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  • Spelman College Reflects on the 1976 Lock-In Protest

    May 06, 2024

    On March 25, 2024, more than 100 students, staff, faculty and alumnae gathered in the Camille Cosby Fine Arts Center auditorium to view never-before-seen footage from the Spelman College Protest of 1976. The screening and panel event, titled Forgotten Herstories – “The 1976 Lock-In of the Spelman Board of Trustees,” served to acknowledge the bravery and sacrifice of the Spelman students who overtook the Board of Trustees meeting almost 48 years ago and demanded the College appoint a Black woman president.
  • Spelman College Hosts Courageous Conversation on the Power of the Black Woman Vote

    Apr 29, 2024

    On Monday, April 22, 2024, Spelman College welcomed award-winning journalist Errin Haines, editor-at-large and one of the founders of news publication The 19th, for a special edition of the College’s Courageous Conversations series titled ‘Power of the Black Woman Vote,” powered by UPS.
  • Spelman College Announces Angela Bassett as 137th Commencement Speaker

    Apr 25, 2024

    Actress, director and executive producer Angela Bassett will be the keynote speaker for Spelman College’s 137th Commencement Ceremony.
  • Spelman College Students Win $1 Million Prize for Third Time in Four Years at Goldman Sachs Market Madness Competition

    Apr 24, 2024

    Spelman College students Victoria Cain, C’2026, Makhi Frempong, C’2026, Olivia Rivera-Spann, C’2026 and Symone Thompson, C’2027, took home the first place $1 million grand prize at the Goldman Sachs Market Madness Competition on April 22, 2024. Spelman has won the competition three times in four years.
  • Spelman College Weaves Together Legacy, Culture and Cuisine with its Food Studies Program

    Apr 16, 2024

    Spelman’s food studies minor positions food at the center of academic inquiry, calling attention to the multifaceted ways in which food influences us — as not only biological beings — but social and cultural beings as well.
  • Spelman College Celebrates 143rd Founders Day

    Apr 16, 2024

    On Thursday, April 11, 2024, Spelman College celebrated its 143rd Founders Day. Students, alumnae, faculty and staff gathered in a joyous commemoration of the day Harriet E. Giles and Sophia B. Packard founded the illustrious institution in 1881.
  • Spelman College Advances to 35th Honda Campus All-Star Challenge National Championship Tournament

    Apr 02, 2024

    Four Spelman College students are advancing to the 35th Honda Campus All-Star Challenge (HCASC) National Championship Tournament, America’s premier academic competition among HBCUs. The students will compete among 31 other teams from April 11 - April 12, 2024, on the corporate campus of American Honda in Torrance, Calif., for the HSCASC National Championship title and a portion of over $500,000 in institutional grants provided by Honda.
  • Goldman Sachs Hosts an Insightful Campus Takeover at Spelman College

    Mar 25, 2024

    On March 19, 2024, Spelman College welcomed Goldman Sachs to campus for an afternoon of engagement and enrichment.
  • Gear up for Spelman College’s Master Class Series!

    Mar 19, 2024

    From entertainment and sports to beauty and technology, Spelman's Master Class Series of expert-led classes gives Spelmanites a competitive edge, where they can learn more about entering and flourishing in their chosen career paths.
  • Spelman College Celebrates Expansion of Cosmetic Science Program

    Mar 06, 2024

    The College is proud to announce the expansion of its STEM programming to include a concentration in cosmetic chemistry for those majoring in chemistry, and a minor in cosmetic science for those majoring in other areas. The program, scheduled to be offered in the fall, is the first of its kind at a Historically Black College and University (HBCU).


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