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MBA Students Help Prisoners Earn Certificates of Entrepreneurship

Dec. 18, 2012

More than 70 men in prison earned Certificates of Entrepreneurship from Baylor University's Hankamer School of Business this month.

The Prison Entrepreneurship Program (PEP) is prison outreach from a business perspective. Students volunteer their business knowledge to teach inmates the skills needed to run a business when released from prison.

The employment rate among PEP graduates exceeds 93% and the recidvism rate is less than 5%.

Visit http://iwasinprison.com/2012/12/11/double-your-donation-2, to read about this on the official blog of the PEP organization.

Visit the MBA site for more information about Baylor's involvement in PEP.

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