SHSU Offers Survival Skills for the Workplace

Greg Monteilh, Career Services
Greg Monteilh is an employment specialist at SHSU Career Services.

For graduates entering the workforce in law enforcement, corrections, victim services, forensic science or private security, Career Services offered tips on professionalism and etiquette in the workplace.

Real Talk w/CJ: Natalie Garza, U.S. Marshals Service

Realt Talk with CJ logo

Thu, March 29, 2012
3:00 to 4:00 PM
CJava
Criminal Justice Center

Deputy U.S. Marshal Natalie Garza, a SHSU graduate, will discuss her exciting career as a U.S. Marshal and ways to get a job with the agency.

How to Succeed in Graduate School

Young male college student carrying an armful of books.

With the current economy making it tougher for college graduates to get jobs, some students are turning to graduate school as an alternative for a brighter future.

Beto Chair Lecture: Dr. Tom Tyler

Beto Chair Lecture Series

Thu, March 29, 2012
9:30 - 11:00 A.M.
CJ Courtroom
Criminal Justice Center

Dr. Tom Tyler, a professor of Law at Yale Law School, will discuss "Legitimacy and policing: The benefits of self regulation" at the next Beto Lecture.

The Silent Partner That Forgets Nothing

Kuboviak heads the Law Enforcement Mobile Video Institute.
Kuboviak heads the Law Enforcement Mobile Video Institute.

After 40 plus years in the criminal justice system, James Kuboviak is still learning.

Tracking Impaired Drivers in Austin

Photo of an alleged drunken driver being tested being given sobriety test by police.

For six years, Corporal Ryan Herring (BA ’97) served on the innovative DWI Enforcement Team at the Austin Police Department, which helped pioneer “No Refusal” blood search warrants, participated in research and trained judges on field testing in impaired driving case.

Society of Forensic Science Meeting

Society of Forensic Science at SHSU logo

Tues, March 27, 2012
5:30 PM
Chemistry and Forensic Science Building
Room 103

The guest speaker will be Dr. Jeffrey Tomberlin, a Forensic Entomologist from Texas A & M.

Pizza and drinks will be served. For more information, contact us at shsusfs@gmail.com or search for us on Orglink.

Alumni Provide a Midwestern Pipeline to SHSU

Capt. Brian Richenberger of the Columbia MO Police Department partipated in the Criminal Justice Career Fair.
Capt. Brian Richenberger of the Columbia MO Police Department partipated in the 2012 Criminal Justice Career Fair.

Tucked among the Texas departments, federal agencies and private employers at the 2012 Criminal Justice Career Fair was a booth for the Columbia, Missouri Police Department. It was staffed by a Sam Houston State University alumnus.

Lawyers Outline Legal Career Options

Photo of a lawyer talking to a jury in the courtroom, with judge in background.

Five lawyers serving in public agencies and private practices in Texas talked about the trials and tribulations of their profession during Career Week at the Criminal Justice Center.

Cadets Present Primer on Chinese Policing

Cartoon illustration of police man and woman in front of Chinese police badge.

In the spirit of cooperation and communication, students from Zhejiang Police College (ZPC) in China will introduce Sam Houston State students to policing in their native land.

Dr. Franklin Named Victimology Scholar by the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences

Dr. Cortney FranklinDr. Cortney Franklin received the inaugural New Scholar Award from the Academy of Criminal Justice Science’s Victimology Section at the association’s 2012 annual meeting in New York.

SHSU Award Presented for Probation Research

Dr. Natalie Pearl of San Diego County Probation.
Dr. Natalie Pearl of San Diego County Probation

The American Probation and Parole Association’s 2011 Sam Houston State University Award was presented to the Director of Research for San Diego County Probation for her study on a tool to help predict juvenile offenders’ risk of further trouble.

SHSU Students Dissect Careers in Forensics

CSI Celestina Rossi lifts fingerprints from a can.CSI Celestina Rossi lifts fingerprints from a can.

CSI Texas came to Huntsville on March 6, with real life presentations on crime scene investigations in Montgomery County and with the diverse forensic laboratories offered by the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS).

Protecting Victims of Abuse in Texas

Adjunct Faculty Mary Breaux works for the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services.
Adjunct Faculty Mary Breaux works for the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services.

For 17 years, Mary Breaux has worked in the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services, helping child and adult victims of abuse and neglect.

From China to Texas: A Love of Policing

Ddr. Ling RenAs a student at the prestigious Chinese People’s Public Security University in Beijing, the cradle of future police leadership, Dr. Ling Ren “unconsciously” fell in love with policing and wanted to learn more about new trends in the field from western scholars.

Bridging Lessons between U.S and Europe

Ph.D. Student Pierre RivoltaPierre Rivolta grew up in France, got his bachelor and master’s degrees in Switzerland and is pursuing his Ph.D. degree at Sam Houston State University in Texas.

2012 Criminal Justice Career Fair

Career Fair

Wed, March 7, 2012
10:00 AM to 2:30 PM
Ballroom
Lowman Student Center

The 2012 Criminal Justice Career Fair will feature numerous agencies from the field to discuss job and internship opportunities in law enforcement, corrections, courts, private security, victim services, forensics and related fields with current students, graduates and alumni.

High School Students Test Public Safety Skills at SHSU

Students line up on the stairs while started a SWAT extractions.
Students from 29 schools across Texas got to practice skills in public safety jobs during a statewide competition at Sam Houston State University.

High school students got to step inside the shoes of police, firefighters, lawyers and emergency medical workers during an statewide competition sponsored by the Texas Public Service Association (TPSA) at Sam Houston State University.

Explore Careers in Criminal Justice

Three uniformed officers stand in the squad room.

This year, the Criminal Justice Career Fair will extend into a weeklong event, with daily speakers from different aspects of the field, including law enforcement, forensic science, victim services, legal services, graduate studies and career services.

Welch Is on Target for Business Security Career

SHSU graduates and students have key roles at the Tomball Target Store, including (l to r) Assets Protection Leader Justin Mills, Executive Team Leader Justin Welch, and Senior Team Leader John Brumfield.
SHSU graduates and students have key roles at the Tomball Target Store, including (l to r) Assets Protection Leader Justin Mills, Executive Team Leader Justin Welch, and Senior Team Leader John Brumfield.

Jake Welch (MS ’08) hit the bull’s eye in his criminal justice career at the Target Corporation.

Faculty, Students Present at National Forensic Science Conference

Among the presenters on a STAFS project were (l to r) Angela Rippley, Dr. Joan Bytheway, Kim Perez and Kevin Derr.Among the presenters on a STAFS project were (l to r) Angela Rippley, Dr. Joan Bytheway, Kim Perez and Kevin Derr.

Faculty and students from Sam Houston State University recently presented their research at an annual meeting of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS) in Atlanta.

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