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  • Spelman College Selects Studio Gang to Design New Center for the Arts & Innovation

    May 24, 2017

    ATLANTA (May 24, 2017) – Spelman College is pleased to announce the selection of Studio Gang to design the College's new Center for the Arts & Innovation. Founded by MacArthur Fellow Jeanne Gang, Studio Gang is an award-winning architecture and urban design practice based in Chicago and New York. Responsible for such lauded designs as the Arcus Center for Social Justice Leadership at Kalamazoo College, the recently completed Campus North Residential Commons at the University of Chicago, and the forthcoming Gilder Center for Science, Education, and Innovation at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City, Studio Gang uses design as a medium to connect people socially, experientially and intellectually.

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  • Spelman College Names Co-Valedictorians for Class of 2017

    May 17, 2017

    ATLANTA (May 17, 2017) – Muhire Kwizera, C’2017, a mathematics major, and K’yal Bannister, C’2017, a chemistry and dual degree engineering major, have been named co-valedictorians for the Spelman College class of 2017. The seniors, each with a 4.0 G.P.A, will lead their class, comprised of 490 graduates, during the College’s 130th Commencement on Sunday, May 21, 2017, at 3 p.m. at the Georgia International Convention Center in Atlanta.

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  • Student Scholarship and Innovation Highlighted at Research Day

    Apr 20, 2017

    ATLANTA (April 20, 2017) – More than 220 Spelman College students, representing 25 academic disciplines, will present their undergraduate research and scholarly findings in STEM, the social sciences, the humanities, and the arts during Research Day, Friday, April 21, 2017. This year’s theme is “Inquire … Discover … Imagine … Explore … Create.”

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  • President Barack Obama Adviser and Civic Leader Valerie Jarrett to Deliver Commencement Address to Class of 2017

    Apr 19, 2017

    ATLANTA (April 19, 2017) – Valerie Jarrett, the longest-serving senior adviser to President Barack Obama, has had a consequential impact across the American political, civic and business landscape. Jarrett will share wisdom and perspectives about her leadership roles with 490 graduates of the Spelman College class of 2017 during her Commencement address at 3 p.m., Sunday, May 21, at the Georgia International Convention Center in Atlanta. She will also receive the National Community Service Award at the ceremony.

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  • Spelman and Morehouse Student Organizations Partner to Kick Off Annual AUC Pride Week

    Mar 27, 2017

    ATLANTA (March 27, 2017) – For the fifth consecutive year, student organizations at Spelman College (Afrekete) and Morehouse College (Safe Space) are co-hosting a series of events during Atlanta University Center Pride Week, which kicked off March 26, 2017. Throughout the week, students will celebrate LGBTQIAA pride as well as uplift the various sexual orientations and gender identities of AUC students.

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  • Leadership Speaker Series Featured Speaker is Entrepreneur and Author Dr. William Pickard

    Mar 21, 2017

    ATLANTA (March 21, 2017) – Spelman College will continue its Leadership Speaker Series with special guest William F. Pickard, Ph.D., author of "Millionaire Moves - Seven Proven Principles of Entrepreneurship," on Wednesday, March 22. During the conversation with Dr. Pickard, he will detail the highs and lows of his entrepreneurial evolution. Dr. Pickard is chairman of Global Automotive Alliance; co-managing partner, MGM Grand Detroit Casino; CEO, Bearwood Management Company; and co-owner of five Black-owned newspapers.

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  • Mario Berry Named Spelman College Chief Information Officer and Vice President

    Mar 20, 2017

    ATLANTA (March 17, 2017) -- Mario Berry has been appointed vice president and chief information officer for Media and Information Technology at Spelman College, effective May 1, 2017. As CIO, Berry will provide leadership in building and supporting the College's information technology infrastructure and business processes in support of teaching and learning.

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  • Spelman College Recognized for Excellence in International Education

    Mar 10, 2017

    ATLANTA (March 10, 2017) – NAFSA: Association of International Educators has awarded Spelman College the Senator Paul Simon Spotlight Award. True to the legacy of the late Senator Paul Simon of Illinois, for whom NAFSA’s Simon Awards are named, Spelman and the six additional colleges and universities selected demonstrate innovation and achievement in campus internationalization.

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  • Spelman College is a Top Producer of U.S. Fulbright Students

    Mar 08, 2017

    March 8, 2017 (ATLANTA) — Spelman College was named among the nation’s colleges and universities that produced the most 2016-2017 Fulbright U.S. students. The Fulbright Program is the U.S. government’s flagship international educational exchange program. Top-producing institutions are highlighted annually in The Chronicle of Higher Education.

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  • Sharon Davies Named Spelman College Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs

    Feb 14, 2017

    ATLANTA (February 14, 2017) -- Sharon Davies has been appointed provost and vice president of academic affairs at Spelman College, effective June 1, 2017. As chief academic officer, Davies will serve as a key member of Spelman’s senior leadership team.

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