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    Spelman College Joins White House Consortium to Improve STEM Diversity

    Oct 16, 2015

    ATLANTA (Oct. 16, 2015) -- Spelman College will help to bridge the gap in girls and women of color in technology and coding as part of the new White House STEM collaborative “Champions of Change – Young Women Empowering Their Communities” program.

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    Two Spelman Students Named 2015 White House HBCU All-Stars

    Oct 02, 2015

    ATLANTA (Oct. 1, 2015) -- Antonia Hill, C’2016, and Mya Havard, C’2017, have been selected as 2015 HBCU All-Stars by the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities. Hill and Havard are among 83 undergraduate, graduate and professional students from 70 schools across the country recognized for their accomplishments in academics, leadership and civic engagement. As part of the All-Stars program, the students convened in Washington, D.C, Sept. 21-22, for the White House HBCU Week Conference.

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    City of Atlanta Wins $30 Million HUD Choice Neighborhood Grant

    Sep 29, 2015

    ATLANTA (Sept. 28, 2015) – Mayor Kasim Reed and Secretary Julián Castro announced today that the City of Atlanta has been selected to receive $30 million through the 2014-2015 U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Choice Neighborhoods Implementation Grant. Mayor Reed and Secretary Castro made the announcement at a press event at The Oasis at Scholar’s Landing, a senior residence in the Atlanta University Center neighborhood.

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    Country Music Artist Mickey Guyton in Conversation at Spelman College Oct. 7

    Sep 29, 2015

    ATLANTA (Sept. 29, 2015) -- Spelman College will host a conversation with top-selling country music artist Mickey Guyton. As one of the few African-American women performing and writing in the genre, Guyton is currently on tour with country music artist Brad Paisley and her debut song, “Better Than You Left Me,” was named song of the week by USA Today. This conversation is the continuation of an arts and entertainment series hosted by Spelman College that explores the impact, influence and navigation of women of color as trailblazers in their respective fields.

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    Student-Developed Mobile App Featured at White House Citizen Science Forum

    Sep 29, 2015

    ATLANTA (Sept. 29, 2015) -- Elizabeth Sengoba, C'2017, will participate in the White House Citizen Science Forum Wednesday, Sept. 30. During the forum, Sengoba will give a two-minute lightening talk about the Innocase, a “health-on-the-go” mobile app developed by a team of Spelman students including Ropafadzo Denga, C’2017; Elizabeth Fohsta-Lynch, C’2017; Saleigh Derico, 2018; and Brianna Fugate, C’2018. Innocase is a real-time, interactive case that snaps onto any smart phone device and is activated by touch.

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    Spelman College Appoints New Secretary of the College

    Sep 28, 2015

    ATLANTA (September 28, 2015) – Spelman College recently announced the appointment of Terri Harris Reed, Ph.D., to secretary of the College, effective Oct. 1, 2015.

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    Education Department Awards Spelman College $2.7 million in First in the World Grant

    Sep 22, 2015

    ATLANTA (Sept. 22, 2015) -- The U.S. Department of Education, in an effort to drive innovation and keep higher education within reach for all Americans, awarded Spelman College $2.7 million as part of its First in the World (FITW) grant program. Spelman was among 17 colleges and universities to receive nearly $60 million in funding.

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    Renowned Choreographer and Dancer Dianne McIntyre Named Spelman College Distinguished Visiting Scholar

    Sep 22, 2015

    ATLANTA (Sept. 22, 2015) – Acclaimed performing artist Dianne McIntyre brings her aesthetic blend of history, culture and contemporary dance to Spelman College as the 2015-2016 Distinguished Visiting Scholar. During her yearlong residency at the College, McIntyre will create and collaborate in the classroom and the dance studio as well as on the stage.

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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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