Former inmate, now UMPI student highlights benefits of second chances

Updated on 10/18/2022

Shyquinn Dix is wrapping up his sophomore year of college studies and aiming to prove a lot of people right about the value of second chances and alternatives to incarceration.  Dix, a social work major and a point guard on the University of Maine Presque Isle’s basketball team, was featured recently in a CBS TV 60 Minutes episode that highlighted a new Connecticut prison intervention and rehabilitation program. To continue reading please click here