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September 22, 2017

CAU Heads Back To The Gridiron For 20th Annual Chicago Football Classic

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Tenisha Taylor Bell (678) 429-4254 tbell@cau.edu ATLANTA (September 20, 2017)    Clark Atlanta University (CAU) returns to Chicago for the 20th Annual Chicago Football...

September 20, 2017

CAU's 2017 Opening Convocation Focuses On Power Of Ideas, Igniting Possibilities

Media Alert ATLANTA (September 20) – Clark Atlanta University (CAU) will host its 29th Opening Convocation Thursday, Sept. 21.  Here are the details: WHO:   Clark Atlanta University President Ronald A. Johnson, Ph.D.,...

September 18, 2017

Center for Cancer Research and Therapeutic Development Hosts Sixth Annual ‘Harvest for Health’ Wellness Fair

Contact: Donna L. Brock 404-880-8337 DBrock@cau.edu ATLANTA  (September 18) – Clark Atlanta University’s Center for Cancer Research and Therapeutic Development (CCRTD) is hosting its sixth annual...

September 13, 2017

Art And Basketball Auction Raises Money for Student-Athletes to Take Summer Courses

ATLANTA (www.clarkatlantasports.com) As NBA teammates in 1983, Bernard King urged Darrell Walker to pick up art as a cultural side to basketball.   It took a little prodding, but Walker, now the Clark...

September 13, 2017

CAU Rises Two Positions in 2018 US News and World Reports "Best HBCUs" Ranking

Clark Atlanta University ranks 16th* among the nation's best Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) in the 2018 U.S. News and World Report “Best...

September 12, 2017

Letter From Pres. Johnson

 Dear CAU Campus Community: We are fortunate that CAU sustained no structural damage during Tropical Storm Irma.  However, unlike our neighboring AUC institutions, CAU experienced power outages that delayed our ability to...

September 11, 2017

CAU WEATHER ALERT

Clark Atlanta University will remain closed on Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017, because of continuing inclement weather, power outages throughout the metro/Atlanta area, and the possibility of flash flooding this evening (9-11-17). All University...

September 10, 2017

CAU WEATHER ALERT

CLARK ATLANTA UNIVERSITY CLOSED 9-11-17: In response to current Hurricane Irma forecasts, Clark Atlanta University will be closed on Monday, Sept. 11, 2017.  All classes and activities are canceled for Monday, Sept....

September 08, 2017

Panther Preparedness Checklist

Panther Preparedness Checklist Clark Atlanta University Administration continues to monitor Hurricane Irma weather reports and forecasts from the National Hurricane Center.  As we do so, the safety and security of the CAU Family remains...

August 29, 2017

Clark Atlanta University’s Torina D. Lewis, Ph.D., Receives Vulcan Teaching Excellence Award

Contact: Donna L. Brock 404-880-8337 DBrock@cau.edu ATLANTA (Aug. 29, 2017)—Clark Atlanta University (CAU) President Ronald A. Johnson this month presented the 2017 Vulcan Teaching Excellence Award to Torina D. Lewis, Ph.D.,...

August 24, 2017

Former NBA Champ Uses Art To Pay for Student’s College Tuition

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Tenisha Taylor Bell (678) 429-4254 tbell@cau.edu ATLANTA (August 24, 2017)    Clark Atlanta University’s Men’s Basketball coach Darrell Walker hosts...

August 21, 2017

Chance The Rapper Takes To Twitter With His Desire to Attend Clark Atlanta University

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Tenisha Taylor Bell (678) 429-4254 tbell@cau.edu ATLANTA (August 28, 2017)    Grammy-Award winning rapper, social activist and philanthropist, Chance the Rapper, took to Twitter Sunday...

August 21, 2017

Clark Atlanta University Alumnus Sheds Light On Historic Solar Eclipse

Contact: Donna L. Brock 404-880-8337 DBrock@cau.edu ATLANTA (Aug. 21, 2017)—As sky watchers across the nation crowd the cross-continental path of today’s total solar eclipse, CAU alumnus Dwayne Brown (CC ’82) is...

August 18, 2017

CAU Heads Back To Soldier Field in Chicago’s 20th Annual Football Classic

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Tenisha Taylor Bell (678) 429-4254 tbell@cau.edu ATLANTA (August 23, 2017)    Clark Atlanta University (CAU) returns to Chicago for the 20th Annual Chicago Football Classic. CAU...

