Posts Tagged ‘Michael Sorrell’

Paul Quinn College, iDesign Partner on Online Curriculum

Posted by Lance Murray

Paul Quinn College is partnering with iDesign, a Dallas instructional design firm, to build an initial set of online courses to be available this summer.

The deal will make general education courses available online for the South Dallas college’s students.…

Steve Case at Rise of the Rest in Dallas: Investors Should Focus on Why it Will Work

Posted by Heather Noel

When Steve Case helped found internet startup America Online (AOL) in 1985, about 3 percent of people were using the internet.

“We talked about the idea of the internet connecting the world; nobody believed us,” Case told a group at …

The Altruists: North Texans Are Making Social Innovation Their Mission

Posted by Krista Nightengale

There is plenty of proof that North Texas is an incubator for creatives in urban planning, education, and social innovation.

From national nonprofits launched out of homes to game-changing ideas that have cultivated millions of dollars for the nonprofit sector, …

Paul Quinn Earns U.S. Work College Designation

Posted by Lance Murray

Dallas’ Paul Quinn College has added a couple of firsts to its resume by being the first urban and first historically black college in the nation to be named a Work College by the U.S. Department of Education.

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Paul Quinn College Gets $1.1M for Development, Revitalization

Posted by Jana J. Pruet

When Michael Sorrell took the reins in 2007 as the fifth president in as many years at Paul Quinn College, the historically black school in South Dallas, it was on the brink of closing its doors forever. 

By the end …

Paul Quinn President Gains National Reputation

Posted by Lance Murray

Michael Sorrell, president of Paul Quinn College, has been getting a lot of national attention lately, not only for reviving the 450-student historically black institution in south Dallas, but for Paul Quinn’s work program.

That program has all Paul …