News and Events


Jun 19, 2014
Dorothy Álvarez, M.B.A., M.A. Senior Lecturer of Spanish, Modern Languages

     Spanish for Law Enforcement Personnel is a course available for Crime and Justice Studies majors as part of the College of Liberal Arts foreign language requirement.  Once students have completed the prerequisite of SPN 1020 Beginning Spanish II with a grade of C, they can register for this sequence; SPN 2110 in fall and SPN 2120 in spring semester.  Fall 2014 course will be taught on Mon/Wed/Fri from 12:20 p.m.-1:15 p.m. The Spring 2015 course will also be...

May 13, 2014
New Chief of Police David Finnie brings a wealth of experience gathered over a 25-year career in university law enforcement.
May 6, 2014
CJS Director, Dr. Norris and SOC Internship Coordinator, Dr. Adamitis with CJS agencies

On April 29, 2014, the College of Liberal Arts (CoLA) held a breakfast for many community partners who have hosted a CoLA student intern during the year.  As part of the Crime and Justice Studies (CJS) core curriculum, students intern with such agencies as U.S. Secret Service, U.S. Federal Probation, county courts and local  Sheriff and Police Departments (Beavercreek, Fairborn, Greene County, Kettering, Miamisburg, Montgomery County, West Carrolton, Wilmington).

In addition to a...

Feb 4, 2014

Emilie Fillion, who completed her playing career for the Wright State women's soccer team this past fall, has signed a professional contract with FC Twente of the Dutch Premier League.

Jan 2, 2014
Aerial Nies

Aerial Nies is a junior in the Crime and Justice Studies Program.  In December 2013 Ariel completed a highly-competitive internship with the United States Secret Service.  She feels that the internship has given her a realistic look at federal law enforcement and she now knows that she can and must work her way up the ladder when she begins her career.  According to Dr. Jim Adamitis, Visiting Assistant Professor and Internship Coordinator, the Secret Service experience is one of the program...

Dec 17, 2013

On Stefan Pugh’s office door is a plaque that reads “Brage Golding Distinguished Professor of Research,” a declaration not only of this professor’s remarkable accomplishments...

Nov 8, 2013

Guantanamo Bay. Terror suspects. Top Secret clearance. This was recently a way of life for Aaron Jenkins, a junior ROTC student...

Oct 17, 2013

One of Mary Leal’s students recently asked her a question about internet romance scams. Sore subject.

Apr 15, 2013

The phone rings in the middle of the night, jarring him awake. On the line is a Wright State student in a full-blown meltdown over a personal crisis—a failed test, financial worries or a broken heart.

Oct 10, 2012

The President’s Awards for Excellence for 2012 in the Staff and Outstanding Unit categories were celebrated Wednesday, October 10...



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