Nonprofit Management News

Dr. Greg Witkowski Champions Courses in Experiential Philanthropy

Dr. Greg Witkowski, Senior Lecturer in Discipline, revealed some early findings from his research into student learning outcomes of experiential philanthropy courses.

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Two Full-Time Faculty Appointed to Nonprofit Management Program

Cindy M. Lott, Esq., Academic Director of the Master of Science in Nonprofit Management program at Columbia University’s School of Professional Studies, and Dr. Greg Witkowski, previously an Associate Professor at Indiana University, both have been named Senior Lecturers in Discipline to the program.

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Cindy Lott Appointed Policy Fellow for Independent Sector

Cindy M. Lott, Esq., Senior Lecturer and Academic Director for the M.S. in Nonprofit Management program, has been named an inaugural Policy Fellow for Independent Sector

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Megan Candio: From Opera To A Career in Nonprofits

Megan Candio ('18SPS Nonprofit Management) discusses her transition from singing opera professionally to the start of a career in the nonprofit world via two years in the Nonprofit Management program.

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Nonprofit Management Open House Showcases Program Innovation, Excellence, and Student Films

The Nonprofit Management master’s degree program recently held their second annual Open House for current and prospective students, faculty, alumni, and the wider Columbia community. Academic Director Cindy M. Lott, Esq., kicked off the event by officially announcing the launch of the online-only option for students, starting with students matriculating in Fall 2019. Dean Jason Wingard gave a keynote speech, touching on the real-world applicability of the program’s  cutting-edge interdisciplinary and management  courses. Other speakers included faculty member Erwin de Leon, Ph.D., faculty member Marcia Stepanek, as well as students and alumni of the program.

 

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Excellence in Nonprofit Management Series Focuses on Strategic Communication

The Excellence in Nonprofit Management Series continued in November 2017 for grantees of the West Harlem Development Corporation.

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Six Students Awarded Innovation Scholarships

The School of Professional Studies has awarded a $2,000 Innovation Scholarship to six students who have demonstrated strong academic performance as well as professional promise as leaders in their field.

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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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Nonprofit Management Faculty Lead at Fundraising Day in New York

Faculty at the Nonprofit Management program at Columbia's School of Professional Studies shared their expertise at this year's Fundraising Day in New York event.

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Nonprofit Management Associate Director Co-Authors Two Reports

Erwin de Leon, Ph.D., the associate director of SPS's Nonprofit Management program, recently co-authored two reports in the Urban Institute and Human Service Organizations.

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