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In Memoriam

We Will Always Remember...

As the COVID-19 pandemic spreads across the United States and around the globe, some members of the Spelman Community and Friends of the College have lost their lives to the deadly disease. We stand in solidarity with each of you who have lost a friend, classmate, professor or loved one. We endeavor to honor and celebrate the lives of the Spelman Community. Please help us by using the form below to inform us about those impacted.
  • Retired Educator Ernestine Miles Mann Leaves a Lasting Legacy

    Spelman Celebrates the Life of Ernestine Miles Mann
    Spelman alumna Ernestine Miles Mann, C’57, was well respected inside and beyond the Spelman gates. The longtime educator who spent nearly 30 years teaching in the Atlanta public school system, devoted her life to training young minds and serving her community.
  • Spelman Remembers Arts Icon and Distinguished Professor David C. Driskell, Ph.D.

    Spelman Celebrates the Life and Legacy of David Driskell
    The Spelman Community in solidarity with scores of individuals around the globe, celebrates the life and indelible legacy of David C. Driskell, Ph.D., (1931-2020). The legendary artist and distinguished university professor at the University of Maryland (UMD) who is recognized worldwide for his scholarship and expertise in African American art, passed away at the age of 88, on Wednesday, April 1, 2020, from complications of COVID-19.

Help Us  Honor Those Who Lost Their Lives to COVID-19

The list above includes the names or profiles of Spelman Community members of which we are aware. If you know of additional Spelman Community members we should include on this list, please share their information with us and we will add their names.

Sending love and comfort to you all.
Be safe. Stay Well. Remain Undaunted.

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