Dear SPS Students:

I hope you have enjoyed your winter holidays, and are looking forward to the challenges and rewards of the upcoming semester. Whether you are a new or returning student, I am happy to welcome you to the School of Professional Studies for the Spring 2013 term, and to thank you for choosing SPS. I am confident you will find your studies with us rigorous and engaging and the academic community here enriching and supportive. Please be sure to visit our community blog and “like” our Facebook page to get the latest news about our School, your professors, and your fellow students.

I sincerely hope your experience at SPS exceeds your expectations; please feel free to share with me any suggestions and ideas that might assist our efforts to provide you with the best education possible. Once again, on behalf of our faculty and staff, I wish you a successful and enjoyable semester.


John Mogulescu
Dean, School of Professional Studies

John Mogulescu is the Senior University Dean for Academic Affairs and the Dean of the CUNY School of Professional Studies, and his responsibilities involve him in many different aspects of the University’s academic life. In addition to SPS, Dean Mogulescu has overseen collaborative programs between CUNY and the NYC Public Schools, CUNY Prep Transitional High School, the CUNY Language Immersion Program, CUNY Start, and the Adult Literacy and GED Preparation Programs. Dean Mogulescu also supervises the University’s Workforce Development Initiative, special training initiatives for City and State workers, and programs for welfare recipients, in addition to Adult and Continuing Education at CUNY and its non-credit programs, which serve over 250,000 students per year.