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  • AKI ASHE (’09) TALKS ABOUT THE POWER OF PERCEPTION

    July 5, 2018 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    Since graduating from John Jay, alumnus Aki Ashe has become a successful business owner through his fashion company Brooklyn United Ties. We sat down with Ashe to learn more about his journey and the pivotal lessons he learned along the way.   Motherly Advice As a young African-American boy, Ashe learned that his appearance had the […]

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  • FROM THE ASHES SHINES A LIGHT THE COAL INDUSTRY’S IMPACT

    June 25, 2018 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    (from left to right) Distinguished Professor of History Gerald Markowitz, President Karol V. Mason, Producer of From the Ashes Sidney Beaumont, and Executive Producer of From the Ashes and Trustee of the John Jay College Foundation Katherine Oliver On April 26, John Jay College of Criminal Justice hosted a screening and panel discussion on From the Ashes, a documentary about […]

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  • THE 2018 STUDENT COUNCIL LOOKS AHEAD

    June 21, 2018 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

      On June 1st, John Jay’s 2018 student council members were officially sworn in by President Karol V. Mason. Everyone on the team is excited for the coming academic year, and each of them has specific goals for the College, the faculty, and their fellow students. We chatted with a few of them to learn […]

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  • PROFESSOR DAVID BROTHERTON EXAMINES AMERICA’S “DEPORTATION REGIME”

    June 11, 2018 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

      A couple of years after David Brotherton first arrived to John Jay in 1994, he received a curious invitation from Professor Luis Barrios to visit the church where Barrios preached uptown. It was at Barrios’ Episcopalian church that Brotherton, who had done research on gangs in California, first met Latin King leader Antonio Fernandez, […]

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  • ALUMNA TAMYKAH ANTHONY-MARSTON SETS A POWERFUL EXAMPLE FOR YOUNG SUPERHEROES

    June 11, 2018 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

      Alumna Tamykah Anthony-Marston has become a successful scientist since graduating from John Jay in 2015. She’s also a testament to the fact that you don’t need to be a superhero to achieve your wildest dreams. Anthony-Marston, who was born on the small island of Saint Vincent, has known what she’s wanted to do with […]

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  • PRESIDENT MASON TALKS CRIMINAL JUSTICE REFORM AT THE ASPEN INSTITUTE

    June 11, 2018 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

      John Jay’s President Karol V. Mason was a featured speaker for the The Aspen Institute’s Conversations with Great Leaders Series, which was created in memory of esteemed businessman and philanthropist Preston Robert Tisch. The Aspen Institute, an education and policy studies organization, smartly chose Mason based on the talk’s theme, “To Form a More Perfect […]

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  • JOHN JAY STUDENT RESEARCHERS SHINE DURING 2018 RESEARCH AND CREATIVITY WEEK

    May 29, 2018 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

      This spring, John Jay students presented original research and projects to fellow students, faculty, and the general public as part of the annual Research and Creativity Week. From April 30 to May 4, 355 undergraduate and graduate students from 25 areas of study participated. Presenters included students in the Honors Program, the Program for Research Initiatives in […]

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  • JOHN JAY IS USING INNOVATIVE DATA PROJECT TO HELP BOOST GRADUATION RATES

    May 29, 2018 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

      In partnership with DataKind, a non-profit committed to helping social justice leaders use data to increase their impact, John Jay College is taking an innovative approach to improving student graduation rates through the use of data and analytics. Using 10 years of historical student data, the project, which was sponsored by the MasterCard Center […]

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  • MORE THAN 3,700 STUDENTS GRADUATE FROM JOHN JAY COLLEGE OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE ON WEDNESDAY, MAY 30, 2018

    May 29, 2018 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

      Champion of Women’s Rights Rashida Manjoo and Pioneering Criminologist Ronald V. Clarke to Receive Honorary Degrees and Address the Graduating Class WHAT: Led by President Karol V. Mason, who will preside over the ceremonies for the first time, students, alumni, faculty and guests will gather at Arthur Ashe Stadium in Flushing, N.Y., for John Jay College of Criminal […]

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  • RON MOELIS FELLOWS WIN ECHOING GREEN SOCIAL INNOVATION CHALLENGE

    May 29, 2018 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

      The Ron Moelis Social Innovation Fellowship was created to help John Jay students pursue business endeavors and opportunities that are socially responsible. That’s why Joseph Mahmud, Steven Pacheco and Donauta Watson-Starcevic, three inaugural Ron Moelis Social Innovation Fellows, started creating CONNECTr, a mobile app that will help people with criminal records find employers open to hiring […]

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