The future of forensic financial analysis took center stage on June 14, when five John Jay College students were honored by the New York Chapter of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (NYCFE) as the latest winners of an essay contest on the topic “Protecting Domestic and International Markets.”
Associate Professor of Psychology and Deputy Director of the Forensic Mental Health Counseling Program at John Jay College, Kevin Nadal, has published a new book, That’s So Gay! Microaggressions and the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Community that investigates forms of subtle discrimination experienced by people who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender (LGBT).
The Newtown Public School District in Connecticut has recently partnered with the Center for Public Safety and Security at John Jay College of Criminal Justice to collaborate on the review and implementation of safety and security measures in the school district. Anthony L. Gentile who serves as the Chief Executive Officer of the Center has met with the District Security Committee and discussed areas of collaboration between the Newtown Public School District and John Jay College.
Professor Delores Jones-Brown of the Department of Law, Police Science and Criminal Justice Administration has kept up a busy spring schedule, with regular media appearances in which she discussed racial profiling and stop-and-frisk practices.
John Jay College of Criminal Justice has announced the appointment of Alan S. Abel and Rosanna Rosado to the John Jay College Foundation Board of Trustees. The two new board members boast stellar credentials in the public, private and nonprofit sectors.
Surrey, the second largest city in British Columbia, Canada, recently received an international award for its evidence-based approach to fire prevention and a targeted smoke alarm giveaway program that has significantly reduced fires and fire losses in the city. For several years, Charles Jennings, associate professor in the Department of Security, Fire, and Emergency Management and director of the Christian Regenhard Center for Emergency Response Studies at John Jay College, has shared his research expertise on socioeconomic factors and fire risk with the Surrey Fire Services.
Professor Keith Markus’s new book Frontiers of Test Validity Theory: Measurement, Causation and Meaning, co-written with Denny Borsboom and published by Routledge, challenges the parameters of test validity theory using different approaches to thought and literature to reflect on validity and whether a test is actually measuring exactly what it was designed to measure.
Senior Naithram Singh, who graduated this spring with a bachelor of arts in criminal justice, was selected for an internship with the International Criminal Police Organization (Interpol) this summer in Washington D.C. INTERPOL is the largest international, politically neutral law enforcement agency in the world comprised of 190 countries.
On June 3, John Jay College of Criminal Justice welcomes 11 law school students from the Universidad Autónoma de Santo Domingo (UASD), Dominican Republic, who will be in New York City for an intensive two-week course on the U.S. criminal justice system.
More than 3,300 students will become the newest John Jay alumni on May 28 when they receive their degrees in dual Commencement ceremonies. Meet some of the members from the Class of 2013.
On Tuesday, May 13 and Wednesday, May 14 John Jay College and the Center for Media, Crime and Justice held a two-day conference for senior editors from around the country called, “Under the Gun: Gun Violence, Gun Laws and the Media.” “Under the Gun” is part of John Jay’s semester-long series of events to honor the lives that were lost during the tragedy that occurred at Newtown CT, called “Remembering Newtown.”
John Jay College President Jeremy Travis has been named to an advisory group empaneled by New York State Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman to explore how properly trained and qualified non-lawyers advocates can help to narrow the state’s gap in the delivery of legal services.
Senior Mehak Kapoor, an Economics major, has been selected as the second recipient of the Vice Chancellor’s CUNY Student Leader of the Year award. The Division of Student Affairs selected Kapoor for her extraordinary service to CUNY throughout her student career in addition to her outstanding academic achievement.
More than 3,300 students will become the newest John Jay alumni on May 28 when they receive their degrees in dual Commencement ceremonies. The College’s 48th annual Commencement will be held once again at the Jacob Javits Convention Center North, at 10:30 AM and 3:30 PM.
Being an immigrant in the United States is tough enough. When you’re undocumented, the difficulties escalate exponentially. Just ask Mehdi Mahraoui, or Danyeli Rodriguez, or Korede Griffith – all John Jay students from other countries who have struggled to overcome the challenges of being an undocumented immigrant.
Melissa Manrique, a BA/MA student in Forensic Psychology, and Sabrina Jimenez Pestel, an Economics major, have been accepted into the highly competitive Kennedy School’s Latino Leadership Initiative Program at Harvard University that only selects 42 of the country’s most outstanding undergraduates who have shown commitment to serving the Latino community.
Associate Professor and alumnus Glenn Corbett, former Chair of the Protection Management Department received the Tom Brennan Lifetime Achievement Award at the Fire Department Instructor’s Conference for his life’s passion and work that revolved around fire.
Professor Alisse Waterston of John Jay College’s Department of Anthropology is the editor of a bold new experiment in scholarly publishing that was recently unveiled by the American Anthropological Association (AAA).
Gloria J. Browne-Marshall, Associate Professor in the Department of Law, Police Science and Criminal Justice Administration at John Jay, received four journalism awards at the Delaware Press Association dinner in May. Professor Browne-Marshall, a legal correspondent who covers the U.S. Supreme Court and national law issues, earned two first place awards, a second place and an honorable mention for her syndicated columns.
On May 6, the College’s Remembering Newtown Concert paid homage to the victims of the tragic shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary and to victims of gun violence nationwide. It also served as the capstone to a semester-long spring series of art and lectures that spurred dialogue and action to end gun violence. The series was launched on March 12th, when John Jay students created the Remembering Newtown Expression Wall.