The Official Alumni Organization for the CAU School of Business
Happy Fall!  We’re back from our summer break with some awesome updates. Be sure to scroll all the way through or view this newsletter in your browser so that you don’t miss anything.

In this month’s issue, we’re announcing B-School Alumni Homecoming events, introducing an opportunity for B-School alumni to leave a legacy in the B-School,  highlighting B-School alumni and students, and much more!

In this month's issue: 

SBANA NEWS Like The SBANA Connect- Fall 2018 on Facebook

Fall Semester 2018 Giving Campaign
In just two days, B-School alumni and donors raised close to $2,000 to help B-School students financially enroll for the fall semester!  Learn more about the students we helped here.

Establish an Annual Named Scholarship in the B-School
We are excited to announce the opportunity for CAU, Clark College and Atlanta University School of Business alumni to establish an Annual Named Scholarship through SBANA for the School of Business.  Establishing an annual scholarship is your opportunity to leave a legacy and make an immediate impact on the B-School and students. 

Learn how you can establish an annual scholarship with a tax-deductible gift of only $500 here.

SBANA Annual Board Retreat
At this year's retreat, we welcomed our newly elected officers,  spent time planning a successful future for the organization and exciting events for this year's Homecoming.  Have some ideas about how we can support B-School alumni and the School of BusinessSend us an email; we'd love to hear from you.
Pictured left to right- Claressa Lesley (CAU 17)-Treasurer; Nichelle Joyner (CAU '07)-Historian; Myrah Murrell (CAU '07)-Founding President; Dr. Ed Davis, CAU School of Business; Shiekgo Carter (CAU '94)-Founding Member and Member-at-Large I; Reggie Wilson (CAU '06)-Founding Financial Secretary.

B-SCHOOL HOMECOMING EVENTS Like The SBANA Connect- Fall 2018 on Facebook

Meet the New Dean: Dr. Silvanus J. Udoka 
Wed, Oct 10 6:30 p.m. ET*  

Join us for a Meet & Greet reception followed by a nationwide conversation with the new dean of the B-School. Attend the conversation live via video or phone conference. Dr. Udoka is committed to working with alumni and is looking forward to hearing from you. RSVP

*The virtual portion of the event begins at 7:30 p.m. ET. RSVP is required to receive video and phone conference info.

An Entrepreneur's Night Out 
Thurs, Oct 11 | 6:00-8:00 p.m. 
We are excited to present an evening of networking and business pitching for CAU alumni entrepreneurs. If you have a business and would like the support and opportunity to create a stronger network come and join us.  All are welcome to attend. This is an RSVP only event.

Entrepreneur slots and guest seating are limited. RSVP early

Homecoming Tailgate
Sat, Oct 13 | 11:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m. 

We're taking it up a notch this year! We've tripled our menu and our fundraising goal!  Stop by the B-School tent for B-School merch, food, games and a great time.  Like last year, 100% of our sales will go directly to our General Scholarship Fund

B-SCHOOL NEWS Like The SBANA Connect- Fall 2018 on Facebook

National Black MBA Association Conference 
Congratulations to Dr. Lynne Patten's case competition team on winning 2nd place and a  $10,000 prize in this year's Undergraduate Business Case Competition.  They beat Purdue University, Ohio State University and the University of Windsor to advance to the finals!
Pictured left to right at the 2018 National Black MBA Association Conference in Detroit, MI- Gabrielle Grandberry, Jalyn Robinson- alternate, Dr. Lynne Patten, Leah Hernandez, and Tanya White.
Student Summer Internships
The B-School continues to produce the best and brightest. This summer students participated in some of the most sought-after internships across the country!
Lindsay Deysson, CAU ‘19
Company: Atlantic Records, NYC
Abria Perry, CAU '20
Company: Wells Fargo, Regional Commercial  Banking, Boston
Claressa Lesley, CAU '17/ MBA '19
Company: HD Supply, Atlanta
Anthony Anderson, Jr., CAU '19
Company: Enterprise,  Atlanta
Thank you to Alumna Joy Tellis Cooper (CAU '94) for establishing a 5-year annual scholarship through SBANA for B-School Accounting students! Her $1,000 annual scholarship will award a $500 book scholarship every semester through Spring 2023.
Congratulations to this semester's recipient, Miss Jada Brown!

B-SCHOOL ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT Like The SBANA Connect- Fall 2018 on Facebook

Congratulations to Alumna Justice Miranda (CAU '17), Co-Founder of OurErrands on being selected as one of 10 teams to participate in NBC Universal's Fall Startup Accelerator, The FARM. The 12-week accelerator program empowers startups to successfully grow and scale.
Alumna Anddria Clack-Rogers Varnado, Head of Strategy and Business Development at Williams-Sonoma was named one of the Most Influential Women in Bay Area Business!  Read about her best inspirational mentor here.
Congratulation to Dallas Martin (CAU '06), Senior Vice President of A&R at Atlantic Records on being named one of Billboard's 2018 Hip-Hop Power Players!
CAUAA Fall Alumni Engagement Summit
CAUAA Fall Conference

Get ready for an amazing Alumni Engagement Experience!
 The weekend-long celebration holds something for everyone. Return to your alma mater October 11-14, 2018
View the full schedule and register here.


Wednesday, October 10, 2018 | 6:30-8:30 p.m. ET
Meet the New Dean: Dr. Silvanus J. Udoka

Location:  Clark Atlanta University, School of Business / Virtual 

Thursday, October 11, 2018 | 6:00-8:00 p.m.
An Entrepreneur's Night Out

Location:  Encyclomedia
RSVP Only Event

Oct 11-12, 2018
CAUAA Fall Conference Alumni Engagement Summit

Location: Clark Atlanta University

Friday, October 12, 2018 | 6:30-11:00 p.m.
Friday Night Live - The Alumni Experience

Location: President's Parking Lot
More Details

Saturday, October 13, 2018 | 10:00 a.m.
Homecoming Parade

Location: CAU Promenade

Saturday, October 13, 2018 |  Noon- 8:00 p.m.
Ultimate Tailgate Experience
Location: CAU Panther Stadium

Saturday, October 13, 2018 |  2:00- 4:00 p.m.
Homecoming Football Game

CAU vs Benedict College
Location: CAU Panther Stadium

About Us
SBANA is the official alumni organization for the Clark Atlanta University School of Business.  We were chartered by the Clark Atlanta University Alumni Association Inc., on October 14, 2016. To learn more about our mission, vision, and values visit
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