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December 22, 2016

Clark Atlanta University Employees Shower Fain Elementary Students with Christmas Toys

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Mario Boone 404-880-8558 404-987-0949 (cell) mboone@cau.edu ATLANTA (Dec. 21, 2016)    Dozens of families from Atlanta’s Fain Elementary School won’t be left out...

December 21, 2016

CAU Student-Athlete Uses Her Own Money to Make Christmas Wishes Come True in Hometown of Baltimore

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Mario Boone 404-880-8558 404-987-0949 (cell) mboone@cau.edu ATLANTA (Dec. 21, 2016)    We first told you about Clark Atlanta University Women's Basketball player Danielle Veney in...

December 16, 2016

Atlanta Area High School Students Surprised with Nearly $200k in Clark Atlanta University Scholarships

ATLANTA (Dec. 15, 2016)    15 Atlanta-area high school students got a huge surprise Dec. 14, when admission officers from Clark Atlanta University hand-delivered to them acceptance letters to join the CAU Class of...

December 14, 2016

One of Clark Atlanta University’s Oldest Living Alumni Celebrates 103rd Birthday

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Mario Boone 404-880-8558 404-987-0949 (cell) mboone@cau.edu ATLANTA (Dec. 14, 2016)    At 103-years-old, Charity Barnes is one of the oldest living alumni of Clark College (now Clark...

December 12, 2016

CAU-TV Launches Student-Produced “The Sideline” Sports News Show

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Mario Boone 404-880-8558 404-987-0949 (cell) mboone@cau.edu ATLANTA (December 12, 2016)    The hugely successful student-produced sports news show “The Sideline”...

December 12, 2016

Clark Atlanta University Welcomes its First Chapter of Phi Alpha Delta Pre-Law Fraternity

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Mario Boone 404-880-8558 404-987-0949 (cell) mboone@cau.edu ATLANTA (December 7, 2016)    Phi Delta Alpha Pre-Law Fraternity has a new home for its latest chapter.  The group...

December 07, 2016

Epps Memorial Scholarship Basketball Challenge Featuring SIAC vs. CIAA to Benefit Clark Atlanta University Student-Athletes

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Mario Boone 404-880-8558 404-987-0949 (cell) mboone@cau.edu ATLANTA (Dec. 7, 2016)    The rosters are set for this year’s epic battle on the hardwood between two legendary...

December 05, 2016

U.S. Department of Commerce Awards Clark Atlanta University $432,335 for Transformative Campus-Community Initiative

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Donna L. Brock 404-880-8337 DBrock@cau.edu ATLANTA (Dec. 5)— U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker Nov. 15 announced an award of $432,335 to Clark Atlanta University (CAU), part of a $15 million...

December 05, 2016

Clark Atlanta University Awarded $1.5 Million Grant by UNCF Career Pathways Initiative

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Mario Boone 404-880-8558 404-987-0949 (cell) mboone@cau.edu ATLANTA (Dec. 5, 2016) Clark Atlanta University has been awarded a $1.5 million grant by the UNCF Career Pathways Initiative, funded by the Lilly...

November 29, 2016

NBA Hall-of-Famer Charles Barkley Donates $1 Million to Clark Atlanta University

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Mario Boone 404-880-8558 404-987-0949 (cell) mboone@cau.edu ATLANTA (November 29, 2016)    NBA legend Charles Barkley on Giving Tuesday pledged a $1 million donation to...

November 29, 2016

Acclaimed Director and Clark Atlanta University Alumnus Kenny Leon Earns Prestigious “Mr. Abbott” Award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Mario Boone 404-880-8558 404-987-0949 (cell) mboone@cau.edu ATLANTA (November 29, 2016)    Tony Award-winning director Kenny Leon just added two new honors to his growing...

November 17, 2016

Entire Men’s Basketball Team Gets Free Summer School Tuition Thanks to Inaugural Darrell Walker Art and Basketball Fundraiser

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Mario Boone 404-880-8558 404-987-0949 (cell) mboone@cau.edu ATLANTA (November 16, 2016)    Every member of the Clark Atlanta University men's basketball team now has the...

