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May 22, 2017|#EducationForChange, College of Psychology|

Embracing Our Futures as Developing Leaders: The Resilience and Strengths of Young Latinas and Their Families

May 22, 2017|#EducationForChange, College of Psychology|

Jessica Moniz, Special Projects Coordinator at JFKUCCC The Latino culture has become so intertwined with American culture, it’s virtually impossible to tell them apart. While some indicators including language still remain to discern a difference, even those markers are being swallowed up as Latinos/as continue to assimilate into this country’s society. While America [...]

Sport Psychology alum: What are they up to?

Brian Alexander, M.A. '15, has been writing and presenting up a storm so far this year, with numerous published blogs and articles as well as presentations for USA Water Polo athletes. As a USA Water Polo Mental Skills Coach, Brian presented at the Water Polo Coaches Association with a presentation entitled, "Learn, Plan, Perform: A [...]

Sanford Institute of Philanthropy Presents a Seminar On The Donor Lifecycle

When asked what the greatest challenge of running a non-profit is, most would answer with one word: money. The need for funds is a constant reality for most non-profits, and with time and resources at a premium, the need for efficiency is as well. Identifying and cultivating donors can be an arduous process, and it [...]

The Missing Kennedy

An evening with the author The storied Kennedy clan has a legacy as one of the most influential American families in this countries’ history. Besides giving birth to one of our nations’ most beloved and tragic presidents, the Kennedy family has held a near constant presence in congress since 1947.  Their reach and influence [...]

March 30, 2017|#EducationForChange, Events, Sport Psychology, University News|

JFKU Sport Psychology Hosts 2017 AASP West Regional Conference

March 30, 2017|#EducationForChange, Events, Sport Psychology, University News|

John F. Kennedy University's Sport Psychology is hosting the 2017 Association for Applied Sport Psychology (AASP) West Regional Conference. The conference will provide students and professionals with opportunities to learn about current research and creative approaches to the field of Applied Sport Psychology. Presenters include several JFKU alums and professionals as well as three Keynote [...]

March 21, 2017|#EducationForChange, Events, Sport Psychology, University News|

Harlem Wizards LEAP Fundraiser

March 21, 2017|#EducationForChange, Events, Sport Psychology, University News|

Basketball fans are in for an incredible treat when the Sport Psychology program at John F. Kennedy University brings the phenomenal Harlem Wizards team to Northgate High School in Walnut Creek on April 30, 2017 for a unique afternoon of athleticism and good old-fashioned fun. Started in 1962 by New York sports promoter Howie Davis [...]

Redefining Beauty: A Disability Advocacy Presentation with Dr. Alette Coble-Temple and Rick Guidotti

Once in a while, an individual comes along who completely embodies the idea of perseverance; an individual whose determination to overcome all odds is at once inspiring and astonishing. Dr. Alette Coble-Temple is one such individual. Born with cerebral palsy, Dr. Alette Coble-Temple has gone on to earn a clinical doctorate degree, become a licensed [...]

The Latino Speaker Series: Inspiration for Underserved Populations

The world is full of stereotypes. They inform decision-making, interactions, even the way people think. Thier place in society may have recently been reopened to debate, but there is no question that some are outdated, unfounded, or just plain wrong. The Latino Speaker Series was created in part to eliminate the negative stereotypes surrounding the [...]

Black Law Student Association Hosts Screening of ‘Soul of Justice’ Documentary

On Feb. 8, 2017, The Black Law Student Association (BLSA) of John F. Kennedy College of Law in collaboration with Associate Dean and Professor of Law Chris Kanios began its’ Black History Month Celebration by hosting a movie night. The selected film was “Soul of Justice: Thelton Henderson’s American Journey." Several students of diverse backgrounds [...]

Director of the Sanford Institute of Philanthropy Speaks Out About Sustainability in Non-Profits

Solomon Belette, Director of the Sanford Institute of Philanthropy at John F. Kennedy University, wrote a powerful op-ed piece on the Brentwood Village Resource Center that was recently published in the Contra Costa Times. "In a recent East Bay Times article, “Brentwood’s Village Resource Center Gets Reprieve,” the community learned about the challenges the organization [...]

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