Office of Online Learning

The mission of the Office of Online Learning is to facilitate excellence in teaching by empowering faculty to teach engaging classes. No matter what the learning modality, we’re here to help our faculty utilize cutting-edge technology combined with the latest advances in instructional design and delivery.

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Meet the team

sergio costa

Sergio Costa
Director of Online Learning

Dr. Sergio Costa teaches courses in social behavioral health and policy at CUNY SPH. His research interests include ​digital innovation in pedagogy, educational technology, future of workforce and education, political and social science approaches to public health inquiry and related areas. Before joining CUNY SPH, Dr. Costa was Director of Distance Learning at the University of Nebraska Medical Center – College of Public Health, and worked several years at Pearson Education on innovative educational services for college students.

Laura Meoli-Ferrigon

Laura Meoli-Ferrigon
Academic Technology Specialist

Laura Meoli-Ferrigon holds an M.S. in Instructional Design & Delivery from Manhattan College and a B.A. in Film & TV Production from CUNY Brooklyn College. Laura assists faculty with course development, instructional design support, and is an integral part of the school’s innovation in education and creative projects. She is a seasoned educator, filmmaker, podcast host, and author with over a decade of experience. Her achievements include a NY Emmy Award, seven Telly Awards and multiple film festival wins.