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Getting Engaged
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Getting Engaged

The Faculty-Student Engagement Program boosts in-classroom performance with out-of-class activities. by Andrea Dawn Clark When Lynette Cook-Francis, Vice President for Enrollment Management and Student Affairs, first came to John Jay, one of the programs she immediately wanted to institute was the Faculty-Student Engagement Program (FSE). Armed with research proving that when faculty members connect with...

A Track Record of Success
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A Track Record of Success

The McNair Scholars Program celebrates 25 years of guiding students into funded doctoral and master’s programs. by Stephanie Jimenez This year, alumni, students, and faculty members are celebrating the 25th anniversary of the McNair Scholars Program at John Jay College. Since its inception at the College, approximately 350 students have been serviced by the program,...

Creating Career Connections
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Creating Career Connections

The Rossana Rosado Fellowship, named after the current New York Secretary of State and the first woman to serve as Editor and Publisher of the largest Spanish-language newspaper, provides students with a pathway to career success through funded internships and focused mentorship. “For many students this expands their circle of influence from just their family and teachers, to real professionals in the...

Supporting Veterans
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Supporting Veterans

When David Bezzant, Senior National Director for T-Mobile Public Sector, talks about our country’s military personnel and veterans, there’s a strong mix of respect and responsibility in all of his words—a sense that these brave men and women deserve not only our thanks, but also our resources. “You can’t ask the men and women of the U.S. Military to serve our country,...

Forensic Fan Favorite
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Forensic Fan Favorite

On the hit show NCIS Pauley Perrette, who studied at John Jay College herself, plays a quirky, crime-solving forensic scientist named “Abby Sciuto.” In every episode “Abby” uses cutting-edge technology to help solve U.S. Navy criminal investigations—a career path many of our students aspire to reach. Thinking back to her time at John Jay, Perrette established the Pauley Perrette Forensic...