I am ready

Dear Supporters of PiFO, A few weeks ago I mentioned that all of our students in the second cohort (our Freshman class this year) had been transferred to the Oregon State Correctional Institution (OSCI) in preparation for the beginning of classwork. I misspoke. There are still some students who have not been transferred due to…

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READY, SET, GO!

Dear Supporters of PiFO, Life with Covid has been challenging for everyone! Our PiFO/Corban extension in the Oregon State Correctional Institution (OSCI) is no exception. State guidelines have kept us from being able to offer in-person instruction. However, our first year cohort began instruction in early October through packets that are delivered to OSCI weekly.…

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Meet Professor Dan

Dear Supporters of PiFO, Great news! Classes for our first cohort have begun. Our second cohort of AICs (adults in custody) will begin classes in a few weeks. Over the last year I have introduced you to the professors from Corban University who will be teaching our students in the Oregon State Correctional Institution (OSCI).…

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Meet Professor Gina!

Dear Friends and Supporters of PiFO, The start of classes at the Corban extension in the Oregon State Correctional Institution (OSCI) have been delayed to mid-November due to some COVID issues. Notwithstanding this delay, I am excited to introduce you to another Corban instructor, Professor Gina Ochsner. She is a gifted author, speaker and teacher.…

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Meet Professor Sam!

Dear Supporters of PiFO, In October, the fall semester will begin at the Corban University extension in the Oregon State Correctional Institution (OSCI). At the beginning of each semester, I let you know about the subjects that are going to be taught and the professors from Corban who will be teaching them. This week I…

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