Clemson University

Emeritus College Open Discussion

December 9, 2021 (Thursday) 10:00am – 11:30am, Online Open Discussion: Potential Prison Education Program: We invite all members of the Emeritus College to meet with the Outreach Committee and the Undergraduate Support Committee to discuss options for establishing a faculty mentoring program for SC inmates who are enrolled in college courses, using the CIS program as a model.  The most common option for incarcerated individuals who want to enroll in college courses is through paper-based correspondence courses.  The inmates then have no contact with instructor or other support individuals other than by mail.  The prison facilities do allow for inmate phone calls and video visits, which could provide a possible connection for a mentoring program.  A mentoring program has the potential to provide support for these individuals that would enhance their chances for success.

Thursday, December 9, 2021 at 10:00am to 11:30am

Virtual Event

Notice of Non-Discrimination

Event Type

Workshops

Target Audience

Faculty

Departments

Emeritus College

Website

https://www.clemson.edu/emerituscollege

Cost

No Cost-for emeritus faculty only

Contact Name:

Nicci Hanewald

Contact Phone:

864-656-3990

Contact Email:

nherman@clemson.edu

Notes:

Please contact Nicci Hanewald at nherman@clemson.edu for more information about joining the presentation.

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