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 Attention Forensic Science Students! Scholarship Opportunity! 

CAC Scholarship

How to Submit Applications:  Submit a paper and an electronic copy of the application form and required documents:

  1.   Drop off a paper copy at the Justice Studies Department, MacQuarrie Hall 524, by Noon

      Friday, December 7, 2018

  1. Email the same materials by midnight, Friday December 7, 2018 to Scholarship Chair,

   Jan Hagemann, at

You can find out the application here



Deadline for in-person Master's program has been extended to May 1, 2019. 

Are you interested in continuing your education in justice studies?

By obtaining an M.S. in Justice Studies, graduates are prepared for careers in criminal justice administration, research and policy centers, public institutions, community organizations and nonprofit agencies, as well as for doctoral programs and research positions in public agencies.

The Department of Justice Studies has extended the deadline for the Master's in Justice Studies to May 1, 2019.  If you are interested in furthering your education in justice, we encourage you to learn about the opportunities available to you  in the Department of Justice Studies.

For more information about what the program entails or if you have any specific questions, please visit the Graduate Page.



Professor Peggy Stevenson receives prestigious Innovation and Leadership Award from CSU Chancellor


peggyProfessor Margaret (Peggy) Stevenson has received a Faculty Innovation and Leadership Award from the CSU Chancellor's Office for her work as Director for the Record Clearance Project.

Stevenson created the Record Clearance Project in 2008; since 2011 it has been formalized into three courses in the Justice Studies Department. Under Stevenson's supervision, undergraduates gain hands-on exp erience in the legal system while changing lives of those in their community.

RCP has educated more than 11,000 community members on expungement law and employment rights of people with convictions, filed over 1,400 expungement petitions to court, and provided over 1,400 individual interviews to advise people of their next steps in clearing their records.  RCP volunteers have delivered over 75,000 uncompensated hours of service.

Selected from 366 nominations, Stevenson was one of 26 recipients in the CSU system.  Stevenson is redirecting her $5,000 award to help fund RCP.

Read the full article about this achievement and click here for more information about RCP. 





Congratulations, Class of 2018!