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Spelman College Commencement 2017

Commencement Recap 2023


HIghlights of the Commencement Ceremony 2023

Watch the highlight reel of Spelman's 136th Commencement ceremony that celebrated the perseverance and achievements of the class of 2023 and honors our historic four valedictorians.


Commencement Ceremony 2023

Watch as the Spelman community celebrated the class of 2023 during the College’s 136th Commencement exercises. Nikole Hannah-Jones, the Pulitzer Prize-winning creator of the 1619 Project and a staff writer at The New York Times Magazine, will deliver the keynote address to graduates.

Tracee Ellis Ross, award-winning actress and producer, and CEO and Founder of PATTERN Beauty received an honorary degree, Doctor of Fine Arts.

NOTE: Spelman College does not own the rights to all the music featured in this broadcast.


Spelman College C'2023 Graduate Reflections

Every year, Spelman highlights a group of graduating seniors whose experiences are representative of the unique journeys of all of our students. Learn about these students' stories.

Asia Brown, C'2023

Aiyanna Manning, C'2023

Anetha Evans, C'2023

Valentine Williamson, C'2023


Class of 2023 Stories