Chief Program Director 

Dr. Nicole Strong is an undergraduate Biology Professor at Clayton State University.  She also serves as an Adjunct Professor for Atlanta Metropolitan University.   Dr. Strong  serves as the  Co-Vice President of the Parent Teacher Student Organization (PTSO) for KIPP Vision Academy in Atlanta, GA.                   Dr. Strong possesses over 10 years of research experience.  As a researcher, she has investigated the effects of a JAK2 inhibitor (g5-7) and its effect n glioma brain tumors and  studied the effects of Transforming Growth Factor β (TGFβ) on Inhibitor of differentiation proteins (Ids).  Dr. Strong has also executed Salmonella research at the United States Department of Agriculture, conducted diabetes-related research at the Medical University of South Carolina, and performed Body Mass Index research at South Carolina State University.   Dr. Strong obtained her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from South Carolina State University and her Doctor of Philosophy degree in Biology with a specialization in Prostate Cancer from Clark Atlanta University.  Dr. Strong understands the importance of educating the community in order to provide for a healthier and long lasting future.  She is dedicated to "bridging the gap" between not only college and professional life, but also to the community and the rest of the world.



Chief Information Technology Officer / Creative Director 

Ms. Robbie L. Walker, web developer and web designer, has 10 years of experience in Network troubleshooting (maintenance and repair), installation of various software and hardware, and modem, switches, and router configurations. Ms. Walker has hands-on experience in the development and design of database warehouses and provides a plethora of knowledge with relation to the various stages of research, development, fabrication, and evaluation of information technology systems. She possesses certifications in iOS, iLife, iWork, Final Cut Pro X, and Logic Pro X.  She received a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil and Mechanical Engineering from South Carolina State University and a Master of Business Administration in Information Technology Management from Florida Institute of Technology.  Ms. Walker is a Doctoral Candidate for Engineering Management at Walden University.