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    Professor Beverly Guy-Sheftall Creates Scholarship in Honor of Dr. Levi Watkins Jr.

    Jul 18, 2017

    ATLANTA (July 18, 2017) – Spelman College alumna and professor, Beverly Guy-Sheftall, Ph.D., has established the Dr. Levi Watkins Jr. Scholars Program as well as a companion lecture series at Spelman that will explore contemporary issues of race, gender and sexuality, beginning in 2018. The scholars program and lecture series were launched with a pledge of $100,000 in May 2017.

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    Spelman College Junior is Among Four Students Awarded First Beyoncé Formation Scholarship

    Jun 15, 2017

    ATLANTA (June 15, 2017) -- In recognition of the one-year anniversary of Beyoncé Knowles-Carter’s critically-acclaimed, award-winning visual album, “Lemonade,” Bria Paige, C’2019, a Spelman College English major, has been named a 2017-2018 Formation Scholar.

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    Photographer, Scholar Myra Greene to Join Spelman Faculty

    Jun 12, 2017

    ATLANTA (June 12, 2017) -- Renowned photographer, artist and scholar Myra Greene will join the Spelman College Department of Art & Visual Culture faculty in fall 2017. She will oversee the new photography major in the department.

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    Spelman College Selects Studio Gang to Design New Center for the Arts & Innovation

    May 24, 2017

    ATLANTA (May 24, 2017) – Spelman College is pleased to announce the selection of Studio Gang to design the College's new Center for the Arts & Innovation. Founded by MacArthur Fellow Jeanne Gang, Studio Gang is an award-winning architecture and urban design practice based in Chicago and New York. Responsible for such lauded designs as the Arcus Center for Social Justice Leadership at Kalamazoo College, the recently completed Campus North Residential Commons at the University of Chicago, and the forthcoming Gilder Center for Science, Education, and Innovation at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City, Studio Gang uses design as a medium to connect people socially, experientially and intellectually.

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    Spelman College Names Co-Valedictorians for Class of 2017

    May 17, 2017

    ATLANTA (May 17, 2017) – Muhire Kwizera, C’2017, a mathematics major, and K’yal Bannister, C’2017, a chemistry and dual degree engineering major, have been named co-valedictorians for the Spelman College class of 2017. The seniors, each with a 4.0 G.P.A, will lead their class, comprised of 490 graduates, during the College’s 130th Commencement on Sunday, May 21, 2017, at 3 p.m. at the Georgia International Convention Center in Atlanta.

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    Student Scholarship and Innovation Highlighted at Research Day

    Apr 20, 2017

    ATLANTA (April 20, 2017) – More than 220 Spelman College students, representing 25 academic disciplines, will present their undergraduate research and scholarly findings in STEM, the social sciences, the humanities, and the arts during Research Day, Friday, April 21, 2017. This year’s theme is “Inquire … Discover … Imagine … Explore … Create.”

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    President Barack Obama Adviser and Civic Leader Valerie Jarrett to Deliver Commencement Address to Class of 2017

    Apr 19, 2017

    ATLANTA (April 19, 2017) – Valerie Jarrett, the longest-serving senior adviser to President Barack Obama, has had a consequential impact across the American political, civic and business landscape. Jarrett will share wisdom and perspectives about her leadership roles with 490 graduates of the Spelman College class of 2017 during her Commencement address at 3 p.m., Sunday, May 21, at the Georgia International Convention Center in Atlanta. She will also receive the National Community Service Award at the ceremony.

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    Spelman and Morehouse Student Organizations Partner to Kick Off Annual AUC Pride Week

    Mar 27, 2017

    ATLANTA (March 27, 2017) – For the fifth consecutive year, student organizations at Spelman College (Afrekete) and Morehouse College (Safe Space) are co-hosting a series of events during Atlanta University Center Pride Week, which kicked off March 26, 2017. Throughout the week, students will celebrate LGBTQIAA pride as well as uplift the various sexual orientations and gender identities of AUC students.

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    Leadership Speaker Series Featured Speaker is Entrepreneur and Author Dr. William Pickard

    Mar 21, 2017

    ATLANTA (March 21, 2017) – Spelman College will continue its Leadership Speaker Series with special guest William F. Pickard, Ph.D., author of "Millionaire Moves - Seven Proven Principles of Entrepreneurship," on Wednesday, March 22. During the conversation with Dr. Pickard, he will detail the highs and lows of his entrepreneurial evolution. Dr. Pickard is chairman of Global Automotive Alliance; co-managing partner, MGM Grand Detroit Casino; CEO, Bearwood Management Company; and co-owner of five Black-owned newspapers.

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    Mario Berry Named Spelman College Chief Information Officer and Vice President

    Mar 20, 2017

    ATLANTA (March 17, 2017) -- Mario Berry has been appointed vice president and chief information officer for Media and Information Technology at Spelman College, effective May 1, 2017. As CIO, Berry will provide leadership in building and supporting the College's information technology infrastructure and business processes in support of teaching and learning.

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