Clark Atlanta University Kicks off 24-hour Giving Tuesday Campaign

11/22/2022

Atlanta, GA (November 29, 2022) – Clark Atlanta University’s Division of Institutional Advancement kicks off its   24-hour day of giving on November 29, 2022. Proceeds raised will assist the university in recruiting and retaining top scholars from around the world and will aid in strengthening the school’s systems and operations.

This aggressive campaign requests student ambassadors, alums, friends, and family members of the university to create personal fundraising pages to help reach this year’s goal in our efforts to provide necessary educational resources for current and future students of Clark Atlanta University.

To become a student ambassador or to start donating today, visit  https://givingtuesday.cau.edu/.

To learn more about Clark Atlanta University, visit www.cau.edu.

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About Clark Atlanta University

Clark Atlanta University was formed with the consolidation of Atlanta University and Clark College, both of which hold unique places in the annals of African American history. Atlanta University, established in 1865 by the American Missionary Association, was the nation’s first institution to award graduate degrees to African Americans. Clark College, established four years later in 1869, was the nation’s first four-year liberal arts college to serve a primarily African American student population. Today, with nearly 4,000 students, CAU is the largest of the four institutions (CAU, Morehouse College, Spelman College, and Morehouse School of Medicine) that comprise the Atlanta University Center Consortium. It is also the largest of the 37-member UNCF institutions. Notable alumni include: James Weldon Johnson; American civil rights activist, poet, and songwriter (Lift Every Voice and Sing “The Black National Anthem”; Ralph David Abernathy Sr., American civil rights activist; Congressman Hank

Johnson, Georgia District 4; Kenya Barris, American award-winning television and movie producer; Kenny Leon, Tony Award-winning Broadway Director; Jacque Reid, Emmy Award-winning Television Personality and Journalist; Brandon Thompson, Vice President of Diversity and Inclusion for NASCAR; Valeisha Butterfield Jones, Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer at the Recording Academy. To learn more about Clark Atlanta University, visit www.cau.edu.