Simmons College of Kentucky http://wfpl.org en Louisville's Simmons College Gets National Accreditation http://wfpl.org/post/louisvilles-simmons-college-gets-national-accreditation <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Simmons College of Kentucky has become the state’s first private, historically black college to receive national accreditation.&nbsp;</span></p><p>The accreditation was awarded on earlier this month by the <a href="http://www.abhe.org/">Association of Biblical Higher Education</a>, an organization recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.</p><p>With the recognition, Simmons will become the nation’s 107<sup>th</sup> Historically Black College and University and be eligible for a $300,000 annual grant from the Department of Education.</p> Mon, 24 Feb 2014 20:54:24 +0000 Jacob Ryan 8682 at http://wfpl.org Louisville's Simmons College Gets National Accreditation Louisville's Simmons College Anticipates Higher Education Accreditation http://wfpl.org/post/louisvilles-simmons-college-anticipates-higher-education-accreditation <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Louisville’s historic Simmons College of Kentucky is expected to soon be accredited for the first time by the Association for Biblical Higher Education. This comes in the middle of a renaissance for the historically African American school over the past several years.</span></p> Fri, 07 Feb 2014 22:00:56 +0000 Devin Katayama 8520 at http://wfpl.org Louisville's Simmons College Anticipates Higher Education Accreditation Sen. Rand Paul: 'I'm Trying to Figure Out How To Get More Votes' http://wfpl.org/post/senator-rand-paul-im-trying-figure-out-how-get-more-votes <p>U.S. Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., is asking Louisville’s African-American community to consider his vote.</p><p>Paul spoke to students and faculty members at Simmons College of Kentucky on Friday.</p><p>This follows his appearance this week at <a href="http://www.npr.org/2013/04/11/176880563/sen-rand-paul-tries-to-repair-gops-image-with-minorities">Howard University in Washington D.C.</a> where Paul tried connecting black history to the Republican Party.</p> Fri, 12 Apr 2013 17:51:08 +0000 Devin Katayama 4953 at http://wfpl.org Sen. Rand Paul: 'I'm Trying to Figure Out How To Get More Votes'