Nontraditional student. Definitions of that term vary, but most interpretations include factors like age, work and family commitments, among others. Illinois State University even offers orientation days tailored for those who fit the category. Maybe the real defining characteristic is that nontraditional students have multiple, interesting layers that add to campus life. That could be said of Walter Reeves, who is graduating with a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice sciences at the age of 48.
Students explore how alumni are making an impact in their communities, learn about their careers, and identify career paths.
Graduate student Jacob Foster is not quite ready to end his academic career when he graduates with his master’s degree in criminal justice sciences this spring.
Through their research, Assistant Professors of Elementary Education Dr. Shamaine Bertrand and Dr. Erin Quast; Assistant Psychology Professor Dr. Brea Banks ’10, Ph.D. ’15; and Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice Sciences Dr. Charles Bell have shown that there is a chasm between the American dream and American reality.
It’s no doubt that Criminal Justice Sciences alum Jennifer Ahrens ’85 has a passion for helping others.
Here are the latest books by #RedbirdScholars.
Through her role on the executive committee of the World Society of Victimology, Dr. Dawn Beichner will attend the 65th United Nations Commission on the Status of Women this month.
Did you know that tattooing was a fad among elites in the late 1800s in Europe and the United States?
Nazi Germany’s Reserve Police Battalion 101 executed tens of thousands of innocent men, women, and children during World War II. These reserve police officers were responsible for mass shootings and roundups of Jewish people deported to Nazi death camps in 1942 during the German occupation of Poland.
Dr. Frank Beck, associate professor of sociology, along with criminal justice graduate student Alexis Swanson, will present their answers to the question, “Why do African Americans spend more time in jail than whites?”