The Atlanta Chapter of the Bethune-Cookman University Alumni Association is committed to electing effective leaders to build upon the solid foundation of its Alumni Association. The power to execute the slating process is mandated by our Constitution and Bylaws to a nominating committee.
The Nominating Committee proudly issues the Call for Nominations of Officers to serve as Leaders for the Atlanta Chapter of the Bethune-Cookman University Alumni Association during the 2014 – 2016 term of office. The positions are as listed:
First Vice President
Director of Public Relations
Anthony Cochran, P.E., is a 1984 graduate of Bethune-Cookman University (BCU) where he completed a dual degree program with a Bachelor's degree in Mathematics from BCU and a Civil Engineering degree from Georgia Institue of Technology.
A native of Tampa, Florida, Anthony relocated to Atlanta, Georgia and affiliated with the Atlanta chapter of the National Alumni Association (NAA) where he served two successive terms as president from 1998 to 2002. Under his leadership the chapter hosted the 2002 National Convention for the first time in nearly 25 years. He currently serves on the BCU Associate Trustee Board.
Anthony is a licensed Professional Engineer (P.E.) and has worked as a Civil Engineer/Program Manager with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) since 2000. He previously worked as a Airport Design & Construction Engineer for the Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson Internationa Airport.
He is an active member of the Saint Peter African-American Episcopal (AME) Church and an active member of the Pi Gamma Lambda chapter of the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. located in Clayton county, Georgia.
Anthony is married to Charisse Walker-Cochran, a 1986 graduate of BCU, and they reside in Jonesboro, Georgia with their daughter Ariona Symore Cochran.
Financial aid is available for students through the institution as well as the local alumni chapter.