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Thrive for Life Prison Project


Join a virtual fireside chat, titled “Education Behind & Beyond U.S. Prison Walls,” hosted by the Thrive for Life Prison Project, Georgetown University and Vera Institute of Justice, this Thursday, February 11 from 7:30 – 8:30 p.m. EST.

The panel, moderated by Canisius alumnus Rev. Zach Presutti ’07,SJ, will discuss incarceration, education, reentry and the recently restored Pell Grants.

The panel will consist of:

  • Moderator – Rev. Mr. Zach F. Presutti, SJ, founder, Thrive for Life Prison Project
  • George Chochos¬†– Senior Federal Policy Associate at Vera Institute of Justice
  • Jerrel Gantt– Formerly incarcerated resident scholar at Ignacio House of Studies, current MBA student, and Club Manager at Blink Fitness
  • Joshua Miller –¬†director of education, Georgetown Prisons & Justice Initiative
  • Pietra Rivoli –co-executive director, Georgetown Pivot Program

Submitted by: Sarah Signorino, director, of Mission & Identity

Jesuit Antiracism Sodality East

jesuits-usaeast.pngThe Jesuit Antiracism Sodality (JARS) East is a space for those who have a passion for racial justice to come together to pray, reflect and act. JARS is open to all connected to the in the USA East Province of the Jesuits in any way: Jesuits, colleagues and friends.

Complete this form to receive monthly spiritual reflections, notices about upcoming events and other news from JARS East.

Submitted by: Sarah Signorino, director, of Mission & Identity

Academic Resources and Student Services Operations Website

Mask petey.jpgOver the course of the last few weeks, students have received communications from many campus offices with information about academic resources and how student services are operating for the spring 2021 semester.

We have centralized this information to one website, which can be found here.

Submitted by: Mark Harrington, EdD, assistant vice president for Student Success