Faculty Recruitment and Training
The Data Science Initiative provides training, resources, and collaboration tools to Atlanta University Center faculty who are designing curriculum, building courses, conducting research, and presenting thought leadership.
Research and Learning
Atlanta University Center faculty are noted scholars in all fields of academia, each of whom are consistently pursuing excellence & adding value to the body of data science knowledge.
The Data Science Initiative hosts training and collaboration events and supports attendance at conferences and training workshops for faculty and students.
ATLANTA UNIVERSITY CENTER CONSORTIUM
The Data Science Initiative is an Atlanta University Center Consortium (AUCC) program. AUCC is the world’s oldest consortium of historically Black colleges and universities and has been at the forefront of producing graduates that go on to earn doctoral degrees and professional degrees in STEM fields. Comprised of four member institutions – Clark Atlanta University, Morehouse College, Morehouse School of Medicine, and Spelman College, the Consortium is a vibrant intellectual community with a long tradition of scholarship, service and community engagement.
NEWS, INFORMATION, AND THOUGHT LEADERSHIP
- Data Science Institute Deputy Director - Data Science Institute Administrative Director - Data Science Institute Communications Specialist (Review of applications will begin immediately and applications received by 11:59 pm ET on December 14, 2020 are ensured...
Making History: Atlanta University Center’s Talitha Washington Becomes First Person Named as a Fellow at Both the American Mathematical Society and the Association for Women in Mathematics in the Same Year
November 5, 2020-- ATLANTA, GA-- This week, Talitha Washington, Ph.D., professor of mathematics at Clark Atlanta University and director of the Atlanta University Center Data Science Initiative, became the first person to ever be named both a 2021 Fellow of the...
AUCC ANNOUNCES APPOINTMENT OF DR. TALITHA M. WASHINGTON AS THE INAUGURAL DIRECTOR OF THE DATA SCIENCE INITIATIVE
Following an extensive national search and selection by the presidents of member institutions Clark Atlanta University, Morehouse College, Morehouse School of Medicine, and Spelman College, the Atlanta University Center Consortium (AUCC) announces the appointment of...
In fall 2018, the faculty and administrators from across the four campuses started to articulate a vision for an AUC wide Data Science Institute. Several joined a faculty advisory board which has now been in place since January 2019. One of the undertakings of the...
United HealthGroup Partners to Launch Data Science Initiative
The five-year, $8.25 million investment by UnitedHealth Group is part of an ambitious collaboration with AUCC and its member institutions to launch of the AUCC Data Science Initiative, which will offer technical classes for students who want to specialize in data science or learn data analysis to give them a competitive edge when they look for jobs in their field of study.
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“The Data Science Initiative has the potential to make the Atlanta University Center Consortium a national resource for experts in data analytics. This program will not only produce talented data scientists who will be leaders in their fields, but increasing the number of degree offerings with data science competencies at HBCUs will assist in diversifying a career field that is currently made up of less than 7% of under-represented minorities.”
— Dr. Valerie Montgomery Rice, president and dean of Morehouse School of Medicine