Why a Maryland HBCU started a college degree program for men in prison

Thursday, October 26, 2023
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Last fall, Bowie State became the first historically Black university in Maryland to offer a bachelor’s degree program at a correctional facility, according to college officials. Its fall semester class began this week, for about 20 men studying sociology. A pilot for women incarcerated in a neighboring facility starts this fall, too. 

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