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  • PRISM Students Earn Awards for Their Research at National STEM Conferences

    November 9, 2017 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    Two John Jay students have earned national awards for their undergraduate research in science at national conferences that promote diversity and inclusion in STEM. Senior and Macaulay Honors College student Lisset Duran, who attended the Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) conference with a travel grant, won an award for […]

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  • Family Palooza Brings Families to John Jay for a Day of Campus Fun

    November 9, 2017 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    Families flocked to campus on October 21st for Family Palooza, a daylong carnival-style event hosted by the Office of Student Transition Programs. Formerly known as Family Weekend, the event allowed families to learn about the College’s myriad offerings while spending a Saturday afternoon having fun together. “This year, families saw the program and got excited,” […]

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  • For Veteran’s Day, John Jay College Honors its Veteran Students

    November 9, 2017 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    For Veterans Day, John Jay College is celebrating its student veteran population. With 530 veterans currently enrolled, the College takes pride in honoring its many veteran students who have served in various military branches and have made tremendous sacrifices for the nation and the greater good. Recognized as a Best for Vets and Veteran Friendly higher education […]

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  • John Jay Research & Evaluation Center Presents Findings on Program to Eliminate Violence at DeNormalizing Violence Conference

    November 9, 2017 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    On October 26, the John Jay Research & Evaluation Center (JohnJayREC) hosted the Denormalizing Violence Conference, where they presented results from a study that evaluated the ground-breaking CURE Violence program. CURE Violence reduces violence by understanding and treating it as a public health issue, and for four years, JohnJayREC has received funds from the Robert Wood […]

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  • John Jay is Among the Most Diverse Colleges in the Northeast According to Wall Street Journal Ranking

    November 9, 2017 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    John Jay College has been ranked among the top five multicultural and inclusive colleges in New York City in the Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education (THE) College Rankings. The  list is based on an environment metric which includes the racial and financial backgrounds of student populations. John Jay is #10 for diversity among colleges in the entire […]

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  • The National Society of Leadership and Success at John Jay Brings Sir Richard Branson to Campus

    November 9, 2017 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    On October 17, Sir Richard Branson visited John Jay College to speak about the role of social good in business as part of a live national broadcast organized by the National Society of Leadership and Success (NSLS). “Your idea must make a positive impact in people’s lives,” Branson said in front of an audience that […]

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  • Alumni Achieving Graduate School Dreams: Celebrating 25 Years of the McNair Scholars Program at John Jay

    November 9, 2017 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    This year, the Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Program is celebrating its 25th year at John Jay College. Allura Casanova, who graduated from John Jay in 2016 with a major in Forensic Psychology and Global History, and is now completing a joint PhD in Psychology and Women’s Studies at the University of Michigan, may not have ever […]

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  • Doctoral Student Mawia Khogali Wins Fellowship From National Institute of Justice to Complete Her Dissertation in Justice

    November 9, 2017 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    Mawia Khogali is two years away from graduating with her PhD in Psychology and Law from John Jay College, a highly competitive program that only admits five people per year, and enables her to look at justice from the lens of psychology. Now, three years into her program, Mawia has been awarded a fellowship from […]

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  • John Jay and CUNY Push for DACA Renewal

    November 9, 2017 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    There has been an outpouring of criticism in academic circles across the U.S., and especially at CUNY and John Jay, in reaction to efforts to rescind DACA, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. The Obama administration put DACA in place to protect young immigrants from deportation if they were brought to the U.S. illegally […]

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  • John Jay Mobilizes To Support Disaster Relief and Recovery Efforts

    November 9, 2017 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    In the wake of four natural disasters, which tragically struck within weeks of each other, the John Jay community has mobilized to support those affected by these tragic events. “We are all reeling from so many tragedies over the past few weeks. We witnessed three hurricanes in a row devastate Texas, Florida, the Caribbean and […]

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