Board Members Begin Prison Ministry: Henderson, Jewell, and Kreh, along with Alan Nesbitt and Jeff Henig, begin prison mission work as singing group “Jonah Ministries.” First concert held at the Varner Unit.
Planning Begins: Dr. Jewell (Chairman) and Mr. Kreh (President) begin planning Likewise
Higher Ed for Inmates: Chaplain Mayfield and Kreh visit re. higher ed for ADC inmates
Feasibility Study: Kreh begins feasibility study re. programs in other states
Chaplains Meet: Chaplains Wheeler, Mayfield, and Mr. Kreh visit re. higher ed for inmates
Curriculum Planned: AA in Humanities and AS in Entrepreneurship curriculum planned
Arkansas Nonprofit: Arkansas nonprofit articles of incorporation awarded to Likewise Inc
ADHE Meeting: Dr. Kreh visits with Arkansas Department of Higher Ed (ADHE)
LOI Delivered: Letter of Intent delivered to ADHE re. Likewise College
Corporate Officers Appointed: Board elects officers and appoints Kreh to President role.
LOI Accepted: Letter of Intent accepted by AHECB re. Likewise College
The Books of Luke: Began prototyping TR-1000: The Books of Luke at Tucker Unit (35+ participants) at the Island of Hope Chapel
New College Application: Application for New College delivered to ADHE re. Likewise College
AAH & ASE Proposed: Submitted degree proposals for Associate of Arts in Humanities and Associate of Science in Entrepreneurship to ADHE
Partnership with UK Ministry: Entered into an agreement with MissionAssist to use their EasyEnglish Bible in course readers
College Status Granted: Received AHECB and ADHE approval to enter the formal planning and development stage
Likewise College is certified by the Arkansas Higher Education Coordinating Board for the purposes of institutional planning and development only, and state authorization for institutional operations is pending under the rules and regulations implementing Arkansas Code §6-61-301. Arkansas Higher Education Coordinating Board certification does not constitute an endorsement of any institution or program. Such certification merely indicates that certain criteria as defined in Arkansas Higher Education Coordinating Board policy have been met as required under Arkansas law.
Website Launched: Website Launched: www.LikewiseInc.com website launched to promote and support the planning and development stage of Likewise College