Nonprofit Management News

Megan Candio: From Opera To A Career in Nonprofits

At SPS, Megan Candio:

• Built a deep nonprofit experience in two years

• Discovered new skillsets and interests

• Began two positions in the nonprofit world

• Prepared for a career at top nonprofit organizations

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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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Cindy M. Lott Authors Chapter In International Charities Regulation Book

Cindy M. Lott, Esq., the Academic Program director of SPS's Nonprofit Management program, is one of the contributors to a new book that serves as "an insider’s review of the last quarter century of charity law policy."

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Nonprofit Management Capstone Class Support Tuesday's Children

The spring 2017 Nonprofit Management capstone project gave a presentation to the community organization Tuesday's Children.

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Four SPS Alumni and Students Awarded Fulbright Grants

Representing School of Professional Studies graduate programs in Bioethics, Strategic Communication, Sustainability Management, and Nonprofit Management, four extraordinary students will travel the world next year with awards that will send them to Rome, Bulgaria, the United Kingdom, and the Arctic Circle.

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