By Tim Sproles
Graduate Student Orientation for the fall semester is officially in the books. The orientation was held on Monday, August 15th, at the College of Criminology and Criminal Justice. According to Professor Carter Hay, Director of the Graduate Program, it has been a while since orientation was held in the building.
On Saturday, June11, Alumni and Friends of Criminology held the 2022 Hall of Fame Celebratory Brunch at the Hotel Duval in downtown Tallahassee. Held annually since 2010, the event was not held in 2020 or 2021 due to the global pandemic. The Hall of Fame event recognizes, and honors distinguished alumni for numerous professional and personal achievements of its graduates. Hall of Fame inductees demonstrate outstanding professional accomplishments, have served the College, FSU, the community, and/or professional organization.
The College of Criminology & Criminal Justice is pleased to congratulate Assistant Professor Brendan Lantz who was recently honored by the University with an Undergraduate Teaching Award for Outstanding Teaching in the Major.
The College of Criminology and Criminal Justice applauds Jorge Hernández on being recognized by Latina/o/x Criminology (LC) as their featured Latina/o/x scholar for April 2022. Jorge's research focuses on immigration and life-course criminology and his research has appeared in the Journal of Family Violence and the Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency.
The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives will be coming to speak to students on Thursday, April 7th in the Claude Pepper Center Auditorium at 6pm. They will be going over what ATF positions entail, the process to become an ATF agent, and other employment opportunities they would like FSU students to be applying for. There will also be refreshments provided by the SLC.
The College’s online master’s degree program remains among the nation’s best, according to the U.S. News & World Report 2022 rankings.
The College’s online master’s degree in criminal justice jumped two spots to No. 6 nationally and also placed No. 5 among public universities and No. 4 for veterans.
Thomas Blomberg, dean of the college and Sheldon L. Messinger Professor of Criminology, credited the faculty for the school’s place among the nation’s elite.
The College of Criminology and Criminal Justice is pleased to congratulate Daniel Mears, Mark C. Stafford Professor of Criminology and Distinguished Research Professor, on being recognized with the Bruce Smith, Sr. Award from the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences.
College of Criminology & Criminal Justice Dean Thomas G. Blomberg was a main presenter at this year’s Justice Research and Statistics (JRSA) Association Fall Criminal Justice Series. Dean Blomberg presented a session on translational criminology and politics.