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Founders Day

Past Founders Day Highlights

Past Honorees

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.

Founders Day 2022

2022 Founders Day Convocation

Founders Day 2021


Founders Day Spelchella

Sisters Chapel Worship Service

Founders Day 2020

Founders Day 2019

2019 Robing PhotosFounders Day Robing 2019
2019 Convocation PhotosFounders Day Convocation 2019

2019 Festival PhotosFounders Day Festival 2019

Founders Day 2018


2018 Photos

Founders Day
Processional 2018

Founders Day 2017

2017 Robing PhotosFounders Day 2017 Robing Ceremony
2017 Celebration Photos Founders Day Celebration 2017
2017 Through Your Eyes  Founders Day 2017 Student Highlight Photos

Founders Day Honorees