August 16, 2017

Clark Atlanta University Joins Atlanta Braves in Celebrating Hank Aaron Heritage Weekend 2017

Contact: Donna L. Brock 404-880-8337 DBrock@cau.edu ATLANTA (Aug. 16, 2017)— Baseball Legend Henry “Hank” Aaron will share his experiences and perspectives in a conversation with noted artist and printmaker...

August 03, 2017

Clark College Alumnus Hamilton F. Bohannon’s Lifelong Career Path Leads to Impressive New Drive

Contact: Donna L. Brock 404-880-8337 DBrock@cau.edu ATLANTA (Aug. 3, 2017)— Alumnus and 2016 Clark Atlanta University (CAU) Doctor of Human Letters honoris causa degree recipient Hamilton F. Bohannon crafted a marvelous career...

August 02, 2017

United Methodist Church General Board of Higher Education Ministries Reaffirms Clark Atlanta University’s Affiliation Without Qualification

Contact: Donna L. Brock 404-880-8337 DBrock@cau.edu ATLANTA (Aug. 2, 2017)— The University Senate of the United Methodist Church’s (UMC) General Board of Higher Education Ministries June 30 reaffirmed without qualification...

July 17, 2017

Funeral Remarks for Dr. Moses C. Norman, Sr.

It is with heartfelt sadness that the entire Clark Atlanta University community extends our deepest sympathies to the Norman Family.  We know, too, that our colleagues in the School of Education and its alumni nationwide have indeed...

June 29, 2017

YALI Fellows On Hand To Keep Runners Cool During Atlanta’s Annual AJC Peachtree Road Race

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Tenisha Taylor Bell (678) 429-4254 tbell@cau.edu ATLANTA (June 28, 2017) – Twenty-five (25) young African leaders will greet 60,000 runners at the annual AJC Peachtree Road Race on Tuesday, July 4th....

June 15, 2017

Rare Tupac Shakur Archive Teaches Clark Atlanta University Students Importance of Social And Political Involvement

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Tenisha Taylor Bell (678) 429-4254 tbell@cau.edu June 15, 2017 (ATLANTA) Clark Atlanta University (CAU) celebrates the release of the new Tupac Shakur film, All Eyez On Me. The movie, set for nationwide...

June 12, 2017

Clark Atlanta University Selects First Female Band Director

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Tenisha Taylor Bell tbell@cau.edu ATLANTA (June 9, 2017)    Clark Atlanta University (CAU) has named Tomisha Brock as Director of University Bands and Assistant Professor of Music....

June 08, 2017

In Memoriam: Morehouse College Interim President William Taggart MBA

Clark Atlanta University today mourns the death of Morehouse College Interim President William Taggart MBA who died Wednesday evening. Our hearts and deepest sympathies are with the Taggart family, as well as the members of the...

June 01, 2017

Clark Atlanta University Hosts Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders for Fourth Consecutive Year

Contact: Donna L. Brock 404-880-8337 DBrock@cau.edu ATLANTA (June 1, 2017)—Clark Atlanta University (CAU) will for the fourth consecutive year host 25 leaders ages 25 to 35 as part of the Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young...

May 23, 2017

Clark Atlanta University Confers Degrees Upon More than 700 Graduates

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Tenisha Taylor Bell (678) 429-4254 tbell@cau.edu ATLANTA (May 22, 2017)    Clark Atlanta University (CAU) awarded more than 700 undergraduate and graduate students with bachelor's,...

May 19, 2017

Clark Atlanta University Names Atlanta Native Valedictorian

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Tenisha Taylor Bell (678) 429-4254 tbell@cau.edu ATLANTA (May 19, 2017)    Clark Atlanta University (CAU) named Jakayla Woolridge as its Class of 2017 valedictorian. “Being...

May 17, 2017

Clark Atlanta University to Award Four Honorary Degrees to Iconic Trailblazers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Tenisha Taylor Bell (678) 429-4254 tbell@cau.edu ATLANTA (May 17, 2017)    Clark Atlanta University will bestow four doctoral degrees honoris causa during the 2017 Commencement...

