Penn State Schuylkill to host Criminal Justice Educators Conference

Penn State Schuylkill will host the 2013 Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Justice Educators (PACJE) Conference on April 5 and 6. The conference highlights professional issues in criminal justice and criminology. Karen Byrnes-Noon, Schuylkill County District Attorney will deliver the keynote address.

A student research paper competition will be held, and, the conference invites submissions from undergraduate and graduate students at member institutions. The purpose of the competition is to highlight exemplary research papers. Monetary awards will be given to the best graduate and undergraduate paper. Submissions can be made to Jonathan Lee at

PACJE solicits nominations for its annual undergraduate and graduate PAJCE scholarship awards. Written nominations must be submitted to the chair of the student scholarship awards. The awards consist of a check -- undergraduate $250 and graduate $500 -- and a plaque. Nominations will be accepted from any PACJE member who is either and an adjunct or full-time faculty member. Award recipients must be present to accept the award.

For more information on the conference, contact Hakan Can at 570-385-6074 or

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Last Updated March 28, 2013