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UnitedHealth Group, Atlanta's HBCUs launching data science initiative

The Atlanta University Center Consortium has received an $8.25 million investment from UnitedHealth Group Inc. to strengthen the offerings of the colleges in the fields of data science.

The AUC Consortium brings together the four major historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) clustered on the westside of Atlanta – Morehouse College, Spelman College, Clark Atlanta University and the Morehouse School of Medicine – to work on areas of common interests.

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Ron Johnson, president of Clark Atlanta University, to step down

Clark Atlanta University President Ronald A. Johnson submitted his resignation Friday after a meeting with his board of trustees.

Johnson was named president of Clark Atlanta on March 31, 2015. The historically black college celebrated its 30th anniversary as a stand-alone institution on July 1, the same day that Johnson marked his third year as CAU’s president. In 1988, Clark Atlanta was formed as a result of a merger between Atlanta University, founded in 1988, and Clark College, founded in 1869.

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Back to school – HBCUs by Kelly Jordan

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