November 17, 2016

Clark Atlanta University Partners with Lowery Institute to End Hunger Among College Students

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Mario Boone 404-880-8558 404-987-0949 (cell) mboone@cau.edu ATLANTA (November 17, 2016)    Tucked away in a second floor office of Clark Atlanta University’s...

November 16, 2016

Network Photojournalist and Clark Atlanta University Alumnus Anthony White Wins 12 Emmys

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Mario Boone 404-880-8558 404-987-0949 (cell) mboone@cau.edu ATLANTA (November 16, 2016)    Few people have witnessed in person as many sports championship games as Clark Atlanta...

November 16, 2016

L.S. Epps Memorial Scholarship Basketball Challenge Hosted at Clark Atlanta University

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Mario Boone 404-880-8558 404-987-0949 (cell) mboone@cau.edu ATLANTA (November 15, 2016)    The stage is set for this year’s epic battle on the court between two legendary...

November 16, 2016

Walmart Exec and Clark Atlanta University Alumna Tapped as Senior Vice President of Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Mario Boone 404-880-8558 404-987-0949 (cell) mboone@cau.edu ATLANTA (November 16, 2016)    After nearly a decade managing corporate communications strategies at the world's largest...

November 15, 2016

Clark Atlanta University and the Benevolent Missions of Atlanta, Inc. host Jamaica’s Minister of Education During American Education Week

ATLANTA (November 15, 2016)    Leading into “American Education Week”, Clark Atlanta University in collaboration with the Benevolent Missions of Atlanta, Inc. (BMA) welcomed special guest,...

November 14, 2016

Clark Atlanta University is Top Producer of Black Ph.D.s in Nanomaterials Science Among HBCUs

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Mario Boone 404-880-8558 404-987-0949 (cell) mboone@cau.edu ATLANTA (November 14, 2016)    It’s widely known that blacks are underrepresented in the field of...

November 07, 2016

Clark Atlanta Receives $50k Grant from The UPS Foundation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Mario Boone 404-880-8558 404-987-0949 (cell) mboone@cau.edu ATLANTA (November 7, 2016)    Clark Atlanta University (CAU) received a $50,000 grant from The UPS Foundation,...

November 07, 2016

Entrepreneur and Freshman Fashion Design Student at Clark Atlanta University to Appear on Steve Harvey TV Show

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Mario Boone 404-880-8558 404-987-0949 (cell) mboone@cau.edu ATLANTA (November 7, 2016)    Things are looking up for Clark Atlanta University (CAU) freshman, Jimelle Levon....

October 31, 2016

Inaugural Darrell Walker Art and Basketball Fundraiser Happens November 3

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: James Vallone 404.880.6685 Office JVallone@cau.edu ATLANTA (October 31, 2016)    Clark Atlanta University (CAU) men's basketball head coach Darrell...

October 27, 2016

Local Attorney and Clark Atlanta University Alumna La’Keitha Carlos Launches Charity for Children Battling Illness

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Mario Boone 404-880-8558 404-987-0949 (cell) mboone@cau.edu ATLANTA (October 25, 2016) As an assistant DeKalb County attorney, La’Keitha Carlos already has a full plate of...

October 24, 2016

National Alumni President Marshall Taggart Honored by President Obama for Community Service

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Mario Boone 404-880-8558 404-987-0949 (cell) mboone@cau.edu ATLANTA (October 24, 2016) Clark Atlanta University Alumni Association (CAUAA) president Marshall J. Taggart Jr. was recently honored by the...

October 21, 2016

Clark Atlanta University Art Museum Loans Rare Henry O. Tanner Painting to National Museum of African American History and Culture

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Mario Boone 404-880-8558 404-987-0949 (cell) mboone@cau.edu ATLANTA (October 20, 2016)    One of the most historically significant pieces of artwork in the world is owned...

October 21, 2016

Former Clark Atlanta University Board of Trustees Chairwoman Juanita P. Baranco Honored with Facility Naming and Emerita Status

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Mario Boone 404-880-8558 404-987-0949 (cell) mboone@cau.edu ATLANTA (October 21, 2016)    During the annual meeting of the Clark Atlanta University (CAU) Board of Trustees,...

