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CAU reverses course, moves 2017 graduation ceremony back to Panther Stadium

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After an uproar was caused when Clark-Atlanta University changed venues for its 2017 commencement, officials with the school have changed course and switched the event back to its original location.

The ceremony was moved indoors to Forbes Arena on the campus of Morehouse College because of the threat of inclement weather. 

CAU’s commencement is traditionally held at Panther Stadium, which is an uncovered facility.

After weather experts predicted a 80 percent chance of thunderstorms in the metro area on Monday, the event was moved to a different locale. But officials have moved the event back to Panther Stadium. A contingency plan has been put in place in case of the inclement weather.

According to a press release from Clark-Atlanta University, tickets will not be needed for the commencement. All seating in all venues will be on a first come, first serve basis.

For more information on the 2017 Clark Atlanta University Commencement schedule visit www.CAU.edu.

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