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  • Renowned Civil Rights Litigator Mary L. Bonauto and Pulitzer Prize-Winning Journalist/Activist Jose Antonio Vargas to Receive Honorary Degrees and Address the Class of 2017

    May 25, 2017 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    New York, NY, May 1, 2017 – Led by President Jeremy Travis, who is stepping down after 13 years of outstanding leadership, students, alumni, faculty and guests will gather at Arthur Ashe Stadium in Flushing, N.Y., for John Jay College of Criminal Justice’s 52nd Commencement exercises on Wednesday, May 31, at 10:30 AM and 3:30 […]

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  • State of the College Address by President Travis

    May 25, 2017 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    On April 26,  President Jeremy Travis delivered his final State of the College address, documenting the remarkable progress the College has made over the past dozen years and pointing to opportunities for change and reform in the next chapter of the John Jay story: “We are gathered together today for one of the signature ceremonies […]

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  • Two Teams, Two Championships

    May 25, 2017 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    The winningest sports team at John Jay College, hands-down, is the coed rifle team, which in March brought home its 12th and 13th Mid Atlantic Conference (MAC) championships in air rifle and small-bore — more titles than any other team in Bloodhound history. The team’s long-time coach, Vincent Maiorino, also now holds the distinction of […]

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  • Alumni Reunion Celebrates the Then and Now

    May 25, 2017 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    Hundreds of John Jay College alumni returned to their alma mater on April 21 and 22 for the annual Alumni Reunion Weekend, which included a special Founding Generation symposium to celebrate the 13-year tenure of President Jeremy Travis, who is stepping down on Aug. 1. The awards dinner recognized three alumni — one of whom […]

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  • President Travis Receives Tribeca Disruptive Innovation Award

    May 25, 2017 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    New York, New York, April 25, 2017 – President Jeremy Travis has been recognized as thought-leader at the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival’s Eighth Annual Tribeca Disruptive Innovation Awards (TDIA).  He was presented with the TDIA for his work on prison reform and social justice issues during a ceremony held on April 25 at the Tribeca […]

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  • Research team tracks complex web of criminal-justice monetary sanctions in 9 states

    May 25, 2017 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    New York, NY, April 21th, 2017 – The phrase “criminal justice system” may conjure images of courtrooms, juries and prison. But, increasingly, people’s wallets are the target of punishment, according to Karin Martin, a professor of Public Management at John Jay College of Criminal Justice. Martin is the lead investigator for New York as part […]

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  • John Jay’s Model United Nations Team Reaps Top Awards at 2017 National Model U.N. Conference.

    May 25, 2017 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    For the 13th consecutive year, John Jay ranked among the top 5 percent of colleges and universities from over 30 countries that participated in the annual National Model United Nations (NMUN) competition. The John Jay team received a Distinguished Delegation award during the week-long competition that brought together approximately 5,500 students from April 9-14 at […]

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  • Anne Milgram Joins John Jay College Foundation Board of Trustees

    May 25, 2017 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    Former New Jersey Attorney General Anne Milgram, now a professor and scholar-in-residence at New York University School of Law, is the newest member of the John Jay College Foundation Board of Trustees. Prior to joining NYU, Anne Milgram served as Vice President of Criminal Justice for the Laura and John Arnold Foundation.  Milgram championed the […]

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  • Anna Deavere Smith, The Petrie Foundation And President Jeremy Travis To Be Honored At John Jay College Educating For Justice Gala

    May 25, 2017 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    With a special recognition for the Founding Supporters of John Jay-Vera Fellows Program New York, NY, April 19, 2017 – John Jay College of Criminal Justice will honor Anna Deavere Smith, acclaimed actress, playwright, educator and activist, as part of its Educating for Justice Gala on Monday, May 8. Jeremy Travis, President of John Jay […]

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  • Student Travel Abroad Scholarship Honors President Travis

    May 25, 2017 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    In honor of President Jeremy Travis, who will step down on August 1, 2017, John Jay College has launched the Jeremy Travis Scholarship for Study Abroad to increase opportunities for student study abroad. The scholarship will help undergraduate and graduate students participate in immersive cultural and academic experiences that they otherwise could not financial afford. […]

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