Graduate Student Networking Night a Success!

April 24, 2014

KeynoteBy Mary Ann Triest, John Jay Career Services

On March 24th, graduate students, employers and John Jay alumni came together for an evening of networking and socializing. The event drew over 100 people to the Anya & Andrew Shiva Art Gallery.  It was a spectacular space in which we heard from and networked with terrific speakers from the public and private sector.

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Introducing new workshop series, Women in Public Service

April 24, 2014

1982048_532813496836215_401108188_nOn the evening of April 2nd, close to 100 John Jay students, faculty and members of the community gathered on the 9th floor of the New Building to discuss Women in Public Service. This event, the first in a series of several to be conducted by Professors Nicole Elias and Maria D’Agostino, served as a great starting point for a discussion which hopefully will carry beyond the confines of the workshops.  Click “Read More” to learn about the Women in Public Service Lecture Series. Read More »

Attorney Tanya Coke Joins Faculty

April 24, 2014

TanyaCoke Tanya E. Coke is an attorney who joined the department as Distinguished Lecturer last fall.  Her research at John Jay focuses on the effects of youth criminalization on school engagement.  This fall (2014), Ms. Coke will be teaching Nonprofit Management and Philanthropy. Click “Read More” to learn about John Jay College faculty member Tanya Coke and this new course.

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Pi Alpha Alpha Celebrates MPA Success

February 28, 2014
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Prof. Daniel Feldman moderating the panel

On February 18, students gathered for a John Jay Pi Alpha Alpha career panel focusing on public service.  Alumni panelists Denise Dizzine and Merline Barrington of the NYS Unified Court System and the Port Authority of NY and NJ, respectively, discussed their career trajectories, including their personal stories from their time as students in the MPA program to their current positions, major career progress highlights, and future plans. Click to read more about their career experiences and student eligibility for Pi Alpha Alpha, the national honor society for public administration students.
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S. Africa Intelligence IG at JJC March 6

February 19, 2014
Acting President of South Africa, Kgalema Motlanthe,  at the appointment Adv Faith Doreen Radebe as the Inspector-General for Intelligence (

Acting President of South Africa, Kgalema Motlanthe, at the appointment Adv Faith Doreen Radebe as the Inspector-General for Intelligence (

The South African Inspector General for Intelligence is to speak at John Jay College on Thursday March 6th. at 9:00 AM. A light breakfast buffet will be provided starting at 8:30 AM. The event is being sponsored by the College and the New York New Jersey Chapter of the Association of Inspectors General. Joining the panel as a discussant will be Eric Feldman, the former Inspector General of the U.S. National Reconnaissance Office.

Space may be limited and attendance requires an advance RSVP. To reserve a seat, click here  to RSVP Online.
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Join Women In Public Service Workshop, May 7th

April 24, 2014

1982048_532813496836215_401108188_nWed, May 7

6:30 – 8 PM

Faculty Dining Hall, New Building (2nd Flr)

899 10th Ave

Click “Read More” to hear about the goals of Women in Public Service, and the featured panelists in the May 7 workshop.

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Important iPad Software Upgrade

March 25, 2014

iPad repairDue to a known security risk with Apple iOS we require students to update to the latest version – 7.1.

To do this, on your iPad, please go to Settings > General > Software Update > iOS 7.1 and install.

If you have version 7.0.6 or above then this risk does not apply to your iPad.

Ideas Needed for MPA Differential Tuition Budget

February 28, 2014

accountingThe MPA Differential tuition Subcommittee (MPADTS ) seeks your ideas for new or modified expenditure programs. Please use this survey to propose new and modified projects for the MPA Differential Tuition program.

Click here to submit an MPA Differential Tuition Budget Idea

Answer more than once if you have more than one recommendation or idea.
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February-March Writing Center Workshops

February 20, 2014

February-March 2014 Public Management Writing Workshop Schedule in the Writing Center, Room 1.120 NB

Starting Date: Monday, February 24

Ending Date: Monday, March 31

Students MUST sign up for workshops in advance either in person (Room 1.68 NB) or by phone (212-237-8569) and must arrive to the workshops on time.

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MPA Orientation Rescheduled

January 22, 2014

Graduate Orientation has been rescheduled for Thursday, January 23, 2014. Please be sure to take care of any outstanding registration issues at Jay Express before 5:45 p.m. tomorrow.
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