May 15, 2017

Business Mogul and Publisher William Pickard to Deliver Clark Atlanta University Commencement Address

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Tenisha Taylor Bell (678) 429-4254 tbell@cau.edu ATLANTA (May 16, 2017)    Renowned business leader and newspaper publisher William Pickard, Ph.D., has been tapped as the keynote...

May 01, 2017

CAU to Host Summer Science and Engineering Program for High School Students

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Mario Boone 404.880.8558 Office 404.987.0949 Cell MBoone@cau.edu ATLANTA (May 1, 2017)    The Dual Degree Engineering Program at Clark Atlanta University has been awarded a nearly...

April 27, 2017

CAU Awarded $20k Grant to Host Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders

ATLANTA (April 27, 2017) Clark Atlanta University has been awarded a $20,000 grant from The UPS Foundation, which drives global corporate citizenship and philanthropic programs for UPS.  This generous gift will be used to support...

April 21, 2017

Clark Atlanta University Journalism Major Savannah West Picked for Prestigious Georgia News Lab

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Mario Boone 404.880.8558 Office 404.987.0949 Cell MBoone@cau.edu ATLANTA (April 18, 2017) Congratulations to Clark Atlanta University junior mass media arts student Savannah West, who was selected in April...

March 27, 2017

$1.5 Million Awarded to Clark Atlanta University to Enhance Treatment for Prostate Cancer

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Mario Boone 404-880-8558 404-987-0949 (cell) mboone@cau.edu ATLANTA (March 23, 2017)    The Center for Cancer Research and Therapeutic Development (CCRTD) at Clark Atlanta...

March 24, 2017

Former Child Genius Graduates Clark Atlanta University Two Years Early

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Mario Boone 404-880-8558 404-987-0949 (cell) mboone@cau.edu ATLANTA (March 22, 2017)    Ronald McCullough Jr. is one exceptional soon-to-be-alumnus of Clark Atlanta University....

March 21, 2017

Clark Atlanta University Celebrates 29th Founders Day Convocation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Mario Boone 404-880-8558 404-987-0949 (cell) mboone@cau.edu ATLANTA (March 21, 2017)    Clark Atlanta University will celebrate Thursday, March 23, 2017, its Founders Day...

March 20, 2017

Former Miss Clark Atlanta University Battles Global Misconceptions of Blacks While Attending Grad School in Paris

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Mario Boone 404-880-8558 404-987-0949 (cell) mboone@cau.edu PARIS, FRANCE (March 16, 2017)    Aaliyah Heath reigned as Miss Clark Atlanta University from 2015...

March 19, 2017

Alumni, Dignitaries and Celebrities Fill Omni Hotel to Raise Scholarships for Clark Atlanta University

ATLANTA (March 19, 2017)    Hundreds of Clark Atlanta University alumni, dignitaries and celebrities filled the Omni Hotel Saturday night to raise educational scholarships for CAU students....

March 13, 2017

Clark Atlanta University Study Abroad Group Departs for Paris, France

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Mario Boone 404-880-8558 404-987-0949 (cell) mboone@cau.edu ATLANTA (March 12, 2017)— Nearly two-dozen film majors in Clark Atlanta University's study abroad program are spending their spring...

March 13, 2017

Clark Atlanta Prepares to Compete at Honda Campus All‐Star Challenge National Championship

Atlanta March 8, 2017 ‐‐ After diligent preparation, Clark Atlanta University, a 2016 “Sweet 16 Qualifier” and former National Champion, will go head to head with fellow Historically Black Colleges and...

March 09, 2017

Clark Atlanta to Throw Huge Celebration for 2017 SIAC Championship Men's Basketball Team

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Mario Boone 404-880-8558 404-987-0949 (cell) mboone@cau.edu ATLANTA (March 8, 2017)— Clark Atlanta University is throwing a gigantic celebration for its men's basketball team Thursday, March...

March 08, 2017

Fashion Design Students at CAU Create Heart-Wrenching Holocaust Memorial Dress

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Mario Boone 404-880-8558 404-987-0949 (cell) mboone@cau.edu ATLANTA (March 8, 2017)— Clark Atlanta University fashion design students Niambi Davenport and Lenora Gray are...

March 07, 2017

Longtime Clark Atlanta Professor Nominated to Martin Luther King Jr. Collegium of Scholars of Morehouse College

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Mario Boone 404-880-8558 404-987-0949 (cell) mboone@cau.edu ATLANTA (March 7, 2017)    Beloved religion and philosophy associate professor at Clark Atlanta University, Philip M. Dunston, Ph.D.,...

