Paul Quinn College Teams Up With Duke University for Environmental Justice Program

pqc-logoPaul Quinn College, a historically Black educational institution in Dallas, Texas, is teaming up with Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, for a new semester-long program focused on environmental justice. The Urban Environmental Justice and Social Entrepreneurship program will involve eight undergraduates from each institution.

Students will take four seminar courses: Environmental Justice, Urban Restoration Ecology, Environmental and Social Entrepreneurship, and Tools for Community Involvement in Decision Marking. Classes will be taught at Duke with students at Paul Quinn College participating through an internet hook-up. Duke students will spend three weeks at Paul Quinn College and Paul Quinn College students will spend two weeks in Durham. In Dallas, students from both educational institutions will work to restore an urban stream.

Related Articles

Leave a Reply

Get the JBHE Weekly Bulletin

Receive our weekly email newsletter delivered to your inbox

Latest News

Online Articles That May Be of Interest to JBHE Readers

Each week, JBHE will provide links to online articles that may be of interest to our readers. Here are this week’s selections.

Recent Books of Interest to African American Scholars

The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education regularly publishes a list of new books that may be of interest to our readers. The books included are on a wide variety of subjects and present many different points of view.

Higher Education Gifts or Grants of Interest to African Americans

Here is this week’s news of grants or gifts to historically Black colleges and universities or for programs of particular interest to African Americans in higher education.

In Memoriam: James Morris Lawson Jr., 1928-2024

Lawson enrolled at the Vanderbilt Divinity School in 1958. While he was a student, he helped organize sit-ins at lunch counters in downtown Nashville. In 1960, he was expelled from the university for his participation in civil rights protests.

Featured Jobs