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Take a closer look at some important moments at BPI

BPI Reentry | June 2018

A look into the variety of career and professional journeys of BPI alumni upon their returning home to the Greater New York City Area.



11th BPI Commencement | Woodbourne | May 31, 2014

Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney is honored at BPI’s eleventh Commencement ceremony. One student returns after release to graduate.


12th BPI Commencement | Eastern | January 24, 2015

Timothy Cardinal Dolan, the Archbishop of New York, receives an honorary degree from Bard College at BPI’s 12th Commencement ceremony.


BPI Tenth Anniversary Film | April 25, 2012

A glimpse inside BPI as students, alumni, and faculty reflect on its first decade.


16th BPI Commencement | Taconic | June 1, 2017

Highlights from BPI’s sixteenth Commencement ceremony, Taconic Correctional Facility. Featuring Tabetha Ewing, Professor of History, Bard College; Rossana Rosado, New York Secretary of State; Rev. Vivian Nixon, Executive Director, College & Community Fellowship.


15th BPI Commencement | Eastern | December 21, 2017

The Dean of Yale College, historian Jonathan Holloway, visits Eastern Correctional Facility as BPI confers its 400th diploma.


14th BPI Commencement | Woodbourne | June 11, 2016

As college-in-prison makes more progress than ever nationally, Congressman Hakeem Jeffries gives remarks at BPI’s graduation ceremony at Woodbourne Correctional Facility.


13th BPI Commencement | Taconic | June 2, 2015

Outtakes from BPI’s 13th Commencement ceremony, the first at Taconic Correctional Facility. Featuring Jed Tucker, Director of Reentry.


10th BPI Commencement | Eastern | January 26, 2013

At BPI’s tenth Commencement ceremony, Reverend Dr. Calvin Butts III delivered the commencement address. Here are some highlights..