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  • KIPP Partners With Morehouse and Spelman to Promote College Completion in Underserved Communities

    May 16, 2012

    ATLANTA, GA – April 26, 2012 - The KIPP Foundation announced today that it will partner with Morehouse College and Spelman College in an effort to increase college completion rates for underserved KIPP students in Atlanta and nationwide. KIPP co-founder Mike Feinberg is in Atlanta today to sign the partnership agreement on behalf of KIPP. These partnerships are the first in the nation between a charter school organization and a historically black college or university.

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  • Digital Moving Image Salon Film Showcase Explores Stories Of Challenge And Triumph

    Apr 25, 2012

    ATLANTA (April 23, 2012) -- Four documentaries chronicling the experiences of women of color as war veterans, reproductive rights activists, domestic workers, and job seekers in the midst of an economic recession will be the subjects of the Eighth Annual Spelman College Digital Moving Image Salon Student Documentary Film Showcase on April 26, 2012.

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  • Global Media Leader & Philanthropist Oprah Winfrey To Deliver Commencement Address To The Spelman College Class Of 2012

    Apr 25, 2012

    ATLANTA (April 19, 2012) -- On Sunday, May 20, at 3 p.m., global media leader and philanthropist Oprah Winfrey will inspire approximately 550 graduates when she delivers the commencement address to the Class of 2012. Winfrey, who received an honorary degree from Spelman College in 1993 will also receive the institution’s National Community Service Award. Honorary degrees will also be given to Dazon Dixon Diallo, C’86, founder and president of SisterLove Inc., and actress, playwright and professor Anna Deavere Smith.

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  • Carol’s Daughter Founder Lisa Price Talks Purposeful Leadership At The 2012 Spelman College Leadership And Women Of Color Conference

    Apr 25, 2012

    ATLANTA, (April 18, 2012) – Multimillion dollar businesswoman and author, Lisa Price, will share personal insights on the theme “Leading with Purpose” at the Eighth Annual Spelman College Leadership and Women of Color Conference, May 16 and 17, in Atlanta. Journalist Roland Martin and other distinguished leaders will also provide insight on integrating professional and personal priorities. Evelyn Lowery, founder, SCLC/W.O.M.E.N., Inc. will be among those honored with a Legacy of Leadership Award.

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  • Multi-Media Art Performance Highlights The Life Of Ordinary Egyptians

    Apr 25, 2012

    ATLANTA (April 4, 2012) On Saturday, April 7, the Atlanta community will have an opportunity to witness an artistic account of the experiences of ordinary Egyptians living in these extraordinary times during the multi-disciplinary presentation Bearing Witness: the stories of ordinary people living during extraordinary times.

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  • Spelman Students Combat Childhood Obesity With K!Dz Walk

    Apr 25, 2012

    ATLANTA (April 3, 2012) -- On April 14, students, faculty, and staff will unite with the West End Community to help combat childhood obesity during the K!DZ Walk around Spelman College.

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  • Global Feminist Issues Take Center Stage at Toni Cade Bambara Scholar-Activism Conference at Spelman College

    Apr 25, 2012

    ATLANTA (March 22, 2012) - The 12th Annual Toni Cade Bambara Scholar-Activism Conference, "Warrior Women Arise!," will examine the global efforts and impact of women in social activism, with sessions delving into the Arab Spring, the Palestine Revolution and the equal rights struggles of women of the Congo. The March 23-24 conference, sponsored by the Spelman College Women's Research and Resource Center, will also explore issues related to sexuality and the Black female body and the role of women of color in contemporary political movements.

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  • Spelman Finalist In Competition To Find Most Innovative Climate Leaders

    Apr 25, 2012

    ATLANTA (March 14, 2012) – Spelman College has been named a finalist in the Second Nature 2012 Climate Leadership Awards, a national competition among colleges and universities to earn the title of “Most Innovative Climate Leader.” View and vote for the video highlighting the Sustainable Spelman initiative.

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  • AT&T Mobility CEO Ralph De La Vega Talks ‘Obstacles’

    Apr 25, 2012

    ATLANTA (March 12, 2012) -- Ralph de la Vega, president and CEO of AT&T Mobility and author of “Obstacles Welcome: Turn Adversity into Advantage in Business and in Life,” will discuss lessons learned on his journey from Cuba to corporate America in a candid conversation with Spelman College President Beverly Daniel Tatum, Ph.D. Free and open to the public, the event will take place March 16, 2012, at 11 a.m. in the Living and Learning Center II Auditorium.

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  • Spelman’s Premier Intergenerational Leadership Conference Empowers Women To Lead With Purpose

    Apr 25, 2012

    ATLANTA (March 7, 2012)The Eighth Annual Spelman College Leadership and Women of Color Conference will assemble notable thought leaders to discuss and define what it means for women to “lead with purpose.”

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