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  • The National Network for Safe Communities Hosts National Conference on “Race, History, and Policing”

    June 22, 2017 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    New York, NY, June 13, 2017 – The National Network for Safe Communities (NNSC) is hosting its third national conference at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice on June 15 and 16, 2017. More than three hundred national and international stakeholders and practitioners will convene to showcase innovations in violence prevention and trust building, […]

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  • Professor Ocejo Tackles Tradition in New Book, Masters of Craft

    June 9, 2017 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

      In a simpler time, back when Silicon Valley still produced pears and apricots and the notion of putting a man on the moon seemed as far off as the moon itself, the livelihoods of middle-class men and women were defined by their craft. There were apprentices and journeymen and masters of craft who survived […]

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  • Watson Fellowship Taps Three John Jay Students

    June 9, 2017 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

      Three John Jay students — sophomores Jasmine Awad and Lisa Nishimura, and freshman Alexandra Shoneyin — have been selected for the 2017 cohort of the prestigious and highly competitive Jeanette K. Watson Fellowship program. Awarded by the Thomas J. Watson Foundation, the fellowships provide New York City undergraduates with three consecutive summers of fully-funded […]

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  • Crunching the Numbers to Gauge Extremist Crime

    June 9, 2017 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

      The Pulse nightclub shooting in Orlando, the mass shooting at the Charleston AME church and the Boston Marathon bombing are three recent examples of violent attacks that have shocked the nation. While each was carried out by different assailants under different circumstances, they share a common thread: these events are among many others that […]

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  • An Inside Look at the Machinery of Government

    June 9, 2017 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

      “When you’re in the Senate, you can feel the power. Everything is slow and deliberate and done withgreat intention. But the House is really scrappy and super fast-paced. It’s the voice of the people. It’s hard to pick between the two of them.” While those words sound like they came from a seasoned politician, […]

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  • Graduate Students’ Research Papers Find a Niche in Security Journal

    June 9, 2017 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

      John Jay graduate students Stephanie Gootman and Christine Vega have made a lasting contribution to the growing body of knowledge on cybersecurity while earning significant new lines on their résumés — they had their research papers published in the Journal of Applied Security Research. Titled “Securing Cyberspace: Man versus Machine,” Vega’s paper focuses on […]

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  • CLASS ACTS — Snapshots of members of the Class of 2017

    June 9, 2017 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    Amazing Grace For Grace Theresa Agalo-Os, John Jay’s Student Council president, “Progress feels amazing.” Few would know the feeling better than her. During her three-year tenure on the Student Council, Agaolo-Os has overseen a wide range of accomplishments, and will graduate leaving behind a serious legacy. Agalo-Os was born in the Philippines and has a […]

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  • The Class of 2017 is a Record-Setter

    June 2, 2017 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    On Wednesday, May 31, the largest graduating class in John Jay College history — 3,690 students —became the newest alumni when they received bachelor’s and master’s degrees at the College’s 52nd Commencement ceremonies, which were held this year at Arthur Ashe Stadium in Flushing, Queens. “The Class of 2017 is our biggest ever,” said President […]

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  • Annual Gala Supports Student Achievement

    May 25, 2017 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    The annual Educating for Justice Gala sponsored by the John Jay College Foundation Board of Trustees drew 250 friends and supporters of the College and raised more than $450,000, the net proceeds from which will support scholarships and programs that help students achieve their academic and career goals. Held on May 8 at The Plaza Hotel, […]

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  • The Evidence Will Show. . . Forensic Scientist Thomas Kubic, 2017 Distinguished Faculty Honoree

    May 25, 2017 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    It is often said that one thing that sets John Jay apart from other colleges is a faculty that seamlessly integrates academic theory with real-world experience. Few faculty members embody that idea as well as Thomas A. Kubic, an associate professor of forensic science and chemistry. He is an attorney, a 23-year police veteran, and […]

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