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2020 Nonprofit Management Graduate Celebration and Alumni Welcome

On behalf of all Nonprofit Management faculty and staff, we congratulate the class of 2020, welcome them into the alumni community, and celebrate their accomplishments, flexibility, and resilience. Please enjoy our event program and speakers below. 

Academic Director Welcome and Congratulations 

Cindy M. Lott, Esq. 

Associate Professor of Professional Practice and Academic Director,
M.S. Nonprofit Management Program
Faculty of Arts and Sciences
School of Professional Studies
Columbia University

Keynote Address

Lorie Slutsky

President, New York Community Trust

For more information about The New York Community Trust, please visit the websites below:

Faculty and Alumni Community Welcome and Congratulations

Gloria Johnson-Cusack

Alumna, Columbia College, Class of  1988;
Part-time Lecturer; 
Chairman, Board of Trustees, Firelight Foundation

Dr. E. Ramone Segree

Alumnus, Teachers College, Class of 2016;
Part-time Lecturer; 
Vice President, Development/Chief Development Officer, NYU Winthrop Hospital

Tom Watson

Alumnus, Columbia College, Class of 1984;
Part-time Lecturer;
President, Cause Wired

Student Address

Sandra Cespedes Allen 

Nonprofit Management Class of 2020, Graduation Marshal;
Founding Partner & CEO, Almora Advisors, Inc. 

Faculty Congratulations

Dr. Greg Witkowski

Senior Lecturer in the Discipline of Nonprofit Management

Dr. Carlos Ponce

Senior Lecturer in the Discipline of Nonprofit Management

Dr. Erwin de Leon

Lecturer in the Discipline of Nonprofit Management

Congratulations to the Nonprofit Management Class of 2020!

From the students, staff, and faculty
Columbia University 
School of Professional Studies
M.S. Nonprofit Management Program 

May 2020 Columbia University Commencement Ceremonies

Commencement Week May 2020 was full of activities and events to honor the graduates' accomplishments. Commencement ceremonies are an opportunity for the entire University community to come together. Please enjoy these recordings of: