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




In honor of Veterans Day, representatives from over 60 companies will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square to support veterans hiring initiatives and to take a pledge of commitment to hire veterans during the next year.

To celebrate this occasion, Jeremy Travis, President of John Jay College of Criminal Justice and Chair of the inaugural CUNY Task Force on Veterans Affairs, will ring the Opening Bell.


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


Wednesday, November 11, 2015 – 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET      

John Jay College Media Contact: 

Doreen Viñas-Pineda

(212) 237-8645

Nasdaq MarketSite: 

William Briganti

(646) 441-5012

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About John Jay College:

An international leader in educating for justice, John Jay College of Criminal Justice of the City University of New York offers a rich liberal arts and professional studies curriculum to upwards of 15,000 undergraduate and graduate students from more than 135 nations. John Jay has the largest population of student veterans of any CUNY campus. This year, the College was recognized as “Best for Vets” institution by Military Times EDGE magazine, ranked #3 nationally among 600 colleges and universities.  John Jay was also designated as 2016 Military Friendly® School by Victory Media, publisher of G.I. Jobs®. John Jay’s Office of Veterans Affairs collaborates with counterparts at CUNY, New York City Mayor's Office and the State of New York's Department of Veterans Affairs, to assist veterans and their families in making a seamless transition from military service to the John Jay campus community. For more information, visit

About Nasdaq:

Nasdaq (Nasdaq:NDAQ) is a leading provider of trading, clearing, exchange technology, listing, 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 3,600 listed companies with a market value of approximately $8.8 trillion and more than 10,000 corporate clients. To learn more, visit: or


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