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Simmons College of Kentucky receives $200,000 donation to help with tuition assistance

LOUISVILLE, KY – Simmons College of Kentucky received a significant donation and a big boost towards its mission, according to WDRB.com.

On Friday, the College received $200,000 to help with its expansion and tuition assistance. Donors Dr. Mark and Cindy Lynn say they weren’t familiar with Simmons College in the beginning.

“Simmons College to us is a symbol of hope for a lot of things. And it’s not just people and kids. It’s a symbol of hope for our whole community. It’s a symbol of hope for our growth. It’s a symbol of hope for where we want to go in life.” said D. Mark Lynn.

The college focuses on educating students in an urban setting and helping with financial assistance. Students, faculty and Mayor Greg Fisher were all on hand for the donation.

 

ABOUT SIMMONS COLLEGE OF KENTUCKY

Founded in 1879, the State Convention purchased four acres of land in Louisville to serve the campus for the Kentucky Normal and Theological Institute.

Simmons College of Kentucky is well positioned for bright future as a thriving institution of higher learning serving traditionally underserved communities

For more information about Simmons College of Kentucky, visit www.simmonscollegeky.edu.

 

 

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