Category Archives: News

Cowboys Legend Michael Irvin To Kickoff Voices That Matter Speakers Series

Paul Quinn College is thrilled to kick off the second year of Voices That Matter, a speaker series that features achievers and people who have overcome obstacles and can inspire others with their stories. Media agent Jan Miller and the Dupree Miller & Associates agency are presenting the free series, which continues through the spring. Dallas Cowboys legend Michael Irvin will kickoff the series on September 2nd at Paul Quinn. Michael Jerome Irvin was born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida and Read More...

Parish Episcopal School Student Diversity Leadership Council Retreat

For more than forty years, Parish Episcopal School in Dallas has been dedicated to making a difference – in their students’ lives, in their community and in their world. The Parish Episcopal Student Diversity Leadership Council held their retreat on the Paul Quinn College campus last week. Read More...

Quinnite Kevin Lee One of 83 Students Selected As 2015 HBCU All-Stars

U.S. Department of Education Office of Communications & Outreach, Press Office    400 Maryland Ave., S.W. Washington, D.C. 20202                    For Immediate Release: Thursday, August 20, 2015 Contact: Press Office, (202) 401, 1576, press@ed.gov   83 Students from 70 Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) Named 2015 HBCU All-Stars The White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (WHIHBCUs) today announced its 2015 HBCU All-Stars, recognizing 83 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students for their accomplishments in academics, leadership, and civic engagement. The All-Stars were selected from more than 450 students who Read More...

A Big PQC Welcome to #SMU19!

The Quinnite Nation sends a warm welcome to approximately 50 SMU Freshmen that will be touring Paul Quinn College today. Some of the areas they will be visiting: I. Grand Lounge: A History of the College and Education of the Mural II. Student Union Building: An Introduction to the Student Support Services and Health and Wellness Center III. Adams Building: Meet & Greet with the College with Enrollment Management, Bursar, Work College and a visit to the Career Clothes Closet. IV. Tour of the Read More...

Paul Quinn College Announces New Urban College Model

Paul Quinn College Announces New Urban College Model Model Includes New Tuition Structure, Free Textbooks, Work Program, and Charter School Dallas, TX – February 16, 2015 – Paul Quinn College (“Paul Quinn”) President Michael Sorrell announced today that beginning in the fall of 2015, the school would be adopting a new student financial structure that will result in the average on-campus student graduating with less than $10,000 of student loan debt and four years of real world work experience. This innovative Read More...

DukeImmerse

A very special Quinnite thank you to a special group of 7 Duke University students that were on campus last week participating in DukeImmerse, a semester-long, interdisciplinary program with courses & curriculum designed around the topics of Urban Environmental Justice & Social Entrepreneurship. ‪#‎nationbuilding‬ Read More...

VOICES THAT MATTER: Pat & Emmitt Smith

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Media Coverage Highlights

2014 Media Coverage Highlights Paul Quinn College The Dallas Morning News: Weary of betrayal of trust in southern Dallas The Dallas Morning News: AT&T Stadium employees help with harvest at Paul Quinn farm The Dallas Morning News: Farm on Paul Quinn College’s old football field feeds fans at AT&T Stadium Dallas Cowboys Blog: Stadium Employees Help Harvest Crops At Nearby Farm Diverse: College Presidents Returning to Classroom AframNews.com: Trammell S. Crow Donates $4 Million to Paul Quinn College NorthStar News: Paul Quinn College Sacked Its Football Team Read More...

PAUL QUINN COLLEGE LAUNCHES INAUGURAL RELIGIOUS STUDIES PROGRAM

Classes Start January 2015   DALLAS – Dec. 18, 2014 - Paul Quinn College is excited to announce the launch of its inaugural Religious Studies program, an inventive area of study that will step outside the box of which most collegiate religious degree programs tend to fit. Classes in the program start in January in conjunction with PQC’s spring 2015 semester.   “Paul Quinn College’s new Religious Studies Program puts it on the cutting edge of education in a world where diverse religions provide meaning, Read More...

Paul Quinn College Receives Largest Gift in 142-Year School History

Dallas, TX – June 23, 2014 – Paul Quinn College announced today that it received the largest gift in school history from Dallas philanthropist and Paul Quinn supporter Trammell S. Crow. The majority of the $4.4 million dollar gift will be used to help finance the construction of the first new building on the campus in almost 40 years and the rest will be used to support enrollment growth. The new facility will be a 180-bed residential complex that Read More...