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Fall Update

At SPS this fall, all courses, other than pre-established online courses, will be offered face-to-face in our New York City classrooms. Some of these face-to-face courses will be offered in the HyFlex format to ensure that all of our students can make progress toward their degree requirements, if faced with delays due to student visas or vaccination effectiveness wait times.
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2021 Greater Good Challenge

Ten teams comprised of students and alumni from SPS as well as universities around the world will pitch their business ideas aimed at solving some of the greatest challenges our city, country, and world face.

Come witness innovation at its purest form and see who will walk away with seed money to help their businesses grow.

As an attendee, you’ll also have the chance to vote for your favorite team, which will take the $1,000 Audience Pick.

Also, we’ll be raffling a couple of prizes away to our audience members, so you too might just be a winner!

About The Greater Good Challenge

Through the generous support and collaboration of the Beba Foundation and Claro Enterprise Solutions, Columbia University’s School of Professional Studies welcomes students and alumni to pitch innovative business solutions addressing current global and societal needs.

Five main categories have been chosen to inspire SPS students to submit their best venture proposals: Sustainability, Technology, Healthcare & Wellness, Supply Chain, Logistics & Coordination, and Social Enterprise.

In addition, this year we welcome Claro Enterprise Solutions as a sponsor. Claro will award $5,000 to a team whose idea focuses on or serves the Latin Community in the United States and falls into one or more of the following categories: Technology, Education, or Healthcare.

Learn more about the Greater Good Challenge here. 

If you have any questions before then, please email careerdesignlab [[at]] columbia [[dot]] edu. 

Read the bios of our judges below.