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  • JOHN JAY OFFERS A NEW AFRICANA STUDIES MINOR: COMMUNITY JUSTICE

    August 1, 2018 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

      This coming fall semester The Department of Africana Studies will be offering a new minor: Community Justice. The courses incorporated into the minor expose students to new ways of thinking about justice and community-based problems, such as economic and racial inequality, as well as the prison system. The Community Justice minor requires students to complete 18 […]

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  • JOHN JAY WELCOMES PROVOST YI LI

    July 31, 2018 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

      Recently, after an extensive national search, President Karol V. Mason announced the appointment of Dr. Yi Li as John Jay’s new Provost. To get to know Dr. Li a little better, we sat down with him to learn more about his past experiences and his hopes for the John Jay community. Q: Why were you […]

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  • ZERO-TEXT-COST COURSES EASE FINANCIAL BURDENS

    July 31, 2018 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

      John Jay prides itself on giving all students, coming from any financial background, the opportunity to succeed. Understanding that the price of textbooks is a cost barrier for many students, some professors are opting to use the zero-text-cost program. Through this program, CUNY allocated grant money is used to offer courses that utilize Open […]

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  • ISTOU DIALLO (’17) WINS FULBRIGHT AWARD TO STUDY WOMEN WITH DISABILITIES IN INDIA

    July 25, 2018 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

      Taking matters into her own hands, Istou Diallo’s (’17) own personal experience as a woman with a physical challenge has inspired her to make society more inclusive for people with disabilities. As a recent winner of a Fulbright Fellowship and graduate of John Jay College of Criminal Justice with a degree in Forensic Psychology […]

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  • SCHOOL SAFETY SUMMIT PROVIDES CRISIS SITUATION INFORMATION

    July 25, 2018 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    Columbine, Virginia Tech, Fort Hood Army Base, Aurora Movie Theater, Sandy Hook Elementary, Emanuel AME Church, Pulse Nightclub, Las Vegas Outdoor Concert, and Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland Florida—the ever-growing list of active shooter situations in our country is staggering and sobering. The School Safety Summit held at John Jay on July 16th, […]

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  • JOHN JAY STUDENTS PARLAY THE CUNY SPANISH STUDENTS’ CONGRESS INTO A SCHOLARSHIP WIN

    July 25, 2018 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    Sometimes stepping out of your comfort zone can have a big payoff. And, that’s exactly what Assistant Professor María Julia Rossi’s students found out after attending and speaking at the first CUNY Spanish Students’ Congress on May 5th. “Public presentations, such as symposiums and conferences, are a very important part of our profession as scholars,” […]

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  • SPECIAL ISSUE OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE POLICY REVIEW DEDICATED TO JJC’S MISDEMEANOR JUSTICE PROJECT

    July 5, 2018 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    Criminal Justice Policy Review released an online special issue in May dedicated to the Misdemeanor Justice Project (MJP) of John Jay College of Criminal Justice. A printed version of the special issue will be released later this year. The Criminal Justice Policy Review journal is a project of the Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Indiana University […]

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  • PRESIDENT MASON’S APPEAL FOR BLACK AND BROWN CHILDREN

    July 5, 2018 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    On Thursday, June 28th, President Karol V. Mason spoke at The Aspen Ideas Festival discussing “Criminal Justice Reform, Politics, and Forging a Way Forward.” Since The Aspen Ideas Festival gathered global leaders to examine challenging topical issues, President Mason wanted to share this essay with both the John Jay and Aspen community. Give Black and Brown Children […]

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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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