October 08, 2016

Clark Atlanta University Officially Installs Ronald A. Johnson as Its Fourth President

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Mario Boone 404-880-8558 404-987-0949 (cell) mboone@cau.edu ATLANTA (Oct. 8, 2016)    Clark Atlanta University (CAU) officially installed Ronald A. Johnson, Ph.D., as its fourth...

October 06, 2016

Clark Atlanta University Awarded Nearly $700,000

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Mario Boone 404-880-8558 404-987-0949 (cell) mboone@cau.edu ATLANTA (Oct. 6, 2016)    Clark Atlanta University (CAU), ranked in the Top 20 Best HBCU’s by U.S. News & World...

October 03, 2016

Clark Atlanta University Alumna Terri Abney Co-Star of New Film "Loving" to Host Screening for Students

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Mario Boone 404-880-8558 404-987-0949 (cell) mboone@cau.edu ATLANTA (October 3, 2016)    The battle to legalize interracial marriage (Loving v. Virginia), America's first...

September 29, 2016

CAU to Host Inauguration Panel on Why HBCU’s Matter Moderated By Julianne Malveaux

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Mario Boone 404-880-8558 404-987-0949 (cell) mboone@cau.edu ATLANTA (Sept. 29, 2016)    As part of the inauguration activities for President Ronald A. Johnson, Clark Atlanta...

September 29, 2016

Clark Atlanta University Shatters Six-Year-Old Record for New Student Enrollment

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Mario Boone 404-880-8558 404-987-0949 (cell) mboone@cau.edu ATLANTA (Sept. 29, 2016)    Clark Atlanta University (CAU) experienced a blockbuster year for new and returning...

September 27, 2016

Clark Atlanta University and Fulton-DeKalb Hospital Authority Assemble Local Leaders to LISTEN to Student Questions, Ideas

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Donna L. Brock 404-880-8337 DBrock@cau.edu ATLANTA (Sept. 27, 2016) — Clark Atlanta University (CAU) President Ronald A. Johnson and The Fulton-DeKalb Hospital Authority (FDHA) Chairman Thomas W....

September 27, 2016

CAU Celebrates the Inauguration of President Ronald A. Johnson with the Scholarship Reception and Gala and the Paws on Peachtree Afterglow Party With A Purpose

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Mario Boone 404-880-8558 404-987-0949 (cell) mboone@cau.edu ATLANTA (Sept. 26, 2016)    The pomp and circumstance surrounding the official installation of Ronald...

September 26, 2016

Clark Atlanta University to Share $23 Million National Science Foundation Five-Year Research Grant

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Mario Boone 404-880-8558 404-987-0949 (cell) mboone@cau.edu ATLANTA (Sept. 26, 2016)    Clark Atlanta University (CAU) will share in a $23 million National Science Foundation...

September 26, 2016

Clark Atlanta University to Inaugurate Ronald A. Johnson, Ph.D. as Its Fourth President

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Mario Boone 404-880-8558 404-987-0949 (cell) mboone@cau.edu ATLANTA (Sept. 26, 2016)    Clark Atlanta University (CAU) will officially inaugurate Ronald A. Johnson, Ph.D., as its...

September 26, 2016

The Department of Speech Communication and Theatre Arts at Clark Atlanta University presents Miss Julie

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT:   Cleo House Jr. Chair and Associate Professor of Speech Communication and Theatre Arts 404-880-6142 or chouse@cau.edu ATLANTA (Sept. 21, 2016) The Department of Speech Communication and...

September 19, 2016

Clark Atlanta University Hosts the 11th National Symposium on Prostate Cancer

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Mario Boone 404-880-8558 404-987-0949 (cell) mboone@cau.edu ATLANTA (Sept. 19, 2016)    Clark Atlanta University (CAU) will host The 11th National Symposium on Prostate Cancer Sept....

September 16, 2016

Clark Atlanta University's Department of Art Receives $1,500 Donation for Fashion Program

For Immediate Release Contact: Mario Boone 404-880-8558 404-987-0949 (cell) mboone@cau.edu ATLANTA (SEPT. 12, 2016)    The Clark Atlanta University (CAU) Department of Art has been awarded a $1,500 donation...

