Clark Atlanta University

September 9: CHAMPS Men's Health Event At CAU

Sep 7, 2017

Clark Atlanta University and the Community Health And Men’s Promotion Summit, better known as CHAMPS, have joined forces to address health issues that disproportionately affect African American men. 

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.

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.

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