Resilience Co-Founder Greg Fairchild Named MBA Professor of 2017

Poets&Quants, an influential MBA news publication, named Greg Fairchild MBA Professor of 2017. Fairchild was recognized for his exceptional Socratic-method teaching (the same pedagogy used in RE programs), personal engagement with students, and groundbreaking work teaching business education courses in prisons. Shortly after, UVA Today, the University of Virginia’s news outlet, published a complementary Q&A.

Darden PREP Completes Fall Courses

Resilience Education’s Darden Prison Reentry Education Program (PREP) has wrapped another successful semester at Dillwyn and Fluvanna Correctional Facilities. 77 students completed either “Entrepreneurship” or “Foundations in Business”, culminating in final project presentations in front of a panel of MBA instructors.  We are incredibly thankful for our devoted group of Resilience Educators who saw this […]

Resilience Celebrates Columbia Business School’s ReEntry Acceleration Program

On December 11, Resilience Education traveled to New York City to celebrate the first semester of the ReEntry Acceleration Program (REAP), business education programs facilitated by Columbia Business School (CBS) MBA students at the Taconic Correctional Facility. The event was co-hosted by Columbia’s Tamer Center for Social Enterprise and Hour Children, a Long Island based […]

Chicago’s “Big Questions” Documentary features Resilience Education

Emmy® Award Winning documentary series Big Questions explores Resilience Education and its connection to the University of Virginia Darden School of Business. The documentary asks the question: How can society build skills for inmates?

Resilience Education Announces Strategic Partnership with Columbia Business School

Resilience Education is proud to announce a new strategic partnership with Columbia Business School’s Tamer Center for Social Enterprise, Center for Justice and Hour Children. This fall, we will be expanding from the Darden School of Business to Columbia Business School to reach incarcerated students who are interested in business and financial education at the Taconic […]

Charlottesville Inside-Out Features Resilience Education

Terri Allard explores the history and passion behind Resilience Education, interviewing incarcerated citizens, the Fairchilds, and program volunteers. (The Resilience Education feature begins at approximately 13:30 in the link below).

The Business of Second Chances

The University of Virginia takes a closer look at the work of Greg and Tierney Fairchild, discussing the impact of Resilience Education on incarcerated citizens and program volunteers. The Fairchilds talk about collaboration with other departments and the dream of expanding the program curriculum to cover a variety of subjects. The Business of Second Chances

Resilience Education 2017 Graduation Ceremony at Dillwyn Correctional Center

The 2017 class of incarcerated students at the Dillwyn Correctional Center proudly attend their graduation ceremony, completing the program curriculum and receiving their academic certificates. Watch this video to get a glimpse of the joy that comes with a Resilience Education graduation.

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 […]