Assistant Director of Student Conduct | CAU
Dr. Johnny Surry is a man who takes a vision and makes it a reality through sound strategy development, cross functional leadership, and strategic communication. Currently, he is serving his alma mater, Clark Atlanta University, as the Assistant Director of Student Conduct and is a member of several special committees, where he is instrumental in developing academic and student-centered initiatives to help increase retention and improve the overall campus experience. He holds a Doctorate in Educational Leadership, where he focused his dissertation on “Characteristics of Effective leadership in Crises: An Analysis of Selected HBCU Presidents and Senior Leadership”. He also holds a Master of Public Administration with a concentration in Public Policy, and a Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice Administration, all from Clark Atlanta University. Johnny has a strong passion for improving institutional leadership within higher education and is often consulted to provide sound and timely direction during a crisis. As a man dedicated to service, he is involved in several civic organizations around the city of Atlanta. He is a member of the Clark Atlanta University Alumni Association, Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Inc., President of the Emerging 100 of South Metro Atlanta and a licensed minister at the Enon Church in Atlanta, Georgia. Johnny lives by the quote “When God gives you the gift of opportunity, what you do with that opportunity is your gift to God.”
Overview: Colleges, universities and the local community have reached an opportune time in which young black men and women are yearning for mentors to assist with navigating careers and personal affairs. Additionally, they are looking to join organizations for a sense of belonging, but with leadership or advisement that have intentional goals and objectives. Emerging 100 chapters can provide this sense of community through service, programming, and healthy debates in the community. These chapters are wanted, needed, and impactful when provided efficient oversight. How bad do you desire to Impact the lives of young people on college campuses and in the community? During this workshop, members will have the opportunity to learn and understand the fundamentals of fostering and sustaining a successful Emerging 100 Chapter and how the 100 Black Men can be beneficial in supporting this effort.