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  • President Driscoll and PA Secretary of Corrections Visit Pine Grove

    Education to Reduce Recidivism

    In April during National Reentry Week, President Driscoll joined Pennsylvania Secretary of Corrections John Wetzel on a visit to State Correctional Institute Pine Grove to sit in on a class for inmates taught by Criminology professor Jamie Martin. IUP is one of four universities in Pennsylvania participating in the Second Chance Pell Grant program, which allows eligible and qualified incarcerated Americans to receive Pell Grants to pursue postsecondary education. Read more about the visit in a blog post written by Secretary Wetzel.