Tag: Simmons College of Kentucky

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.

Simmons College of Kentucky Joins the University of Louisville in Health Equity Project

Historically Black Simmons College of Kentucky and the University of Louisville are embarking on a new project to determine what characteristics of a neighborhood contribute to the health of its residents. In Louisville’s predominantly Black communities, life expectancy is as much as 12.6 years less than in the most affluent, predominantly White communities.

Simmons College of Kentucky to Offer Classes at the State’s Sole Female-Only Prison

Inmates who have at least 12 months left to serve or to become eligible for parole may apply to take courses through Simmons College. Those accepted into the program will have the opportunity to pursue an associate degree in general studies or religious studies or a bachelor’s degree in sociology or business entrepreneurship.

Higher Education Grants or Gifts 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.

Simmons College Forms a Partnership With the University of Kentucky

The agreement calls for collaborative programs offering opportunities for students of both institutions to further professional and personal development. The initial focus will be on educational and career opportunities for Simmons College students through the College of Law, the College of Arts and Sciences, and the College of Education at the University of Kentucky.

Higher Education Grants or Gifts 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.

Racist Caller Leaves Offensive Voice Mail Messages at Simmons College of Kentucky

Administrators at Historically Black Simmons College of Kentucky in Louisville received at least two racially offensive voice mails following the presidential election.

Higher Education Grants or Gifts 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.

Kentucky’s Two HBCUs Team Up to Fight Racial Inequality

The leaders of Simmons College of Kentucky and Kentucky State University, the only two historically Black educational institutions in the commonwealth, have announced new initiatives for increased financial, political, and moral investment in Black-led institutions that will be largely focused on the city of Louisville.

Southern Baptist Theological Seminary Declines Call to Pay Reparations to a Local HBCU

A report found that the seminary's founders owned slaves in the 19th century and later, seminary faculty defended racial segregation in the Jim Crow era.

Higher Education Grants or Gifts 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.

Simmons College Partners With Local Schools to Produce More Black Teachers

The first phase of the new program will allow Simmons graduates to get into the county's public school classrooms quickly through a 12-week summer boot camp that has been approved by the state.

Simmons College Partners With the Baptist Seminary of Kentucky

The nation's newest HBCU has entered into an agreement with the Baptist Seminary of Kentucky that will explore ways to offer graduate education programs for Black students in Louisville's West End.

Simmons College of Kentucky Receives Accreditation

Founded by former slaves in 1879, what is now known as Simmons College of Kentucky has received accreditation for the first time from the Association for Biblical Higher Education.

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