2014 Homecoming Competition


This year, the 2014 Homecoming Affinity Group Competition gave Spelman’s sororities, residence halls and clubs and organizations the opportunity to extend their friendly rivalries while continuing to support the goals of the College. The competition encouraged alumnae to make their gifts and vote for their favorite group in each category, … [Read more...]

STEM Job Boom for HBCU Grads


According to Tony Baylis, with over 2 million STEM-related jobs available by 2018 and a need to close the diversity/gender gap, Spelman College students are well-positioned to enter this hiring bonanza. One particular area of the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics job boom is technology. Not only are technology jobs in demand, … [Read more...]

A First-Year Student Finds Triumph Through Tragedy


“I had a rough childhood. I experienced many tragedies throughout my childhood, and transitioning throughout my teenage years was rough,” revealed Baton Rouge, Louisiana, native Brittany Bulter, C’2018. “I didn’t begin to open up verbally until I was 16 years old, after my mom passed.” The death of her mom was not the only loss Butler … [Read more...]

Spelman Students Celebrate a Season of Thanksgiving

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With the holiday season in full swing, senior Jasmine Payne and many of her Spelman sisters are doing their part to ensure that local Atlanta families enjoy a fulfilling Thanksgiving. Campuswide groups such as the Spelman Student Government Association, the Bonner Office for Community Service and Student Development, and dozens of other registered … [Read more...]

Homecoming 2014 Wrap-up


Over 1,400 alumnae participated in Spelman College’s four-day homecoming celebration. Events began Thursday, Oct. 16 with Spelman’s Arts and Entertainment Summit, which offered student-alumnae mentoring opportunities and a conversation with Broadway producer Alia Jones-Harvey, C'95. After weeks of SpelChat prep videos, alumnae job seekers connected … [Read more...]

Reasons for Joy

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“Life will always provide matters for concern.  Each day, however, brings with it reasons for joy.” Saint Benedict In the daily life of a college president, it is easy to stay focused on the matters of concern: the need for more financial aid for deserving students; the necessity for the renovation and expansion of an aging arts facility; the … [Read more...]

Spelman Partners With Emory to Provide Nursing Program


Spelman students interested in pursuing nursing careers will soon have another opportunity to earn a bachelor’s degree in the profession. A new partnership developed between Spelman College and Emory University’s Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing launches a dual-degree nursing program that offers Spelman students the opportunity to … [Read more...]

News Briefs


Spelman Competes for Outdoor Championship Title For the first time, the Outdoor Foundation is having an Outdoor Nation Campus Challenge where 10 colleges and universities will compete to get the most people outside and active. In 2013, Candice Gaul, C'2014, and 2014 Morehouse College graduate Seth Wolf organized the first student-run Outdoor … [Read more...]