by Tanasia Walker and Trishunda A. Mooney After a long two semesters of studies, Clark Atlanta University students have the opportunity to wind down and enjoy the 2019 Springfest events. On April 22, to kick off the festivities, CAU students gathered together on the promenade for a block party. The next day, a panel discussion surrounding
Masters of Education student Brianna Berry and Social Work student Kandis Thorpe are collecting African/Black Centered storybooks and novels (new or gently used) for young Ghanaian children. Help them meet a goal of collecting 125 books before the deadline of May 10, 2019. Institutions like Howard and Hampton University are working to collect a of
Members of the CAU Panther newspaper spotted in the community doing good. Headed by Miss CAU Panther 2018-2019 Markayla Brooks, students joined in to help distribute food at the Grace Community Food Pantry on April 20. Pictured from left to right; Mariah Hill (news writer and on-air talent), Kentrelle Moore (Lifestyle Editor), Markayla Brooks (Miss
Taking a journey to 1972, the audience filled the Virginia Lacy Jones Exhibition Hall in the Robert W. Woodruff library on April 17 to see Aretha Franklin’s “Amazing Grace,” before its theatrical release Easter weekend 2019. Songs were carefully selected and arranged to honor the living legacy of the recent Pulitzer Prize winner by producer
Regina Hall, Issa Rae, Marsai Martin and Tina Gordon came to the Atlanta University Center on Thursday, Apr 4 to talk about their new movie, “Little,” and black women’s empowerment. Martin has become the youngest executive producer in the entertainment industry with this production. She shared with the audience that she thought that it was
Marty Styles – Senior Product Manager/Nike Digital Lauren Sills – Social and Community Impact Senior Manager Jay Somerville – Global Merchandise Manager Nike Sportswear Men’s Apparel
Lady Panthers Akilah Parker strikes a tennis ball in match against Tuskegee.
CAU student, Enola Fisher pictured with her design entry and Professor Arnett
Photo Courtesy of Enola Fisher
Clark Atlanta University (CAU) is pleased to announce that the School of Arts and Sciences Department of Public Administration has been recognized for outstanding work at a Call for Papers Presentation held at the National Forum for Black Public Administrators (NFBPA) Conference this week in Orlando Florida. CAU is one of several prestigious hosts of
Interim President of Morris Brown College, Dr. Kevin James
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According to Executive Director of Multicultural Products and co-founder of Comcast Xfinity’s Black Film & TV her brainchild “The HBCU Experience” was born out of a want to create a unique space on the cable network platform that celebrates historically black colleges and universities (HBCU). The Emory University graduate, Keesha Boyd understands the importance of HBCUs
With a caption filled with positivity, Mass Media Arts Professor Brian Hightower reflected on how the late artist, Nipsey Hussle impacted his life. Hightower even shared videos of his interview with the artist. Check them out below!
On Mar. 23, Clark Atlanta University (CAU) and Clark Atlanta University Alumni Association (CAUAA) hosted its 11th annual Spirit of Greatness Gala at the Hyatt Regency Atlanta Hotel in downtown Atlanta led by Dr. Rashad Richey as Master of Ceremony. Last year’s Spirit of Greatness Gala raised over $1.5 million to reach the educational advancement
Students and professors at Clark Atlanta University discussed their plans to travel around the world for Spring Break 2019. According to Clark Atlanta University psychology professor, Dr. Christopher Bass, this spring break trip to Europe will be the first leg of the African Diaspora trips. Next year, the department plans to travel to Brazil. “Each
According to the President of Morris Brown College, he found it necessary to step in and provide strong leadership for this historically black college during his 12-year stay. Dr. Stanley Pritchett informed the Board of Trustees of his intentions to resign effective, December 31, 2018. Explaining he, “felt it was time to allow for a
CAU’s Athletic Director and staff decides it was time for a change. It’s been over two decades and Clark Atlanta University has not added any renovations to the football field or track. With more students attending Clark Atlanta University each year, more funding is being added to various parts of the institution, from the dorms,
Clark Atlanta University Board of Trustees has officially begun the process to identify the firm that will lead search for the Clark Atlanta’s fifth president. After serving as president for three years, Clark Atlanta’s University President Ronald A. Johnson announced on Oct. 19 that he will be resigning in December. Dr. Johnson wrote a letter
The Clark Atlanta University newspaper team works with two local non-profit organizations in order to assist the homeless of Atlanta this winter season. Comfort Atlanta and Ufirst both have a vision to see a world where no one goes cold. Comfort Atlanta boldly addresses the issue of chronically homeless people who can’t get into or
Clark Atlanta’s very own freshman Hali Smith was one of 10 students selected around the country for the prestigious Frederick Douglas Global Fellowship. The Council for Independent Educational Exchange (CIEE) president James Pellow and director of the Penn Center for Minority Serving Institutions (CSMI) Marybeth Gasman wanted to create a change in study abroad programs.
Junior Theatre Arts major Marquise Shelby goes the distance in bringing something new to the Atlanta University Center, Evolution Dance Theatre. Coming to CAU, Shelby took note of the institution not having a dance organization and he immediately visited the office of Student Affairs. After emailing all the presidents of different dance organizations for advice,
2019-2020 Student Government Association President Frank Ortega stands with the SGA Executive Board. Undergraduate SGA President Levon Campbell, Jr., Vice President Kennedi Saunders, Treasurer DaQuera Green and Secretary Amiya Crockrom.
Head Coach and NBA Veteran George Lynch with Professor Harris’ Sports Journalism class.