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2023 Alumni Reunion

As dynamic alumni, you inspire our exceptional students and embody our values of justice, excellence, and distinction. This year's sold out  Alumni Reunion on October 26, 2023 will connect fellow alumni peers, engage with professors and mentors, and invest in the next generation of justice leaders.

Together, we'll pay tribute to our honorees, and amplify your collective achievements.

President Mason
Melva M. Miller, MSW, MPhil
2023 Alumni Reunion Distinguished Alumna
Melva M. Miller, MSW, MPhil

Bachelor of Science, Criminal Justice '96
Chief Executive Officer, Association for a Better New York

Maria (Maki) Haberfeld, Ph.D.
2023 Alumni Reunion Distinguished Faculty Member
Maria (Maki) Haberfeld, Ph.D.

Professor and Chair of the Department of Law, Police Science and Criminal Justice Administration
Academic Director of the NYPD Leadership Certificate Program

Edgardo Sanabria-Valentín

Alumni Association

Connect with the Alumni Association—a group of inspiring graduates who remain fierce advocates for justice, fuel student success and faculty advancement, and excel in private industry, public service, and diverse careers.

Join the Alumni Association


John Jay College degree holders are eligible for membership in the Alumni Association. Membership provides access to campus, including the library and Jay Walk, and an Alumni Card. 

Stay Connected and Current

Connect us with your contact details and remain current on exciting alumni happenings. 

Terrance McCarty
Alumni Mentorship Program
A Transformational Investment in Student Success

Mentor and coach our exceptional students, share your professional expertise and experiences, and advance the aspirations of our student scholars.

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Thursday, October 26, 2023
Alumni Reunion (sold out!)


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Invest today in the next generation of justice leaders.


No matter the amount, your investment will support a community of over 15,000 students anchored by more than 1,300 faculty members, including Pulitzer Prize- winners and Stockholm Prize- winners.


Your generosity will serve our proud Hispanic-Serving and majority Minority-Serving Institution as we reflect a diversity of voices and empower our  students to challenge the status quo, cultivate their passions for solving social problems, and become agents of change across industries.


Your partnership will enable us to architect a network of programs and services that advances academic achievement, cements graduation completion, and prepares our student scholars for competitive positions in post-graduate careers, professional schools, or graduate programs.

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Fierce advocates for justice
Alumni Association Board

The Board is an elected group who serves as ambassadors, represents the collective voice of alumni and partners with us to ensure student success and faculty advancement.

  • Julius C. Caranda '11 '18, President
  • Kwan-Lamar Blount-Hill, '20, 1st Vice President
  • Cortanay Parker, '16 '19, 2nd Vice President
  • Jeffrey Bass,'96 '98, 3rd Vice President
  • Melody Wen '14, Treasurer
  • Torey McNeil '17, Historian
  • Mendijoy Maxwell '10, Secretary