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Cultural Competence, Equity Practices Key Themes of Campus Prevention Network Summit



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Stepping onto Paul Quinn College’s campus for the first time as president in 2007, Dr. Michael J. Sorrell faced a school on the verge of closure.

The historically Black college in Dallas held a mere 1% graduation rate and hovered at about a 30% retention rate. This made recruiting high-quality faculty members difficult.

But facing a crisis in the early stages of his presidency prepared Sorrell for a national crisis years later: the COVID-19 pandemic.

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