Division of Legal Studies – President’s and Dean’s Lists Event Dear ASA Community, Join us for our President’s and Dean’s Lists event. The Division of Legal Studies would like to congratulate our students from the Criminal Justice and Paralegal programs who have made the President’s and Dean’s Lists for the Spring 2020 and Summer 2020 Semesters. At ASA we understand how hard our students work to balance school, job and family responsibilities, which makes this achievement all the more meaningful. When: Dec...
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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.
Conversation Club Dear ASA students, join us for our Conversation Club! This is a free group meeting for our ESL students from levels B, C & D, who do not speak English as their first language. You can improve your English knowledge, meet new people, and practice speaking in a relaxed environment. You are welcome to join us from the comfort of your own home. (Your family members and Pets are also welcome!). 🙂 Host: Professor Darius Saczuk When: Every Monday, from...
Grammar Club Dear ASA students, join us for our Grammar Club! Our Grammar Club helps ESL students from levels A & B practice basic grammar and communication skills through fun activities. Host: Professor Lucy Sedhom When: Every Thursday, starting on 12/3/2020, from 12pm to 1pm via Zoom. For more information, please email Elena Akbacheva at email@example.com.