Student Profiles

Our students come from all walks of life, but share one common goal -- to build upon their skills, knowledge, and career options through higher learning. Here's what some of our current students have to say about their experiences at CUNY SPS.

Edith Mejia

Edith Mejia

BS in Health Services Administration

"I hope that my perseverance to earn a college degree will teach my daughters and those who are part of my life the lesson that everything is possible as long as you keep that dream alive."
Margot Perron

Margot Perron

Urban Park Leadership Program

"Central Park Conservancy's expertise is unparalleled and they, along with CUNY SPS, aim to be incredibly helpful and supportive."
Heath Riddles

Heath Riddles

Urban Park Leadership Program

"To me, there is no more valuable learning experience than to be around others who are facing the same daily challenges as we are...and solving them!"
Heidi Anderson

Heidi Anderson

Urban Park Leadership Program

"Since meeting the team at the Central Park Conservancy Institute for Urban Parks, I have been inspired by the work that they do and grateful for the lessons-learned that they can and have been so willing to share."
James Scott

James Scott

Urban Park Leadership Program

"The workflow of the program was ideal for busy professionals. It presented meaningful learning opportunities, but the time commitment did not detract from my professional responsibilities. Often times, the content would overlap with real-world problems of practice."