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 […]
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 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 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 […]
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 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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.
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
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.
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 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, 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.
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.
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 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.
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.