LU-MRRL Lecture Series: Behind the Walls: Teaching in LU's Prison Education Program

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Drug trafficking. Manslaughter. Armed robbery. Typical crimes associated with inmates serving time at Jefferson City Correctional Center (JCCC). History, political science, sociology. Typical classes associated with inmates studying for a college degree in a new Lincoln University prison education program at JCCC. Will Sites, associate professor of journalism, will discuss how teaching in the program is changing the lives of his incarcerated students and improving the quality of his life on and off campus.