Program Description: Quinnipiac and Trinity cooperate to offer two to three credit-bearing courses per year at York, Correctional (CT). Quinnipiac also offers an inside out course at Garner, Correctional (CT). We hope to expand our program to allow for degree completion inside.
Degrees Offered: None yet
Headquarters: Connecticut (Hamden, Hartford)
Correctional Facilities Served: York, CI; Garner, CI
Population Served: Women in prison at York (both high and low security)(since 2011, 14 classes of 15 students each) Men in prison and QU students at Garner (high security)(since 2016, 2 classes of 16 students each)
Number of Students: About 15 at York, 8 in prison at Garner, 8 from campus.
Graduates to Date: None yet
Year Founded: 2011
Founders: Joseph Lea, Linda Meyer, Sheila Fisher, Judy Dworin, Steve McGuinn
College/University/Organization Partnerships: Quinnipiac University and Trinity College
Funding: Mostly volunteer teachers and book donations from publishers. Some grant funding now for small teaching stipends and materials.