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See what’s happening with the Jail Education Project at Merrimack College.
Jail Education Project Podcast
August 30, 2022
The Merrimack College Jail Education Project (JEP) has just wrapped up a series of courses supported by a grant from The Rapoport Foundation.
February 3, 2022
The Jail Education Project (JEP) at Merrimack College has recently established a Certificate in General Studies. The certification means it is now a credential-bearing program.
October 22, 2020
Criminology major Emerson Devlin, Class of 2020, worked as a Teaching Assistant at the Middleton House of Corrections.
July 1, 2019
Merrimack’s Jail Education Project was featured in Merrimack Magazine’s Summer 2019 edition.
June 17, 2019
Merrimack College hosted a meeting of schools studying ways to provide college-level courses to inmates as a means of keeping them from reoffending after their release.
January 6, 2019
Brittnie Aiello, associate professor, criminology and criminal justice, and Emma Duffy-Comparone, assistant professor, English discuss the challenges and potential benefits of teaching in the “revolving-door” of the criminal justice system: county jails.