2023 Criminal Justice Study Abroad in Japan

Courtney Moelker a criminal justice master�s student here at Grand Valley State University was a lead presenter at Ryukoko University in Kyoto, Japan during the 2023 Study Aboard trip.

Outstanding Faculty Award

Dr. Tonisha Jones from the School of Criminology, Criminal Justice, and Legal Studies department receives the 2023 Outstanding Faculty Award!

Dr. Christopher Kierkus Shares Perspective During MSU Institute for Public Policy and Social Research ForumLICY AND SOCIAL RESEARCH FORUM

During this forum, Dr. Christopher Kierkus, professor in the School of Criminology, Criminal Justice, and Legal Studies at GVSU, was able to share his perspective as a panelist.

Jon Gale, of Twin Lake, is the chief of police for Norton Shores

Governor Whitmer Makes Appointments to Boards and Commissions / Governor's Traffic Safety Advisory Commission


The Grand Valley Police Department has created a new safety video to help the campus community respond to urgent situations.

CUSE Spotlights - Tonisha Jones

In 2021, Jones mentored McNair student scholar Joie Carter, who studied public opinion on human trafficking among undergraduates.

Congratulations! Dr. Carrie Buist - Graduate Student Association Kimboko Inclusion Award Recipient Winter 2022

The Kimboko Inclusion Award recognizes faculty who have made significant contributions in outstanding teaching, distinctive scholarship or creative work, or noteworthy service in moving GVSU graduate education toward being a more diverse and inclusive.

2021 Graduate School Citation Award Recipient

Kathryn was awarded the Academic Excellence In A Degree Program Citation from the Graduate School.

2021 Graduate School Citation Award Recipient

Melissa was awarded the 2021 Excellence In Service To The Community & Profession Citation from the Graduate School.

Graduate Showcase 2021

This year, the Master's Criminal Justice program is represented in the (virtual) Graduate Showcase by Alyssa McCord and Cassie Merritt.

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