Clark Atlanta Announces New Dean and More – Atlanta News

first_imgClark Atlanta Announces New Dean, and More – Atlanta News Last Updated Mar 8, 2018 by Max PulciniFacebookTwitterLinkedinemail It’s time for a newsflash! Let’s take a look some of the biggest business school and MBA news coming out of Atlanta metro this week.Silvanus J. Udoka Named Dean of Clark Atlanta University’s School of Business — Clark Atlanta NewsAccording to a press release issued by the school, Clark Atlanta University President Ronald A. Johnson announced the selection of Silvanus J. Udoka, Ph.D., as dean of the university’s School of Business Administration. The current professor and chair of the Department of Management will enter his new role on June 1, 2018.“I am honored to have been selected to serve as dean of Clark Atlanta University’s School of Business Administration,” Udoka said. “The history of the institution and the storied reputation of the School of Business Administration is palpable and the opportunities to create a transformative, innovative learning environment — attributes that first compelled me to pursue this assignment — align with my own mission to produce business and industry leaders who will not only compete successfully within the contemporary business environment, but apply critical thought, analysis and creativity to develop new market paradigms across vast sectors of the global economy. We are going to do great and exciting new things at Clark Atlanta.”You can read more about Udoka’s promotion here. 25 Alumni Recognized During Emory Entrepreneur Awards — Emory Business NewsLast month, the Emory Entrepreneur Network and Emory Alumni Association recognized 25 entrepreneurs Emory University alumni at the second annual Emory Entrepreneur Awards. According to the school, the awards celebrate alumni entrepreneurs who have innovated in their start and industry.Several of the recent Emory entrepreneur honorees pose during last month’s event / Photo via emorybusiness.com.“As you’ll see tonight, we’ve got a really good diversity of different folks from different industries and different business that they’ve created,” Steve Greenfield, co-president of the Emory Entrepreneur Network said. “Thankfully, with the support of folks like the Emory Alumni Association and Goizueta, we’ve finally gotten some momentum behind this.”You can see the list of honorees here.New Mentoring Program Pairs MBA, Master’s Students With Professionals — Georgia State University NewshubThe J. Mack Robinson College of Business recently launched a graduate mentoring program that helps MBAs build relationships with seasoned industry veterans. The new six-month program matches mentors using an algorithm that examines factors such as industry, years of experience, career goals, and expected outcomes.“We are employing the latest technologies to ensure our new graduate mentoring program is another way in which we deliver on our vision that ‘no one gets closer to business than Robinson,’” dean Richard Phillips said.Learn more about the mentoring program here.These are the Top 5 Contenders for Amazon’s HQ2, According to Bank of America – Business InsiderIn non-school news, a handful of Bank of America industry insiders believe that Atlanta can very well be the final destination for HQ2, Amazon‘s much publicized soon-to-be second headquarters.“Bank of America considered two factors in choosing the cities: how closely each city mirrors Seattle (the site of Amazon’s current headquarters), and how attractive the city’s financial, employment, education, business, housing, transportation, and innovation sectors are.”Amazon’s Seattle headquarters / Photo via Elaine Thompson/Associated Press.The company has not yet released details of its pending final selection. You can read more about the industry expert’s predictions here. regions: Atlantacenter_img RelatedCAU Ranked Among Top HBCUs in the NationThe Clark Atlanta University – School of Business was recently ranked among the top historically black college and universities (HBCUs), coming in as the 18th best in the country. The school advanced a spot this year over its 19th place in last year’s ranking. Improvements such as the university’s graduation rates, first-year retention…September 20, 2016In “Featured Region”Your Guide to Atlanta Marketing MBA ProgramsWith a GDP of $304 billion, the Atlanta metro boasts the eighth-largest GDP in the United States. The city features the country’s third-largest concentration of Fortune 500 companies, including Coca-Cola, The Home Depot, Delta Air Lines, AT&T Mobility, Chick-fil-A, UPS and Newell-Rubbermaid, as well as more than 1,250 multinational corporations.…April 20, 2017In “Featured Home”Clark Atlanta Partners with Delta Air Lines to Offer New Scholarship Honoring AlumOn October 29th, 2015, Clark Atlanta University Business School announced recipients for the new Delta Air Lines Tiffany Jackson-Pugh Angel Wings Legacy Scholarship Award, honoring a CAU alumna and business leader at Delta Air Lines. Graduate students in the supply chain, engineering or business disciplines at CAU will be eligible…November 10, 2015In “Featured Region” About the AuthorMax PulciniMax Pulcini is a Philadelphia-based writer and reporter. He has an affinity for Philly sports teams, Super Smash Bros. and cured meats and cheeses. 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