LIFE UNIVERSITY GRADUATE KAREEMAH HANIFA AWARDED 2023 JUSTICE FELLOWSHIP WITH THE EDUCATION TRUST
January 13, 2023 – Life University (Life U) is thrilled to announce that recent Life University graduate Kareemah Hanifa has been selected as one of eight 2023 Justice Policy Fellows with the Education Trust!
Life University Holds Lunch and Learn Supporting Reentry Efforts for the Previously Incarcerated
Life University (Life U), in partnership with the Henry Arthur Callis Education and the Georgia Coalition for Higher Education in Prison (GACHEP), hosted a special Lunch and Learn program on November 4, 2022, to promote meaningful discussion about the challenges that people face when leaving prisons in terms of employment, housing, mental health care, education and more.
Awakening with Life U- Equipping Incarcerated students with higher education materials to allow for leadership growth and positive change
Life University (Life U) has an admirable commitment to promoting the well-being and empowerment of incarcerated people because of an institutional ideal that all people deserve access to educational resources that enable them to thrive personally while building the world they wish to see. At…
THE CHILLON PROJECT PROVIDES COMPASSION AND HIGHER EDUCATION TO THOSE IMPACTED BY GEORGIA’S PRISON SYSTEM
April 19, 2022- The Chillon Project is an initiative of the Center for Compassion, Integrity and Secular Ethics (CCISE) at Life University, and it provides higher education to people impacted by the prison system in Georgia.
The Chillon Project Provides Compassion and Higher Education to Those Impacted by Georgia’s Prison System
Faces of LIFE – Thomas Fabisiak
Dr. Thomas Fabisiak is the Director of the Chillon Project at Life University. With the establishment of the Chillon Project in 2015, Life University became the first Georgia-based postsecondary institution to offer an accredited degree program since then.
#TBT – Life U on Atlanta & Company: Psychology (2016)
Michael Karlin, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Psychology and Associate Director of the Center for Compassion, Integrity and Secular Ethics at Life University, spoke with Christine Pullara about Life U’s innovative psychology degrees and initiatives. They discuss undergraduate and graduate degree options in Psychology, Business and Positive Psychology.
LIFE UNIVERSITY’S CHILLON PROJECT PARTICIPATES IN VIRTUAL HILL DAY
Marietta, Georgia, August 4, 2020 – On Wednesday, July 29, and Thursday, July 30, Life University student Kareemah Hanifa and Chillon Project Director Dr. Thomas Fabisiak met with Representative Austin Scott (R-8) and staff from the offices of Senator Kelly Loeffler, Senator David Perdue and Representative Barry Loudermilk (R-11) to talk about the transformative power of higher education in prison. The meetings were part of the “Virtual Hill Day” event organized by the Vera Institute for Justice. Dr. Fabisiak and Ms. Hanifa were joined by Assistant Commissioner Jay Sanders and Dr. Heather Corbett from the Georgia Department of Corrections.
LIFE UNIVERSITY HONORS LATEST GRADUATES FROM HIGHER EDUCATION PROGRAM AT GEORGIA PRISON
Marietta, Georgia, February 14, 2020 – Life University (LIFE) conferred degrees upon 15 graduates at Lee Arrendale State Prison on Thursday, February 13, 2020. The students have earned their Associate of Arts degree in Positive Human Development and Social Change as part of the Chillon Project, an initiative of LIFE’s Center for Compassion, Integrity and Secular Ethics (CCISE).