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Over 150 SCAD alumni contributed to 18 films nominated for Oscars

With the school offering instruction in every aspect of filmmaking, SCAD makes a serious case that Atlanta is the ‘Hollywood of the South.’ By Allison Joyner Some of the films nominated for Oscars this year were touched by the artistry of graduates from the Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD). “Top Gun: Maverick,” “The […]

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Morehouse becomes first college to host classes in the Metaverse

The University offered 15 courses this semester in journalism, Africana studies, business, biology and education.  By Allison Joyner Do you remember that commercial that explained that one day students would be able to learn in a virtual reality world called the Metaverse? Now that commercial has come to life at Morehouse College’s “Metaversity.” The Metaverse […]

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SCAD’s new director of inclusion wants to help positively impact metro Atlanta

Previously the student success advisor and admission records specialist at SCAD, Lace Walker has now been named the college’s new director of inclusion.  By Allison Joyner Ensuring a culture where everyone feels welcomed, valued, respected and empowered to thrive, the Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) appointed Lace Walker as the university’s new Director […]

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Black Women’s History Month: Dr. Audra Pittman wants you to ‘think about what’s next’

As the vice president of SCAD Atlanta, she works under the school’s visionary and founder Paula Wallace. By Allison Joyner As the world evolves into a cohesive space for education today, administrators are trying to find more effective ways to teach the next generation of scholars.  “I think with academia, it’s hard for people to […]

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Clayton State’s new president is the first African American to lead school in over 50-years

Currently, student enrollment at the institution is over 60 percent Black. By Allison Joyner Earlier this month, Dr. T. Ramon Stuart began his tenure at Clayton State University (CSU) as the fifth and first Black president of the institution. “It truly feels good. It’s an honor,” Stuart told SaportaReport. “It humbles me to be the […]

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Report Reveals Georgia Tech’s Strength in Diverse Engineering Talent

The American Society for Engineering Education recently compiled the latest Engineering by the Numbers report, recapping data for 2016-2017. The report reveals the continued strengths of Georgia Tech in producing diverse, skilled engineering talent. Many positive rankings were updated. Notably, Georgia Tech rose to number one for bachelor’s degrees in engineering awarded to African Americans, […]

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When Immigration and Refugee Issues Abound, Georgia State Tackles Them Here And Abroad

By Anthony Lemieux and Alexandra Pauley Few issues are as pressing and challenging as the complex interplay between forced migration, immigration and security. In the global city of Atlanta, we have a unique opportunity to study the causes, consequences and responses to significant and rapid increases in forced migration and immigration more broadly. For us, […]

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Atlanta’s moment? Convergence of housing people can afford plus access to transit

By Guest Columnist MIKE DOBBINS, professor of the practice of planning at Georgia Tech’s College of Architecture and a former commissioner of planning and community development for the City of Atlanta

Against the backdrop of an antagonistic and often toxic campaign season, two opportunities are emerging that could begin to lift Atlanta out of its wealth gap, the city’s own divisive and persistent stain.

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Morehouse College – a true Atlanta story – is on the rebound

By Guest Columnist JOHN S. WILSON, president of Morehouse College

A March 15, 2016 article in SaportaReport about the Morehouse College National Alumni Association presidential elections contained inaccuracies and misinformation about Morehouse College.

We appreciate SaportaReport for making corrections to that story, and we acknowledge that even the best institutions can be hurt by misinformation and disinformation.