MRHS). This is the second year for the series which is open to the public without charge.
The Excellence in Nonprofit Management Series continued in November 2017 for grantees of the West Harlem Development Corporation.
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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