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Criminology alumnus Lieutenant Colonel James Reyes helps combat social issues as director of the department of detention for Broward Sheriff's Office

Criminology alumnus Lieutenant Colonel James Reyes helps combat social issues as director of the department of detention for Broward Sheriff's Office

As an undergraduate majoring in criminology at Barry University, James Reyes' strong interest in social issues was sparked when he learned about the high crime rate that exists among those who do not finish high school or attend college. Today, Reyes is putting his passion into practice as a lieutenant colonel at the Broward Sheriff's Office,...

Barry sociology alumna inspired by professors to climb higher education ladder

Barry sociology alumna inspired by professors to climb higher education ladder

Growing up as the daughter of immigrant parents in a working-class family, Airín Martínez never imagined that she would ever have the opportunity to earn a doctoral degree. It wasn't until she began pursuing a bachelor's degree in sociology from Barry University's College of Arts and Sciences that she was awakened to the...

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Sixth Annual College Brides Walk - Save the Date: Feb. 12

Sixth Annual College Brides Walk - Save the Date: Feb. 12

Join the walk to end dating and domestic violence, Friday, February 12, 2016. Registration: 9:15 - 9:45 a.m.Opening session: 10 - 10:50 a.m. – Broad AuditoriumWalk Begins: 11 a.m. The walk will end at Johnson & Wales University. Lunch will be provided and shuttles will bring you back to Barry University. Non-walkers: Workshops: 11...

Barry observes 40 Days of Peace

Barry observes 40 Days of Peace

Barry University is observing 40 Days of Peace in celebration of the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The program of events includes service projects, dialogues on social issues, film screenings, and discussions, as well as advocacy efforts. The events are organized around six themes: human trafficking, poverty and food access, military...

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