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  • THE 2018 STUDENT COUNCIL LOOKS AHEAD

    June 21, 2018 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

      On June 1st, John Jay’s 2018 student council members were officially sworn in by President Karol V. Mason. Everyone on the team is excited for the coming academic year, and each of them has specific goals for the College, the faculty, and their fellow students. We chatted with a few of them to learn […]

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  • PROFESSOR DAVID BROTHERTON EXAMINES AMERICA’S “DEPORTATION REGIME”

    June 11, 2018 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

      A couple of years after David Brotherton first arrived to John Jay in 1994, he received a curious invitation from Professor Luis Barrios to visit the church where Barrios preached uptown. It was at Barrios’ Episcopalian church that Brotherton, who had done research on gangs in California, first met Latin King leader Antonio Fernandez, […]

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  • ALUMNA TAMYKAH ANTHONY-MARSTON SETS A POWERFUL EXAMPLE FOR YOUNG SUPERHEROES

    June 11, 2018 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

      Alumna Tamykah Anthony-Marston has become a successful scientist since graduating from John Jay in 2015. She’s also a testament to the fact that you don’t need to be a superhero to achieve your wildest dreams. Anthony-Marston, who was born on the small island of Saint Vincent, has known what she’s wanted to do with […]

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  • PRESIDENT MASON TALKS CRIMINAL JUSTICE REFORM AT THE ASPEN INSTITUTE

    June 11, 2018 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

      John Jay’s President Karol V. Mason was a featured speaker for the The Aspen Institute’s Conversations with Great Leaders Series, which was created in memory of esteemed businessman and philanthropist Preston Robert Tisch. The Aspen Institute, an education and policy studies organization, smartly chose Mason based on the talk’s theme, “To Form a More Perfect […]

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  • JOHN JAY STUDENT RESEARCHERS SHINE DURING 2018 RESEARCH AND CREATIVITY WEEK

    May 29, 2018 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

      This spring, John Jay students presented original research and projects to fellow students, faculty, and the general public as part of the annual Research and Creativity Week. From April 30 to May 4, 355 undergraduate and graduate students from 25 areas of study participated. Presenters included students in the Honors Program, the Program for Research Initiatives in […]

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  • JOHN JAY IS USING INNOVATIVE DATA PROJECT TO HELP BOOST GRADUATION RATES

    May 29, 2018 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

      In partnership with DataKind, a non-profit committed to helping social justice leaders use data to increase their impact, John Jay College is taking an innovative approach to improving student graduation rates through the use of data and analytics. Using 10 years of historical student data, the project, which was sponsored by the MasterCard Center […]

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  • MORE THAN 3,700 STUDENTS GRADUATE FROM JOHN JAY COLLEGE OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE ON WEDNESDAY, MAY 30, 2018

    May 29, 2018 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

      Champion of Women’s Rights Rashida Manjoo and Pioneering Criminologist Ronald V. Clarke to Receive Honorary Degrees and Address the Graduating Class WHAT: Led by President Karol V. Mason, who will preside over the ceremonies for the first time, students, alumni, faculty and guests will gather at Arthur Ashe Stadium in Flushing, N.Y., for John Jay College of Criminal […]

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  • RON MOELIS FELLOWS WIN ECHOING GREEN SOCIAL INNOVATION CHALLENGE

    May 29, 2018 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

      The Ron Moelis Social Innovation Fellowship was created to help John Jay students pursue business endeavors and opportunities that are socially responsible. That’s why Joseph Mahmud, Steven Pacheco and Donauta Watson-Starcevic, three inaugural Ron Moelis Social Innovation Fellows, started creating CONNECTr, a mobile app that will help people with criminal records find employers open to hiring […]

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  • JOHN JAY COLLEGE HOSTS SOLITARY CONFINEMENT WEEK

    May 16, 2018 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

      Solitary confinement has become a critical issue in criminal justice reform, and this April, John Jay College, in partnership with The Center on Media, Crime and Justice, Public Square Media and National Religious Campaign Against Torture (NRCAT), hosted Solitary Confinement Week, a weeklong series of events designed to educate journalists, advocates, John Jay community […]

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  • John Jay’s Ace Program To Welcome A Third Cohort With Support From The Mayor’s Office For Economic Opportunity And The Laura And John Arnold Foundation

    May 4, 2018 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    Thursday, May 3, 2018 – The Accelerate, Complete and Engage (ACE) program at John Jay College of Criminal Justice will welcome a third cohort of students this fall 2018, with support from the Mayor’s Office of Economic Opportunity (NYC Opportunity) for an additional 275 to 300 students for up to five years. The program is designed to improve […]

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