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Allen University’s Scholarship Tour Visits Georgia

Allen University’s Scholarship Tour Visits Georgia Columbia, South Carolina –The Allen University “All That Can Be Imagined” Scholarship Tour recently continued in Georgia to surprise five students with scholarships. The first stop in Georgia was in Conyers on July 1, where a scholarship of up to $40,000 was awarded to Tiana Fischer. Fisher, a graduate of Salem High School, will be a member of the Allen University Band of Gold tuba section. She plans to major in criminal justice. “I’m most looking forward to the HBCU experience,” Fisher said. “It…

91 Clark Atlanta Student Athletes Named to SIAC’s All Academic Team

Even with a shortened academic year, Clark Atlanta University student-athletes continued to excel in the classroom as 91 Clark Atlanta University Panthers and Lady Panthers were named to the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference’s 2019-20 Commissioner’s All-Academic Team. The Commissioner’s All-Academic Team honors SIAC student-athletes who maintained a 3.0 or better cumulative grade point average throughout the academic year. “We are so proud of our 91 scholar-athletes’ accomplishments in being named to the SIAC’s 2019-20 Commissioner’s All-Academic Team,” said CAU President Dr. George T. French, Jr.  “Our scholar-athletes exemplify the CAU brand…

Systemic Racism Explained

By ACT.TV Systemic Racism Explained https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YrHIQIO_bdQ ACT.TV is a progressive media company specializing in next generation live streaming and digital strategy. The ACT.TV YouTube channel focuses on animated explainers, livestreams from events and protests around the country, and original political commentary.

Gammon Theological Seminary Recognizes Graduates on May 6, 2020

By Horace Henry In spite of the negative impact that the coronavirus pandemic placed on the institutions in the Atlanta University Center, Gammon Theological Seminary managed to recognize it’s graduates in a special way. On Wednesday, May 6, 2020, Gammon Seminary held a special ceremony for all of its proud graduates in the class of 2020. President Dean Dr. Ken J. Walden, along with other members of his faculty and staff welcomed each of Gammon’s graduates to the campus for a special ceremony. They were each presented with a congratulatory…

Georgia Congressman David Scott Announces 14.3 Million Dollars in Federal Funding for Scholarships at 1890 Land-Grant HBCUs

Washington, D.C. – Today [April 23, 2020], Congressman David Scott (GA-13) announced the U.S. Department of Agriculture awarded $14.3 million in grants for scholarships at the 1890 Land-Grant Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU). This first round of annual funding was made available by Congressman Scott’s bipartisan fight to secure $80 million in the 2018 Farm Bill for new agriculture-focused scholarships for Land-Grant HBCUs, including Fort Valley State University in Georgia. “I am proud to see our Land-Grant HBCUs receive over $14 million today after I worked tirelessly for several…

Atlanta Public Schools Partners with I’m a Father F1rst to Deliver Free “Meals of Love” to Families in Need During COVID-19 Pandemic

Atlanta – Even though school is not in session, the lessons and love continue with an impactful collaboration between the Atlanta Public Schools and local nonprofit I’m a Father F1rst: The organizations are partnering to ensure families have access to nutritious chef-prepared meals. More than 500 students and family members in the Douglass and Washington High School districts have enjoyed food delivery since schools closed due to the pandemic in March. I’m a Father F1rst was created by Keith A. Lewis Jr. and Jermaine Clarke to serve local youth and…

Comcast Partners with Atlanta Public Schools to Launch Get Our Kids Connected Campaign

Program to provide low-income families with internet connections and computers that support distance learning Atlanta, GA – Comcast announced today it has partnered with Atlanta Public Schools (APS) to launch the Get Our Kids Connected campaign to support low-income families. Through its Internet Essentials program, Comcast will work with APS to solicit financial support from individuals and organizations to sponsor students with low-cost, high-speed internet and computers. “A growing number of students attending Atlanta Public Schools do not have internet service or the technology in their homes to stay connected,”…

Deadline for APS Device Distribution, Tomorrow (March 31, 2020) at 5:00 pm

March 30, 2020 – Atlanta, Georgia – For Atlanta Public Schools (APS) families who missed the original device distribution window for their child’s school, the District is doing a “last call” this week for device pick up. If an APS student does not have a device, it is very important that they contact their child’s school by Tuesday, March 31 at 5 pm, and let the school know that their child still needs a device. The District’s Technology team will assess those needs and make devices available for pick up…

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