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Getting Started in Law enforcement

Criminal Justice and Paralegal Studies

A degree in criminal justice can lead to a variety of rewarding careers. One particular career is that of law enforcement. People in law enforcement work as city police, tribal police, school or college/university police, corrections officers, dispatch, transit police, and with various state and federal agencies. On the federal level, there are Capitol Police, Secret Service, DEA, Homeland Security- the possibilities are vast. Could a career in law enforcement be for you? Let’s talk about what it takes to get started.

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ASA’s Massage Therapy students providing massages to on-the-job nurses at Brookdale Hospital

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During this National Nurses Week, ASA College’s Massage Therapy program demonstrated its gratitude for all those who take up the profession by providing massages to on-the-job nurses at Brookdale Hospital. Dr. Barry Newman, Program Director, noted that these well-deserving heroes are on their feet all day, providing care to others. As can be seen, Brookdale’s nursing staff agreed the hands-on work of ASA Massage Therapy students was well received. Watch this video now to see ASA’s Massage Therapy students using their talents and techniques to honor nurses.

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“Student Success at ASA College” commercial is competing at the International Film Festival Manhattan

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We are excited to announce that our “Student Success at ASA College” commercial is competing at the International Film Festival Manhattan Virtual Events on May 28 to 30, 2021. #IFFMNYCSpring2021 Professional Commercials from around the world are competing from USA, France, China, Russian Federation and Philippines.  Early Bird Tix are: $8 (until May 23, 2021 after that $10) https://watch.eventive.org/iffmnycspring2021/play/60a5be37dbda3400bf0d6ce6/60a41036c9aca70963c88d5d  

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May is Mental Health Month

During Mental Health Month in May, make the commitment to #checkin on your family, your friends and yourself.

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Legal Studies Club: Decoding Body Language in the Criminal Justice World

Join us for our Legal Studies Club! We will welcome our guest speaker, Ms. Janine Driver, who is a New York Times Best-Selling Author & Body Language Contributor to NBC’s Today Show. Janine is the founder and president of the Body Language Institute.
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Emergency Broadband Benefit Program

Yesterday, April 29, 2021, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has made available a website where people can go to check if they qualify for the Emergency Broadband Benefit Program, “that provides a temporary discount on monthly broadband bills for qualifying low-income households.” The program’s information can be found at  https://www.fcc.gov/broadbandbenefit Eligibility can be determined at https://getemergencybroadband.org/ You can find affordable internet options in New York State here  https://forward.ny.gov/find-affordable-internet-options-new-york-state

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Mock Interviews

NY and Online students, don’t miss your mock interview. The sessions will be held during scheduled class times, beginning on 5/10/2021 through 5/20/2021, via Zoom. Your schedule will be provided by your class instructor.

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Register Early for Summer 2021 Semester Now!

ASA College is offering a choice of instructional formats in the Summer 2021 Semester.

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Paint & Connect Art Therapy by DCS

The C.A.R.E program at DCS presents Paint & Connect Art Therapy.

Participants will be able to explore their emotions, develop self-awareness, cope with stress, boost self-esteem, and connect with peers seeking social support. This event is free and provides supplies and light refreshments.

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Legal Studies Club: Covid-19 – Community Conversations on Mental Health, Equity, and Resilience

We will welcome our guest speakers Raquel Soto and Mimi Chang, who are Community Engagement and Training Specialists at the Bureau of Community Engagement, Policy and Practice at the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. Join us!