September 15, 2016

Clark Atlanta University Moves Up In Top 20 Best HBCU Ranking for 2017 By U.S. News & World Report

For Immediate Release Contact: Mario Boone 404-880-8558 404-987-0949 (cell) mboone@cau.edu ATLANTA (Sept. 15, 2016)    Clark Atlanta University (CAU) has been ranked the 18th best historically black college and...

September 14, 2016

Historic Pictures by Clark Atlanta University Alumnus Housed In Permanent Collection at the National Museum of African American History and Culture

For Immediate Release Contact: Mario Boone 404-880-8558 404-987-0949 (cell) mboone@cau.edu ATLANTA (Sept. 13, 2016)    Nearly 50 years ago Clark Atlanta University alumnus Horace Henry (CC ’71) attended...

September 13, 2016

AUCC Member Institutions Receive A Campus-Wide Assessment Grant To Reduce Environmental Footprint

For Immediate Release Media Contact: Renita Mathis 404-523-5148 rmathis@aucenter.edu ATLANTA (Sept. 12, 2016) – The Atlanta University Center Consortium received a Grants to Green Assessment Award from the Community...

September 13, 2016

Clark Atlanta University Awarded $691,000 Grant

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Mario Boone 404-880-8558 404-987-0949 (cell) mboone@cau.edu ATLANTA (SEPT. 12, 2016)    Clark Atlanta University was awarded a $691,513 grant from the National Science Foundation...

September 13, 2016

Clark Atlanta Awarded $60,000 Grant to Boost Minority Representation in STEM Careers

For Immediate Release Contact: Mario Boone 404-880-8558 404-987-0949 (cell) mboone@cau.edu ATLANTA (Sept. 12, 2016)    The National Science Foundation (NSF) announced Monday, Sept. 12, that Clark Atlanta...

September 07, 2016

Clark Atlanta University Student and Chicago Native Returns Home Amid Violent Streak To Give Hope To Youngsters

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Mario Boone 404-880-8558 mboone@cau.edu ATLANTA (SEPT. 7, 2016)    As Clark Atlanta University (CAU) heads to Chicago Saturday, Sept. 10, to play in the 19th Annual Chicago Football...

September 06, 2016

Clark Atlanta University Names Alumnus Joe L. Little Jr. Chief of Police

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Mario Boone 404-880-8558 mboone@cau.edu ATLANTA (Sept. 6, 2016) – Clark Atlanta University (CAU) President Ronald A. Johnson Sept. 2 named Alumnus Joe L. Little Jr. Chief of Campus Police and Director...

September 06, 2016

Clark Atlanta University Business Student From Chicago Aspires to Create All-Girls School in Her Hometown

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Mario Boone 404-880-8558 mboone@cau.edu ATLANTA (SEPT. 6, 2016) Clark Atlanta University (CAU) students from Chicago continue to make news just days before they return home to watch their Panthers...

September 06, 2016

Former Clark Atlanta University Student Talks Life After Exposing Plagiarism of Michelle Obama’s Speech

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Mario Boone 404-880-8558 mboone@cau.edu ATLANTA (AUG. 31, 2016)     Former Clark Atlanta University (CAU) student Jarrett Hill became an instant household name in July,...

September 06, 2016

CAU Students Fill Semi Truck With Supplies for Louisiana Flood Victims

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Mario Boone 404-880-8558 mboone@cau.edu ATLANTA (SEPT. 6, 2016)    Clark Atlanta University (CAU) students from various campus organizations recently completed a three-day relief drive...

September 01, 2016

Clark Atlanta University Student From Chicago Excited To See The Panthers Play in Her Hometown

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Mario Boone 404-880-8558 mboone@cau.edu ATLANTA (Sept. 1, 2016)    Students from Chicago make up the second largest pool of out-of-state scholars at Clark Atlanta University...

August 31, 2016

Former Super Bowl MVP Returns to Soldier Field as Assistant Coach for Clark Atlanta University

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Mario Boone 404-880-8558 mboone@cau.edu ATLANTA (AUG. 31, 2016)  Dexter Jackson devoured opponents for 10 years as a safety and defensive back in the NFL.  In 2003 Jackson was named...

