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Homecoming

Oct. 25 - 28, 2018

Homecoming at Spelman College takes place each year in the fall. It is a time to reminisce, reconnect and rejoice. A sampling of the wonderful activities we have planned for you include:

Schedule of Events

DAY 1: THURSDAY, OCTOBER 25

Innovation and Technology Summit Opening Convocation
11 a.m. - 12 p.m. | Sisters Chapel
Sit in on a one-on-one conversation between President Mary Schmidt Campbell and Pamela A. Joseph, former President and Chief Operating Officer, TSYS and Spelman College Board of Trustees member.

Innovation & Technology Summit Details

 

DAY 2: FRIDAY, OCTOBER 26

Alumnae Welcome Home Check-In
12 - 5 p.m. | Manley Center, Upper Concourse
Check in for Homecoming 2018, receive your signature souvenir (while supplies last), make your annual gift, enjoy treats and revisit the campus you know and love. Capture new memories in our "Spelmanized” photo booth and leave your handprint on the Window of Legacy with the Granddaughters Club.

Innovation and Technology Summit Closing Session
9 - 11 a.m. |  Camille Olivia Hanks Cosby, Ed.D. Academic Center Auditorium
A one-on-one conversation between President Mary Schmidt Campbell and Pia Wilson-Body, C’87, President, Intel Foundation and Director, Corporate Affairs Group – Greater Americas; reflections from summit participants; Q&A

Market Friday

12- 5 p.m. | The Beverly Daniel Tatum Suites Amphitheater
Enjoy music, vendors and numerous opportunities to interact with your Spelman sisters.

Welcome Home Day Party
3 - 5p.m. | Museum of Fine Art, The Camille Olivia Hanks Cosby, Ed.D. Academic Center, First Floor
Mingle with alumni from Spelman College and Morehouse College during a special Welcome Home Day Party including music, interactive tours of Zanele Muholi: Somnyama Ngonyama, Hail The Dark Lioness, and more.

DAY 3: SATURDAY, OCTOBER 27

Museum and Wellness Center Tours
12 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Party with a Purpose: Spelman Alumnae Tailgate Experience
12 - 6 p.m.
Check in for Homecoming 2018 at our Welcome Home Alumnae Check-In Tent where you will receive a signature souvenir (while supplies last), make your annual gift, and capture Homecoming 2018 at our photo booth. Reconnect, relax, and dance with your sisters in the Alumnae Networking Lounge. You also have the option to purchase a southern BBQ spread. Only $15 for adults and $5 for children 10 and under.

DAY 4: SUNDAY, OCTOBER 28

Spelman Sisters Worship Together
11 a.m. | Sisters Chapel
Before you go, let’s worship together in our beloved historic Sisters Chapel. Rise and shine to experience an inspiring message from Minister Whitney Bond, C’2008, Ph.D. Student, Chicago Theological Seminary.

College Admissions 101
1:30 p.m. | The Camille Olivia Hanks Cosby, Ed.D. Academic Center Auditorium
Calling alumnae parents, mentors and family members of high school age students. The Office of Admissions invites you to attend a session designed to discuss the college admissions process. Learn from members of the Admissions Committee what admissions offices look for in applicants, strategies for developing a strong application, college application process timelines, financial aid and more. This program is designed to teach participants and alumnae how to leverage their resources in order to make the greatest impact within the college admissions process. If interested, please come prepared with an eagerness to learn. We look forward to seeing you soon!

Come Home. Get Involved. Have Fun.

Thanks to Our Homecoming Sponsors

Spelman College Homecoming Sponsors

Reserve Your Hotel for Homecoming

Embassy Suites
EMBASSY SUITES ATLANTA AT CENTENNIAL OLYMPIC PARK

267 Marietta Street
Atlanta, GA 30313
Rates: King Basic Suite: $229 per night | Double Basic Suite: $249 per night
Each two room suite comes with complimentary full signature breakfast in Ruth Chris Steak House, evening reception, 20% off valet parking, and complimentary WiFi.
Deadline Extended: Oct. 19, 2018

To book, call 1-800-362-2779 and reference Spelman College Homecoming, or book online.

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Book Renaissance Hotel for Spelman Homecoming
RENAISSANCE ATLANTA AIRPORT GATEWAY
2081 Convention Center Concourse
Atlanta, GA 30337
1-800-468-3571
Rates: Standard Guest Room: $129 per night
Each room comes with discounted valet parking at a rate of $20 per night and complimentary WiFi.
Deadline: Sept. 24, 2018

To book call 1-800-468-3571 and reference Spelman College, or book online.

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alumnae@spelman.edu

 

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