“I actually came here as a dreamer. I had no papers,
no documents, and no money, but I was determined to make it because
I knew this land was one of opportunity,” says Ralph Clement ’20. Read More
Lissette Delgado-Cruzata, Ph.D., associate
professor of molecular biology and Fulbright scholar, has been
researching breast cancer health outcomes and disparities for
Brown and Black Brazilian women in collaboration with Brazil’s
National Cancer Institute. Read More
For the second year in a row, John Jay College of
Criminal Justice was named a Fulbright HSI Leader for its
activities as a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) that encourages
its students to take part in international educational
experiences. Read More
After graduation, Lia Guzman ’23 knows exactly what
she wants to accomplish. “I want to work in public service and
uplift marginalized communities,” says the law and society
major. Read More
“I grew up wanting something different for myself,”
says Stephen Hagan ’92, Executive Vice President and Director of Investment
Oversight at BNY Mellon. “I knew going to
college would help open doors and create opportunities for me.
Coming to John Jay changed my life and set me up for success.” Read More
As the daughter of immigrants, Juliana Figueroa ’23
knows the importance of having someone who can speak your language.
That’s why she wants to be a voice for Latinx immigrant
communities. Read More
Michael Mastronardy ’79,
Ocean County Sheriff, was applauded for his tech-forward
thinking after adopting the IGAN 2.0 Incident Command System in the
Ocean County Sheriff’s Office. The system provides detailed intelligence
to on-scene law enforcement.
Fausto Pichardo ’99,
former NYPD Chief of Patrol, joined the New Orleans Police
Department as Consulting Chief of Operations.
After 17 months out of the ring, Heather
“The Heat” Hardy ’05 returned for Boxing Insider’s
“New Beginnings” card in New York, where she defeated Calista
Silgado during the main event.
Sarah M. Manchak, Ph.D.,
’05, published “A
Data-Driven Response to the Addiction Crisis in Hamilton
County, Ohio” in the Journal of Public Health Management
and Practice. The article examines the efforts and impact of
the Hamilton County Addiction Response Coalition’s pre-arrest
diversion and deflection programs in Ohio.
Richard T. Piszczatowski’s ’11,
M.D., Ph.D. thesis work discovered a new
way of characterizing and purifying unique and rare cell types
using the sugars on their surface. This work led to article
publication in the Journal of Experimental Medicine, U.S.
and international patents, and a $1.3 million grant from the
National Institutes of Health.
Chanel D. Weathers ’14,
director of education and employment at Lantern Community
Services, was recently named to Marquis Who’s Who in recognition of
her career as a service professional.
Marlene Ramirez ’21 was
appointed administrative assistant at the Department of Human
Jehovahnie Saint Rose ’22
was named a legal assistant at the Law Office of
Rosemarie Barnett, PLLC.
NYPD Detective Investigator and John Jay adjunct professor
Adrian S. Goodwin
received the 2022 Presidential Lifetime Achievement
Award, the highest volunteer service award under the Biden-Harris
Edgardo Sanabria-Valentín, Ph.D.
was named a winner of Labster's 2022 STEM Excellence Awards, which
recognizes 10 educators from across the globe for blazing a trail
of innovation and development of student-centered learning
Professor Susan Kang, Ph.D.,
was named Chair of the Department of Political Science.
Associate Professor Benjamin
Bierman, Ph.D., released Songs for Aunt Mary,
a new record of nine compositions for solo piano. He was also a
guest on the Hudson Institute panel “How the Copyright System Works
for Musicians Today.”
Professor Deborah Koetzle,
Ph.D., won the 2022 Marguerite Q. Warren & Ted B.
Palmer Differential Intervention Award from the ASC Division
on Corrections and Sentencing.
Professor Hung-En Sung,
Ph.D., and his team won the American Society of
Criminology’s Outstanding Experimental Field Trial Award for their
fieldwork in Honduras on the effects of cognitive behavioral
therapy for preventing recidivism.
Israel Rosenfield, Ph.D.,
Professor of History, passed away on October 11th. A renowned
scholar, Rosenfield contributed much to our John Jay community,
inspiring peers and students over the last five decades.
In the Media
Your Democracy - with Gloria Browne-Marshall
Constitutional Law Professor Gloria
Browne-Marshall leads this animated series from WHYY (Philadelphia)
which explores the U.S. Constitution and how it impacts our daily
lives. Segments are available here.
Thursday, November 17
Annual Day of Giving
Help raise money for students facing food and
housing insecurity by supporting our Student Emergency Fund all
Thursday, November 3
4:30 p.m. | NB, L.63
Book Talk with Professor Evan Mandery
Join us for a book talk with Professor Evan Mandery as
he discusses his new book Poison Ivy: How Elite Colleges
Divide Us. Register here.
Thursday, November 3
6:30 p.m. | Gerald W. Lynch Theater
Crossroads of Youth
This Byeonsa theatrical event brings together
Korea’s oldest surviving silent film, Crossroads of Youth,
live musicians, actors, and storytelling, for a dynamic multimedia
experience. Register here.
Tuesday, November 8
1:30 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. | Online
Is Iran on the Verge of a Revolution?
A conversation about the widespread protests—often
led by women—that have broken out in Iran. Co-sponsored by the
Department of Political Science, the International Crime &
Justice MA program, and the Human Rights Master’s and Minor
programs. Register here.
Thursday, November 10
12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. | NB, Hound Square
2022 Graduate and Professional School Fair
Students and alumni are invited to meet with
admission representatives from graduate schools across the country.
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