Program Website: https://www.neiu.edu/academics/nontraditional-degree-programs/university-without-walls Contacts: Tim Barnett, firstname.lastname@example.org, 773-442-6030 Program Description: University Without Walls is a competency-based, degree-completion program for students with exceptional amounts of professional, community, and academic experiences that have clearly provided extensive college-level learning, particularly in one or two related areas. Students in the program include dancers, artists, business owners, museum curators, and others who may […]
Greenville College’s college in prison program, gc@fcig, offers individuals the opportunity to take for-credit, transferable college courses. Two courses are offered each academic term—fall, spring, and summer. One course is offered at the medium-security male facility, and is open to 25 students. Another course is offered at the minimum-security female facility, and is an inside-out course comprised of 10-15 incarcerated female students and 10-15 traditional Greenville College students. Each course is taught by a Greenville College instructor and is an accredited course from Greenville College’s academic catalog. Courses include introduction to anthropology, American social movements, ethics, drawing, introduction to communication, finance, and English literature.
The Education Justice Project of the University of Illinois offers advanced undergraduate courses to qualified men incarcerated at Danville Correctional Center, a men’s medium-high security prison about forty miles from the Urbana-Champaign campus…(read more)