Criminal Justice BS
August 25, 2021
RIT names LaVerne McQuiller Williams associate provost for Faculty Affairs
LaVerne McQuiller Williams, professor and current interim dean of the College of Liberal Arts, has been named associate provost for Faculty Affairs at the university, effective Sept. 1. In this role, McQuiller Williams will oversee the Office of Faculty Affairs, within the Office of the Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs.
August 13, 2021
RIT alumna named deputy commanding general for U.S. Army Human Resources Command
RIT alumna Brig. Gen. Stacy Babcock ’91 (criminal justice), ’96 (educational interpreting), ’98 MS (instructional technology) has been named deputy commanding general and Reserve Personnel Management Directorate director for U.S. Army Human Resources Command (HRC) in Fort Knox, Ky.
July 7, 2021
Rochester part of national surge in shootings, homicides in communities upended during pandemic
The Democrat and Chronicle talks to Irshad Altheimer, associate professor and director of the Center for Public Safety Initiatives, about the national rise in gun violence.
June 30, 2021
RIT professor is motivated by tragic past to help stop violence in Rochester
WHAM-TV talks to Irshad Altheimer, associate professor and director of the Center for Public Safety Initiatives, about the factors driving violence in Rochester.
June 30, 2021
Rochester on pace for its deadliest year in recent history
WROC-TV talks to Chris Schreck, chair of the Department of Criminal Justice, about the increase in homicides in Rochester and access to firearms.
June 18, 2021
Perspectives on Rochester’s homicide spike
WXXI talks to Irshad Altheimer, associate professor and director, Center for Public Safety Initiatives, about the increase in homicides in the city of Rochester.
May 26, 2021
Podcast: Race, Gender and Voting Rights
Intersections: The RIT Podcast, Ep. 49: New restrictive voting laws in states across the country present obstacles to the polls via voter ID laws, voter role purges, and poll closures. The collective impact on American citizens’ right to vote follows the centennial celebration of the 19th Amendment and women’s suffrage. Nickesia Gordon, School of Communication, and Trinity McFadden '21 (criminal justice), talk with historian Carol Anderson, Emory University.
April 23, 2021
College of Liberal Arts 2020-2021 Distinguished Alumnus: Osbourne A. McKay
The Distinguished Alumni Awards are presented annually by each of RIT’s nine colleges and the School of Individualized Study to alumni who have performed at the highest levels of their profession or who have contributed to the advancement and leadership of civic, philanthropic, or service organizations.
February 26, 2021
A plague of homicides
The Rochester Beacon talks to Irshad Altheimer, director of the Center for Public Safety Initiatives, about the rise in the homicide rate in Rochester.
December 4, 2020
RIT/NTID student Trinity McFadden has eyes on politics
Trinity McFadden, a criminal justice major, spent last summer and fall semester working as a campaign intern for newly elected Colorado Sen. John Hickenlooper.
October 30, 2020
Gun violence, fatalities reach 10-year high in Rochester
WHAM-TV talks to Irshad Altheimer, associate professor and director of RIT's Center for Public Safety Initiatives, about the increase in gun violence this year in Rochester.
July 29, 2020
RIT and Syracuse University College of Law enter into 3+3 admissions agreement
RIT has partnered with Syracuse University College of Law to establish a “3+3” program for students interested in earning a law degree. A memorandum of understanding between the two universities was recently signed to allow students to complete three years of liberal arts and other studies at RIT, then transfer to the College of Law for three years to complete their doctorate in law.