Selected News Coverage


Wesleyan University Magazine, October 19, 2020. Letter to the Editor: Justice, Hiding in Plain Sight.

News@Wesleyan, April 26, 2020.  Wesleyan Establishes New Bachelor of Liberal Studies Degree. 

The New Haven Register, February 24, 2020. Wesleyan professor to speak in New Haven on race, big pharma, mass incarceration.

Patch, February 27, 2020. Senator Murphy, MxCC Discuss Prison Education Grant at York.

Eyewitness News 3, February 24, 2020. Inmates at local prison discuss how education grant has transformed their lives.



The Middletown Press, December 19, 2019. Wesleyan Center for Prison Education graduates 7 women.

The Day, December 17, 2019.  At York, nothing bars these inmates from getting an education.

The Hartford Courant, December 17, 2019.  Seven women at York Correctional Institute graduate with Middlesex Community College degrees through Wesleyan Center for Prison Education.

News@Wesleyan, December 17, 2019. Center for Prison Education Honored by Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities. 

The Wesleyan Argus, October 10, 2019. A Glimpse into Wesleyan’s Center for Prison Education.



News@Wesleyan, November 6, 2018: Szegedy-Maszak Receives Onassis Fellowship to Teach Greek History to Incarcerated Students

AP News, August 1, 2018: First inmates graduate from Wesleyan program

The Day, August 1, 2018: Norwich native among 18 who received degrees at Cheshire prison

The Hartford Courant, July 31, 2018: First Group Of Students Graduates From Wesleyan's Prison Education Program

The Wesleyan Argus, April 13, 2018: Center for Prison Education Receives $1 Million Grant

WNPR - CT Public Radio, March 26, 2018: Election Security. Prison Education. And an Explanation for Hyped Winter Weather

CT Post, February 19, 2018: John Santa: Educating Inmates Pays



CT Mirror, November 12, 2017: From Foster Care, to Prison, to College Graduation, to...

Record Journal, September 14, 2017: Inmates in Cheshire Say College Level Classes Offer Hope, Improve Prison Behavior

Connecticut Magazine, January 20, 2017: The Museum in the Prison: The Wesleyan Center for Prison Education



Wall Street Journal, June 14, 2016: College Classes Get a Boost at New York State Prisons

Hartford Courant, May 15, 2016: Ex-Inmate's Venture Aims to Help North End Drug Dealers Use Business Skills for Good Not Ill



News@Wesleyan, October 19, 2015: Students Volunteer at Wesleyan Center for Prison Education

WNPR - CT Public Radio, July 2, 2015: Earning a College Degree in Prison Gives Ex-Offenders a Chance

The Society for Classical Studies / University of Pennsylvania, 2015: The Stakes are High: Tragedy and Transformation within Prison Walls



The Wesleyan Magazine, 2012 Issue 1: Center for Prison Education



The Wesleyan Argus, February 18, 2011: In Response to "Student Forum: Non-Stop Hip Hop"



The Wesleyan Argus, February 9, 2010: Why Go To Prison?



New York Times, November 16, 2009: College Ivy Sprouts at a Connecticut Prison

Inside Higher Education, June 10, 2009: Liberal Arts Behind Bars