An Unprecedented Honor, President Valencia Joins FAPSC Board Dear ASA College Community: Please join us in congratulating our President, Jose Valencia, who has just been elected as the newest member of the 22-member Board of Directors of the Florida Association of Postsecondary Schools and Colleges (FAPSC). Established in 1956, FAPSC has been working on behalf of hundreds of degree- and non-degree-granting career schools in Florida. It is the first time in the 36-year history of ASA College that its President or anyone from...
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Gallery: ASA Division of Legal Studies kicked off its Program Advisory Committee meetings
Last Wednesday ASA Division of Legal Studies kicked off its Program Advisory Committee meetings. These meetings are multipurpose and will help us be future-oriented. The assembled participants discussed developing, evaluating, maintaining, and improving both programs – Criminal Justice and Paralegal Studies – within Legal Studies to better support our student population, current, future and, alumni.
Seny Taveras, Chairperson of ASA Division of Legal Studies says, “We had a historic meeting with our newly formed Advisory Board Members for the Legal Studies Division who are world-class professionals in the field of law enforcement, legal and academia. Included are the Bronx Civil Court, Legal Aid Society, New York City Police Department among others. The discussed topics included the employability of our current students, the course content for Criminal Justice and Paralegal Studies, and the benchmarking of our program content against the standards established at fellow colleges. The overall goal was to ensure ASA’s curriculum is compatible with other colleges, as ASA is committed to preparing students with the skills to do the job, and if they choose, to pursue higher education once they graduate. These are the best practices that ASA is implementing. By assembling the advisory committee, ASA has taken crucial steps to gather and implement recommendations and advice from experts in the field. ASA is grateful to our members for participating and accepting to continue as members.”
Participated in the first meeting
Mr. Jose Valencia – ASA President
Dr. Shanthi Konkoth – ASA Provost
Seny Taveras – Chairperson of ASA Division of Legal Studies
Ms. Maria Sarmiento – Director of Alumni Affairs and ASA Career
Zamir Ben-Dan-Legal Aid Society – Staff Attorney, Criminal Division
Professor. Donna Dwyer – ASA
Professor Shaun Winter, ASA
Sgt. Johnny Nunez – Executive Officer, Executive Development Unit, Leadership Training Section and NYPD Police Academy
Sammy Ravelo – Lieutenant NYPD
Carlos Moreno Esq. – CUNY
Jonathan Rivers, Esq.
COVID-19 Resources Urgent Updates from ASA President Updated: November 6, 2020 Read More > COVID-19 Vaccine Equity Task Force The NYS COVID-19 Vaccine Equity Task Force is a dynamic group of community, policy, and health experts who will assist the Governor in reducing barriers to vaccination and ensuring an equitable distribution of COVID-19 vaccine. Learn More > https://covid19vaccine.health.ny.gov/covid-19-vaccine-equity-task-force Published: March 1, 2021 The New York City Department of Health and...
Happy Purim Jewish people around the world celebrate the Festival of Purim today to honor the survival of the Jewish people under ancient Persian rule. Purim is one of the most entertaining Jewish holidays and has a carnival-like atmosphere. The celebrations start this evening and end in the evening tomorrow.