CVille Weekly Features Prison Program as 95 Students Graduate from Programs

Resilience Education is the feature story in Cville Weekly. This profile piece offers readers a detailed look into our Prison Education Programs, and features inmates from Fluvanna and Dillwyn correctional centers as well as Darden MBA volunteer instructors. With three programs taught at both facilities this year, we will graduate nearly 100 students this May. [...]

Greg Fairchild Presents “The Questions That Got Me Into Prison” at Charlottesville TedX

Greg Fairchild shares his journey into working with prisoners and his call to action for others in his November 14th Tedx Charlottesville talk entitled, “The Questions That Got Me Into Prison.” Starting with a dinner party and ending with the vision of a “connections system” for returning ex-offenders, Fairchild’s talk is moving and inspirational and [...]

Fairchild featured in documentary “SPENT: Looking for Change”

Greg Fairchild’s expertise in financing for the underbanked is featured in his appearance in the documentary “Spent: Looking for Change.” Released on YouTube to reach a broad audience, Spent features the stories of four families facing financial challenges in today’s economy. With Tyler Perry as narrator, “Spent” brings to life the concerns of many Americans [...]

Greg Fairchild named a “Cville Founder” at TomTom Festival

Greg Fairchild was named one of 18 “founders” for his innovative work in Prison Entrepreneurship. For three years, Fairchild has brought MBA students into Fluvanna and Dillwyn correctional facilities to teach inmates entrepreneurship and personal finance. To date, the programs have graduated more than 80 participants. Selected from 120 nominees, Fairchild was recognized at the [...]

NBC29 Features Resilience Education Program

Newsplex Features Darden Prisoner to Entrepreneur Program

CBS Newsplex’s Rachel Ryan reports on the progress of participants in the Darden Prisoner Reentry Program at the Dillwyn Correctional Facility for Men. Ryan interviews program founder Greg Fairchild as well as students in Dillwyn’s second cohort of entrpreneurs-in-training.

Batten Briefing Highlights Resilience Education and Prisoner Entrepreneurship

In the Darden School of Business’ Batten Institute April Batten Briefing, Malgorzata Glinska and Derry Vorsey Wade profile three programs working to address high incarceration rates through innovative entrepreneurship programs. Resilience Education’s Entrepreneurial Reentry Program, along with the Texas Prisoner Entrepreneurship Program and Inmates to Entrepreneurs are profiled. Read full article here.

13 Women Inmates Earn UVa/Darden Certificate in Entrepreneurship

WVIR-NBC-29 (Charlottesville)  On Friday May 10th, 13 inmates in the Fluvanna Correctional Center for Women earned certificates in a Resilience Education pilot program offered in partnership one of the nation’s top-ranked business schools. The University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business offered the entrepreneurship class to inmates at the Fluvanna Correctional Center for Women for the [...]

Forbes Magazine Features Darden Prisoner Entrepreneurship Program

“Breaking the Cycle: Entrepreneurship in Prison” discusses how Darden School of Business Professor Greg Fairchild, and his wife Tierney, launched the MBA-style entrepreneurship program in two Virginia correctional facilities to bring entrepreneurial skills and training to soon-to-be-released inmates. Second-year MBA student volunteers serve as case method instructors in this innovative program. Read the blogpost here. [...]

Second Cohort of Men Receive Darden Entrepreneurship Certificates

On April 26th, 18 incarcerated men at the Dillwyn Correctional Facility in Virginia received Cerficates in Entrepreneurship from The Darden Graduate School of Business at the University of Virginia, joining thirteen men who received certificates in the inaugural Darden Prisoner Entrepreneurship Program last August.