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  • Professor Monica Varsanyi’s NEH-Funded Research Looks at Hispanic Identity in New Mexico

    September 20, 2017 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    Monica Varsanyi, associate professor of political science at John Jay College, obtained a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities for her research project, “The Contentious Evolution of Hispanic Identity During the Chicano Movement in New Mexico, 1962-1974,” which she has been working on this summer. The project is inspired by research Varsanyi first […]

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  • John Jay College Tapped to Support NYC Crime Reduction Initiatives

    September 20, 2017 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    The Research and Evaluation Center at John Jay College recently launched a large, new body of work for the New York City Mayor’s Office of Criminal Justice (MOCJ). With $18 Million in total funding, the Center (JohnJayREC) is supporting MOCJ in two initiatives focused on the safety and well-being of New York City neighborhoods. Crime rates have […]

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  • ACE Program Celebrates First Student Success Story

    September 20, 2017 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    The ACE program at John Jay (Accelerate, Complete, Engage) celebrated its first graduate last month: Piotr Tandek. Tandek was part of the very first cohort of ACE students, and his path to graduation was a unique one. He graduated in just two years, due to a combination of credits earned in high school and a rigorous, non-stop […]

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  • Money Magazine Ranks John Jay College in Top Quarter of “Best Colleges for Your Money”

    September 20, 2017 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    John Jay College of Criminal Justice was ranked in the top quarter of Money magazine’s latest Best Colleges for Your Money list.  Out of 711 institutions ranked, John Jay was 154, placing it among five CUNY schools to make the list including Brooklyn College, Queens College, Hunter College and Baruch which came in at number two, just behind Princeton […]

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  • Citizenship Now! Call-in

    September 20, 2017 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    For a full week starting on Monday, June 16, the first floor of the New Building at John Jay was a hive of activity as students, volunteers, and dignitaries Bill de Blasio and Police Commissioner James O’Neill put on headsets and sat down to answer the phone for the CUNY/Daily News Citizenship Now! 15thannual Call-In. […]

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  • John Jay’s Prisoner Reentry Institute to Serve as Education and Reentry Coordinator for State College-in-Prison Reentry Program

    August 8, 2017 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    August 8, 2017 – New York State Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr. have announced the award of $7.3 million to fund college classes at 17 New York State prisons over the next five years. The Prisoner Reentry Institute (PRI) at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, in collaboration with […]

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  • Climate Change and National Security: New Study Suggests Americans Willing to Modify Voting and Lifestyle Decisions

    June 26, 2017 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    New York, NY, June 20, 2017 – Researchers from the Center on Terrorism at John Jay College of Criminal Justice reported new data concerning how the American public views the relationship between climate change and security.  Working with GfK Custom Research, LLC (GfK), the study’s authors,  Professor Charles B. Strozier and Research Fellow Kelly A. […]

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  • NYC Mayor’s Roadmap to Closing Rikers Island: President Travis Named to Advisory Group

    June 26, 2017 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    Jeremy Travis, President of John Jay College, was named as a member of the Research and Learning Advisory Group to help implement the roadmap to closing Rikers Island. Mayor de Blasio launched the “Smaller, Safer, Fairer: A Roadmap to Closing Rikers Island,” 18 concrete steps the City is taking now to make it possible to […]

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  • Arthur and Patricia Hill Foundation Supports Center for Policing Equity’s Leap Program

    June 26, 2017 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    On Tuesday June 20, President Travis, First Deputy Police Commissioner Benjamin Tucker, Dr. Phillip Goff, Joanne Hill, and members of the Hill family gathered at John Jay to dedicate a lecture hall in memory of Joanne’s father, alumnus Arthur Hill, and celebrate a generous gift from the Arthur and Patricia Hill Foundation to support the […]

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  • Attorneys Muhammad Faridi ’04 and Brendan McGuire Join the John Jay College Foundation Board of Trustees

    June 26, 2017 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    On May 25, the Board of Trustees of the John Jay College Foundation elected two new members: Muhammad Faridi and Brendan R. McGuire. Muhammad Faridi ’04, is currently a partner at the law firm Patterson Belknap. Faridi’s journey began when he was seven years old and came to the U.S. from Pakistan. Faridi understood that in […]

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