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David Werner, associate professor of English, said he learned everything he knows about teaching from prison. He elaborated on this in his lecture titled “Lessons from Prison” which focused on why inmates should be educated – so they won’t return to prison after they are released.
Campus and community news for the week of May 4, 2012.
I would like to commend the Campus Times for its excellent coverage of the lectures here on campus of Ring Festival La Verne, the University’s participation in the Los Angeles celebration of the arts centered around Los Angeles Opera’s production of Richard Wagner’s “The Ring of the Nibelungen.”
On Monday night about 25 La Verne students, faculty and staff filled the Campus Center Ballroom to see David Werner’s presentation, “My Precious Illusion: Power in Wagner and Tolkien.”
The University of La Verne’s successful prison education program moves to a youth correctional facility in Norwalk.
David Werner took his audience behind bars on Monday with his lecture on teaching in prison. As part of the continuing faculty lecture series that is held in the President’s Dining Room, Werner’s lecture was another interesting perspective into the world of education.