March 06, 2017

Panthers Head to Huntsville For NCAA South Region as No. 8 Seed

ATLANTA (www.clarkatlantasports.com) - On Sunday evening the Clark Atlanta University men's basketball program was made aware of the time and place for the upcoming NCAA South Region Championship. The NCAA has determined the host...

March 04, 2017

Panthers Advance to Sixteenth SIAC Championship with 91-86 Win Versus Morehouse

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Clark Atlanta men's basketball got revenge on Morehouse with the 91-86 win in the SIAC semifinals. The win gives the Panthers 20 wins on the season. Clark Atlanta most recently won 20 games in a season with 22 wins...

March 01, 2017

Nearly 130 Clark Atlanta University Scholar-Athletes Earn a 3.0 or Higher GPA

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Mario Boone 404-880-8558 404-987-0949 (cell) mboone@cau.edu ATLANTA (Feb. 28, 2017)—  There are 207 student-athletes at Clark Atlanta University.  Nearly 130 of them were honored...

March 01, 2017

New TLC Show GHOST BROTHERS Stars Two Clark Atlanta University Alumni

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Mario Boone 404-880-8558 404-987-0949 (cell) mboone@cau.edu SILVER SPRING, Md. (March 1, 2017)    TLC is ready to be scared silly, announcing a new season of GHOST BROTHERS...

February 28, 2017

Four Clark Atlanta University Alumni are Candidates for City Council in New City of South Fulton

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Mario Boone 404-880-8558 404-987-0949 (cell) mboone@cau.edu ATLANTA (Feb. 27, 2017)— The crowded field of candidates for elected office in the new city of South Fulton includes three more...

February 27, 2017

Three Clark Atlanta University Students Named University Innovation Fellows

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Mario Boone 404-880-8558 404-987-0949 (cell) mboone@cau.edu ATLANTA (Feb. 27, 2017)    Congratulations are in order for Clark Atlanta University students Char’nae Davis,...

February 24, 2017

Woman on Mission to Donate to Every HBCU Gives $350 to Clark Atlanta University

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Mario Boone 404-880-8558 404-987-0949 (cell) mboone@cau.edu ATLANTA (Feb. 22, 2017) —  What began as a college endowment research project by Kira Russell-Johnson, 24, ended with a shocking...

February 24, 2017

Clark Atlanta University Junior is Nation's Only HBCU Football Player Majoring in Fashion Design

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Mario Boone 404-880-8558 404-987-0949 (cell) mboone@cau.edu ATLANTA (Feb. 10, 2017)    Darion "Spoon" Weatherspoon is a tough-as-nails defensive back for the Clark Atlanta...

February 24, 2017

CAU Grad Student is Youngest Candidate for City Council in New City of South Fulton

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Mario Boone 404-880-8558 404-987-0949 (cell) mboone@cau.edu ATLANTA (Feb. 21, 2017)—  Johnny Surry's roots run deep in Atlanta and Fulton County.  He finished Westlake High School...

February 20, 2017

Women's Basketball Player to Honor Aunt Murdered in Charleston Church Massacre with #9 Jersey

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Mario Boone 404-880-8558 404-987-0949 (cell) mboone@cau.edu ATLANTA (Feb. 20, 2017)—  June 17 will mark two years since a domestic terrorist motivated by racism and hate walked into a black...

February 17, 2017

Graduate Resource Center to be Named in Honor of Legendary Educator

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Mario Boone 404-880-8558 404-987-0949 (cell) mboone@cau.edu ATLANTA (Feb. 17, 2017)—  Decades-long educator and researcher, Dr. Bettye M. Clark, will be recognized by the Clark Atlanta...

February 15, 2017

CAU Leads Region, Nation in "Economic Mobility"

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Donna L. Brock 404-880-8337 dbrock@cau.edu A new study, "Mobility Report Cards:  The Role of Colleges in Intergenerational Mobility," co-authored by National Bureau of Economic Research...

February 15, 2017

Clark Atlanta University Police Department Announces New Deputy Chief

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Donna L. Brock 404-880-8337 dbrock@cau.edu ATLANTA (Feb. 15, 2017)—Clark Atlanta University (CAU) President Ronald A. Johnson and CAU Police Chief Joe Little today announced the appointment of...

