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    Spelman College Earns Several Top Spots in U.S. News and World Report 2018 Best College Rankings

    Sep 12, 2017

    ATLANTA (September 12, 2017) –Spelman College has made a significant rise in the U.S. News and World Report Best College rankings released today. Ranked as the No. 1 historically Black college or university for the 11th year in a row, the College has moved up 11 spaces in the National Liberal Arts Colleges rankings to No. 61, tying with Agnes Scott College. Spelman is also in the top 50 High School Counselor Rankings and the top 100 Best Value Colleges.

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    Professor Andrea Lewis Awarded Impact Academy Fellowship

    Aug 31, 2017

    ATLANTA (August 31, 2017) – Andrea Lewis, Ph.D. was recently awarded an Impact Academy fellowship, joining a cohort of fellows chosen for their commitment to improving educator preparation. Dr. Lewis chairs the Department of Education at Spelman College.

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    AAC&U Selects Spelman College as an Inaugural Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation Campus Center

    Aug 18, 2017

    ATLANTA (August 17, 2017) – The Association of American Colleges and Universities has selected Spelman College as one of 10 institutions that will serve as inaugural sites for the first Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation Campus Centers. With generous support from Newman’s Own Foundation and the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, AAC&U will guide the development of the TRHT Campus Centers as part of a multi-year initiative to educate, prepare, and inspire the next generation of leaders to advance justice and build equitable communities.

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    The Spelman College Museum of Fine Art Launches its 2017 Season with a Solo Exhibition Featuring Acclaimed Artist Beverly Buchanan

    Aug 17, 2017

    ATLANTA (August 17, 2017) -- Through incisive considerations of site, history, biography, and portraiture, Beverly Buchanan (1940–2015) produced landmark bodies of work, including cast concrete and mixed-media sculptures, drawings and books, and evocative paintings and photographs. “Beverly Buchanan—Ruins and Rituals,” on view September 14-December 2, 2017, at the Spelman College Museum of Fine Art, is the most comprehensive exhibition of Buchanan’s work to date, with more than 150 objects, including sculpture, painting, photography, drawing, notebooks of the artist’s writings and documentation of private performances. The exhibition emphasizes how Buchanan’s work resisted easy categorization and investigates her dialogue not only with a range of styles, materials, movements and literary genres, but also with gender, race, class and identity.

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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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