Mark Anthony Thomas, Coordinator, Public Relations, Columbia University  - Medical School for International Health
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Mr. Mark Anthony Thomas

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Coordinator, Public Relations

Local Address: New York City, New York, United States
Columbia University - Medical School for International Health
 
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Education

  • Bachelors , Marketing/Mass Communications
    University of Georgia

Biography

  • Mark Anthony Thomas is an award-winning journalist, author, and public relations specialist. He has performed at educational institutions, major civic engagements, and spoken word events around the United States.Thomas currently resides in New York C...
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Biography: About Mark Anthony Thomas, American Poet and Author
www.markanthonythomas.com, 5 Jan 2007 [cached]
Mark Anthony Thomas currently serves as the Director of City Limits Magazine, managing the publication's business operations and development. He served as the Deputy Director of City Futures, Inc., the former-parent company of City Limits Magazine and the New York policy think tank Center for an Urban Future . Before joining City Futures, he served as the public relations officer for a global health collaboration between Columbia University (NYC) and Ben-Gurion University (Beer-Sheva, Israel).
Before coming to New York City in 2006, he worked for five years as a community affairs rep for Georgia-Pacific Corporation in Atlanta, managed the company's Partners for Education programs at M. Agnes Jones Elementary School, and helped the corporation launch its corporate social responsibility report.
Through Georgia-Pacific, he served on committees and boards for the Central Atlanta Progress, The MLK Center for Non-Violence, the Atlanta Community Foundation, and served as an aide to executive committees renaming Atlanta's International Airport and launching multiple public-private civic inititiaves in the city of Atlanta. He also served as the Community Relations Manager for the Atlanta Chapter of the National Association of Black Journalists .
He was recognized by the Southeastern Council on Foundations with the 2003 Hull Fellowship Award and served as the Program Planning Chair for the Southern Regional Council 's 50th Anniversary Celebration of Brown V. Board of Education in 2004. In 2004, he served as a "Principal For a Day" through the Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce and has served on boards of directors for the University of Georgia Alumni Association, UGA Student Leadership Center, Center for African American Male Research Success, & Leadership at West Georgia University, and as the Public Relations Chairman for the 2003 National Conference on Black Philanthropy. In 2003, he launched and continues to host the Red Tie Soiree , one of Atlanta's largest annual holiday celebrations, and expanded the event to New York City in 2008.
In 2005, he was selected for Leadership Atlanta's 2006 LEAD Class and was featured in Who's Who in Black Atlanta. Since 2004, he has served as the President and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Helping Teens Succeed, Inc. , which is funded by the Lumina Foundation, and the Federal Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education (FIPSE). In 2006, Mark was recognized by Essence Magazine at the 2006 Essence Festival in Houston, TX, as one of their original 50 Do-Right Men of the Year.
Mark is a grduate of Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs 's Executive Masters of Public Policy and Administration Program. In 2001, he graduated from the University of Georgia with a B.B.A in Marketing, where he became the first African-American Editor-In-Chief for The Red & Black , the daily student-run newspaper and spent four years as a reporter on the staff. While Editor, the paper was honored for journalistic excellence by the Southeast Journalism Conference . He served as the Student Chairman for the University's 40th Anniversary of Desegregation Commemoration and was initiated in to Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. in 1998.
Within his fraternity, he has served in local, state, regional appointed positions, and was a vice chairman for the 2000 national convention in Atlanta. He is the founding editor of AlphaSouth.org. His fraternity honored him as the State of Georgia College Brother of the Year in 1999 and 2000. The fraternity's Southeastern U.S. Region (AlphaSouth) awarded him in 2000 with the Frank H. Gilbert Service Award and in 2001 he was the region's College Brother of the Year.
Mark Anthony ...
www.helpingteenssucceed.org, 3 Oct 2009 [cached]
Mark Anthony Thomas Deputy Director City Futures, Inc.
MarkAnthonyThomas.com > BIOGRAPHY
www.poetryauthor.com, 4 Nov 2006 [cached]
> Mark Anthony Thomas is an award-winning author, freelance journalist/writer, and literary artist, who has published two books.The Academy of American Poets member has performed at educational institutions, major civic engagements, and spoken word events around the United States.
> He currently resides in New York City as the public relations officer for Columbia University's Medical School for International Health and as a graduate student at Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs.
> Thomas, who has been featured in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Time Magazine,and on National Public Radio, has published more than 200 journalism articles andcolumns in newspaper and magazine publications.He has been honored by Atlanta's NBC 11-Alive as a Future Leader of Tomorrow, the Southeastern Journalism
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> Thomas has written works for the following: Children's Miracle Network, Atlanta Martin Luther King Jr. Convocation, National Business and Professional Women, Athens International Street Festival, Georgia Holocaust Commission, Women Against Domestic Violence, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., Atlanta International Art Competition.
> He is a graduate of the University of Georgia, where he became the first African American Editor of the independent daily newspaper, The Red & Black, and coordinated the University's 40th Anniversary Commemoration of Desegregation.
Center for an Urban Future
www.nycfuture.org, 25 Dec 2008 [cached]
Mark Anthony Thomas, Deputy Director Tel: 212.479.3345 E-mail: mark@cityfutures.org
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Mark Anthony Thomas joined City Futures as deputy director in 2008. He oversees development, administration, publishing and marketing for both City Limits and the Center for an Urban Future. Before joining City Futures, he was a public relations officer for an international health collaboration between Columbia University and Ben-Gurion University in Israel. Before coming to New York, he worked as a community affairs representative for Georgia-Pacific Corporation in Atlanta. He has been recognized by the Southeastern Council on Foundations with a Hull Fellowship Award, serves as the Chairman of the Board of Directors for Helping Teens Succeed, and has been profiled by Time magazine and Essence magazine. Mark graduated from the University of Georgia with a B.B.A in Marketing and is currently enrolled in the Executive M.P.A. program at Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs.
Helping Teens Succeed - Board of Directors
www.helpingteenssucceed.org, 26 July 2008 [cached]
Mark Anthony ThomasPresidentColumbia University
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