Clark Atlanta University

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.

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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Six journalism students from the Atlanta University Center (Morehouse, Spelman and Clark Atlanta University) were awarded scholarships on April 13 during the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) “Discover The Unexpected.” The fellowship program is sponsored by Chevrolet and was held all day in and outside of CAU’s historic Robert Woodruff Library.

 

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