Tracking Drug Sources with Isotopes

Nicola Beckett of Griffith University.
Nicola Beckett of Griffith University

The Society of Forensic Science hosted a presentation by an Australian researcher who is using cutting-edge technology to investigate designer drugs and clandestine labs.

Phi Alpha Delta Meeting

Phi Alpha Delta logo

Mon, Sept 30, 2013
5 p.m.
Lowman Student Center Room 304

Bearkat Family Weekend

Illustration of Bearkat Family Weekend featuring Sammy Bearkat at the circus.

Fri Sep 27 - Sun Sep 29, 2009
SHSU Campus

Join us for the College of Criminal Justice Open House at Bearkat Family Weekend from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Sat Sep 28 in the Criminal Justice Center.

Sex & Excess: Surviving the Party

Elaine

Thu, Sept 26, 2013
9:30am - 11:30am
Lowman Student Center Theater

Elaine Pasqua is one of the premier speakers addressing the impact of high-risk behaviors at campuses across the United States. Since 1997 she has combined her life experience, passion and enthusiasm to transform the lives of a quarter of a million students as well as professional athletes. Her expertise encompasses high-risk drinking, sexual health, sexual assault, HIV/AIDS and prescription and illegal drug use. Elaine is known for her positive energy and interactive exercises which distinguish her programs from the rest. Her goal is to prevent people from making decisions that ultimately lead to regrets. She has positively impacted the lives of thousands as she encourages students to reflect on their legacy, while motivating them to make responsible choices. Students rave about her award-winning programs and state that she profoundly changed their lives.

Crime Victims’ Institute Surveys Texas Campus’ Resources on Sexual Assault

A distraught woman on a college campus is comforted by a friend.

While research consistently estimates that one in every four women in higher education will experience rape or attempted rape during their college careers, limited proactive approaches to address the issue are found on Texas college campuses, according to the Crime Victims’ Institute at Sam Houston State University.

National Association of Blacks in Criminal Justice Meeting

Logo for the National Association of Black in Criminal Justice.

Wed Sep 25, 2013
4:00pm
Lowman Student Center, Room 302


Crime Victim Services Alliance Meeting

Crime Victims' Service Alliance logo

Tue, Sep 24, 2013
5:15 p.m.
Lowman Student Center, Room 319

The Crime Victim Services Alliance is committed to advancing knowledge and awareness of victim services as a movement and as a profession among students interested in the criminal justice system, crime victim rights and crime victim services.

GSO Brown Bag Presentation

Graduate Student Organization logo

Tues, Sep 24, 2013
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Bates Room, Criminal Justice Center

The Graduate Student Organization will offer a Brown Bag Presentation with Dr. Phillip Lyons on “ACEing your courses – Building in Academic Community Engagement.”

Intern Earns Spot on Texans Security Team

Intern Ethan Martinez keeps an eye on fans at the Houston Texans Training Camp.Intern Ethan Martinez keeps an eye on fans at the Houston Texans Training Camp.

Senior Ethan Martinez has had his share of “firsts” at Sam Houston State University, College of Criminal Justice.

GSO Brown Bag Presentation

Graduate Student Organization logo

Fri, Sep 20, 2013
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Texas Room, Criminal Justice Center

The Graduate Student Organization will offer a Brown Bag Presentation with Dr. Bill King on “Funding your dreams: Career advancement through funded research.”

National Association of Blacks in Criminal Justice Meeting

Logo for the National Association of Black in Criminal Justice.

Wed Sep 18, 2013
4:00pm
Lowman Student Center, Room 302


Alpha Phi Sigma Meeting

Alpha Phi Sigma logo

Wed, Sept 18, 2013
5:30 p.m.
Criminal Justice Center, CJava Cafe

Come join Alpha Phi Sigma, the CJ National Honor Society, at its biweekly meetings!

Real Talk w/CJ: Photofax

Real Talk with CJ

Tue, Sept 17, 2013
2-3 P.M.
CJ Courtroom

John Todaro is the head recruiter for PhotoFax Inc., a nationally recognized leader in surveillance, compliance, and investigative services for the insurance industry.

Criminal Justice Internships and Careers in the Business World

The

In 1973, Sam Houston alumnus Don Cole began offering to local Houston businesses a service that provides pre-employment screening of job applicants. Now, 40 years later, his company has expanded to provide such services all across the country.

LIFE Conference Focuses on Female Leadership

More than 30 women particpated in the inaugural annual conference for LIFE.
More than 30 women particpated in the inaugural annual conference for LIFE.

With more than 100 women graduating from a leadership training program for female executives, the Bill Blackwood Law Enforcement Management Institute of Texas added an annual conference to help participants engage in continuing education and networking opportunities.

Sam Houston State Studies DNA Preservation in Mass Disasters

Dr. Sheree Hughes-Stamm of the Department of Forensic Science.
Dr. Sheree Hughes-Stamm of the Department of Forensic Science.

