Simmons College launches ‘Open Door’ initiative to bring educational opportunities to houseless

Simmons College of Kentucky, Louisville’s only Historically Black College and University, has launched a new initiative to help bring higher education opportunities to the city’s houseless community.

“It’s not normal to have homeless and houseless people on the street,” Simmons College President Kevin Cosby said Thursday. Cosby announced the new “Open Door” initiative that has the potential to change countless lives.

“Trying to transform the lives of houseless people through education and we want to take education to them where they are,” Cosby said.

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