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  • CAREER & INTERNSHIP FAIR GIVES STUDENTS INVALUABLE NETWORKING OPPORTUNITIES

    March 26, 2018 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

      On March 15, over 900 John Jay students took full advantage of the Career & Internship Fair produced by the Center for Career & Professional Development. “Each semester, the Career Center works hard to bring in a diverse group of employers to help students think about future career opportunities,” says the Career Center’s Senior […]

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  • HSI SPEAKER SERIES IS CREATING A COMMUNITY DIALOGUE

    March 26, 2018 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

      This spring, John Jay College proudly announced the 2018-2019 HSI speaker series. The series, which celebrates and promotes the College’s federal designation as a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI), is part of an ongoing conversation about how the College can develop policies and best practices to help Hispanic students succeed. The College has been an HSI since […]

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  • GRAD STUDENT ROBERT RYAN (’18) IS READY FOR A CAREER IN NATIONAL SECURITY

    March 26, 2018 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

      Robert Ryan grew up in a family of law enforcement and when he graduated from Loyola University Maryland with a bachelor’s degree in biology and psychology, he knew he wanted to tie his clinical background to national security. In September of 2017, he enrolled in John Jay’s graduate program in Criminal Justice and now plans to […]

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  • ALUMNA KATHLEEN CARTERMARTINEZ CREDITS JOHN JAY FOR A HOLISTIC EDUCATION

    March 26, 2018 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

      Alumna Dr. Kathleen carterMartinez is a testament to the interdisciplinary power of a John Jay education. In the early ‘80s, she was working as a radiology technician at a hospital, and had an associate’s degree in law enforcement. She was looking to enroll in a program where she could satisfy her interest in healthcare […]

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  • SIMON BAATZ LOOKS INTO THE WORLD OF CRIME DURING AMERICA’S GILDED AGE

    March 26, 2018 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

      Students fascinated by infamous crimes are likely to enjoy Simon Baatz’s history classes. Baatz has been a professor at John Jay since 2006, where he teaches U.S. history from 1865 to the present, as well as crime and punishment in America. He’s the author of several bestselling books on true crime cases, and this […]

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  • JOHN JAY COLLEGE RESEARCHERS DEVELOP FIRST OF ITS KIND SCHOOL SHOOTINGS DATABASE

    March 20, 2018 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

      March 20, 2018, New York, NY – Researchers at John Jay College of Criminal Justice are creating a first of its kind national, open-source database to track shootings on K-12 school grounds and sharpen the public’s understanding of these tragedies. In partnership with University of Texas at Dallas and Michigan State University, the project is […]

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  • PROFESSORS JEGLIC AND CALKINS ARE ON A MISSION TO CREATE A WORLD FREE OF SEXUAL VIOLENCE

    March 19, 2018 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

      When Dr. Elizabeth Jeglic and Dr. Cynthia Calkins first met as psychology professors at John Jay, they were pleasantly surprised to find that their research interests were remarkably similar. They both were interested in exploring sexual crime and reducing recidivism among sexual offenders. They also soon discovered that they worked well together—so well that […]

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  • ABBY STEIN’S LEGACY IS HONORED AT MEMORIAL LECTURE

    March 19, 2018 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

      The legacy of beloved Professor Abby Stein was honored at the fourth annual Abby Stein Memorial Lecture this February. Stein, who is remembered as a champion for student success, was also involved in launching the innovative John Jay-Vera Fellows Program. Every year, Vera alumni participate in the Abby Stein Memorial Lecture to discuss how their experience […]

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  • ANNUAL “LAW DAY” HELPS STUDENTS PREP FOR LEGAL CAREERS

    March 19, 2018 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

      The John Jay Pre-Law Institute has long been preparing John Jay students from all fields of study for careers in law. At the institute’s annual “Law Day,” John Jay students and alumni have the unique opportunity to learn directly from law school admissions officers, current law students, and legal professionals about the study and […]

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  • “CHAMPIONS OF JUSTICE” SCHOLARSHIP RECEPTION CELEBRATES STUDENTS AND THANKS DONORS

    March 19, 2018 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

      This February, John Jay College celebrated student scholarship winners and thanked the generous donors that made these scholarships possible at the 4th annual Champions of Justice reception. This year, three new scholarships were announced at the event and current scholarship recipients shared their moving stories about their journey to reach their dreams at John […]

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