Latest Impact Stories
Afsheen Shamsi: Leading an Award-Winning Communications Department
Afsheen Shamsi on how the skills she acquired in the Strategic Communication program have applied directly to her work.
Kiera Connerty: NBA Leader, Black Hawk Pilot, SPS Alum
Kiera Connerty was piloting Black Hawk missions in Iraq before she came to SPS and transitioned to an elite career with the NBA.
Kerry Scalora: From College Athlete to Global Partnerships Director at UFC
Kerry Scalora credits Columbia’s M.S. in Sports Management program with helping her excel within a highly competitive industry.
Andrew Hawkins: From the NFL to Master’s Student
Alum Andrew Hawkins is now Director of Business Development at The Robot Company, a multimedia platform for athletes.
Rachel Oatis: Empowering the Next Generation of Leaders
Rachel Oatis is determined to equip and educate the next generation of leaders in her hometown of Louisiana.
Dr. Winfred Tovar: Building a Prenatal Care Nonprofit for Developing Countries
MIMSI International, a nonprofit in Haiti that provides pregnancy care training in developing countries.
Won Palisoul: Navy Veteran, Nonprofit Founder, and SPS Alum
Won Palisoul (’16SPS, Nonprofit Management) founded Women Veterans and Families Network.
Anastasia Shubareva: Strengthening Communication Skills for a Global Market
Anastasia Shubareva on why she chose to pursue the Master of Science in Strategic Communication program at Columbia University
Shari Stiell-Quashie: A First Generation College and Graduate Student
Shari Stiell-Quashie discusses what attracted her to the Master of Science in Strategic Communication program
LaNola Stone: Photographer in Motion
LaNola is an Executive Strategic Communication student looking to position herself for a role in corporate communications.
Bobby Agarwal: Using Communication Skills to Enhance Company Growth
Bobby Agarwal (’18SPS, Strategic Communication) has expanded brand development for businesses including Amazon and Hershey’s.