August 30, 2016

Clark Atlanta Senior Plans to Use Degree to Rid Hometown of “Chi-Raq” Image

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Mario Boone 404-880-8558 mboone@cau.edu ATLANTA (AUG. 30, 2016)    As Clark Atlanta University (CAU) prepares to head to the Windy City to compete in the Chicago...

August 24, 2016

Clark Atlanta University Officially Inducts More Than 950 Freshmen

For Immediate Release Contact: Mario Boone 404-880-8558 mboone@cau.edu ATLANTA (AUG. 24, 2016)    More than 950 freshmen, a near-record number, were officially inducted into the Clark Atlanta University (CAU) Class...

August 24, 2016

Clark Atlanta University Alumnus Named Head Basketball Coach at Towers High School

For Immediate Release Contact: Mario Boone 404-880-8558 mboone@cau.edu ATLANTA (AUG. 24, 2016)    Former Clark Atlanta University (CAU) basketball player Hasan Vanegas has been named head basketball coach at Towers...

August 23, 2016

White House Selects Two Clark Atlanta University Students as 2016 HBCU All-Stars

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Mario Boone 404-880-8558 mboone@cau.edu ATLANTA (AUG. 23, 2016) The White House Initiative on HBCU's announced Friday the selection of two Clark Atlanta University (CAU) students as members of the 2016...

August 18, 2016

Clark Atlanta University Doctoral Student Awarded National Institutes of Health Research Grant

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Mario Boone 404-880-8558 mboone@cau.edu ATLANTA (Aug. 18, 2016)—Clark Atlanta University (CAU) fifth-year doctoral candidate Liza J. Burton has been awarded $37,478 from the National Institutes of...

August 18, 2016

Clark Atlanta University Art Museum Presents “20/21 Visions”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Mario Boone 404-880-8558 mboone@cau.edu ATLANTA (Aug. 18, 2016) – The Clark Atlanta University (CAU) Art Museum will launch a new series on Sept. 11, 2016, at 2 p.m. called “20/21...

August 17, 2016

Clark Atlanta University Chemistry Professor Receives Nearly $300,000 Research Initiation Award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Mario Boone 404-880-8558 mboone@cau.edu ATLANTA (Aug. 17, 2016) – Dinadayalane Tandabany, Ph.D., Clark Atlanta University (CAU) associate professor of chemistry, just received the National...

August 15, 2016

The 34th C. Eric Lincoln Lectureship Series Returns to Clark Atlanta University in October

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Mario Boone 404-880-8558 mboone@cau.edu ATLANTA (Aug. 15, 2016) – The esteemed C. Eric Lincoln Lectureship Series returns to Clark Atlanta University (CAU) Thursday, Oct. 6,...

August 10, 2016

Clark Atlanta University Hits Gridiron On Chicago’s Soldier Field For 19th Annual Chicago Football Classic

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Mario Boone 404-880-8558 MBoone@cau.edu ATLANTA (Aug. 10, 2016) – The Clark Atlanta University (CAU) Panthers will hit the gridiron Sept. 10 against the Central State University Marauders in the...

July 26, 2016

Clark Atlanta University Names Getchel L. Caldwell II Senior Vice President of Institutional Advancement and University Relations

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Donna L. Brock 404-880-8337 DBrock@cau.edu ATLANTA (July 26, 2016) – Clark Atlanta University (CAU) President Ronald A. Johnson today announced the appointment of Getchel L. Caldwell, Fayetteville...

June 15, 2016

CAU Hosts Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders for Third Consecutive Year

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Donna L. Brock 404-880-8337 DBrock@cau.edu ATLANTA (June 15, 2016)—Clark Atlanta University (CAU) will for the third consecutive year host 25 leaders ages 25 to 35 as part of the Mandela Washington...

June 07, 2016

CAU Names Jenny L. Jones, Ph.D., Dean of Whitney M. Young Jr. School of Social Work

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Donna L. Brock 404-880-8337 DBrock@cau.edu ATLANTA (June 7, 2016) – Clark Atlanta University (CAU) President Ronald A. Johnson today announced the selection of Florida A&M University (FAMU)...

