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Prison Ministries

Oakland City University implemented the prison ministry program to eight correctional facilities in the Southern Region of Indiana in August 2012.

During the most recent Indiana State evaluations, Oakland City University's correctional education programs received a grade report of an A+ for the 2012-13 school year. Adult education instructors also received evaluation reports based on the public school RISE model. Sixteen academic and ten vocational teachers exceeded expectations for the 2012-13 school year.

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Rockville/Wabash Valley Facility Manager Leads "Big Read" Discussion

Mar 19, 2014 at 12:27 PM

Rockville Public Library recently held a book discussion of The Magnificent Ambersons.  This is the Big Read selection for the Wabash Valley for 2014.  Jim Hendrix, site manager at Rockville Correctional Facility and Wabash Valley Correctional Facility for Oakland City University, led the discussion.

Rockville Correctional Staff Support Special Olympics

Mar 10, 2014 at 3:56 PM

More than 20 Rockville Correctional Facility staff, outfitted in full plunger regalia, braved the frigid temperatures and freezing water at Eagle Creek to show their support for Special Olympics Indiana! The Rockville Plungers raised over $1700 thanks to the generosity of their fellow staff. Not a bad day’s work for a warm-hearted community on a bitterly cold morning in March.

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Mar 10, 2014 at 3:53 PM - WVCF Helps Provide Meals for Needy Children
Mar 10, 2014 at 3:52 PM - IWP Hosted Baby Shower

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