News

September

12th Annual Prostate Cancer Symposium Convenes

09/24/2018

September 24, 2018 –ATLANTA, GA- Located on the campus of Clark Atlanta University, The Center for Cancer Research and Therapeutic Development (CCRTD) hosted the 12th National Symposium on Prostate Cancer on September 16-19, 2018. The symposium, the only one of its kind on prostate cancer in North America, represents a scientific gathering of leading prostate cancer scientists, eminent scholars, researchers and therapeutic experts from throughout the US and abroad. ... Read more

CAU Kicks off National Tour: Martha's Vineyard

09/24/2018

Clark Atlanta University is excited to kick off its 30th Anniversary CAU Nation National City Tour. This tour begins a yearlong celebration of innovative history and a promising future for Clark Atlanta University. ... Read more

August

Kevin Hart’s Help From The Hart Charity Launches a New $600,000 Scholarship Program with UNCF and KIPP

08/17/2018

18 KIPP students attending 11 HBCUs to benefit ... Read more

Clark Atlanta Receives $20,000 Grant from the UPS Foundation

08/03/2018

The grant is being used towards the 2018 Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders which is the flagship program for the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI). ... Read more

July

CAU Bookstore Operations transition from Barnes and Noble

07/23/2018

With this new partnership, and a network of more than 6,000 publishers at its disposal, CAU will benefit from Follett’s expansive inventory of affordable course material choices ... Read more

HBCU Regional Institute on Digital Learning Convenes at Clark Atlanta University

07/13/2018

National thought leaders and digital learning experts to provide a series of dynamic sessions over three days ... Read more

CAU Receives More Than $4.5 Million in Grants for Upward Bound, HBCU C.A.R.E.S.

07/03/2018

The first grant lays the groundwork for a new legacy within the Department of Counseling Education, while the second continues the 50-year legacy of CAU’s Upward Bound program. ... Read more

Clark Atlanta University Turns the Big 30 in July

07/03/2018

Clark Atlanta University is planning a yearlong celebration of the anniversary. The major fundraising thrust of the celebration is to raise $1.25 million in scholarship funds, while the theme is “Lifting Every Voice and Igniting New Possibilities.” ... Read more

CAU to Host The Department of the NAVY’s Opportunity Awareness Workshop for HBCUs and MIs

07/02/2018

August 30-31 Workshops Illuminate pathways to greater student interest in STEM degrees at HBCU/MIs ... Read more

June

Clark Atlanta University Welcomes the 2018 Mandela Washington Fellows

06/28/2018

The Mandela Washington Fellowship, the flagship program of the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI), empowers young African leaders through academic coursework, leadership training, mentoring, networking, professional opportunities, and local community engagement ... Read more

President Ronald Johnson to BIZ Viewers: CAU Is ‘Moving to Leading Edge of Technology, Innovation and Entrepreneurship'

06/22/2018

As CAU embarks on a yearlong celebration of its 30th anniversary, the BIZ interview is one of the first stops in a series of events where President Johnson will share his vision. ... Read more

CAU President Ronald Johnson Named One of Atlanta Business Chronicle’s 100 Most Influential Atlantans

06/22/2018

Educators were well represented in this year’s listing. Johnson joins the company of the presidents of the Atlanta University Center Consortium institutions, including Morehouse College, Spelman College and the Morehouse School of Medicine, as well as presidents of Oglethorpe, Georgia Tech, Georgia State and Emory universities and the superintendent of Atlanta Public Schools. ... Read more

President Ronald Johnson to Appear on Atlanta Business Chronicle’s BIZ

06/15/2018

Tune in on Sunday, June 17, to Atlanta Business Chronicle’s BIZ at 11 a.m. on 11Alive ... Read more

May

Clark Atlanta University to Host 2018 Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders

05/31/2018

Beginning June 20, CAU will host 25 of Africa’s brightest emerging business and entrepreneurial leaders for a six-week Academic and Leadership Institute, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State. ... Read more

Silvanus J. Udoka, Ph.D., Named Dean of Clark Atlanta University’s School of Business Administration

05/30/2018

Scholar, Engineer, Innovator Takes the Helm June 1 ... Read more

CNN Anchor Don Lemon to Class of 2018: ‘You are the new black power movement’

05/22/2018

For the more than 800 graduates poised to leave the hallowed halls of Clark Atlanta University to put their education to the test in the real world, there was first the matter of a cautionary tale to be considered from convocation orator, CNN anchor and correspondent Don Lemon. ... Read more

February

CAU Fashion Student Selected as Honoree for 2018 NBAF Fine Art + Fashion Fashion Forward Student Design Competition

02/28/2018

CAU fashion student Latasha Hughes, a senior from Chicago, was selected as one of three honorees ... Read more

Clark Atlanta University to Host 2018 Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders

02/19/2018

Beginning June 20, CAU will host 25 of Africa’s brightest emerging business and entrepreneurial leaders for a six-week Academic and Leadership Institute, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State. ... Read more

Silvanus J. Udoka, Ph.D., Named Dean of Clark Atlanta University’s School of Business Administration

02/12/2018

Scholar, Engineer, Innovator Takes the Helm June 1 ... Read more

January

Clark Atlanta University Fashions Holocaust Remembrance

01/19/2018

Jan. 27 Exhibition to Honor Jewish Designers; Public Event Embraces Future ... Read more

