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Nasdaq Celebrates Veterans Day and Veterans Hiring Initiatives at the Opening Bell




Members of John Jay College’s Veterans Corporate Roundtable will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square in honor of Veterans Day and to celebrate veterans hiring initiatives.

In honor of the occasion, Jeremy Travis, President of John Jay College of Criminal Justice, will ring the Opening Bell. At the President’s side will be student veterans from John Jay; Jules Kroll, Chairman of the John Jay College Foundation and Chairman of K2 Global Consulting LLC and Kroll Bond Ratings, Inc.; and Peter Beshar, Executive Vice President and General Counsel, Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. and Chair of the Veterans Affairs Subcommittee and Member of the Board of Trustees of the John Jay College Foundation.

Companies participating in John Jay’s Veterans Corporate Roundtable include:

  • AT&T
  • Avis Budget Group
  • Bank of America
  • Bloomberg LP
  • Citi
  • Comcast
  • Drexel Hamilton
  • Ernst & Young
  • J.B. Hunt
  • K2 Global Partners
  • Kroll Associates
  • JP Morgan Chase & Co.
  • L’Oreal USA
  • Marsh & McLennan
  • PayChex
  • T-Mobile
  • Uber
  • Verizon
  • Viacom


Nasdaq MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio


Tuesday, November 11, 2014 – 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET

John Jay College Media Contact:

Rama Sudhakar

(212) 237-8628

Doreen Viñas-Pineda


Nasdaq MarketSite:

Christine Barna

(646) 441-5310

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About John Jay:

A senior college of The City University of New York, John Jay College of Criminal Justice is the preeminent national and international leader in educating for justice. Whether it is in the pages of The Lancet, across from opposing counsel, or behind a podium, John Jay students, graduates and faculty make their mark on the world.

Set in the heart of New York City, John Jay offers students a liberal arts and criminal justice curriculum that balances the sciences, humanities and the arts with professional studies. Offering both undergraduate and graduate degrees, the College is unique in its mission, preparing students to build and sustain just societies by using their talents to make a difference for themselves and others. In a new initiative, John Jay’s Veterans Corporate Roundtable is helping veterans successfully transition from service members to students and from students to professionals.

About Nasdaq:

Nasdaq (Nasdaq:NDAQ) is a leading provider of trading, exchange technology, information and public company services across six continents. Through its diverse portfolio of solutions, Nasdaq enables customers to plan, optimize and execute their business vision with confidence, using proven technologies that provide transparency and insight for navigating today’s global capital markets. As the creator of the world’s first electronic stock market, its technology powers more than 70 marketplaces in 50 countries, and 1 in 10 of the world's securities transactions. Nasdaq is home to more than 3,500 listed companies with a market value of over $8.8 trillion and more than 10,000 corporate clients. To learn more, visit or


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