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CAU, WCLK Supports Those Impacted By Harvey

Sep 5, 2017

The devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey  in Texas and Louisiana is real.  Join Jazz 91.9 WCLK and Clark Atlanta University as we collect donations for  those  whose lives and welfare have been impacted.  Please stop by the CAU Henderson Student Center – located at 223 James P. Brawley Drive, SW in Atlanta, 30314 with your donations today.   Collection items include:  bottled water; nonperishable food items; new or gently worn clothing; and, toiletries.  More information is available at  404-880-6379.

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.

The Local Take Features CAU 2017 Young African Leaders

Jul 28, 2017

For the fourth year The Local Take speaks with a few of the Young African Leaders matriculating at Clark Atlanta University this summer as part of the Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders. Begun in 2014 it's the flagship program of the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) that empowers young people from the continent of Africa through academic coursework, leadership training, and networking.

Saturday, May 6 at 7:00 p.m., R&B and Contemporary Jazz Artist, Phil Perry will headline the 24th Annual Jazz Under The Stars Concert.   Also performing will be the Clark Atlanta University Jazz Vocal Ensemble and the CAU Jazz Orchestra.   The concert will be held on the CAU Campus at the Harkness Hall Quadrangle.  Jazz Under The Stars is a rain or shine event, hosted by the CAU Guild with UPS as presenting sponsor.  Ticket information is available here or by calling 404-880-8136.

The Clark Atlanta School of Muisc will present their Sixth Annual International Jazz Day Concert on Sunday, April 30 at 7:00 p.m. in the Davage Auditorium located on the CAU Campus. The CAU Jazz Orchestra under the direction of James Hardy Patterson will celebrate the music of Big Sid Catlett, one of the most versatile drummers of the early Jazz era. More details are available at 404-880-8211.

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