For over 50 years, BU MET has given incarcerated individuals in the Massachusetts prison system the opportunity to pursue personal growth via higher education through its Prison Education Program. Now, a diverse cohort of nonprofit leaders and correctional specialists have called on the incoming administration of Massachusetts Governor-elect Maura Healey to commit to expanding and prioritizing programs of this kind.
Victoria Ho (MET’21), one of 2021’s proud BU MET graduates and now a recipient of the Master of Science in Criminal Justice, works to make change in the world. Her master’s studies have come alongside a Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC) education. Ho has been serving in the Army since 2013, and began her studies […]
This past November, MET professors of criminal justice Dr. Mary Ellen Mastrorilli and Dr. Danielle Rousseau were invited to join BU’s Slone Epidemiology Center to lead a midday Brown Bag Seminar focused on MET’s Prison Education Program (PEP), underscoring its legacy as a purposeful effort by BU to champion greater social justice. When activist Elizabeth […]