College of Criminal Justice News

Sunday, April 26, 2015

Celebrating 50 Years of Service: 50th Anniversary Events

Banner featuring an old view of the Criminal Justice Center under construction, with an inmate construction workers, and a new view of the center featuring a uniformed officer with the CJ 50th Anniversary logo in the center.

This year, the College of Criminal Justice at Sam Houston State University celebrates 50 years of service. As one of the oldest and largest criminal justice programs in the country, the College sets the stage for education, research and practice in such diverse fields as law enforcement, corrections, victim services, forensics and security. It offers the longest running Ph.D. program in the discipline, producing nearly 300 scholars around the globe, and continues to educate and train leaders in the field through its academic programs and affiliated professional institutes. The College has been at the forefront of change in criminal justice throughout its history by researching best practices, training professionals in the field, and educating undergraduate and graduate students.

Here is a list of event planned to celebrate the milestone!

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Leadership Luncheon
11 a.m.
Flag Room - by invitation
Recognizing student leaders and student organizations

Sundial Ceremony
1:30 p.m.
Flagpole - all invited
Honoring criminal justice alumni who lost their lives in the line of duty

Honors Convocation
7:00 p.m.
Hazel B. Kerper Courtroom - all invited
Scholarship awards will be presented to academically gifted criminal justice students

Friday, April 24, 2015

Building a Criminal Justice Knowledge Base
Seminars and Presentations
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
George G. Killinger Auditorium - all invited
Panel discussions featuring past Beto Chair speakers and current faculty

50th Anniversary Gala
6:00 p.m. Cocktail Hour
George J. Beto Criminal Justice Center Lobby - all invited
7:00 p.m. Dinner
Lowman Student Center Ballroom - all invited with ticket (Reserve Online)
A formal event highlighting five decades of success
Saturday, April 25, 2014

Scholarship Golf Tournament
7:30 a.m. Registration
9:00 a.m. Shotgun Start
Raven Nest Golf Club - all invited, registration required (Register Online)

CJ Barbecue
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Raven Nest Golf Club - all invited

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Real Talk w/CJ: Alfred Bryant, Child Protective Services

Wed Apr 8, 2015
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Hazel B. Kerper Courtroom

Alfred Bryant is with the Centralized Placement Unit for Child Protective Services.

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Sexual Assault Awareness Month Events

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The Sexual Assault Awareness Committee at Sam Houston State University is hosting a series of event in recognition of Sexual Assault Awareness Month. This year's national theme, It's On Us, is designed to recognize that non-consensual sex is sexual assault, to identify situations in which sexual assault may occur, to intervene in situations where consent has not or cannot be given and to create an environment in which sexual assault is unacceptable and survivors are supported.

Local events include:

Walk a Mile in Her Shoes
Wed, Apr 1, 2015

Johnson Coliseum

This fundraising effort will encourage men and women to walk in women's high heeled shoes

Special Presentation by Tim Mousseau
Mon Apr 13, 2015

Lowman Student Center Theater

Tim Mousseau, a male survivor of sexual assault, will discuss what individuals and communities can do to prevent sexual violence.

Docmentary "It Happened Here"
Thu Apr 16, 2015

Lowman Student Center Theater

This documentary presents the complex issues surrounding campus sexual assasult presented through the eyes of the victims. It will be followed by a panel discussion of community and campus leaders.

Ignite the Night
Wed Apr 22, 2015

Old Main Pit

This annual march and rally raised awareness about the issue of sexual violence on campus and in the community.

The events are sponsored by the Sexual Assault Awareness Committee, which includes representatives from the Dean of Students Office4r, Campus Health Center, Counseling Center, University Police Department, SAAFE House, Crime Victim Services Alliance, Graduate Student Organization, Crime Victims' Institute, Resident Life, Student Legal, Alcohol and Drug Abuse Initiative and Information Technology

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Special Presentation: Major General James Marks

Various images from war in the Middle East.

Thu, March 19, 2015
2:30pm - 3:30pm
Hazel B. Kerper Courtroom

Retired Major Gen. James "Spider" Marks is the Executive Dean of the College of Criminal Justice and Security at the University of Phoenix. He will discuss "Terrorist, insurgent, and criminal networks, including discussion about combating Al Qaeda, ISIS, and lone wolf attacks."

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Real Talk w/CJ: Texas Ranger Steven Jeter

Tue Mar 17, 2015
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Hazel B. Kerper Courtroom

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

2015 Career Week Events

Career Fair

Resume Clinic
One-on-one critique of your resume
Tue & Thu, Feb. 24 & 26, 9am – 4pm
Friday, Feb. 27, 9am – 12:00pm
CJ Lobby

Tips for Career Fair
Things you need to know to prepare for the Career Fair
Mon, Mar. 2
2:30 - 3:30pm
CJ Courtroom

The Application Process
The complex process needed to get a job
Tue, Mar. 3
2:30 - 3:30pm
CJ Courtroom

Criminal Justice Career Fair
Meet prospective employers
Wed, Mar. 4
10:00am - 2:00pm
Lowman Student Center Ballroom
For a full list of participating agencies, visit Criminal Justice Career Fair.

How to get experience in the field
Thu, Mar. 5,
CJ Courtroom

Friday, February 27, 2015

Celebrating 50 Years of Service: CMIT Advances Practices in the Correctional Field

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In 1994, the Correctional Management Institute of Texas (CMIT) opened its doors to officials from prisons, jails, and community corrections throughout the state to offer training and professional development based on the latest scientific studies available.

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