AUC Wins 2017 ARC Developments of Excellence Award
On November 2, 2017, the Atlanta Regional Commission (ARC) announced the winners of its 2017 Developments of Excellence awards during the agency’s State of the Region Breakfast. The awards recognize the developments and places that are improving quality of life in the 10-county Atlanta region.
The winner of the 2017 Great Place award is the Atlanta University Center, the world’s oldest and largest cluster of African-American private colleges whose Civil Rights legacy and steadfast commitment to community enhance the region’s character every day. The AUC Consortium includes Morehouse College, Spelman College, Clark Atlanta University, and Morehouse School of Medicine. Past winners of the ARC Great Place award include the Atlanta National Parks (2016) and Marietta Square (2015).