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CAU Crowns the 30th Miss Clark Atlanta University

Posted on Monday, October 08, 2018

ATLANTA, GA -- October 8, 2018 – Clark Atlanta University has kicked off the 2018 Homecoming festivities this week, October 7-14, 2018. This year’s festivities, themed “On the Run: Accelerating 30 Years of Greatness”, commemorates the consolidation of Clark College, founded in 1869 and Atlanta University, founded in 1868. It conveys the pride in progress that alumni, students, faculty and friends feel about Clark Atlanta University.

This Homecoming is designed with fun and informative events for every Panthers fan, students, alumni, faculty, staff, and friends. 

The week began on Sunday, October 7th with Homecoming Chapel and a birthday celebration honoring minister, international activist and dean of the Civil Rights Movement, Reverend Joseph Echols Lowery, complete with a drive to increase voter registration.

On Tuesday, October 9, we will crown Miss Clark Atlanta University, Royale Greene, CAU ‘19. Ms. Greene hails from Cleveland, Ohio and will earn her Bachelors of Arts in Mass Communications with a concentration in Public Relations. Clark Atlanta University family, old and new, will gather for a regal evening in celebration of crowning Miss Clark Atlanta University.  This special event, themed “A Night at the Louvre,” attended by 500-1000 students, alumni, faculty, and staff, serves as the formal debut of all campus kings and queens, immediately followed by the official ball.  This magical night features social interaction, hors d’oeuvres, timeless fashion statements, and great music.  Although it targets primarily Clark Atlanta University students, alumni also frequent this annual event.  It features a fun, safe environment for students to “party with their peers” and enjoy a night to remember.

The Homecoming highlight will take place on Saturday, October 13 when the CAU Panthers football team takes on the Benedict College Tigers at Panther Stadium. As alumni and friends close out the weekend, the Gospel Explosion will be held on Sunday, Oct. 14 featuring recording artist, Pastor Charles Jenkins, and the university gospel choir.

For a complete list of events, visit www.cau.edu. To follow the latest homecoming news on social media, use the hashtags #CAU30TR and #CAUNation30.  

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About Clark Atlanta University

Established in 1988 by the consolidation of Atlanta University (1865) and Clark College (1869), Clark Atlanta University (CAU) is one of the Nation’s foremost research institutions, offering students from around the United States and several foreign countries the opportunity to engage in 38 exciting areas of study at bachelors, masters and doctoral levels. Located in the historic heart of Atlanta, one of the world's great international cities, CAU’s nearly 4,000 students enjoy access academic and co-curricular experiences, from forensic debate to on-air broadcasting, to cancer research with world-renowned investigators.  From the arts to zoology, CAU combines nearly 300 years of tradition with a solid focus on academic excellence to produce leaders who will shape the future of the global community. Visit www.cau.edu to learn more about Clark Atlanta University.

Category: Leadership, Staff, Students, Alumni, Faculty, Administration
Keywords: Homecoming, Mis CAU, Clark Atlanta University, Queen HBCU