Criminal Justice Graduate Student and Faculty Fundraiser Benefits Local Victim Services Organizations



Graduate Student and Faculty Fundraiser Benefits Local Victim Services Organizations

The Montgomery County Women’s Center and the Huntsville SAAFE House recently received proceeds from fundraising by the SHSU Criminal Justice Graduate Student Organization (GSO) and faculty members as a byproduct of some friendly competition.

By: Veronica Gonzalez/vgonzalez@shsu.edu

The Montgomery County Women’s Center and the Huntsville SAAFE House recently received proceeds from fundraising by the SHSU Criminal Justice Graduate Student Organization (GSO) and faculty members as a byproduct of some friendly competition.

House Bill Prompts Examination of TDCJ Rehabilitation and Education Programming


House Bill Prompts Examination of TDCJ Rehabilitation and Education Programming

The Correctional Management Institute of Texas hosted the Governor-appointed Task Force on Academic Credit and Industry Recognition for offenders to begin a four-year process that will explore the current rehabilitation and education programs in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ).

By: Veronica Gonzalez / vgonzalez@shsu.edu

On March 1, the Governor-appointed Task Force on Academic Credit and Industry Recognition for offenders met to begin a four-year process that will explore the current rehabilitation and education programs in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ).

CJ College #1 for Online Graduate Education

#1 Online CJ Graduate Education

U.S. News & World Report ranked the College of Criminal Justice as the top in the country for Online CJ masters’ programs.

Sam Houston State University offers the best online criminal justice program for graduate education in the nation, according to the 2017 rankings released by U.S. News & World Report (USNWR).

CMIT Hosts One-Stop Shop for Texas Specialty Courts

CMIT Texas Specialty Courts

The Correctional Management Institute of Texas and the Center for Court Innovation will host a resource center for specialty court in the state.

The Correctional Management Institute of Texas (CMIT) is teaming up with the Center for Court Innovation (CCI) to support specialty courts in Texas by creating a one-stop shop for best practices, training resources, self- assessment tools, and ways to improve and expand operations.

CJ College Graduates First Forensic Science Ph.D.

PhD in Forensic

Lindsay Glicksberg is the first to graduate with a Ph.D. degree in Forensic Science at SHSU – and across the country.

The College of Criminal Justice will graduate its first Ph.D. student in Forensic Science during the December 2017 Commencement ceremony.

International Ph.D. Grads Contribute to American Universities, Research

International

About half of the College’s international Ph.D. graduates stay in the U.S. to teach.

Over the last two decades, dozens of international students came to Sam Houston State University, College of Criminal Justice to learn. Following graduation, almost half stayed in the U.S. to teach or conduct research.

Faculty/Staff Reach Major Milestones at SHSU

Faculty/Staff

The College of Criminal Justice is lucky to have dedicated faculty and staff, many of whom have been here up to 40 years!

President Dana Hoyt honored faculty and staff from the Criminal Justice Center for their longevity of service to Sam Houston State University during the Annual Meeting.

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