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  • Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar Explores Science Fiction, Empire and the Citizen

    Sep 14, 2015

    ATLANTA (Sept. 14, 2015) - Yale University Professor Hazel Carby, Ph.D., will participate in dialogue across Spelman College’s campus Sept. 17-18, 2015, as part of the Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar Program. During her two-day stay, she will join students of two Spelman English Department professors, Tarshia Stanley, Ph.D., and Pushpa Parkekh, Ph.D., for a classroom conversation about Octavia Butler's Bloodchild and post-colonial women's literature.

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  • Spelman College Recognized for Excellence in Liberal Arts

    Sep 10, 2015

    ATLANTA (Sept. 10, 2015) -- Spelman College has been recognized as a leading liberal arts college, historically Black college and university and women’s college according to rankings recently released by U.S. News and World Report and other organizations.

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  • Spelman College Hosts Interfaith Community Festival for Global Peace and Justice Sept. 11

    Sep 04, 2015

    ATLANTA (September 4, 2015) – Members of Atlanta’s faith community will gather at Spelman College Sept. 11 for the Interfaith Community Festival for Global Peace and Justice, which will commemorate 9/11 and address issues of global peace and justice through an interfaith lens.

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  • Leyte Winfield Receives 2015 Vulcan Award for Teaching Excellence

    Aug 25, 2015

    Atlanta (August 25, 2015) -- Leyte Winfield, Ph.D., associate professor and chair of the Spelman College Department of Chemistry, has received the 2015 Vulcan Award for Teaching Excellence. Dr. Winfield was honored at Opening Convocation Aug. 20 during the Presidential Awards of Excellence presentation. The Vulcan Award recognizes outstanding teaching, mentoring, leadership and service to the College by a faculty member.

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  • Spelman College Appoints New Vice President for College Relations and New Chief of Staff

    Aug 11, 2015

    ATLANTA (August 11, 2015) – Spelman College recently announced two leadership appointments: Jane Smith, Ed.D., C’68, to vice president for College Relations, effective Aug. 10, 2015; and Helga Greenfield to chief of staff in the Office of the President, effective Aug. 15, 2015.

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  • Artist Howardena Pindell Returns to Atlanta Aug. 25 for Solo Exhibition

    Aug 06, 2015

    ATLANTA (August 6, 2015) – In November 1971, Spelman College hosted the first public exhibition of the paintings and drawings of Howardena Pindell. Since then, Pindell has become a pioneering artist, writer, curator and teacher. Some 44 years later, the artist returns with Howardena Pindell, a solo exhibition of her intricately layered mixed-media paintings and works on paper, on view at the Spelman College Museum of Fine Art from Aug. 25 to Dec. 5, 2015.

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  • Dr. Mary Schmidt Campbell Assumes Role as Spelman College’s New President Aug. 3

    Aug 03, 2015

    ATLANTA (August 3, 2015) – Mary Schmidt Campbell, Ph.D., begins her presidency at Spelman College on Aug. 3, just a few days before the accomplished Spelman class of 2019 arrives to start a densely packed week of new student orientation. Spelman’s Board of Trustees appointed Dr. Campbell as the 10th president of one of the nation’s top-ranked women’s colleges and the number one ranked HBCU. She succeeds Dr. Beverly Daniel Tatum who retired after serving as president for 13 years.

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  • Spelman College and SIT Study Abroad Host Summit on Improving Access to Study Abroad for HBCU Students

    Jun 08, 2015

    ATLANTA (June 8, 2015) – SIT (School for International Training) Study Abroad, a program of World Learning, and Spelman College will host a summit focused on expanding access to high-impact study abroad opportunities for students at Historically Black Colleges and Universities on June 9. The first-of-its-kind event will include representatives from the White House Initiative on HBCUs, the U.S. Department of State, HBCUs and major foundations.

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  • Cultural Vistas Administers STEM LAUNCH Study Tour of Germany

    May 26, 2015

    ATLANTA (May 26, 2015) -- For the third consecutive year, Cultural Vistas will provide 16 students and four faculty members from Spelman College and Morehouse College with the opportunity to travel to Germany for two weeks, starting in May, to learn firsthand of global careers in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

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  • CIEE Partners with Spelman College and Northeastern University to Launch Custom Study Abroad Programs for Undergrads in STEM Disciplines

    May 26, 2015

    ATLANTA (May 22, 2015) -- CIEE: Council on International Educational Exchange has partnered with Spelman College, a global leader in the education of women of African descent, and Northeastern University, a global, experiential, research university in Boston, to offer custom study abroad programs this spring with the goal to increase international education opportunities for students majoring in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).

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