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  • The National Society of Leadership and Success at John Jay Brings Sir Richard Branson to Campus

    November 9, 2017 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    On October 17, Sir Richard Branson visited John Jay College to speak about the role of social good in business as part of a live national broadcast organized by the National Society of Leadership and Success (NSLS). “Your idea must make a positive impact in people’s lives,” Branson said in front of an audience that […]

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  • Alumni Achieving Graduate School Dreams: Celebrating 25 Years of the McNair Scholars Program at John Jay

    November 9, 2017 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    This year, the Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Program is celebrating its 25th year at John Jay College. Allura Casanova, who graduated from John Jay in 2016 with a major in Forensic Psychology and Global History, and is now completing a joint PhD in Psychology and Women’s Studies at the University of Michigan, may not have ever […]

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  • Doctoral Student Mawia Khogali Wins Fellowship From National Institute of Justice to Complete Her Dissertation in Justice

    November 9, 2017 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    Mawia Khogali is two years away from graduating with her PhD in Psychology and Law from John Jay College, a highly competitive program that only admits five people per year, and enables her to look at justice from the lens of psychology. Now, three years into her program, Mawia has been awarded a fellowship from […]

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  • John Jay and CUNY Push for DACA Renewal

    November 9, 2017 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    There has been an outpouring of criticism in academic circles across the U.S., and especially at CUNY and John Jay, in reaction to efforts to rescind DACA, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. The Obama administration put DACA in place to protect young immigrants from deportation if they were brought to the U.S. illegally […]

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  • John Jay Mobilizes To Support Disaster Relief and Recovery Efforts

    November 9, 2017 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    In the wake of four natural disasters, which tragically struck within weeks of each other, the John Jay community has mobilized to support those affected by these tragic events. “We are all reeling from so many tragedies over the past few weeks. We witnessed three hurricanes in a row devastate Texas, Florida, the Caribbean and […]

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  • At Otisville, Prison-to-College Pipeline is Expanding Educational Opportunity for Students Inside and Out

    November 9, 2017 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    At the Otisville Correctional Facility, students enrolled in the Prison-To-College-Pipeline (P2CP) anxiously waited to greet a group of visitors who had traveled to the prison specifically to meet them. “This is a special event,” said Dylan Knapp, a current P2CP student who was scheduled to speak on a panel later in the afternoon. “We’ve spent […]

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  • For Purple Day, John Jay Students Speak Out Against Domestic Violence

    November 9, 2017 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    This October, the Women’s Center for Gender Justice is hosting a series of events for Domestic Violence Awareness Month in order to spread awareness about intimate partner violence (IPV). Included in the Center’s programming were workshops held on October 18 and 19 where students received purple t-shirts to wear the following day for Purple Day […]

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  • In the Anthropology Department, Students Are Building a Creative Community Inclusive of All

    November 9, 2017 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    Students looking for a creative home at John Jay College need look no further than the Anthropology Department, where the student collective and magazine known as A Home @ The End of the World will celebrate its one year anniversary this November. “We started because students wanted to write outside of the academic setting, and […]

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  • Celebrating the Latinx Community With A Series of Month-Long Events

    November 9, 2017 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    Javier Avila’s experience moving from Puerto Rico to Pennsylvania when he was thirty-one inspired him to resist discrimination with art in the form of a one-man show that he recently performed as part of an event hosted by the SEEK Department at John Jay. “In the show, I explore what is wrong with prejudice and […]

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  • National Academy of Medicine Elects Historian Gerald Markowitz

    November 9, 2017 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    The National Academy of Medicine – the independent branch of the National Academy of Sciences that advises the nation on critical medical and health issues – today announced that Distinguished Professor Gerald E. Markowitz of John Jay College of Criminal Justice and the CUNY Graduate Center has been elected a member of the academy. This […]

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