CAU News


Clark Atlanta University Hosts 2nd Annual Environmental Justice and Sustainability Summit

In unwavering commitment to environmental justice and sustainability, Clark Atlanta University, in partnership with the Office of Governmental Affairs, is set to host its 2nd annual Environmental Justice and Sustainability Summit on April 24 and 25, 2024. This pivotal two-day event will take place at the AUC Robert W. Woodruff Library and Westside Works to...
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Clark Atlanta University to Host Annual Financial Literacy, Innovation & Technology Conference in April

Clark Atlanta University proudly presents its 7th Annual Financial Literacy, Innovation & Technology Conference, scheduled from April 21-26, 2024. Themed “Charting New Paths and Shaping Lives,” this event promises to engage CAU students, staff, faculty, and the wider community, thanks to partnerships and sponsorships with Kaiser Permanente, Cash App, My FAB Finance, PNC Bank, Wells...
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Clark Atlanta University public radio station Jazz 91.9 WCLK celebrated its 50th Anniversary with a historic “Great Day in Atlanta” photograph. The iconic image featured CAU’s 5th President George T. French, Jr., Ph.D., the Honorable Atlanta Mayor Andre Dickens, former Atlanta Mayors Bill Campbell and Shirley Franklin, and former First Lady of Atlanta Valerie Jackson...
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The CAU Guild Announces Mr. Gregory Porter as This Year’s Annual Jazz Under the Stars Headliner

The CAU Guild’s Jazz Under The Stars concert has raised over 3.2 million in scholarships for Clark Atlanta University students Acclaimed, Grammy award winning singer-songwriter Gregory Porter will headline the 30th Annual Jazz Under The Stars concert to celebrate their 32nd anniversary at Clark Atlanta University’s Harkness Quadrangle on Friday, May 10, 2024, at 7:00...
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Clark Atlanta University’s Jazz 91.9 WCLK will kick off the yearlong celebration of its 50th Anniversary “WCLK AT 50” on Wednesday, April 10, at 3 p.m., with the iconic “Great Day in Atlanta” photograph featuring CAU’s 5th President Dr. George T. French, Jr., and the Honorable Atlanta Mayor Andre Dickens. The photograph will also feature...
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Louis Gossett Jr.

Clark Atlanta University and President George T. French, Jr., Ph.D. salutes the life and rich legacy of Louis Gossett Jr., the first African American actor to win the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. Gossett won the award in 1982 for his role as Gunnery Sergeant Emil Foley in the movie An Officer and a...
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Clark Atlanta University’s School of Business Partner with PUMA to Host Fireside Chat with former NBA All-star Jalen Rose

As part of PUMA’s $2 million commitment with Clark Atlanta University to help students launch careers post-graduation, the sports retailer juggernaut will partner with CAU’s School of Business to host an informative fireside chat with former NBA All-Star and sports analyst Jalen Rose. The event will take place on Wednesday, April 3, 2024, from 2:00...
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Clark Atlanta University to Host 51st Annual Writer’s Workshop Conference

The Department of English and Modern Languages at Clark Atlanta University will hold its 51st annual Writer’s Workshop Conference on April 16 – 18, 2024, in Davage Auditorium. The conference’s theme is “Black Boy Joy: Black Men Telling Their Stories and Truths” and will bring another year of fascinating and much-needed conversation from notable and...
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Clark Atlanta University’s Men’s Basketball Team Clinches 2024 SIAC Championship, Heads to NCAA Division II South Region Tournament

Clark Atlanta University men’s basketball team is officially the 2024 Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) champions. The Panthers clinched the title after defeating Miles College 65-55 on last Sunday at Enmarket Arena in Savannah, Georgia.  The Panthers, who went into the tournament as the team to beat, also walked away with the top honors of...
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Clark Atlanta University Celebrates $50,000 Gift from the Estate of Philanthropist, Politician, and Alumnus Marvin S. Arrington, Sr.

Just days before what would have been his 83rd birthday, the family of former longtime Atlanta City Council President Judge Marvin S. Arrington, Sr., gathered at his beloved alma mater,   Clark Atlanta University, to celebrate his generous donation of $50,000. Arrington graduated from Clark College (now Clark Atlanta University) in 1964.  Judge Arrington attended Clark...
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