News Briefs

Spleman Spring 2011

Community to Participate in Spelman's Presidential Search In its national search to identify its 10th president, Spelman College is encouraging the community to participate in the process. Beginning Tuesday, Sept. 23, the Presidential Search Committee will host listening sessions for students, faculty, staff and alumnae. An opportunity for … [Read more...]

Colorful and Commanding: New Spelman Museum Exhibit Enthralls

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“The Spelman College Museum of Fine Art exhibition “Brides of Anansi: Fiber and Contemporary Art” is a striking study of the intricate techniques used to weave, twist, assemble and loop yarn, mesh, plaster, metal, wire, and other elements into an array of colorful and commanding works. On view through Dec. 6, 2014, “Brides of Anansi” brings … [Read more...]

Scholarships Help Spelman Dreams Come True


As far as Alexus Benjamin, C’2018, was concerned, there really was no other option. She had long dreamed of attending Spelman College and that is what she was determined to do. Sure, she applied to a few other schools, just in case. But with a mother and sister who are Spelman alumnae, Benjamin knew exactly where she was supposed to be. “Spelman … [Read more...]

A Cultural Explosion: Opening Season for the Arts At Spelman


From extraordinary voices and exceptional creative minds to incredible acting talents and phenomenal musicianship, Spelman College has always been a haven of artistic fervor. The College’s rare blend of nurture, passion, and rigor continues to make it a sought-after institution for not only those who seek to learn and teach but also for those who … [Read more...]

Jones Brings International Musical Excellence to Spelman

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With over 30 years of performing internationally as an artist in the African-American improvisational tradition, Ralph Jones comes to Spelman with a wealth of knowledge and experience. After recording and performing on four continents with luminaries like Dr. Yusef Lateef, Pharaoh Sanders, Ahmed­Abdul Malik, Ella Fitzgerald, Wadada Leo Smith, and … [Read more...]

The Spelman Sisterhood Shines During NSO

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For Ansley Carlisle, C’2018, witnessing the Spelman sisterhood in action was one of the most important elements of New Student Orientation Week. “The most inspiring part of NSO was meeting various upperclassmen who demonstrated the true meaning of sisterhood through their actions toward each other and toward the incoming freshmen,” said the … [Read more...]

Spelman Unveils First Online Course


Mathematics professor Jeffrey Ehme, Ph.D., begins his pre-calculus course by pulling up to his computer, strapping on a headset and logging on to, a Web and video-conferencing site, where he meets with a class of five students. In this virtual classroom, Dr. Ehme quickly pulls up a list of class participants, along with a chat box that … [Read more...]

Travel Healthy


Maintaining your wellness program between long-delayed flights, rigorous meetings, and limited healthy eateries while traveling can be challenging. But with a little commitment and planning, you can retain your routine while you’re away. Here are a few travel solutions: Make easy to carry snacks that require no mess or fuss: Poke a straw … [Read more...]