Mississippi Valley State University, an HBCU located in Leflore County in the Mississippi Delta, recently unveiled its HEP program, the Prison Education Partnership Program (PEPP), in which classes are anticipated to start in the Fall 2022 semester at two men’s carceral facilities. A team of two administrators and three faculty members (two in criminal justice … Continue reading Program Highlight #2: Prison Education Partnership Program (PEPP)
As in many other states, HEP providers in North Carolina are currently working to organize their efforts at the statewide level. HEP leaders at several NC institutions, in collaboration with the North Carolina Department of Public Safety, recently founded the North Carolina Prison Education Consortium (NCPEC), an organization dedicated to sharing HEP resources and promoting … Continue reading Mapping HEP Resources in North Carolina
Concerns of an incarcerated student and why we have to connect with and inform people on the outside that the ones who’ve made the commitment to stay out rarely get a chance at getting out
Southern Collective Blog, Guest Writer 1 – Tut M. Tut. Buisness Administration Major. Graduate of Dyersburg State Community College. Currently pursuing a Bachelor’s with Lane College. Participant with the Tennessee Higher Education Initiative. In the course of living, we all hear the statement “the only thing that’s constant is change.” While doing time and striving … Continue reading Concerns of an incarcerated student and why we have to connect with and inform people on the outside that the ones who’ve made the commitment to stay out rarely get a chance at getting out
The Southern Higher Education in Prison Collective blog will feature regular posts highlighting key terms in HEP work, writing by guest bloggers, and stories about member organizations within the collective and their work. This post looks specifically at the member organization, THEI. The Southern Collective is composed of thirteen states with several partners in each … Continue reading Program Highlight #1: Tennessee Higher Education Initiative (THEI)
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