The Scott & Randolph Scholarships
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.
South Atlantic Region
State of Georgia
Carolyn G. Randolph
Mrs. Carolyn Gause Randolph, who is a Life Member, has been active in Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated for more than 35 years. She was initiated in Alpha Psi Omega Chapter in Wilmington, North Carolina. Currently, Mrs. Randolph is a member of Gamma Tau Omega Chapter in Columbus, Georgia, and is the South Atlantic Regional Director elect. She has held a number of positions on the local, regional, and international levels.
On the local level, she formerly served as Graduate Advisor for Alpha Phi Chapter at North Carolina A&T State University while a member of Beta Iota Omega Chapter. In her current chapter, Gamma Tau Omega, she has served as President (two terms), First Vice President, Second Vice President, House Treasurer, Chaplain, Chair of the Connections Committee, a member of the Graduate Advisors Council, and former Chair of the Scholarship Committee. She holds the distinction of serving as the first President of the chapter’s foundation, S.I.S.T.E.R.S., Inc., founded in 2006.
For the South Atlantic Region, she served as Cluster Coordinator for Cluster IV, which includes chapters in both Georgia and Florida, a member of the Regional Leadership Team, Chair of the 57th Regional Conference, Representative to the Regional Nominating Committee (2 terms), and on the Boule Luncheon Committee for four years.
On the international level, Mrs. Randolph is currently a member of the Reinstatement Task Force Committee and is the immediate past Chair of the International Nominating Committee. She served as Chair under the leadership of Mrs. Carolyn House Stewart, Esquire, and Mrs. Dorothy Buchanan Wilson. She also served on the Boule Sargent-At-Arms Committee for four years; presented workshops in eight of the ten regions of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated; and at two Boules and Leadership Seminars. In addition, she has acted as a facilitator at Regional and International Conferences, and as a speaker at Founders’ Day and Membership Intake programs.
She has been recognized twice by the Courier-Eco Latino newspaper in her hometown of Columbus, Georgia. First, she was selected as one of the inaugural recipients of the Who’s Who Award for African Americans and Hispanics. She also received the newspaper’s highest honor, the Publisher’s Award for Community Service, in July 2019. Mrs. Randolph is most proud of being a 2018 recipient of the Georgia Legislative Women’s Caucus Servant Leadership Award. Georgia State Representative Carolyn Hugley (District 136) presented the award to Mrs. Randolph during Women’s History Month.
Mrs. Randolph is a member of Fourth Street Missionary Baptist Church in Columbus, Georgia, and serves actively in the following ministries: Deacon Wives, Christian Education (Church School Christian Family teacher), Pastoral Relations, and Chair of the Men’s and Women’s Ministry. She has also been the Women’s Day Speaker at various churches.
Professionally, Mrs. Randolph is a retired educator who currently serves as a Clinical Supervisor for the Mathematics Woodrow Wilson Fellows and an adjunct instructor at Columbus State University. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Secondary Mathematics from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, a Master of Science degree from North Carolina A&T State University, and an Education Specialist degree from Columbus State University.
She is married to Chester Randolph and they have three adult daughters, one a sorority member, and three precious grandchildren.