Tom Joyner Foundation names Clark Atlanta August School of the Month

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Clark Atlanta University has been named the Tom Joyner Foundation’s August 2014 School of the Month, a distinction that includes daily promotion on the “Tom Joyner Morning Show” (TJMS) to generate scholarship donations from listeners, CAU alumni and philanthropists from around the country.

The Fly Jock and nicknamed the “Hardest Working Man on Radio,” Tom Joyner is a staunch advocate for Historically Black Colleges and Universities. Joyner formed the Foundation in 1998 to broadening and strengthening their efforts. The TJMS airs in 115 markets around the country, reaching nearly eight million listeners every week. Joyner received an honorary degree from CAU in May of 2004.

The Clark Atlanta University Alumni Association (CAUAA), under National President Marshall Taggart, also has launched a special campaign to support CAU, “Opportunity Starts At Home.” Each month through December 2014, the CAUAA will highlight alumni entrepreneurs who have pledged to support CAU.

Donations can be made via www.tomjoynerfoundation.org. For more information, call CAU’s Office of Alumni Relations: 404-880-8022.

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