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UMass Criminal Justice Certificate News
Fall 2016 #4
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Upcoming Events and Important Dates
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News and Announcements
 
 
 
 



We are pleased to announce that our new Criminal Justice Internship Program Director will be Robert (Bob) Ryan. You may know him from courses he has taught for us in the past.  He will also be teaching Sociology 397PA: Probation and Parole on campus next semester.  There are still some seats available!  Stay tuned for information on his office hours for spring.

Are you graduating this fall or winter? Make sure you have fulfilled the requireme
nts and have filed a CJ Certificate completion form (this link opens a PDF) with sociology advising.  You can fill out the form by yourself or with our assistance, but in either case you need to get it signed!  Off-campus students may mail or fax the form in, but we
encourage on-campus students to check in in-person.




Upcoming Events
 






 
The Feinberg Family Disitinguished Lecture Series continues this month,  exploring the ways that state violence, mass incarceration, and mass criminalization have transformed the U.S. economy, culture and society. The final event for Fall is Tuesday, November 29 – The Collateral Consequences of a Criminal Record.  This will be a panel discussion with Veronica McNair, Elaine Arsenault, Donald Perry, and Jafet Robles. These four western Massachusetts residents will share their experiences with incarceration, providing a first-hand, human perspective on the effects of being directly impacted by the carceral state Co-hosted with Project Operation Change. 6pm, Herter Hall 601
 
 
 
Upcoming Course Information
 
 
Registration for winter is open! We have 7 classes total, 5 of which are good options for CJ students. Sign up now to ensure you get a spot in the class you want. All courses run from Dec. 27th through Jan. 21st
Click on the course titles below for more information:


Don't let the snow today fool you--  Spring registration is in full swing for both in-person and online classes. 

In person classes with open seats are:
  • Criminology (ONE SPOT LEFT!)
  • Mass Incarceration in the U.S.
  • Probation & Parole
Online we have more options.  Check out the full list on the CPE web site.

Careers & Internships
  
You can  talk to Sociology advisors  about course planning and questions about the certificate.  Stop into peer advising for advice on classes, or make an appointment to come in and talk to a staff advisor. Remember, we can also do phone appointments!


Did you know that UMass has a wealth of information and opportunities available through Career Services and that we have our own SBS career advisors?  Make an appointment today! You also might want to check out their information page on Law & Criminal Justice, which includes an interesting alumna profile. 

 
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