History in the Making: Congratulations to the First Ever Class of Graduates at Taconic Wednesday, January 24th marked a groundbreaking moment in Hudson Link’s history, when associate degrees were awarded to six of our students inside Taconic Correctional Facility. Friends and family of the graduates gathered to celebrate along with representatives from the Department of […]
Hudson Link Expands to Shawangunk Correctional Facility Ulster Community College has partnered with Hudson Link at Shawangunk Correctional Facility to offer an Associate’s Degree in Liberal Arts. This program offers ample opportunity for exploration for those who want to acquire a broad cultural background.
Grand Opening of the Doris E. Buffett Building for Higher Education in Prison On September 29, 2016, Hudson Link hosted a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony in celebration of the grand opening of the Doris E. Buffett Building for Higher Education in Prison – the new, permanent home of Hudson Link. Through the generosity of Doris Buffett […]
PBS “First Degree” Movie Released Infamous as the birthplace for the saying “being sent up the river,” Sing Sing correctional facility is now home to Hudson Link, an innovative “college behind bars.” PBS movie, First Degree, follows three incarcerated students as they pursue degrees, mentor at-risk youth, and prepare for life on the outside. In […]
Sean Pica and Nyack College President Dr. Michael Scales visit the White House Hudson Link Executive Director Sean Pica joins Nyack College President Dr. Michael Scales on a visit to the White House along with other college and university officials to sign a historic pledge supporting higher education for formerly incarcerated people. Representatives from 15 […]
Sean Pica on the Pope’s Visit in Prison airs on MSNBC Hudson Link Executive Director Sean Pica joins Rev. Serene Jones and Joe Watkins to discuss Pope Francis’ address to incarcerated people in Philadelphia.