CAU Now-Lifting Every Voice

Last Saturday Each Month, 7:00am

Join us 4th Saturdays at 7:00 a.m. for CAU Now - Lifting Every Voice.  CAU Now - Lifting Every Voice is a compelling monthly radio program highlighting academic excellence and issues in higher education from Clark Atlanta University faculty,  students and industry thought leaders, with topics curated by CAU Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs, Dr. Peter Nwosu, and it is hosted by WCLK Operations Manager Rob Maynard.

CAU Now Lifting Every Voice features a special edition with Marshall Taggart, President of the Clark Atlanta University National Alumni Association, to talk about the full range of events for CAU Homecoming 2017. Events begin on Sunday, October 15 with a chapel service on Campus. Welcome home to Clark Atlanta University!

For a complete list of CAU Homecoming 2017 events, click here.

CAU Now Lifting Every Voice on WCLK tells the good news about events and initiatives happening at Clark Atlanta University, one of America's greatest HBCUs. We were joined recently by Dr. Obie Clayton, CAU Director of the Center for Undergraduate Research and Creativity, and Director of the CAU QEP. Dr. Clayton discusses the University’s Quality Enhancement Plan, or QEP, and CAU’s  focus as part of this on Mentored Undergraduate Scholarly Endeavors, or MUSE.

CAU Now-Lifting Every Voice on WCLK returned for Fall Semester last Saturday morning at 7:00am with a look at CHAMPS, The Community Health And Men's Promotion Summit, which takes place on Saturday, September 9 at Epps Gymnasium on the CAU Campus. CAU President Ronald A. Johnson talks about why CHAMPS is important, and why giving back is an important part of the HBCU experience. CHAMPS was founded by Dr. James K. Bennett, A CAU graduate who went on to Duke Medical School and returned to lead a major Atlanta medical practice, Midtown Urology. He joins the conversation to talk about the impact of CAU on him and the impact of CHAMPS on the community. Dr. Shafiq Khan is Director of the Clark Atlanta University Center for Cancer Research and Therapeutic Development/CCRTD. We discuss how this kind of outreach helps reduce health disparities in the African American Community.

CAU Now Lifting Every Voice highlights the ongoing academic goals and achievements of Clark Atlanta University, the largest of the nation’s 37 Member United Negro College Fund Institutions. We’re telling the stories of academic excellence and strategic planning happening right now at one of America’s great HBCUs. We were joined by Dr. Eric Mintz.  Mintz is a professor of chemistry in the CAU Research Center for Science and Technology, he is Director of the CAU High Performance Polymers and Composites Center, but he is also Director of the CAU/UNCF Career Pathways Initiative. The Career Pathways Initiative helps elevate career success among HBCU graduates by aligning curriculum and instructional strategies to anticipate and better address shifting local and national workforce trends.

Join us for CAU NOW-Lifting Every Voice, Saturday, April 29 at 7:00 a.m. on Jazz 91.9 WCLK.  This edition will highlight the Fifth Annual Atlanta Studies Symposium, a collaboration between the Clark Atlanta University Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice and the James Weldon Johnson Institute at Emory University.  

A roundtable discussion will take place at Noon on Wednesday, April 26 in the Exhibition Hall at the Atlanta University Center (AUC) Robert W. Woodruff Library.  Panelists will include:  Dr. Barbara Harris Combs, Clark Atlanta University;  Samuel Livingston, Morehouse College; Calinda Lee, Atlanta History Center; Deirdre Oakley; and, Dr. Maurice Hobson, Georgia State University and Charles Stephens of the Counter Narrative Project.   Dr. Kali-Ahset Amen of Emory University will serve as our moderator.

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