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.
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New York, NY —This afternoon the Criminal Justice Department hosted a college/career seminar at the Manhattan campus. On hand were representatives from multiple law enforcement agencies as well as the military who gave the students present more information about what they do and how to go about applying for a position within that sector. Chairperson of the Criminal Justice Department, Oscar Odom, shared his own law enforcement experiences going back to his time in the military through the NYPD and eventually earning his Juris Doctorate.
Each speaker stressed the importance of education and the benefits of working in law enforcement. Following the lectures, representatives from the NYPD, the Federal Bureau of Prisons, Juvenile Justice Services, the Sheriff’s Office of New York, and the United States Department of Homeland Security were available for a meet and greet with all in attendance.
The seminar was created to help Criminal Justice students understand the challenges as well as the opportunities there are in the field of Criminal Justice. It was also intended to help the students understand the importance of high education and prepare them for the real world.
ASA students, faculty, and staff – we are a community that honors and values the achievements of our heroes. Now is the time to honor the 2020 graduates of our Nursing Program by taking a moment to observe their Pinning Ceremony. The Nursing Pinning Ceremony is a notable nursing school tradition. It signifies the graduates’ official initiation into the brotherhood and sisterhood of nurses. In 2020, a year with so many challenges, this ceremony takes on greater significance. Our Nursing graduates have...
The University Eye Center is providing “free” vision screenings on the following dates: Monday March 1st from 1pm to 3pm Monday April 5 from 2pm to 4pm Monday May 24 from 4:30pm to 6:30pm Thursday June 10 from 4:30pm to 6:30pm Monday August 23 from 9:30am to 11:30am Tuesday September 14 from 4pm to 6pm Tuesday November 9 from 4:30pm to 6:30pm Please be advised that these are Vision Screenings not Eye Exams however, Infants under 18 months can have a complete eye exam done for free instead of a screening...