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  • The Atlanta Beltline and African-American Women’s Health Among Topics Explored During Research Day 2018

    Apr 19, 2018

    Atlanta (April 19, 2018) – Months of engaging in group and faculty-led research projects will culminate for more than 212 Spelman College students on April 20 at Research Day 2018, "Inquire, Discover, Imagine, Explore, Create." The students, representing 25 academic disciplines, will present oral and poster presentations, and performance pieces during the daylong event established 29 years ago. Research Day demonstrates the College’s commitment to inquiry-based, integrated learning.

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  • Spelman College Announced as a Gilman Top-Producing Institution

    Apr 18, 2018

    ATLANTA (April 18, 2018) -- In recognition of its successful track record as a higher education institution focused on providing each of its students with a competitive edge by studying abroad, Spelman College has been named a top producer of Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholars, by the U.S. Department of State in several categories for the 2016-2017 academic year. The State Department’s inaugural list takes into account colleges and universities which make international study and internships more accessible and inclusive for American students of all backgrounds through the Gilman Program.

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  • Spelman Dancers Use Movement-Tracking Software to Ignite the Sounds, Rituals and Transformation of Atlanta’s West End

    Mar 21, 2018

    Atlanta (March 21, 2018) - In the spirit of rejuvenation, freedom, and rebirth, Spelman Dance Theater will premiere “Meet Me on the Porch” on the front porches of three South Gordon Street residences in Atlanta’s West End community on March 24 and March 25, at 3 p.m.

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  • Spelman to Compete in 29th Annual Honda Campus All‐Star Challenge National Championship Tournament, April 7-11

    Mar 15, 2018

    ATLANTA (March 15, 2018) ‐‐ After participating in a national qualifying tournament in February, Spelman College will go on to compete against 48 fellow Historically Black Colleges and Universities at the 29th annual Honda Campus All‐Star Challenge National Championship Tournament, April 7-11, in Torrance, California. The HCASC finals will be live‐streamed starting at 12 p.m. ET, April 10, at Spelman has the opportunity to win the HCASC top prize ‐ a $75,000 institutional grant from Honda.

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  • Darryl Holloman Named Vice President for Student Affairs at Spelman College

    Mar 09, 2018

    ATLANTA (March 9, 2018) -- Darryl Holloman, Ph.D., joins Spelman College as vice president for student affairs, effective April 2, 2018. As vice president for student affairs, Dr. Holloman will be responsible for supporting a student life agenda that promotes the growth and development and academic success of each and every Spelman student.

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  • Spelman Jumps From No. 7 to No. 4 in the Peace Corps' List of Top Volunteer-Producing Colleges and Universities

    Feb 21, 2018

    ATLANTA (Feb. 21, 2018) – Today, the Peace Corps announced that Spelman College tied for No. 4 among small schools on the agency’s 2018 Top Volunteer-Producing Colleges and Universities list. There are 14 Spelman alumnae currently volunteering worldwide.

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  • Spelman Receives $2 Million Gift From the Karsh Family Foundation to Support KIPP Schools Graduates' Success in College

    Feb 15, 2018

    ATLANTA (February 15, 2018) - Spelman College is pleased to announce a $2 million gift from the Karsh Family Foundation. The gift will fund annual and endowed scholarships that support graduates of the Knowledge is Power Program (KIPP) schools, a nationwide network of open enrollment, college-preparatory public charter schools. Spelman is grateful for the consistent support of Bruce and Martha Karsh, whose first gift to Spelman was in 2012.

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  • RCE Greater Atlanta Officially Acknowledged by the United Nations University

    Feb 15, 2018

    ATLANTA (February 15, 2018) -- The United Nations University Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability (UNU-IAS) has officially acknowledged a new regional sustainability network, RCE Greater Atlanta. RCEs are Regional Centres of Expertise on Education for Sustainable Development. The designation makes Atlanta one of only six Regional Centres of Expertise in the U.S.

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  • Excellence in Education: Top Rankings and Honors Reveal Spelman College’s Academic Edge

    Feb 02, 2018

    ATLANTA (February 2, 2018) – For more than 137 years, Spelman College has been at the vanguard of the women’s and social justice movements ─ preparing generations of leaders to reform issues and develop policies affecting women and their respective communities. Spelman has also been recognized for its academic innovation, emphasis on global studies and success at cultivating accomplished students based on the College’s reputational excellence and cutting-edge undergraduate research opportunities.

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  • Spelman College Receives Diversity Abroad's Excellence in Diversity & Inclusion in International Education Award

    Feb 02, 2018

    ATLANTA (February 2, 2018) — Spelman College has been selected to receive the 2018 Excellence in Diversity & Inclusion in International Education (EDIIE) Award. Each year, Diversity Abroad selects winners that have demonstrated a commitment to advancing diversity and inclusive excellence within international education on an individual, institutional, and organizational level, as well as students who represent Diversity Abroad’s mission to diversify global education.

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