June 06, 2016

CAU Names New Provost; Peter O. Nwosu, Ph.D., Takes Helm of Academic Enterprise July 15

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Donna L. Brock 404-880-8337 DBrock@cau.edu ATLANTA (June 6, 2016) – Clark Atlanta University President Ronald A. Johnson today announced the selection of California State...

May 31, 2016

CAU Receives $50,000 Bequest from Alumnus and Iconic Public Servant Marvin Arrington, Sr.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Donna L. Brock 404-880-8337 dbrock@cau.edu ATLANTA (May 31, 2016) –Clark Atlanta University (CAU) President Ronald A. Johnson today announced a bequest of $50,000 from former Fulton County, Ga.,...

May 31, 2016

Clark Atlanta University Awarded First Place in Statewide Earth Month Challenge

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Donna L. Brock 404-880-8337 dbrock@cau.edu ATLANTA (May 31, 2016) –West Chicago, Ill.-based, clothing recycler USAgain the month announced that Clark Atlanta University won first...

May 23, 2016

CAU Students Scale the Great Wall of China

Media Watch CAU students in China scaled the Great Wall of China. The group of 19 students, escorted by CAU's Coordinator of Multicultural Affairs Gwen Wade and Dean Danielle Taylor, arrived in China May 15 as part of a U.S.-China Cultural...

May 05, 2016

Clark Atlanta University to Welcome First African-American Female Astronaut as 2016 Commencement Orator

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Donna L. Brock 404-880-8337 dbrock@cau.edu ATLANTA (May 5, 2016) –Clark Atlanta University (CAU) President Ronald A. Johnson will preside over the University’s 2016 Commencement...

April 27, 2016

Clark Atlanta University Awarded $150,000 UNCF Planning Grant

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Donna L. Brock 404-880-8337 dbrock@cau.edu ATLANTA (April 27, 2016)--Clark Atlanta University’s (CAU) President Ronald A. Johnson today announced the receipt of a $150,000 planning grant as one of...

April 26, 2016

Clark Atlanta University’s Center for Cancer Research and Therapeutic Development Awarded Two Grants Totaling $2.754 Million

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Donna L. Brock 404-880-8337 dbrock@cau.edu ATLANTA (April 26, 2016) -­‐Clark Atlanta University’s (CAU) Center for Cancer Research and Therapeutic Development (CCRTD) this week...

April 18, 2016

Clark Atlanta University Guild Celebrates 23rd Annual Jazz Under the Stars Scholarship Benefit Concert

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Donna L. Brock 404-880-8337 dbrock@cau.edu ATLANTA (April 18, 2016) – The Clark Atlanta University (CAU)  Guild presents its 23rd Annual Jazz Under the Stars Scholarship Benefit Concert...

April 18, 2016

Clark Atlanta University Donor’s Gift of $50,000 STEMS Support for Deserving Scholars

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Donna L. Brock 404-880-8337 dbrock@cau.edu ATLANTA (April 18, 2016) – Clark Atlanta University (CAU) President Ronald A. Johnson, Ph.D., today announced the establishment of the Bernadene...

April 14, 2016

Clark Atlanta University Junior Joshua Porter Wins James A. Hefner Piano Competition

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Donna L. Brock 404-880-8337 dbrock@cau.edu ATLANTA (April 14, 2016) – Clark Atlanta University (CAU) junior Joshua Porter, a native of Akron, Ohio, April 9 won first place in the James A. Hefner HBCU...

April 07, 2016

Clark Atlanta University to Host Nation’s First Economic Inclusion and Competitiveness Summit

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Donna L. Brock 404-880-8337 dbrock@cau.edu ATLANTA (April 7, 2016) -Clark Atlanta University (CAU) President Ronald A. Johnson April 22-23 will convene local, regional and national leaders at the...

April 06, 2016

CAU MBA Alumna To Become President of Coca-Cola Foundation

ATLANTA--(April 6, 2016/adapted from BUSINESS WIRE)--The Coca-Cola Company today announced CAU MBA alumna Helen Smith Price will be promoted to Vice President of Global Community Affairs for The Coca-Cola Company and...

