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Dr. Alvetta P. Thomas receives award from UGA Graduate School

Recently, University of Georgia Athens Graduate School Dean Suzanne Barbour and provost Pam Whitten honored Dr. Alvetta Peterman Thomas, president of Atlanta Technical College. She was awarded the 2016 Graduate School Alumni of Distinction Award. The recipient receiving this award

McDonald’s owner Dave Moss receives Pioneer Award

McDonald’s owner Dave Moss received the McDonald’s Pioneer Award, which is given annually by the McDonald’s corporation. They recognize owners/operators who have made many contributions in the Houston region. Moss owns seven McDonald’s restaurants throughout Houston and was specifically honored for

National Black MBA Association relocates to Atlanta

Atlanta is the new home for the National Black MBA Association. This organization was formed by a group of MBA students from University of Chicago 46 years ago. President/CEO Jesse Tyson stated, “This is a journey for us.  We are

Atlanta Technical College to hold open house

Atlanta Technical College (ATC) will showcase two open house events that are free and open to the public on the main campus located at 1560 Metropolitan Parkway, SW. on Thursday, June 16, 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. and Saturday, June 18,

Dr. Katrina Mallory works to improve the community

Dr. Katrina Mallory believes the art of communication allows us to share emotionally and interact socially with others. She is driven to the “right thing” with dignity and integrity. According to Mallory, when one person succeeds, we all do. What is

Teresa Punzi providing day support at The Smart Place

Teresa Punzi is the CEO and president of The Smart Place Adult and Children Services, Inc., which opened in 2001. She wanted to have a day support center for students who have mental and physical challenges and could not maintain a job.

15th annual Bridge Builders Awards held at Delta Flight Museum

Atlanta Technical College President Dr. Alvetta P. Thomas welcomed everyone to the Atlanta Technical College Foundation’s 15th Annual Bridge Builders Awards held at the Delta Flight Museum.  The theme for the evening was “Fantasies in Flight.” The honorary co-chairs were

Leatha Curington on Dr. Lipman’s uterine fibroid embolization

Leatha Curington is one of Dr. John C. Lipman’s patients who has undergone the uterine fibroid embolization procedure. Dr. Lipman is a board certified Interventional Radiologist. Curington talks about her experience with fibroids and how she found out about the UFE procedure.

Usher closes out Jazz in the Gardens 2016

On Sunday evening, Fred Hammond heated up the stage up and brought church and advice to the crowd in Miami at Jazz in the Gardens. He sang many of his legendary songs like “Jesus Be a Fence Around Me”, “This

Jazz in the Gardens offers food tasting sneak preview

The 2016 Jazz in the Gardens music festival showcased some of the foods that will be served at this year’s festival, including Jamaican and Bahamian cuisine. Some of the food vendors in attendance included chef Keith Reed of Reed & Sons Catering serving

NCBW 100 MECCA Chapter annual scholarship fundraiser

This is the second year the Honorable Penny Brown Reynolds and the Honorable Glenda Hatchett have been the co-mistresses of ceremony. They are a great team together. Judge Brown Reynolds will release a new book, Real Talk for Real Sisters:

Star Jones makes appearance at GHBC Women’s Initiative

Star Jones talked about several of her successes and how she accomplished them at the Greater Houston Black Chamber’s first of four Women’s Initiative programs with chair of the board, Courtney Johnson Rose. Jones is known for her time on

Aretha Franklin, Usher to headline 2016 Jazz in the Gardens

 Miami Gardens, Florida, Mayor Oliver Gilbert talks about the 2016 Jazz in the Garden. This is the 11th year of the Jazz in the Gardens Music Festival; how do you keep this event growing, safe and entertaining for attendees? We just

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