March 27, 2013
Justice senior Kidst Messelu (left) and junior Terra Lovelace (right)
presented “Eyewitness Accuracy: Immediate Event Recall” at the Academy of Criminal Justice
Sciences (ACJS) conference held in Dallas, Texas, on March 23. The theme of
the conference was "The Politics of Crime and Criminal Justice."
Messelu,president of Seattle University’s Pi Delta chapter of Alpha Phi Sigma,
the national criminal justice honor society, also represented our department at
Alpha Phi Sigma events. She and her team of Alpha Phi Sigma students received
second place at the ACJS Alpha Phi Sigma College Bowl. The competition involved
teams of students who were posed questions on criminal justice research, case
law, and issues.
“We are very proud of our students who continue to
receive national recognition for their accomplishments,” said Criminal Justice
of Arts and Sciences, the largest college in Seattle University, offers 42 undergraduate
majors, 37 minors, and 7 master’s degrees, including a master’s
degree in criminal justice. The Criminal Justice Department is one of only
seven programs in the United States to receive certification by the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences.
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