CAU Now Lifting Every Voice on WCLK

The November edition of CAU Now-Lifting Every Voice on WCLK featured Dr. Jenny L. Jones, Dean of the Whitney M. Young, Jr. School of Social Work at Clark Atlanta University. We discussed the undergraduate, graduate and doctorate levels of the program, current collaborations and student engagement initiatives, and the school's upcoming 2020 Centennial. We also talked about Whitney M. Young, Jr., who was a nationally known civil rights activist and academic who was the first Dean of the school that now bears his name at CAU.

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Clark Atlanta University Art Museum

CAU Now Lifting Every Voice on WCLK features the Clark Atlanta University Art Museum. This collection is a hidden gem of Atlanta's arts and culture scene, and is located in Trevor Arnett Hall on CAU's campus. We spoke with Museum Director Dr. Maurita Poole. In addition to discussing current exhibits at the museum she discusses it's history, which dates to 1942 and the creation of the Atlanta University Exhibition of Paintings, Prints and Sculpture by Negro Artists of America.

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 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.