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Historically Black Paul Quinn College in Dallas Establishes Partnership with City Year AmeriCorps

The City Year members enrolled in the Corporate Work Program at Paul Quinn College in Dallas can receive up to four years of corporate work experience with up to $18,000 in scholarships per year.

Paul Quinn College to Expand Its Urban Work College Network to Plano, Texas

Paul Quinn College has announced that it will establish a second educational program in Plano, Texas. Students will be housed in apartments and the college will seek classroom space at corporations that partner with the college in its urban work program.

New Partnership Seeks to Increase Study Abroad Opportunities for HBCU Students

African Americans are about 13 percent of all undergraduate students but only 5.6 percent of the students who study abroad. A new partnership aims to increase study abroad opportunities for students at all minority serving educational institutions.

A Change in Leadership at Fisk University in Nashville

H. James Williams has resigned as president of the university after less than three years on the job. Frank L. Sims, a member of the board of trustees who was an executive at Cargill Inc., has been named interim president.

HBCU to Become the Nation’s First Urban Work College

Beginning this fall, all students at Paul Quinn College in Dallas, Texas, will be given jobs either on campus or with local business that will offset most of their tuition and living expenses.

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

The Urban Environmental Justice and Social Entrepreneurship program will involve eight undergraduates from each institution. Duke students will spend three weeks at Paul Quinn College and will work to restore an urban stream.

Paul Quinn College to Offer a New Online Degree Program in Business Administration

Paul Quinn College, the historically Black educational institution in Dallas, has entered into an agreement to develop an online bachelor's degree program in business administration. The program is expected to be offered during the spring 2014 semester.

A Quartet of African Americans in New Administrative Roles in Higher Education

The new appointees are Kathey Porter at Virginia Tech, Aleczander Whitfield at Johnson C. Smith University, Karen Weddle-West at the University of Memphis, and Halima Leak at Paul Quinn College.

Pork Taken Off the Menu at Paul Quinn College

The college's president believes that a college education should include information on a healthy lifestyle.

Good News for Paul Quinn College

The historically Black college has now put its accreditation problems in the rear-view mirror.

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