John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Professor Jane Katz Lauded for Lifetime Devotion to Swimming & Aquatic Fitness

June 17, 2014 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Professor Jane Katz, John Jay’s long-time apostle of all things aquatic, has added yet another entry to her already gleaming résumé, as a recipient of the 2014 Lifetime Achievement Award  from the President’s Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition. The annual award is presented to individuals whose careers have greatly contributed to the advancement of physical […]

Professor Chongmin Na Receives the ASC 2014 Outstanding Article Award for Research in Criminology

June 17, 2014 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Assistant Professor Chongmin Na in Department of Criminal Justice is the recipient of 2014 Outstanding Article Award for Research in Criminology from the America Society of Criminology (ASC). The title of his article, co-authored by Ray Paternoster (Univ. of Maryland), is “Can Self-Control Change Substantially Over Time? Rethinking the Relationship between Self and Social Control.” […]

Professor Jane Katz, “Master Swim Instructor,” Featured in Wall Street Journal

June 13, 2014 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Professor Jane Katz of the Department of Health and Physical Education was featured in a Wall Street Journal article on June 11, in which the author, Ralph Gardner Jr., describes his learning to swim under Katz’s guidance.

Professor Jennifer Dysart Discusses Eyewitness Identification on Al Jazeera America’s “The System with Joe Berlinger”

June 12, 2014 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Professor Jennifer Dysart in the Department of Psychology was featured in an episode of Al Jazeera America’s “The System with Joe Berlinger” and she is quoted in a companion article that focuses on eyewitness identification. In the episode, Joe Berlinger meets with Professor Dysart on campus and she conducts an experiment called “the penny example” with […]

President Travis’s NPR Interview Focuses on Children of Incarcerated Parents

June 9, 2014 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

John Jay President Jeremy Travis was a featured commentator in a June 8 segment on National Public Radio’s “All Things Considered” about how the lives of children are affected when a parent is incarcerated. President Travis was interviewed in his capacity as a co-author of a recent National Academy of Sciences report on the growth […]

Professor Martin Horn Quoted in ABCNews.com on NYC Task Force to Aid Mentally Ill Inmates

June 9, 2014 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Professor Martin Horn of the Department of Law, Police Science and Criminal Justice Administration was quoted in an article on ABC News titled,s new task force to address New York City’s current procedures for accommodating the mentally ill in its corrections system. The full article can be read here. Horn is a Distinguished Lecturer at […]

Class of 2014 Profiles: Something To Cheer About

June 4, 2014 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Michael Thomas-Francis is more than just your average student-athlete. He is the captain of the relatively new John Jay cheerleading team, and he says the experience has enhanced his patience, made him stronger, and taught him to deal capably and successfully with challenges. Thomas-Francis, a Brooklyn native with family roots in Trinidad, will be graduating […]

Class of 2014 Profiles: Thinking Outside the Box

June 4, 2014 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Sudip Ulak’s life so far has taken him from the Himalayan mountains of his native Nepal to the concrete and steel canyons of Manhattan, where he will graduate this month with a B.S. in Computer Information Systems. Now the relentlessly curious international student is ready to move on to one of the four doctoral programs […]

Class of 2014 Profiles: Home-Run Hitter, On and Off the Field

June 4, 2014 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Daley, a Criminology major, is wrapping up her undergraduate career with two feet already in the door at the FBI, where she has been an intern since the summer of 2013.

Class of 2014 Profiles: A Doctor In The House

June 4, 2014 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Eugene Gonzalez-Lopez is a study in determination. He will graduate from John Jay with a master’s in Forensic Science this May and then head to Pennsylvania State University to enter the Neuroscience Graduate Program with a full five-year STEM Scholars fellowship. Gonzalez-Lopez, who received a B.S. in Forensic Science from John Jay in 2012, has […]

Class of 2014 Profiles: The Write Stuff

June 4, 2014 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Katergaris, a CUNY public safety officer, will receive a B.A. in English to go along with the B.A. in Criminal Justice (cum laude) that he earned in 2012. He said the degrees reflect the diversity, depth and interdisciplinary nature of his interests.

Class of 2014 Profiles: Fixed Focus

June 4, 2014 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Adlam will become the first forensic science student to graduate from John Jay as a product of the CUNY Justice Academy. “I’m grateful for having been provided with the opportunities, challenges and professional guidance that will help lead me to a successful career in medicinal chemistry,” she said

Class of 2014 Profiles: A-List of Choices

June 4, 2014 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

As a John Jay student, Tariq has found her niche and excelled. She has been a McNair Scholar, a John Jay-Vera Fellow and a member of the award-winning Model United Nations team.

Top Two Students Follow Their Dreams to John Jay

June 4, 2014 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Like Fredericks, Siblal had personal motivations to excel academically. “When you want to make the world a better place, it gives you extra drive, a sense of responsibility to do something great.”

Professor Erin Thompson’s Op-ed on Trafficking of Ancient Art Published in New York Times

June 4, 2014 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Professor Erin Thompson of the Department of Art and Music authored an op-ed commentary, titled “Egypt’s Looted Antiquities,” that was published in The New York Times.

John Jay College to Hold Biennial International Conference in Athens, on “The Rule of Law in an Era of Change”

June 4, 2014 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

John Jay College, in collaboration with the Center for Security Studies (KEMEA) at the Greek Ministry of Public Order and Citizen Protection, will hold its 11th Biennial International Conference in Athens, Greece, from June 11-14, 2014.

John Jay’s Prison-to-College Pipeline Program Featured in The New York Times

June 2, 2014 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Launched in 2011 at the Otisville Correctional Facility in Orange County, New York, the program takes a unique approach to educating inmates while also preparing them for reentry into society.

John Jay’s International Students Promote Cultural Exchange at International Night of Culture

May 29, 2014 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

According to ISA’s president, junior James Williams, the purpose of the International Night of Culture was to celebrate cultural diversity at John Jay College, raise awareness of the John Jay international student community, and to promote cultural exchange among students of all backgrounds and ethnicities.

JOHN JAY’S CENTER FOR PRIVATE SECURITY AND SAFETY LENDS EXPERTISE TO NEWTON, CT EMERGENCY RESPONSE EXERCISE

May 22, 2014 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

John Jay College’s Center for Private Security and Safety (CPSS) in conjunction with MHA Consulting, a leading resiliency and business continuity consulting firm, and the Town of Newtown, CT, School District facilitated its second tabletop mock disaster exercise on Thursday, May 15 at the Sandy Hook Firehouse on Riverside Road.

Over 3,000 students set to graduate from John Jay College of Criminal Justice on Wednesday, May 28, 2014

May 22, 2014 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

3,011 students will become the newest John Jay alumni on May 28 when they receive their degrees in dual Commencement ceremonies. The College’s 49th annual Commencement will be held at the Jacob Javits Convention Center North, at 10:30 AM and 3:30 PM.