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President Mason greeting a student

From the President – Karol V. Mason

Creating a Better Future John Jay prides itself on providing a pathway for students to pursue advanced study, find meaningful ...
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Campus News – Sarah Koenig and Brittany Packnett Named 2019 Justice Media Trailblazers

Sarah Koenig, Co-Creator and Host of Serial, and Brittany Packnett, activist, educator, writer, and contributor to the Webby-award winning Pod ...
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P2CP Students at Otisville

Educating at Otisville

Transforming Students’ Lives Through The Prison-to-College Pipeline. by Andrea Dawn Clark  Sitting in one of the classrooms at Otisville Correctional ...
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Provost Yi Li and President Karol Mason

Leading the Way

President Karol V. Mason and Provost Yi Li talk about their hopes for John Jay, student success, and their mutual ...
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Carvajal (far right) welcoming staff and students to the new Immigrant Student Success Center.

A Warm Welcome

John Jay’s Immigrant Student Success Center offers resources, comfort,and community. by Abe Loomis  “You feel distraught when you lose everything ...
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President Mason celebrating with John Jay mascot at the Annual Day of Giving

By the Numbers

$204,167 raised at Annual Day of Giving for the Student Emergency Fund (7x the amount raised last year) 186 Research ...
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gavel on money

Let’s Talk About… Should New York Get Rid of the Cash Bail System?

John Jay is a place where everyone’s voice can be heard, and we don’t shy away from difficult discussions affecting ...
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Precision in Practice

John Jay and the NYPD crime reduction connection by Keit h Nelson Jr . New York City is safer because ...
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Catalina Cruz

Alumni Profiles: Living the Dream

Alumna Catalina Cruz ’05 becomes a New York State Assemblywoman. By Andrea Dawn Clark When nine -year -old Catalina Cruz ...
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Thomas C. Ridges

The Voice in the Courtroom

The journey of Thomas C. Ridges ’95 from a Bedford-Stuyvesant kid, to the NYPD, to outstanding prosecutor. By Mary Anderson ...
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Learning through Research

Research collaborations with faculty help students hone critical skills and find their focus. by Abe Loomis As an institution committed ...
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National Network For Safe Communities Celebrates 10 Years

With 10 years of research under its belt, the NNSC reflects on the past while looking forward to a future ...
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Isabel Martinez

Faculty Profiles: Advocating for Immigrants

Assistant Professor Isabel Martinez’s Mission to Help Unaccompanied Minors. By Shirley Del Valle A third generation Chicana , Isabel Martinez, ...
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Eric Piza

Turning Big Data Into Smart Data

Associate Professor Eric Piza Zeros In On Meaningful Crime Reduction Stats. By Mary Anderson Today , it ’s obvious how ...
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In the Media

"The Immigrant Student Success Center allows immigrant students to have a space to congregate, to share, to gain some some ...
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Class Notes

1970s Philip Langellotti (B.S. ’71) is releasing a new book about climate change and global warming titled The Adventures of ...
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Flashback – 1975

The Betances Student Society was a group of Puerto Rican students on campus dedicated to political awareness and keeping Latinx ...
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Make Your Legacy the Future of Justice

DR. GERALD W. LYNCH served as President of John Jay College from 1976 to 2004. During his tenure he helped ...
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