The Morris Brown Band Foundation would like to thank everyone for their support and contributions during our MBC Homecoming Parade and Showtime Presentation on the Yard.
Special Thanks to the all of our Former MBC Marching Wolverine Drum Majors, Bubblin' Brown Sugar, and the Famous Sticking' Sensation Drumline.
Morris Brown College has named Dr. Kevin E. James as Interim President. Dr. James started on March 1, 2019
Dr. Kevin James serves as the Interim President of Morris Brown College. In this role he leads as CEO and is responsible for leadership and management of all aspects of college operations and responsible for the development and execution of the vision and strategic direction for the college in concert with the Board of Trustees.
The Tom Joyner Foundation is working with Morris Brown College to raise funds to continue their legacy of educating students. Through their “$20 Million By 2020” campaign, the school is calling on all alumni and supporters to donate money for students, accreditation and school facilities.
PLEASE HELP THE MORRIS BROWN BAND FOUNDATION EXCEED OUR GOAL BY SHOWING YOUR SUPPORT TODAY!
Morris Brown College students did a phenomenal job in Austin, Texas at the HBCU Battle of the Brains. We congratulate the winners. While we did not win the contest, the student represented with pride and they engaged with recruiters from major corporations such as Dell, Intel, NBA, NFL, Indeed, Charles Schwab and Home Depot for internship and full-time opportunities. GREAT JOB !
In the Atlanta University Center (AUC) Bowl after a GREAT performance!
Way to Go MBC!
DeKalb County Sheriff Jeffrey L. Mann has appointed a new second-in-command. Melody M. Maddox was sworn in on July 11 as Chief Deputy Sheriff of the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office. She fills the position held by Chief Deputy Reginald B. Scandrett, who retired on June 30 after 30 years with the sheriff’s office.
Maddox will oversee the management of the agency’s law enforcement operations, including the Field, Courts, Training and Reserves Divisions, and the DeKalb County Jail.
A Decatur resident, Chief Deputy Maddox was Chief of Police for Georgia Piedmont Technical College in DeKalb County since 2016. She managed a team of sworn officers and civilian personnel responsible for public safety and security for students, faculty, visitors and facilities on the college’s six campuses.
A Georgia P.O.S.T. certified law enforcement officer, Maddox began her law enforcement career with the sheriff’s office in 1996 as a Detention Technician in the Jail Division. In 1997, she joined the DeKalb County Police Department where she held positions of increasing responsibility for ten years as Master Police Officer, Chief Aide & Crimes Analysis Officer, and Field Training Officer. She completed training programs in Emergency Management and Information Command Systems Training and she is a P.O.S.T. Certified General Instructor in ethics, integrity and professionalism as well as Defensive Tactics.
Her professional affiliations include the Georgia Association of Women in Public Safety, the Georgia Association of Chiefs of Police, the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives (NOBLE), the National Sheriffs’ Association, the DeKalb Chiefs Association and the International Association of Chiefs of Police.
She received her bachelor’s degree from Morris Brown College and her master’s degree from Central Michigan University. A graduate of Newburgh Theological Seminary and Bible College, she is a member of the Leadership DeKalb Class of 2017. A member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Maddox serves with Women to Women Personal Awareness and Safety Training, and she has been honored for her career achievements and community volunteerism by numerous civic and business organizations.
To become a member of the Morris Brown Band Foundation, please fill out the CONTACT US tab on our website. Please specify in the COMMENT SECTION that you would like to become a Member of the Morris Brown Band Foundation.
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WHO CAN JOIN?
Former Marching Wolverines, Bubblin Brown Sugar, Purple Passion, Band Supporters, Alumni, and/or
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