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Founders Day Honorees

Stronger Together: Upholding Our Legacy
2022 Honorees

  • Bernice King c85
    Dr. Bernice A. King is a global thought leader, strategist, solutionist, orator, peace advocate, and CEO of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Center For Nonviolent Social Change (The King Center), which was founded by her mother as the official living memorial to the life, work and legacy of her father.
  • Dan Bascelli
    Daniele Bascelli has been with Spelman College and the Comprehensive Writing Program for 26 years. He taught media arts at Algonquin College in Nepean, Ontario, at the beginning of the digital media revolution and has since been exploring the use of new media to enhance written communications, narrative formation and the visual arts.
  • Andrea Lewis
    After graduating summa cum laude from Spelman College, Andrea Lewis earned a master's degree from the University of Pennsylvania and a doctorate from Georgia State University. She is currently the director of Spelman's Student Success Program and an associate professor of education.
  • Rosa King Kilpatrick c70
    Rosa King Kilpatrick is a native of Atlanta, Georgia, where as a child, the tenets of service to others was demonstrated in her home environment. She is a 1970 cum laude graduate of Spelman College with a bachelor's in sociology and history.