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  • Spelman Students Earn Third Place in Hackathon Competition

    Nov 21, 2014

    ATLANTA (Nov. 21, 2014) -- Spelman College computer science majors, Jazette Johnson, C’2015, and Micaela Hunter, C’2015, won third place and $10,000 in the United Athletes Foundation Hackathon Finals held Nov. 12-14 at the Microsoft headquarters in Redmond, Washington.

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  • Ring in the Holiday Season with the 88th Annual Spelman-Morehouse Christmas Carol Concert

    Nov 17, 2014

    ATLANTA (Nov. 17, 2014) – Spelman College and Morehouse College Glee Clubs will once again ring in the holidays together with a series of spirited musical performances filled with songs of the season, Friday, Dec. 5, through Sunday, Dec. 7. Each year, the Christmas Carol Concert is attended by thousands from across metro Atlanta who come to enjoy favorites such as “We Are Christmas” performed by Spelman Glee Club and “Betelemehu” performed by Morehouse Glee Club. The concerts are free and open to the public.

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  • New Cosby Visiting Professor Aku Kadogo Explores Activism in the Arts

    Nov 13, 2014

    ATLANTA (Nov. 13, 2014) -- Aku Kadogo, performer, theater director, choreographer and educator, has been named Spelman College William and Camille Olivia Hanks Cosby Endowed Professor in the Arts for the 2014-2015 academic year. Kadogo welcomes Marc Bamuthi Joseph to campus Nov. 18 at 6 p.m. for the conversation, "Where People Gather: Hip Hop, Activism and Innovation." The event is free and open to the public.

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  • Women Interactive Creative Technology Festival Returns to Spelman for Third Straight Year

    Oct 27, 2014

    ATLANTA (October 27, 2014) -- For the third straight year, the Women Interactive Creative Technology Festival will return to Spelman College. Co-presented by the Digital Moving Image Salon and Art of Genius Creative Technology Series, this daylong event will be held Saturday, Nov. 1, at 9 a.m. Free and open to the public, the event will be held in the Cosby Academic Center.

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  • Chevrolet Supports Spelman College’s Clean Energy Efficiency Initiatives

    Oct 16, 2014

    ATLANTA (October 17, 2014) -- Spelman College has partnered with Chevrolet to build upon the College’s mission to achieve climate neutrality. As a result of the College’s sustainability initiatives, Spelman will sell the automaker carbon credits, which will net the institution up to $100,000. In recognition of the partnership, Spelman will host a presentation with Chevrolet on Oct. 22, Campus Sustainability Day.

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  • ‘The New Black’ Film Screening Focuses on Advancing LGBT Inclusion

    Oct 06, 2014

    ATLANTA (Oct. 6, 2014) -- Spelman College is among four historically black colleges and universities awarded a $1,400 grant by the Human Rights Campaign and Promised Land Film to host a screening of “The New Black,” an award-winning documentary that explores the intersectionality of faith, race, and identity in relation to lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender rights. The documentary will be shown Thursday, Oct. 9 at 5:30 p.m. in Cosby Auditorium in recognition of National Coming Out Week.

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  • Spelman College Among 10 Institutions to Compete in First-Ever Outdoor Nation Campus Challenge

    Oct 01, 2014

    ATLANTA (Oct. 1, 2014) -- For the first time ever, 10 universities across the U.S. will engage in the Outdoor Nation Campus Challenge, an initiative of the Outdoor Foundation, which kicked off Sept. 27 and goes through Nov. 22. For eight weeks, Spelman College will go head-to-head with other academic institutions for the title of National Champion – the most “outdoorsy” school in America.

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  • Spelman College and Myavana Host Hair, Health, Technology, and Entrepreneurship Seminar

    Sep 18, 2014

    ATLANTA (Sept. 18, 2014) — Spelman College and Myavana have partnered with hair care brands Jane Carter Solution, DooBop and Frizzari to host Myavana Day: A Seminar on Hair, Health, Technology and Entrepreneurship, Monday, Sept. 29, 2014, in the Cosby Auditorium at Spelman College. Myavana is beauty technology company that creates innovative hair care solutions for women. Myavana Day is free and open to the public; however, registration is required.

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  • Spelman College Named a Top Contributor to Most Diverse Corps in Teach for America History

    Sep 16, 2014

    NEW YORK CITY (Sept. 16, 2014) -- Five historically black colleges and universities are among the top contributors to the most diverse corps in Teach for America’s history. Among small schools, Spelman College ranks highest along with DePauw University, with 20 alumni from each institution joining the corps followed by Morehouse College and Clark Atlanta University.

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  • Spelman College Museum ‘Brides of Anansi’ Explores the Intersection of Fiber Media and Folktales

    Aug 28, 2014

    ATLANTA (August 28, 2014) -- Anansi, the Ghanaian folk hero and spider-man who is the central character in countless West African and Caribbean fables, proves an influential muse for the eight Black women artists who comprise the Spelman College Museum of Fine Art exhibition Brides of Anansi: Fiber and Contemporary Art. The artists spin, weave, twist, and loop fibers through the ancient lens of Anansi to create an array of colorful and commanding works on view Sept. 4 through Dec. 6, 2014.

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