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Spelman College Graduates with President Beverly Daniel Tatum

The Spelman College Census Information Center

The Census Information Center initiative is a cooperative program between the U.S. Bureau of the Census and 52 national, regional and local non-profit organizations, and represents the interests of underserved communities. The centers serve as repositories of census data and reports, making census information and data available to the public and the communities they serve. Spelman College has been part of the program since 2000.

CICs use census data in areas such as program planning, needs assessments, defining service areas, developing new business enterprises, and conducting demographic and social research.

Center History

The Spelman College Census Information Center was established in 2000 by economics professor Dr. Romie Tribble, and is now directed by Dr. Bruce Wade, associate professor and former chair of the Department of Sociology and Anthropology

Center Objectives

  • To make the CIC a resource that helps disseminate data for diverse community groups
  • To promote college-community involvement in community development
  • To promote AUC student and faculty development and involvement in research and community services
  • To promote awareness of the Census Bureau as a resource base
  • To encourage AUC students and faculty to integrate Census material in their classrooms and research

Contact Information

Census Information Center
Milligan Building, Room 2109
Office: 404-270-5631
Fax: 404-270-5632

Bruce Wade, Ph.D.
Sociology & Anthropology Dept.
Director of CIC
Office: 404-270-5629


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