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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By Christopher Zoukishttps://www.prisonerresource.com/prison-education/Image courtesy ourstate.com

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

Website: https://www.nccommunitycolleges.edu/workforce-continuing-education/administrative-resources/prison-education-program

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: mcphersont@nccommunitycolleges.edu

Point of Contact: Tracy McPherson

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