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  • Three Spelman Graduates Earn Fulbright Fellowships

    Jun 08, 2018

    ATLANTA (June 8, 2018) – Three recent Spelman College graduates have been named Fulbright U.S. Student Program scholars. The Fulbright Program is the flagship international educational exchange program sponsored by the U.S. government and is designed to increase mutual understanding between the people of the United States and citizens of other countries.

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  • Starbucks COO Rosalind Gates Brewer to Deliver Commencement Address to the Spelman College Class of 2018

    Apr 26, 2018

    ATLANTA (April 26, 2018) -- Rosalind Gates Brewer, C’84, group president Americas and chief operating officer for Starbucks, has been named commencement speaker for the Spelman College class of 2018. As the first alumna to serve as commencement speaker in 30 years, since Marian Wright Edelman, C’60, addressed the graduating class of 1988, Brewer will address 472 graduates and 8,000 of their family and friends during the ceremony on Sunday, May 20, 2018, at the Georgia International Convention Center in Atlanta.

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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 HCASC.com. 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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