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Tag: Dr. Michael Sorrell
Cultural Competence, Equity Practices Key Themes of Campus Prevention Network Summit
Higher education leaders convened virtually at EVERFI’S 2021 Campus Prevention Network (CPN) Summit on Thursday to discuss equity-minded practices on campus.
July 15, 2021
Will Free Community College Hurt HBCU Enrollment?
Some conservatives have been quick to point to the price tag of Biden’s American Families Plan, arguing that making the first two years of higher education free ultimately limits student choice and could be potentially damaging for HBCU enrollment.
July 2, 2021
The Road Not Taken: Dr. Michael Sorrell Reflects on His Path to the Paul Quinn College Presidency
During his inaugural address, Dr. Michael J. Sorrell told the Paul Quinn College community that the school would “become the greatest turnaround story in the history of higher education.” Now, after 13 years as president, he feels that Paul Quinn is on its way to fulfilling that comeback story.
October 30, 2020
IHEP Summit Spotlights Financial Struggles of Low-Income, Working-Class Students
Achieving equity for low-income students in post-secondary education requires getting down to the nitty-gritty of what they need, and the Institute for Higher Education Policy provided a forum for that Tuesday with a summit featuring game-changing institutional leaders, the release of a special report and in-person perspectives of students who have overcome major finance-related obstacles on their way to a degree.
May 21, 2019
Paul Quinn College Receives $1M Grant for Urban Work College Network
Paul Quinn College (PQC) has received a $1 million-grant from Strada Education Network to further its efforts to eradicate poverty through its innovative Urban Work College Model.
October 24, 2018
Paul Quinn College Breaks New Ground for First Time in 40 Years
A new construction and renovation project on Paul Quinn College’s (PQC) campus continues the college’s momentum in transforming its students’ academic experience. Last week, Paul Quinn broke ground for the Trammell S. Crow Living and Learning Center, which will be the first new building on campus in 40 years. The center will host a 30,000-square […]
August 20, 2018
Paul Quinn College President Makes Fortune Magazine List
Sandwiched between Jamie Dimon, the CEO of JP Morgan Chase and actress Reese Witherspoon, Dr. Michael Sorrell was named 34 on The World’s 50 Greatest Leaders published by Fortune magazine.
May 1, 2018
After Accreditation Success, Experts and Advocates Optimistic About Cheyney
The nation’s oldest HBCU avoided a potentially fatal blow on Friday after a regional accrediting board extended its accreditation by a year.
November 19, 2017
Gathering Designed to Foster Mentorship Among MSI Leaders
In an effort to create a pipeline of college leaders ready to one day become a college president, the Penn Center for minority serving institutions hosted a three-day symposium for its cohort of aspiring leaders this weekend in Philadelphia, bringing together both rising administrators and highly experienced college and university presidents to serve as their mentors
November 19, 2017
HBCU and Congressional Leaders Push Trump Administration to Fill Key Post
Now that the White House Initiative on historically Black Colleges and Universities has remained leaderless for longer than it has under any previous administration, a chorus of HBCU advocates and some lawmakers are increasingly of the mind that the Trump administration has failed to make good on its promise to HBCUs
August 13, 2017
MSI Faculty Struggling to Find Career Balance
Faculty at minority-serving institutions struggle with balancing a full course load as well as service and research responsibilities.
October 13, 2015
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