Alumnae: Founders Day

Founders Week Event Schedule

Tuesday, March 31

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Alumnae Voices

6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Science Center Auditorium, Room 134

Enjoy a conversation with Judge Bernette Joshua Johnson, C’64, Chief Justice of the Louisiana Supreme Court.  RSVP by Friday, March 27, by phone at 404-270-5064 or online.

March 31 – April 1

International Vagina Monologues

6 p.m.


The Camille Olivia Hanks Cosby, Ed.D. Academic Center Auditorium

April 2 – April 5

Hoodoo Love, A Dramatic Performance

8 p.m. (Thursday-Saturday)
3 p.m. (Sunday)


Rockefeller Fine Arts Bldg., Baldwin Burroughs Theater

Free and Open to the Public


Thursday, April 2

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Founders Day Alumnae-Students Connection Lunch

12 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

The Suites Dining Hall

Have lunch with your sisters in celebration of Founders Day.  R.S.V.P. by Monday, March 30, 2015, by phone at 404-270-5064 or online.

Friday, April 3

Good Friday

School Closed

Sunday, April 5

Easter

Tuesday, April 7

Day of Remembrance of the Rwanda Genocide

4 p.m.

Manley College Center, June Gary Hopps Atrium

The Day of Remembrance of the Victims of the Rwanda Genocide has been observed each year since 2004.  In 1995, the United Nations called for an outreach program “to take measures to mobilize civil society for Rwanda genocide victim remembrance and education.”  April 7 has been named as the Day of Remembrance. This day commemorates the deaths of 800,000 people who were murdered during the 1994 genocide in Rwanda, central Africa. 

Wednesday, April 8

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Founders Day Alumnae Celebration

6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

The Suites Dining Hall

Celebrat the 134th anniversary of the founding of Spelman College and recognize Founders Day honorees: Janice E. Hale, Ph.D., C’70, June Gary Hopps, Ph.D., C’60 and Pearline Adamson Davis, C’58. RSVP by Monday, March 30, 2015 by phone at 404-270-5064 or online.

Thursday, April 9

Volunteer

Senior Class Robing

6:30 a.m. - 8 a.m.

The Suites Dining Hall

Alumnae volunteers are needed to help robe graduating seniors wearing academic regalia for the first time. Breakfast will be served. RSVP by Friday, March 27, 2015, at 404-270-5064 or online here:

Thursday, April 9

Volunteer

Senior Class Pictures

7 a.m. - 9 a.m.

The Suites Dining Hall

Assist graduating seniors with lining up for the class picture.  Breakfast will be served.  RSVP by Friday, March 27, 2015, at 404-270-5064, or online here:

Thursday, April 9

Volunteer

Student Line-up for Sisters Chapel Processional

7:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

The Suites Dining Hall

Alumnae volunteers assist with guiding graduating seniors from the class picture and first-year students from their meeting location for the Convocation processional into Sisters Chapel. Breakfast will be served.  RSVP by Friday, March 27, 2015, at 404-270-5064, or  online here:
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Founders Day Convocation Alumnae Viewing Party

9:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Manley College Center, June Gary Hopps Atrium 

Join family, friends and other Spelman women for the Founders Day Convocation viewing party and continental breakfast. Tradition dictates the mandatory attendance of our senior and first-year classes and faculty at Convocation. Therefore, seating in Sisters Chapel will not be available. Alumnae will be seated in the VIP viewing area located in Manley College Center, June Gary Hopps Atrium. This program will also be streamed live from www.spelman.edu.  RSVP by Monday, March 30, 2015 by phone at 404-270-5064 or online.

Spelman College Birthday Party

12 p.m.

The Granddaughters Club of Spelman College leads the traditional cutting of the College's birthday cake.

Manley College Center, Upper Concourse

Saturday, April 11

Register

Wellness Revolution 5K Run/Walk

8 a.m. – 2 p.m.

The Suites Amphitheater

Enjoy a 5K (3.1 mile) run/walk that promotes physical activity and healthy living. For information and registration, please visit www.spelman.edu/wellness5k or call 404-270-5064.

Saturday, April 11

Volunteer

Wellness Revolution 5k Volunteer Opportunity

6:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Race volunteers are needed to assist with set-up, registration, race route, water stations and post-race activities.  RSVP by Friday, March 27, 2015, at 404-270-5064, or online by clicking the Volunteer button above.

Sunday, April 12

Founders Day Worship Service

11 a.m.

Speaker:  Dr. Beverly Daniel Tatum

Sisters Chapel

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  • Legacy and Traditions

  • Joy Unspeakable

  • White Dress Tradition

  • Class Gatherings

  • Alumnae Breakfast

    
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