Five Professors Spend Summer on Research Project

Five faculty members from the College of Criminal Justice spent their summer conducting research to explore up-and-coming issues in the field.

CJ Welcome Week Introduces College Activities

The College of Criminal Justice will welcome students back to the fall semester with a series of events from Aug. 31-Sept. 3.

Explore the Broad Field of Homeland Security

New Course in Contemporary Issues

Logos for STAFSThe Department of Security Studies will rip the news from the headlines in its latest course to explore Contemporary Issues in Homeland Security.

College Adds Five Ph.D.s and More than 40 Masters’ Graduates

Nearly 200 students graduated from the College of Criminal Justice in August, including five new Ph.D.s and approximately 46 with masters’ degrees.

Real Talk w/CJ: Laurie Christensen, Harris County Fire Marshal’s Office

Alumna Laurie Christensen still remembers the feeling of adrenaline from her first fire at the Pasadena Volunteer Fire Department, where she backed up her supervisor fighting the hot flames. When the hose burned in half, she raced outside to get a new one, and suddenly she was the one with the nozzle, with her supervisor taking up the rear.

Intern Monitors Juvenile Offenders at Home

Jessica Cervantes hit the streets this summer with the Texas Juvenile Justice Department (TJJD) Houston District Office, which is the state’s juvenile parole agency. She monitored and helped youthful offenders in the communities where they live, work, and go to school.

Alumna Prepares Harris County for Disasters

As a Homeland Security Planner for Harris County, Alumna Stevee Franks (MS ’14) is always ready for a disaster -- it’s literally her job.

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