A Spelman student will come to campus with diverse aspirations, goals and interests. Throughout her time here, she will follow an academic, social, and cultural path uniquely hers – rooted in a tradition of excellence where she is mentored and supported by an extraordinary team of faculty, staff, alumnae, and her Spelman sisters.
She will travel abroad – whether it’s to participate in a service project for two weeks in Ghana or spend an entire semester in Japan. She will have an opportunity to experience the professional world she aspires to join through research or an internship opportunity. She will develop a leadership style that will distinguish her in graduate or professional school, corporate board rooms or community service.
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Tayler Ulmer, C'2015 is a double major in anthropology/sociology and international studies and has been named a 2015 Marshall Scholar. She is one of 40 scholars nationwide to receive the prestigious award this year, and the fifth Spelman student to receive it since the award's inception in 1954. Last year, Ulmer was among 59 college juniors nationwide to receive the $30,000 Truman award, and Spelman's second Truman Scholar since 1994.
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Breagan Ricks, C'2015 believes in the power of science education. As the founder of FunLab, Ricks spent her summer developing her program to bring back to the West End community. FunLab offers students a strong foundation in hands-on scientific experimentation as well as exposure to science related careers. She is also a member of the Ethel Waddell Githii Honors Program as well as the Health Careers Program.
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Bria Toussaint, C'2016 is changing the world through service -- one girl at a time. The economics major from Virginia is the CEO and co-founder of the Girl Power Foundation Inc., a not-for-profit organization dedicated to building self esteem in young girls by exposing them to strong role models and engaging them in confidence-promoting group activities.
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