February 14, 2017

Clark Atlanta University Launches Encrypted eDiplomas to Fight Counterfeit Credentials

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Mario Boone 404-880-8558 404-987-0949 (cell) mboone@cau.edu ATLANTA (Feb. 13, 2017)  Diploma fraud is an age-old problem wreaking havoc on the reputations and brand prestige of colleges and...

February 07, 2017

Senior Journalism Student Has Investigative Report Published in The Detroit News

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Mario Boone 404-880-8558 404-987-0949 (cell) mboone@cau.edu ATLANTA (Feb. 7, 2017)    With just a few months remaining before the 2017 Clark Atlanta University commencement ceremony,...

February 07, 2017

Clark Atlanta University and the CAU Alumni Association, Inc. Present the 9th Annual Spirit of Greatness Gala

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Mario Boone 404-880-8558 404-987-0949 (cell) mboone@cau.edu ATLANTA (Feb. 6, 2017)    Clark Atlanta University and the Clark Atlanta University Alumni Association, Inc. (CAUAA) will...

February 02, 2017

Clark Atlanta University Announces Grand Opening of New Student Fitness Center

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Mario Boone 404-880-8558 404-987-0949 (cell) mboone@cau.edu ATLANTA (Feb. 2, 2017)    After months of construction, Clark Atlanta University is ready to cut the ribbon Feb. 7, on a brand new...

February 01, 2017

Clark Atlanta University Announces the Launch of Black Male Sunday Initiative

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Mario Boone 404-880-8558 404-987-0949 (cell) mboone@cau.edu ATLANTA (Jan. 27, 2017)    On a campus where more than 70 percent of the student population is female, Clark Atlanta...

January 31, 2017

Kenny Leon’s True Colors Theatre Company Presents Community Conversations on Public Education

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Mario Boone 404-880-8558 404-987-0949 (cell) mboone@cau.edu ATLANTA (JAN. 25, 2017)    Kenny Leon’s True Colors Theatre Company will host Atlanta Public Schools...

January 26, 2017

Clark Atlanta University Announces CAU Day at the Capitol

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Mario Boone 404-880-8558 404-987-0949 (cell) mboone@cau.edu ATLANTA (Jan. 25, 2016)    Clark Atlanta University announces this year’s CAU Day at the Capitol Wednesday, Feb....

January 25, 2017

Dozens of Clark Atlanta University Honors and Scholars Program Inductees Receive Symbolic Blazers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Mario Boone 404-880-8558 404-987-0949 (cell) mboone@cau.edu ATLANTA (JAN. 25, 2017)    The Isabella T. Jenkins Honors and Scholars Program at Clark Atlanta University officially inducted 64...

January 24, 2017

 AUCC Institutions and City of Atlanta Launch Video Camera Surveillance Program

Media Contact:  Renita Mathis  Director of Communications Atlanta University Center Consortium 404-867-6403 (cell)  rmathis@aucenter.edu ATLANTA (Jan. 24, 2017) – Today, the Atlanta University Center...

January 19, 2017

Record Number of International Students from 21 Countries Enroll at Clark Atlanta University

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Mario Boone 404-880-8558 404-987-0949 (cell) mboone@cau.edu ATLANTA (Jan. 17, 2016)    Students returning to Clark Atlanta University for the Spring ’17 semester will find...

January 18, 2017

Black Males Elected President at Every Level of Student Government at Clark Atlanta University

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Mario Boone 404-880-8558 404-987-0949 (cell) mboone@cau.edu ATLANTA (Jan. 18, 2016)    For decades black men have been subjected to unfair and untrue stereotypes.  Now, an...

January 17, 2017

Student-Athlete Whose Mother Was Murdered Won’t Have To Quit School Thanks To Clark Atlanta University Scholarship

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Mario Boone 404-880-8558 404-987-0949 (cell) mboone@cau.edu ATLANTA (January 17, 2017)    At just 20 years old, Michael Brittain faced enormous tragedy when his mother was shot to...

January 03, 2017

Freshman Class President Loses Father and Brother to Chicago Gun Violence

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Mario Boone 404-880-8558 404-987-0949 (cell) mboone@cau.edu ATLANTA (Jan. 3, 2017)    When Eric Wilson fled the deadly gun violence plaguing the streets of Chicago, the Clark...