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UNC Correctional Education hosts NCPEC Meeting

UNC-Chapel Hill Correctional Education met with the North Carolina Prison Education Consortium (NCPEC) and the North Carolina Department of Adult Corrections (NCDAC) as part of a shared commitment to transforming lives through education within correctional facilities.

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An Interview with Correctional Education Program Instructor John Patrick

We spoke with John Patrick, Adjunct Teaching Assistant Professor for the UNC Department of Public Policy about his enriching experience teaching at Dan River as a part of DLL’s Correctional Education Program.

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Jocelyn Burney: Digging into the lives of ancient Jewish communities

Religious studies Ph.D. student Jocelyn Burney relishes the public humanities aspect of her graduate work — from contextualizing a pottery exhibit in Carolina Hall to teaching the Hebrew Bible at a Raleigh women’s prison to supervising the work of undergraduate students at an archaeological dig in Israel.

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Teaching Poetry and Literature in Prison

Graduate student Theodore Nollert, also president of Graduate and Professional Student Government, shared his experiences teaching American poetry and literature in a North Carolina prison.

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DLL’s Correctional Education highlighted in Carolina Engagement Week

Join Raphael Ginsberg and colleagues on March 25 at 1 p.m. for an exciting discussion about “The Power of the Humanities in Prison and Juvenile Justice Education” during Carolina Engagement Week, a weeklong celebration of UNC-Chapel Hill’s public engagement.

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Correctional Ed in the News

Our Correctional Education program has been featured in an article in the Fayetteville Observer.

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