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

Harlem Wizards LEAP Fundraiser

March 21, 2017|#EducationForChange, Events, 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 [...]

February 28, 2017|#EducationForChange, Events, Museum Studies, Psychology, University News|

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

February 28, 2017|#EducationForChange, Events, Museum Studies, Psychology, University News|

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 Thier place in society may have recently been reopened to debate, but there is no question that some are outdated, unfounded, or just plain wrong.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 [...]

February 20, 2017|#EducationForChange, Events, Law, Legal Studies, University News|

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

February 20, 2017|#EducationForChange, Events, Law, Legal Studies, University News|

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 [...]

January 2, 2017|#EducationForChange, Museum Studies, University News|

‘Patient No More’ Exhibition at John F. Kennedy University Explores the Fight for Disability Rights.

January 2, 2017|#EducationForChange, Museum Studies, University News|

A new traveling exhibit, ‘Patient No More,’ uncovers the stories behind a turbulent April in 1977, when people with disabilities successfully launched protests across the nation to get Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 signed into law. Section 504 made it illegal for any federally funded facilities or programs to discriminate against people [...]

December 22, 2016|#EducationForChange, Law, University News, VALOR Center|

John F. Kennedy Celebrates The Holidays By Giving Back to the Community

December 22, 2016|#EducationForChange, Law, University News, VALOR Center|

Two of JFKU’s organizations celebrated the holidays by running collection drives for two important non-profits that serve those in need during this season. The VALOR Center, John F. Kennedy University’s veteran services program, partnered with the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program to collect new, unwrapped toys to be distributed as Christmas gifts [...]

JFK University Community Counseling Center Offers Counseling to Those Affected by Ghost Ship Fire Tragedy

In light of the horrific tragedy at Oakland’s “Ghost Ship” Warehouse this weekend John F. Kennedy University’s Community Counseling Centers are offering to provide low or no-cost counseling for anyone affected. "Our thoughts are with the parents, families, and friends of those who lost loved ones in the Ghost Ship fire. We are deeply saddened [...]

Over 300 Come to Build Outrageously Successful Nonprofit Organizations

On Tuesday, November 15, Sanford Institute of Philanthropy at John F. Kennedy University played host to it’s biggest event yet The Philanthropy Symposium “Building outrageously successful non-profit organizations”. This high-profile event underscores the University’s push to broaden its positive impact in local communities. The Sanford Institute of Philanthropy at John F. Kennedy University partnered with [...]

November 22, 2016|#EducationForChange, University News|

JFK University Serves Up Big Wins for Underserved Students and Bay Area Nonprofits

November 22, 2016|#EducationForChange, University News|

John F. Kennedy University played host to two successful, high-profile events this week that underscored the University’s push to enhance student support and to broaden its impact in local communities. On Saturday, November 12, JFK University honored Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, Maryland’s first woman lieutenant governor and former U.S. deputy assistant attorney general, with the Kennedy [...]

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