“I want to manage a television station or work in the corporate offices of a network like ESPN, TBS, or NBC, so it’s important to understand how to run a business. By also knowing the television production process, I feel I’ll be a stronger and more credible leader.”
Elton Silva '14
Major: Communication, Management
- A Field of Dreams: Curry TV Student Spends Summer with NESN Red Sox Baseball Coverage
- John Fish Makes Case for Boston Olympics at Curry College Forum
- All 'Eye's Drawn to Curry's Newest Sculpture
- More News >
- Fox 25 to Broadcast 'College Tour' Live from Curry College
- Fall 2014 Open House
October 26 - November 2
- New York City Reception for Alumni, Parents and Friends
- More Events >
- You are here:
- Curry College - Home /
- Programs & Courses /
- Undergraduate Programs /
- Majors, Minors, and Concentrations /
- Majors /
- Criminal Justice /
- U.S. Marshal Visits Campus to Speak in Criminal Law Class
U.S. Marshal Visits Campus to Speak in Criminal Law Class
On Monday, February 24, 2014, United States Marshal John Gibbons visited Curry College to speak in Professor Ed Allan's Criminal Law class.
Having served in the Massachusetts State Police for 27 years (and reaching the rank of Lt. Detective), Marshal Gibbons was appointed by President Obama, after recommendations for the post from Senator Kerry and (the late) Senator Kennedy. He was sworn in in 2011 and leads the US Marshals office in the Commonwealth, supervising more than three dozen deputy marshals. The US Marshals Office is responsible for the federal witness protection program, security of federal courthouses, and transportation of and housing for federal inmates.
Marshal Gibbons spent more than two hours with students, discussing his experience in law enforcement, and taking questions from the class. The event was sponsored by the CJ Honors Society and is part of their efforts to bring in criminal justice leaders to campus to discuss current topics.