Graduation is on Tuesday, May 28, 2013 at 10:30am and 3:30PM. In order to walk in the commencement ceremony, you must apply for graduation through JayStop by March 8, 2013. Commencement will be held at Jacob Javits Center North. Students are entitled to only three guest tickets. If guests require special accommodations, you must contact the Office of Accessibility at least two months before commencement. If you have completed the majority of your credits by the end of the spring semester but you need to take additional courses in the summer, you cannot walk in the May 2013 commencement.
Additional info about ordering cap and gowns, purchasing class rings, senior week activities, submitting photos to the yearbook, and the ceremonies for each major is provided below.
If you have any further questions regarding Commencement, you can attend the town hall meetings, sponsored by the Office of Transition Programs, on February 20, 2013 at 1:30pm in room L.61 and 6:00pm in 630T. In addition to the first town hall meeting, there will be another meeting on February 28, 2013 at 1:30PM and 6:00PM in room L.61. Read more →
We will feature occasional faculty profiles across the newsletters, so that students may understand the breadth of expertise and research happening in the department. This month, we get to know Professor Peter Mameli’s work.
Professor Mameli has a Ph.D. in Political Science from Syracuse University. Prior to working in the Department of Public Management he held positions with the New York City Council, the New York City Board of Education and the New York City Office of Management and Budget.
Want to know where all the ACTION is?? Come visit the Office of Student Life (OSL), located in the New Building on Level 2, room L2.71. The Office of Student Life strives to fulfill John Jay College’s mission by enhancing each student’s educational experience by providing extra-and co-curricular programs and activities. We are committed to providing the best possible leadership education, development and training opportunities for John Jay students. The Office of Student Life is a resource that students can use to build valuable relationships with others in addition to developing their personal and educational endeavors. Read on for upcoming programs. Read more →
The MPA faculty has developed a set of curriculum revisions which were approved by the Committee on Graduate Studies on March 5th. The package next goes to the College Council and then to the CUNY Board of Trustees. It is expected that the revisions will be part of the Graduate Bulletin for AY 2012-2013. Students currently in either MPA program can earn their degree based on the new curriculum or any curriculum that has been in place since their current matriculation started – usually the semester they started their studies.
“These are not finally approved yet.” observed Professor Ned Benton, the MPA-IO Director. “Changes can be made at the College Council and by the University.” But the faculty thought the MPA students should be aware of the potential changes. The following is a summary of the changes: Read more →