Indian-American to Lead Prison Education Initiative in New York

Dr. Nikhil Pal Singh, an Indian-American professor, is leading a unique New York University initiative to bring college education to the inmates of a medium-security prison in New York State. Backed by a $500,000 grant from the Ford Foundation, NYU’s Prison Education Programme (PEP) offers credit-bearing, university courses that will enable students to earn an

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Profile: Greg Fairchild, Founder of the Prison Entrepreneurship Project

By Charlottesville Tomorrow An inmate in the Fluvanna prison system may be surprised to find a professor from one of the nation’s premier business schools leading a workshop on entrepreneurship– but this vision of self-employment can be one that transforms the prospect of life after prison in an otherwise bleak job market. Greg Fairchild is

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North Carolina Community Colleges PEP

By Christopher Zoukis courtesy

Name: Prison Education Program of the North Carolina Community Colleges

Associated Educational Institution: 49 of 58 North Carolina Community Colleges

Associated Prison: 80 Different Educational Facilities


Mailing Address:

No Central Mailing Address. Contact North Carolina Department of Corrections at:

North Carolina Department of Correction

Division of Prisons

831 West Morgan Street 4260 MSC

Raleigh, North Carolina 27699-4260

Phone Number: (919) 838-4010

Fax Number: (919) 733-8272

Email Address: [email protected]

Point of Contact: Tracy McPherson

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