CAU Business Alumna Anddria Clack-Rogers Varnado Leads Landmark Acquisition

01/09/2018

Varnado in November 2017 led the largest tech acquisition in Williams-Sonoma’s history, the $112 million acquisition of Outward Inc. ... Read more

In Memoriam: Amanda Marie Davis

01/02/2018

Clark Atlanta University celebrates the tremendous legacy of alumna Amanda Davis (CC'78) ... Read more

December

Clark Atlanta University Announces New Partnership with Inclusiv On the Rise Financial Center

12/13/2018

CAU Whitney M. Young Jr School of Social Work collaborates with Inclusive initiative to provide real-world experience for graduate students ... Read more

Clark Atlanta University Ranks High Among Top 102 Colleges in America for Financial Planning

12/11/2018

CAU Named No. 2 in the South Among Top 102 Colleges and Universities offering Certified Financial Planning degree programs ... Read more

U.S. Department of Commerce Awards Clark Atlanta University Nearly $500,000 in Minority Business Development Agency Grant

12/10/2018

Minority Business Development Agency Awards Nearly $500,000 to Historically Black Colleges and Universities in Grants through Broad Agency Announcement ... Read more

Clark Atlanta University Joins FICO Community Partners to Host Free Consumer Financial Education and Empowerment Event in Atlanta

12/06/2018

FICO Partnering with Operation HOPE, Urban League of Greater Atlanta, 100 Black Men of America (Atlanta), Clark Atlanta University, and National Consumers League for "Score A Better Future" ... Read more

Clark Atlanta University President Among AUC Consortium Inc., Leaders Make Case for Investing in HBCUs to Meet Workforce Demands

12/06/2018

Clark Atlanta University President Ronald A. Johnson provides compelling insights on how a strong American workforce needs the creativity and brain trust developed by historically Black colleges and universities ... Read more

Clark Atlanta University Receives $250,000 Grant from Clare Boothe Luce Program to Advance STEM

12/05/2018

ATLANTA, GA – December 5, 2018 – Clark Atlanta University is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a grant of $243,648 in support of four Clare Boothe Luce ... Read more

Clark Atlanta University Faculty to Receive 2019 BEYA STEM Innovator Awards

12/04/2018

Clark Atlanta University Faculty Recognized For Advancements in Chemistry and Prostate Cancer Research ... Read more

November

CAU Board of Trustees Begins Search for Next President

11/16/2018

The Clark Atlanta University Board of Trustees has begun the process to identify the firm that will lead the search for the institution's fifth president. ... Read more

Clark Atlanta University Culminates American Education Week with Digital Storytelling Festival and Community Service

11/14/2018

Clark Atlanta University (CAU) and the School of Education is proud to celebrate American Education Week, November 12-16, 2018. ... Read more

October

CAU Secures $7 MM in Research Awards in Q1 2018

10/25/2018

Clark Atlanta University is proud to announce that it has secured over $7 million multi-year awards for education, research and development in the first quarter of fiscal year 2018. ... Read more

CAU Gets Tuned In With NBCs Stay Tuned

10/23/2018

Clark Atlanta University Students and Libertarian Candidate Talk Politics on NBC’s Snapchat show Stay Tuned ... Read more

Clark Atlanta University Receives $200,000 in Gifts from NPHC Organizations

10/18/2018

Omega Psi Phi and Delta Sigma Theta Give to Clark Atlanta University in commemoration of 30th Anniversary at Homecoming 2018 ... Read more

CAU Hosts Official Pinning Ceremony for Chief of Public Safety

10/17/2018

Today Clark Atlanta University held a Pinning Ceremony at the Henderson Student Center to officially install Chief Debra Williams, as the University’s next Chief of Public Safety. ... Read more

CAU Ranks High Among Top 100 Colleges and Universities Where Student Applications are on the Rise in the US

10/15/2018

Clark Atlanta University currently ranks 11th among the Top 100 Colleges and Universities where student applications are on the rise, according to a report released by USA Today. ... Read more

Center for Cancer Research and Therapeutic Development Hosts 7th Annual Harvest for Health Wellness Fair

10/15/2018

Clark Atlanta University’s Center for Cancer Research and Therapeutic Development (CCRTD) is hosting its seventh annual “Harvest for Health” Wellness Fair to raise health awareness in Atlanta communities. ... Read more

September

Coach Epps To Be Inducted Into The National Black College Alumni Hall of Fame

09/25/2018

ATLANTA, GA -- On Friday, September 28, 2018, Coach Leonidas S. Epps, Jr. will be inducted into the National Black College Alumni Hall of Fame. He will posthumously receive the Lifetime Achievement Award. Previous members of the Black College Alumni Hall of Fame include Dr. Martin Luther King, ... Read more

Clark Atlanta University’s 2018 Opening Convocation Focuses on Innovation

09/24/2018

The CEO of The Russell Center of Innovation and Entrepreneurship addresses the student body. ... Read more

New State-of-the-art Scoreboard Installed at CAU Panther Stadium

09/23/2018

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Coca-Cola Bottling Company UNITED Hosts HBCU Students for ‘Pay It Forward’ Internship Week

09/04/2018

Coca-Cola Bottling Company UNITED Hosts HBCU Students for ‘Pay It Forward’ Internship Week ... Read more