A collage of fists, faces and detailed eyes – all wrapped in chains – hangs between beautiful pastels of birds in nature and small, plastic mirrors etched by a tattoo gun.
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English professor David Werner spoke about the real function of the prison system, humility and the hero journey in his final faculty lecture “I Have a Map to a Treasure” Monday in the President’s Dining Room.
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.
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.
As David Werner, chair of the English department begins his Monday afternoon Shakespeare class, he looks around the classroom at his students. The undergraduates in this class are struggling though, to receive their associate’s degree in the hope of forging ahead in their respective careers.