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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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Clark Atlanta University Hosts UNCF Today as Organization Announces Receipt of $100 Million Grant from Lilly Endowment Inc. to Support Capital Campaign

UNCF’s bold $1 billion campaign will enhance endowments at HBCUs During a press conference held today on the campus of Clark Atlanta University, UNCF (United Negro College Fund) announced that Lilly Endowment Inc. has awarded a $100 million unrestricted grant to support UNCF’s capital campaign. UNCF is undertaking a bold $1 billion capital campaign that includes five...
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Clark Atlanta University Names BJ Arnett as New Chair of the Art and Fashion Department

Clark Atlanta University has appointed BJ Arnett the Art and Fashion Department Chair under the School of Arts and Sciences. In this role, she will serve as the chief academic officer of Art and Fashion and be instrumental in generating ideas and initiatives for the department. Arnett is an associate professor in the department and...
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Happy Holidays from George T. French Jr., Ph.D., Ba-Shen Bacon French, Ph. D., and the Clark Atlanta University Family

Wishing you a joyful holiday season filled with warmth, laughter, and cherished moments. Happy holidays from Clark Atlanta University!
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Clark Atlanta University Launches SMPTE Student Chapter, the First at a Historically Black College and University

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Paula Owens, Communications Manager Clark Atlanta University (CAU) has become the first Historically Black College and University (HBCU) to launch a Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) Student Chapter. Through its new SMPTE Student Chapter, CAU will give students the opportunity to learn about the latest technologies and trends,...
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WCLK: Jazz 91.9 Partners with PBS Member Station Georgia Public Broadcasting to Broadcast the Inaugural Jazz Music Awards in January 2024

Clark Atlanta University’s WCLK: Jazz 91.9 (an NPR member station) is excited to announce its partnership with Georgia Public Broadcasting (GPB) to broadcast and stream the first Jazz Music Awards: Celebrating the Spirt of Jazz. The music awards will be available for streaming on demand on PBS Passport on Monday, January 1, 2024. The Georgia...
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Atlanta City Council President Doug Shipman to Honor Clark Atlanta University’s 35th Anniversary with Proclamation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEPaula Owens, Communications WHO: Council President Doug Shipman  WHAT: Proclamation presentation and celebration of Clark Atlanta University’s 35th Anniversary  WHEN: Monday, November 6, 2023 at 1:00 p.m.  WHERE: Atlanta City Hall, 55 Trinity Avenue SW  BACKGROUND: Council President Doug Shipman will present a proclamation to Clark Atlanta University during Monday’s Council meeting at...
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