Paul Quinn College hopes the new practice will better combat intergenerational poverty and remove the pressure on first-generation college students to financially lift up their entire families.
High school senior Ke’shawn Rubell thought he was just visiting Paul Quinn College on Thursday.
Instead, in a ceremony held between the women’s and men’s basketball games, Rubell and more than 400 students from five Fort Worth high schools were surprised with acceptance letters to the historically Black college.
But there was more. Each of them will also be able to select two family members or friends to enroll with them this fall to pursue their own certificate or degree.
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