To help identify victims after mass disasters, such as hurricanes, tsunamis, terrorist attacks, wars or acts of genocide, researchers at Sam Houston State University will investigate new techniques to preserve tissue samples and speed up the DNA identification process.

Society of Forensic Science Meeting

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Tue, Sep 17, 2013
5:30 PM
Chemistry and Forensic Science Building
Room 121

Our guest this week will be Dr. Sparks Veasey, the Montgomery County Medical Examiner. He will share with us some general information on Forensic Pathology and discuss the ME's role in crime scene investigation.

Stepping into the Shoes of a Juvenile Probation Officer

Interns Iveth Salinas (l) and Jocelyn Garmendez (r) pose with their supervisor at Harris County Juvenile Probation.
Interns Iveth Salinas (l) and Jocelyn Garmendez (r) pose with their supervisor at Harris County Juvenile Probation.

As interns, Iveth Salinas and Jocelyn Garmendez learned the ropes of being a juvenile probation officer in Harris County this summer and were given the chance to climb even higher by suggesting improvements to programs to executive staff of the agency.

Phi Alpha Delta Meeting

Phi Alpha Delta logo

Mon, Sept 16, 2013
5 p.m.
Lowman Student Center Room 304

Alpha Phi Sigma Informational Meeting

Alpha Phi Sigma logo

Wed, Sept 11, 2013
5:30 p.m.
Criminal Justice Center, CJava Cafe

Come join Alpha Phi Sigma, the CJ National Honor Society, for an informational meeting about the organization!

National Association of Blacks in Criminal Justice Meeting

Logo for the National Association of Black in Criminal Justice.

Wed Sep 11, 2013
4:00pm
Lowman Student Center, Room 302


Graduate Student Organization Meeting

Graduate Student Organization logo

Tue, Sep 10, 2013
3:30 P.M.
Bates Room, Criminal Justice Center

Graduate Brown Bags Offer Tips on Success

Brown page lunch with yellow sticker that says Learn.

The Criminal Justice Graduate Student Organization (CJ GSO) will host a series of Brown Bag sessions this fall to enlighten students on research and teaching at the College of Criminal.

Following a Career Path from SHSU to Pasadena

Brothers Sgt. Matt and Assistant Chief Josh Bruegger of the Pasadena Police Department.
Brothers Sgt. Matt (l) and Assistant Chief Josh Bruegger (r) of the Pasadena Police Department.

Sgt. Matt Bruegger followed in his brother’s footstep on his career path from Sam Houston State University, to the Pasadena Police Department and to the DWI Task Force Unit.

Phi Alpha Delta Informational Meeting

Phi Alpha Delta logo

Mon, Sep 9, 2013
5 p.m.
Lowman Student Center Room 304

CJ Hosts Welcome Week in September

The College of Criminal Justice will welcome students back with a week full of events to introduce them to the many opportunities available in the field and at the College.

CJ Welcome Week will be held from Sept. 9 – 12 and will include programs on surviving freshman year, introducing criminal justice student organizations, meeting faculty and staff, pursuing internships, and getting advice on undergraduate and graduate studies. The week will be topped off on Wednesday afternoon with a viewing of “Into the Abyss,” a documentary on a Death Row case from Conroe, followed by a discussion with Dr. Dennis Longmire, an expert on capital punishment.

Active Shooter on Campus: How Students Can be Prepared

Photo of a police officer on a school campus.

Fri, Sep 5, 11:00am - 12:30pm
CJ Courtroom


Presentation will include informational video clips and presentations by sponsor directors. Question and answer session to follow.

Cannot attend the presentation? Watch it live at www.cjcenter.org/live.

Sponsored by:
Professional & Academic Center for Excellence
University Police Department
Environmental Health, Safety & Risk Management

Alpha Phi Sigma Meeting

Alpha Phi Sigma logo

Wed, Sept 4, 2013
5:30 p.m.
Criminal Justice Center, CJava Cafe

Come join Alpha Phi Sigma, the CJ National Honor Society, at its biweekly meetings!

Crime Victim Services Alliance Informational Meetings

Crime Victims' Service Alliance logo

Tue, Sep 3, 2013 and Fri, Sep 5, 2013
5:15 p.m.
CJava Cafe, Criminal Justice Center

The Crime Victim Services Alliance is committed to advancing knowledge and awareness of victim services as a movement and as a profession among students interested in the criminal justice system, crime victim rights and crime victim services.

Society of Forensic Science Informational Meeting

Society of Forensic Science logo

Tue, Sep 3, 2013
5:30 PM
Chemistry and Forensic Science Building
Room 103

The Society of Forensic Science has scheduled an Informational Meeting to discuss upcoming events and prison tours, and new members can pay their dues and ask questions about the Society. Pizza and drinks will be provided.

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