March 07, 2016

Clark Atlanta University Celebrates Founders Week 2016

  ATLANTA (March 7, 2016)—Clark Atlanta University (CAU) President Ronald A. Johnson today announced the University’s 2016 Founders Week schedule, including the annual Founders Day Convocation, Thursday, March 17, at...

March 07, 2016

CAU to Support New NSF Materials Innovation Platforms Program, Accelerating Field of Materials Science Research

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Donna L. Brock 404-880-8337 dbrock@cau.edu ATLANTA (March 7, 2016)--A new, innovative Materials Innovation Platforms (MIPs) program aims to significantly accelerate materials research and development and has...

February 25, 2016

Clark Atlanta University and the Clark Atlanta University Alumni Association Present Eighth Annual Spirit of Greatness Gala

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Jewana Gaither 404-934-0790 campbellandporter@gmail.com ATLANTA (Feb. 25, 2016)— Clark Atlanta University and the Clark Atlanta University Alumni Association (CAUAA) will host its...

February 17, 2016

CAU Announces $1 Million Coca-Cola Alumni Matching Challenge

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Donna L. Brock 404-880-8337 dbrock@cau.edu ATLANTA (Feb. 17, 2016)—Clark Atlanta University (CAU) President Ronald A. Johnson today announced the launch of the University’s Coca-Cola...

February 16, 2016

CAU Names Tanaya M. Walters as New Vice President for Student Affairs

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Donna L. Brock 404-880-8337 dbrock@cau.edu ATLANTA (Feb. 16, 2016)—Clark Atlanta University (CAU) President Ronald A. Johnson today announced the selection of Ms. Tanaya M. Walters as the...

February 15, 2016

CAU Selected to Host Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders for Third Consecutive Year

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Donna L. Brock 404-880-8337 dbrock@cau.edu ATLANTA (Feb. 15, 2016)— Clark Atlanta University (CAU) today announced that, for the third consecutive year, it will partner with the White House...

February 15, 2016

Clark Atlanta University Receives $50,000 Legacy Bequest from Class of ’57 Alumna Jennie Johnson Jones

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Donna L. Brock 404-880-8337 dbrock@cau.edu ATLANTA (Feb. 15, 2016)—Clark Atlanta University President Ronald A. Johnson today announced the legacy bequest of $50,000 from Alumna Jennie Johnson...

February 10, 2016

Clark Atlanta University Professor Invokes Personal Reflections on Middle Passage in The Coming

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Donna L. Brock 404-880-8337 DBrock@cau.edu ATLANTA (Feb. 10, 2016)- Their birth names were Atiba, Binta, Hassan…. We never knew them. Yet, they intimate their innermost thoughts, fears, yearnings...

January 15, 2016

Clark Atlanta University Art Galleries Presents ‘This Postman Collects: The Rapture of Kerry and Betty C. Davis’

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Donna L. Brock 404-­‐880-­‐8337 DBrock@cau.edu ATLANTA (Jan. 15, 2016)--Clark Atlanta University Art Galleries presents This Postman Collects: The Rapture of Kerry and C....

January 13, 2016

Clark Atlanta University and Fulton­‐DeKalb Hospital Authority Hold Atlanta University Center Community Conversation on Campus Safety

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contacts:  Donna L. Brock 404-880-8337 Dbrock@cau.edu Katarro Roundtree 347-882-0995 FDHAconsultant@thefdha.org  ATLANTA (JAN. 13, 2016) — Clark Atlanta University (CAU) President Ronald...

January 07, 2016

CAU Alumna Establishes $50K Endowed Scholarship School of Social Work to Benefit from Entrepreneur’s Tenacity

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Donna L. Brock 404-­‐880-­‐8337 dbrock@cau.edu ATLANTA (Jan. 7, 2016) — Clark Atlanta University (CAU) President...

January 05, 2016

Clark Atlanta University Awarded $494,000 from Mellon Foundation for Paradigm-Shifting Undergraduate Curriculum Reform

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Donna L. Brock 404-­‐880-­‐8337 DBrock@cau.edu  ATLANTA (Jan. 5, 2016) — Clark Atlanta University (CAU)...