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Manchester professor to speak about volunteering at prison for juveniles

Erickson-Pesetski, StacyA Manchester University faculty member who leads a summer Shakespeare class at Logansport Juvenile Correctional Facility will share her reflections at a presentation on Monday, Feb. 21.

Stacy Erickson-Pesetski will talk about why those juveniles say, “I Never Give Up.” She will speak at 11 a.m. in Cordier Auditorium on the North Manchester campus.

The presentation is free and open to the public. It will also be livestreamed at

Erickson-Pesetski’s reflections will include comments and drawings from incarcerated youths. 

A professor of English and associate dean of academic affairs, the Fort Wayne resident joined Manchester in 2007.

Her reflections are presented as part of Manchester’s Values, Ideas and the Arts series, designed to offer credit to undergraduate students who, through the process, gain cultural exposure, artistic experiences and intellectual enrichment. 

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February 2022