Clark Atlanta University

Jazz 91.9 WCLK is Panther proud to join Clark Atlanta University officials, stakeholders and dignitaries at the Georgia State Capitol for CAU DAY during the 2016 Georgia Legislative Session.   We met old friends, and made some new ones.  We even added new Jazz 91.9 WCLK members!   And, added a dose of Jazz preservation to the agenda for the day under the Gold Dome.   Mark Angel called in and talked about the afternoon of activities with Jamal Ahmad during the SOUL of Jazz.

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Clark Atlanta University will close at 2:00 p.m. today, January 22 because of inclement weather conditions, in particular as it pertains to driving conditions in the outer suburbs of Greater Atlanta.    The University will resume normal operations at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, January 23.  On campus meal service will continue according to normal hours of operation.

Please exercise caution and drive defensively upon your departure from the University.

Join us Tuesday, January 12 at 6:00 p.m.  on Jazz 91.9 WCLK  for Heart To Heart With Dr. Tartt, presented by Clark Atlanta University and Verizon Wireless.   How can you renew excitement in your relationship in the New Year?  What do you do when the butterflies in your stomach at the sight of your love fly away and you’re just plain bored?

On the Saturday, January 9, 7:00 a.m. edition of The Local Take, we take a look at the Year In Review.    I am joined in the Jazz 91.9 WCLK talk studio by Clark Atlanta University Political Science Professor Dr. William Boone and former Fulton County Judge Penny Brown Reynolds.    Judge Reynolds is a former prosecutor, speaker and author.   She handled cases on the television program, Family Court With Judge Penny between 2008 - 2010.

Clark Atlanta University President Ronald A. Johnson named J. Lin Dawson Athletic Director in November. As such, Dawson will oversee all of the CAU Panther Division II Athletic Program details, including compliance, budgeting, operations, advancement, student-athlete recruitment and professional staffing and development.


Join Dr. Alduan Tartt, Tuesday, December 8 at 6:00 p.m. on Jazz 91.9 WCLK for the holiday edition of Heart To Heart With Dr. Tartt.   The holiday season can be a test for relationships.   Is your bae going to be your fiancee?   Is your significant other spending time with your family over the holidays?   How can you stay healthy and, happy at a time of year filled with family and relationship dilemmas?

Their birth names were Atiba, Binta, Hassan...we never knew them.   Yet they intimate their innermost thoughts, fears, yearnings and regrets in Clark Atlanta University Faculty,  Author, Daniel Black's fifth and newest novel, The Coming  (St. Martin's Press, 2015).   This soul-shaking book is so powerful that leaders, clergy and academics nationwide are praising it as a crucial Sankofa moment: an opportunity to learn from the past lessons that must inform the future.

Nov. 22: CAU Jazz Orchestra Fall Concert

Nov 12, 2015
Horace Henry

Clark Atlanta University Jazz Orchestra under the direction of James Hardy Patterson presents its Fall concert on Sunday, November 22 at Davage Auditorium on the CAU Campus. The concert is open to the public  and will include a tribute to American Jazz Alto Saxophonist, Clarinetist, Trumpeter, Composer, Arranger, and Bandleader, Benny Carter.   Additional information is available at (404) 880-8211.   WCLK supports great Jazz!

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This month on Heart To Heart with Dr. Tartt we go deep into the Man Cave to get real world perspectives on what it takes to establish and maintain healthy relationships.   Dr. Alduan Tartt will be joined by Psychologist, Dr. Christopher Bass on the Tuesday, November 10, 6:00 p.m. edition of #H2HDT.  We will take your calls live at (404) 880 - 9255.

Clark Atlanta University Homecoming events kick off this week, October 19 through 25, for students and alumni alike.   CAU Homecoming events include:  chapel services, guest lectures, Hip Hop and R&B concerts, fashion shows, alumni events, a parade and the Homecoming Football Game on Saturday, October 24, 2:00 p.m. at Panther Stadium.  The CAU Panthers will take on  Albany State University.

Clark Atlanta University will continue its unique tradition of the tailgate/tent party in the endzone.