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Michael Sorrell

People of Action: Michael Sorrell

Dr. Cheryl Action Jackson | Posted 03.30.2017 | Impact
Dr. Cheryl Action Jackson

A few years ago, I received an award from Chris Bosh of the Miami Heat and I had the privilege of meeting Michael Sorrell, the President of Paul Quinn College, and I became an immediate fan.

To Educate a Diverse Nation, Topple the Ivory Tower

Marybeth Gasman | Posted 11.02.2016 | College
Marybeth Gasman

Visit an American college campus today and you'll see a more diverse student body than ever before. But the graduation rate for minority students falls far below the nationwide average.

An Open Letter to John Paulson

Michael J. Sorrell | Posted 06.08.2016 | College
Michael J. Sorrell

Perhaps there was another motive for your gift. Perhaps this was less about the deficiencies of the East Coast's technology landscape and more about winning the game of "one-upmanship" that wealthy donors and institutions tend to play.

Student Success: Words of Wisdom

Marybeth Gasman | Posted 12.15.2014 | Education
Marybeth Gasman

The ways in which colleges and universities support student achievement in colleges and universities are very much contextual -- sensitive to the needs of their students, and hopefully to those from underprivileged backgrounds.

Walking in Another's Shoes: Paul Quinn College, Food Deserts and an Alternative Spring Break

Marybeth Gasman | Posted 04.23.2013 | Black Voices
Marybeth Gasman

For those who follow Black colleges and the happenings at these institutions, you are probably familiar with Paul Quinn College in Dallas, Texas. This...

Falling in Love... With Dirt

Craig McCord | Posted 06.17.2012 | Green
Craig McCord

Paul Quinn College recently abandoned its football program and converted the field into a working organic farm maintained by the students themselves.

Paul Quinn College Students Proclaim "I Am Not Trash"

Marybeth Gasman | Posted 12.14.2011 | Black Voices
Marybeth Gasman

Upset with the city of Dallas's decision to expand a landfill in the Highland Hills/Paul Quinn College neighborhood, the students at the small, historically Black institution are pushing back.