Clark Atlanta University Advocates during CAU Day at the Capitol


Clark Atlanta University Advocates during CAU Day at the Capitol 

ATLANTA, GA – February 7, 2020 -- Clark Atlanta University (CAU) announces this year’s CAU Day at the Capitol, Tuesday, February 18, 2020. During this advocacy event, CAU President George T. French, Jr., Ph. D., will be presented with proclamations in the Georgia House and Senate chambers beginning at 10:00 a.m. From 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., CAU will display its academic offerings from the Schools of Arts and Sciences, Business Administration, Education and Social Work for state lawmakers. 

Legislators will see firsthand the accomplishments of award-winning media CAU-TV and WCLK-FM; learn about groundbreaking research being conducted at the Center for Cancer Research and Therapeutic Development (CCRTD); and be exposed to entrepreneurial gains by School of Business students. They will also witness the great strides being made to level the playing field in STEM careers, which are underrepresented by black professionals. 

“We look forward to showcasing the rich legacy and incredible future of Clark Atlanta University with our state lawmakers,” said President George T. French, Jr.  “As a premier research-driven institution with more than 150 years of history, Clark Atlanta University is one exceptional university.” 

In addition to showcasing CAU’s academic prowess, those in attendance will be entertained by the CAU Jazztet and the CAU Choral. The CAU cheerleaders and Panther mascot will supply the pomp and circumstance in celebration of the beloved historic institution. Breakfast will be provided for local lawmakers, alumni and friends of CAU. 

All alumni, friends and supporters of CAU who work in the Downtown Atlanta area are welcome to join us at the Capitol for this wonderful occasion. If interested, please RSVP by Thursday, February 13.  For more information on CAU Day at the Capitol and to RSVP, email or call 404.880.6316. 

About Clark Atlanta University

Clark Atlanta University (CAU) is a leading research institution of higher education, offering 38 exciting areas of study at bachelor’s, master’s, specialists, and doctoral levels.  Established in 1988 by the historic consolidation of Atlanta University (1865) and Clark College (1869), CAU continues a 150-year legacy rooted in the African-American tradition and focused on the future. Through global innovation, transformative educational experiences, and high-value engagement, CAU cultivates lifted lives that transform the world.

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