We collected a few stories from Sage graduates, about faculty members who made a difference in their lives. Their stories are a testament to the kinds of bonds that are formed at Sage.
Elivia Bovenzi

A successful costume designer and a member of the adjunct faculty at Queens College, CUNY, Elivia Bovenzi ’09 gives Professor Michael Musial significant credit for putting her on the road to success.

Ayanna Dunn

After a key internship opportunity and the extra encouragement of a professor who cared, Law & Society graduate Ayanna Dunn ’17 feels ready to pursue her dream of becoming a lawyer.

Sara Schuman

When asked to describe what she does for students, Director of Academic Support Sara Schuman ’92, a Sage graduate herself, first wants to talk about what a Sage professor once did for her.

Téa Wilmot

Téa Wilmot ’19 is on her way to law school. She believes the supportive environment at Sage gave her the confidence she needed to be successful both academically and socially.

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