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    Robust 2016 Funding Fuels Spelman’s Rigorous Research, Programs, and Initiatives Focused on STEM

    Jan 04, 2017

    ATLANTA (Jan. 3, 2017) – Through robust science, technology, engineering and math programs, faculty highly active in STEM research, outstanding undergraduate research outcomes and cutting edge internship opportunities, Spelman College continued to attract vigorous funding from the National Science Foundation, other notable funding organizations and the philanthropic community throughout 2016.

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    Spelman Receives $1 Million Gift for New Riggio Scholars Program and Planned Arts and Innovation Center

    Dec 19, 2016

    ATLANTA (December 19, 2016) – Spelman College is pleased to announce the College is the beneficiary of a $1 million gift from Leonard and Louise Riggio that will establish the Riggio Scholars Program and support the College’s planned arts and innovation center.

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    President Mary Schmidt Campbell Joins Board of Directors of the High Museum of Art, Atlanta

    Dec 08, 2016

    ATLANTA (Dec. 8, 2016) –- The High Museum of Art recently appointed Spelman College President Mary Schmidt Campbell, Ph.D. to its 77-member Board of Directors. Recognized nationally for her extensive leadership in the arts, higher education, and community development, Dr. Campbell was appointed to the board of the leading art museum in the southeastern United States.

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    Spelman Receives $1.25 Million Grant from UNCF to Improve Career Outcomes of Graduates

    Dec 05, 2016

    ATLANTA (December 5, 2016) – Spelman College has received a $1.25 million UNCF® Career Pathways Initiative (CPI) implementation grant to increase the number of students who transition to meaningful jobs in their chosen fields after graduation. Spelman is one of 24 institutions that will benefit from this transformative effort to design and implement programs to improve employment outcomes for graduates.

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    Celebrate the Holiday Season at the 90th Annual Spelman-Morehouse Christmas Carol Concert

    Nov 21, 2016

    ATLANTA (November 21, 2016) – An Atlanta holiday tradition continues when the Spelman College and Morehouse College Glee Clubs celebrate the 90th Annual Christmas Carol Concert, December 2-4, 2016, with a songbook of traditional and contemporary holiday compositions. The 2016 Christmas Carol Concert is noteworthy, as Spelman and Morehouse Glee Club alumni will come together in song to celebrate the anniversary.

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    Spelman Hosts Community Discussion About Gun Violence October 15

    Oct 14, 2016

    ATLANTA (October 14, 2016) -- Spelman College will host “Deadly Consequences: A Community Discussion on Gun Violence,” Saturday, October 15, 2016 from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The keynote speaker is Dr. Deborah Prothrow Stith, C'75, a public health scholar activist and practitioner. She is dean and professor of medicine for the College of Medicine at Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science. The event is free and open to the public.

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    Spelman College Appoints Vice President of Institutional Advancement

    Sep 30, 2016

    ATLANTA (September 30, 2016) -- Jessie Brooks has been named vice president of Institutional Advancement at Spelman College, effective November 7, 2016. As a member of Spelman’s senior leadership team, Brooks will provide oversight to the College’s fundraising program.

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    President Mary Schmidt Campbell Named a White House 2016 ‘Champion of Change for College Opportunity’

    Sep 29, 2016

    ATLANTA (September 29, 2016) -- The White House has named Spelman College President Mary Schmidt Campbell, Ph.D., a “Champion of Change for College Opportunity.” According to a White House press announcement, Dr. Campbell will be among 11 individuals recognized at the White House for “important work in their own communities to strengthen access to high-quality education,” on Friday, September 30, 2016.

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    Spelman College Glee Club Joins Dance Theatre of Harlem for Two Exclusive Live Performances

    Sep 16, 2016

    ATLANTA, GA (Sept. 15, 2016) – The Fox Theatre and Cobb Energy Centre are excited to announce Atlanta’s much heralded Spelman College Glee Club will be joining Dance Theatre of Harlem for two live performances on Oct. 22 and Oct. 23. Supporting DTH for the first time with a live backing vocal performance, the Glee Club's 75 singers will accompany “Change” choreographed by Dianne McIntyre, a former Spelman College Distinguished Visiting Scholar. The group will be performing Two Negro Spirituals: "By and By" arranged by Roland Allison and "Don’t You Let Nobody Turn You Around" arranged by Dr. Kevin Johnson, director of Spelman College Glee Club, both nights.

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    AUCC Member Institutions Receive a Campus-Wide Assessment Grant to Reduce Environmental Footprint

    Sep 12, 2016

    ATLANTA (Sept. 12, 2016) – The Atlanta University Center Consortium received a Grants to Green Assessment Award from the Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta to help its member institutions and the Robert W. Woodruff Library identify opportunities to reduce a collective $11.7 million in utility expenses.

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