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T.D. Jakes Foundation and Wells Fargo Invest $9M in Community Development Projects Across U.S.

by | Feb 7, 2024
The Dallas-based foundation said the funding supports the creation of financial wellness and innovation centers, helps organizations convert underutilized land into affordable homes, and drives impactful change for college students across the U.S.
Paul Quinn College Powers Up with Tech to Propel HBCU and Urban Work College Mission
by | Dec 8, 2023
Dallas' Paul Quinn College is "rebooting" its technology systems for the future with Ellucian Colleague SaaS. The comprehensive, "holistic" modernization aims to support the HBCU's innovative mission to take aim at intergenerational poverty and "smash it."
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas Awards Nearly $3M in 2023-2024 Blue Impact Grants
by | Jul 25, 2023
Awarded to 101 community-based organizations across the state—including many in North Texas—the Blue Impact grants focus on health care access and target impacts of socio-economic and social determinants of health.
Minerva Consulting Gets 4 Telly Awards for ‘Exceptional Video Storytelling’
by | Jun 26, 2023
The communications firm accepted the Telly Awards for work on behalf of its clients, two of them in North Texas. The award showcases the best work created within television and across video, for all screens. Here are links to all the winners.

Startup Connecting Students to HBCUs Moves from California to McKinney

by | Apr 28, 2022
HBCU HUB, a startup focused on connecting students to recruiters at historically Black colleges and universities, is moving its headquarters to McKinney with the aid of grant funding from the McKinney Economic Development Corporation’s Innovation Fund.
From Automated Airport Parking to On-Demand Rides, North Texas Boosts Autonomous Vehicle Capabilities
by | Mar 24, 2022
NCTCOG's Regional Transportation Council believes autonomous vehicles are part of the solution to North Texas' future.

From autonomous parking at DFW airport to self-driving DART shuttles to medication deliveries in McKinney—along with local hubs for Kodiak Robotics, Aurora, and TuSimple—the region could prove to be the "most robust, automated, and connected vehicle ecosystem in the country," says one official.
Coworking Adapts to Survive and (Eventually) Thrive
by | Nov 29, 2020
Local coworking firms use different approaches to deal with COVID challenges.
Dallas-Fort Worth Leads the Nation in Apartment Demand for Q3 2020
by | Nov 28, 2020
The DFW multifamility market also led in the second quarter with modest gains due to government stay-at-home orders.

Capital One’s $200M Impact Initiative Partners With Two Local Orgs to Advance Socioeconomic Mobility

by | Oct 7, 2020
Capital One is teaming with Impact Ventures and Paul Quinn College as part of its new nationwide initiative to close support growth in underserved communities and advance socioeconomic mobility.
Paul Quinn College Launches 36-Month Urban Scholars Degree Program for High-Achieving Students Who Want to Make a Difference
by | Jul 14, 2020
This fall, Dallas' Paul Quinn College will launch an accelerated Bachelor’s degree track that's designed to help students become "leaders and activists with a commitment to real change" in partnership with education innovator Minerva Project. The program, part of PQC's newly established Honors College, offers a double-major in Business and Public Policy that will focus on the economics and politics of societal transformation.
Dallas’ Paul Quinn, JPMorgan Chase Join More Than 20 Black Leaders in a Virtual Celebration for Grads
by | May 13, 2020
The national commencement ceremony will feature former President Barack Obama, Kevin Hart, and other leaders in arts, music, sports, government, and business. The brainchild of Dr. Michael Sorrell, President of Paul Quinn College, the virtual event celebrates students graduating from Historically Black Colleges and Universities.
Paul Quinn College Has a New Outdoor Basketball Court, Courtesy of the Dallas Mavs
by | Mar 2, 2020
The Mavs donated a professional-grade basketball court complete with a mural from Dallas street artist Tex Moton and Sport Court technology.

Startup Week Returns to Downtown Dallas in Early April

by | Mar 7, 2019
Roughly 10,000 are expected to attend the free, five-day event dedicated to connecting startups, founders, corporate and social innovators, investors, and community leaders.
Paul Quinn’s Plano Expansion Gets First Major Investment, $1M From Strada Education Network
by | Oct 24, 2018
Over the next two years, Strada's grant will go toward funding the new Plano campus — the first expansion site of the Paul Quinn Urban Work College Model.
Paul Quinn College Brings AT&T Aspire Accelerator to Campus
by | Oct 2, 2018
In a VIP event yesterday, AT&T and PQC teamed up to present Entrepreneurship and Innovation: A Path to Economic Mobility.
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Dallas’ Paul Quinn Breaking Ground on 1st New On-Campus Building in 40 Years
by | Aug 17, 2018
The LEED-certified Trammell S. Crow Living and Learning Center will feature 30,000 square feet of residential space for students and 10,000 square feet of classroom and office space.