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Clark Atlanta University
Institutional Advancement and University Relations
205 Harkness Hall
223 James P. Brawley  Dr., SW 

Atlanta, GA 30314
Phone:  404-880-6189
Fax:  404-880-8395
Email:  planmygift@cau.edu

Telling the Great Stories of CAU

The Office of Strategic Communications and University Relations fosters mutual understanding between the University and its myriad constituent groups by strategically telling "the great stories of CAU," and forging relationships to help create exciting new ones.  The Office oversees all policies and procedures governing the University's internal communications, marketing communications and advertising, branding and visual identity, media and public relations, community relations, editorial and publications management and crisis communications.  In addition to supporting Clark Atlanta's advancement goals and objectives, the Office daily shares its portfolio of resources and expertise to maintain and heighten visibility for the University's schools, departments, business units and programs.  

CAU in the News:

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Official Clark Atlanta University Publications:

Enjoy Clark Atlanta University Magazine

  • Spring 2015: Forging Steam Ahead

  • Spring 2014:  Overcoming Financial Hurdles   

  • Fall 2013:  CAU 25th Anniversary Edition:  Past Reflections Propel Forward Vision 

  • Winter 2012:  Sight, Sound and Soul 

  • Fall 2012:  From Exploration to the Everyday:  CAU's Research and Its Impact on Our Lives  

  • Summer 2011:  Reframing the Future  

  • Winter 2011:  Sight, Sound and Soul:  CAU Sets an American Perception 


CAU Stock Photography (from left to right):
Clark Atlanta University's Harkness Hall      old new grad deans     CAU Mighty Marching Panthers     WCLK-91.9FM Morris in the Morning      Valerie Odero-Marah, Ph.D., CCRTD      CAU School of Business Trading Room
     Saudi Students     Freshmen CHATS     Dr. Vest with Students     Computer Room Student     

Photo Captions:

1:  CAU's Historic Harkness Hall is an Atlanta University Center landmark, located just minutes away from downtown.  Photo by Jay Thomas.
2:  Retired Graduate Studies Dean Bettye M. Clark (left) and newly appointed Graduate Studies Dean Shirley Williams-Kirksey (right) robe a doctoral graduate.  Photo by Jay Thomas.
3:  The CAU Might Marching Panthers are nationwide for their sound, precision and style.  Photo by Curtis McDowell.
4:  Atlanta knows Morris Baxter by his baritone voice and positive outlook, mornings at 6-10 a.m. on CAU's NPR-affiliated WCLK-91.9FM, Georgia's only jazz station.
5:  Valrie Odero-Marah, Ph.D., is part of the prostate cancer research team at Clark Atlanta's Center for Cancer Research and Therapeutic Development.  Photo by Jay Thomas.
6:  CAU MBA students discuss stocks in the School of Business Trading Room. The program is one of America's leading producers of African-American MBAs.  Photo by Jay Thomas.
7:  CAU boasts students from countries around the world.  These Saudi students discuss events of the day en route to their classes.  Photo by Curtis McDowell.
8:  CAU's new freshmen annually participate in the Campus History and Treasure Search (CHATS), a race for answers about CAU's rich history.  Photo by Curtis McDowell.
9.  CAU's small student-teacher ratio (14:1) ensures that students develop close educational and mentoring bonds with professors.  Photo by Curtis McDowell.
10. Whether for a quick email or a research paper, CAU's campus and wireless networks connect students to resources far and wide. Photo by Curtis McDowell.

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For media inquiries, contact Sam Burston, 404-880-6040, or email sburston@cau.edu