Second Chance Pell

67 colleges and universities have selected to participate in the Second Chance Pell pilot program. This is an incredible first step in ensuring previously incarcerated individuals can afford college. In its entirety, the institutions are:

  1. Alvin Community College, Texas
  2. Anne Arundel Community College, Maryland
  3. Arkansas State University – Newport, Arkansas
  4. Ashland University, Ohio
  5. Asnuntuck Community College, Connecticut
  6. Auburn University, Alabama
  7. Bard College, New York
  8. Bennington College, Vermont
  9. Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania
  10. Calhoun Community College, Alabama
  11. California State University, Los Angeles, California
  12. Cedar Valley College, Texas
  13. Centralia College, Washington
  14. Chaffey Community College, California
  15. Chemeketa Community College, Oregon
  16. Clarendon College, Texas
  17. Columbia College, California
  18. Connors State College, Oklahoma
  19. Cuesta College, California
  20. CUNY Hostos Community College, New York
  21. CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice, New York
  22. Danville Community College, Virginia
  23. Delta College, Michigan
  24. Florida Gateway College, Florida
  25. Fond du Lac Tribal & Community College, Minnesota
  26. Glenville State College, West Virginia
  27. Goucher College, Maryland
  28. Holy Cross College, Indiana
  29. Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania
  30. Ingram State Technical College, Alabama
  31. Iowa Central Community College, Iowa
  32. Jackson College, Michigan
  33. Lamar State College – Port Arthur, Texas
  34. Langston College, Oklahoma
  35. Lee College, Texas
  36. Lehigh Carbon Community College, Pennsylvania
  37. Marymount Manhattan College, New York
  38. Mercy College, New York
  39. Metropolitan Community College, Nebraska
  40. Middlesex Community College, Connecticut
  41. Milwaukee Area Technical College, Wisconsin
  42. Mott Community College, Michigan
  43. Mount Wachusett Community College, Massachusetts
  44. Mountain View College, Texas
  45. North Country Community College, New York
  46. North Park University, Illinois
  47. Northeastern Technical College, South Carolina
  48. Nyack College, New York
  49. Pine Technical & Community College, Minnesota
  50. Quinebaug Valley Community College, Connecticut
  51. Rappahannock Community College, Virginia
  52. Roosevelt University, Illinois
  53. Rutgers University, New Jersey
  54. Seattle Central Community College, Washington
  55. Shorter College, Arkansas
  56. South Central College, Minnesota
  57. Southwest Texas Junior College, Texas
  58. Southwestern Community College, California
  59. Tacoma Community College, Washington
  60. Three Rivers Community College, Connecticut
  61. Tulsa Community College, Oklahoma
  62. University of Baltimore, Maryland
  63. University of Houston – Clear Lake, Texas
  64. University of Maine – Augusta, Maine
  65. Villanova University, Pennsylvania
  66. Wiley College, Texas
  67. Wor-Wic Community College, Maryland

While this is a wonderful start, I am disappointed to see such a lack of four-year institutions and not a single institution from Louisiana, which leads the nation in incarceration.

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