Alumnae Entrepreneurs Nourish the American Economy

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Entrepreneur is one of those sexy French words that has more to do with patience and perseverance than enterprise and business. Entrepreneurs are the backbone of the American economic landscape and women play a major role in that picture. According to the 2013 State of Women-Owned Business Report by American Express Open, there are more than 8.6 … [Read more...]

Alumnae Celebrate the 80th Anniversary of the Spelman Hymn

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This year marks the 80th anniversary of the “Spelman Hymn.”  Created by Eddye Money Shivery, C’34, the hymn serves as the lyrical lifeline between Spelman alumnae and students.  In honor of the anniversary, several daughters of Spelman shared their favorite lines of the hymn and why it serves a special place in their hearts. “Spelman thy name we … [Read more...]

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Inquiring Minds Wanted For Research Day 2013 Being inquisitive is rewarded at Spelman. Especially during Research Day, when Spelman students present their research. This year's event features 222 poster and oral presentations, the highest number in Research Day history. The day's events include an awards ceremony and a conversation about innovation … [Read more...]

Getting Experience Through Internships


It is no secret; the nation faces a staggering unemployment rate – 9.1 percent in general and 16.7 percent specifically for Blacks according to the Department of Labor. That is not good news for the job-seeking college graduate. But, while the job market is tough, there are plenty of opportunities for the well-prepared and educated who enter the … [Read more...]

Benefits Abound for Palmer Scholars

Vicki Palmer is committed to helping students with academic promise, a commitment to community service, and a demonstrated financial need.

The first five Vicki Palmer Scholars are reaping the benefits of a program established in honor of a long-term employee of Coca-Cola Enterprises and a 16-year member of Spelman’s board of trustees. The Vicki R. Palmer Scholarship Program mirrors its namesake’s longtime commitment to helping Coca-Cola’s diversity and inclusion goals of … [Read more...]

Homecoming 2010 Rocked


Dubbed "Galactic Ascension," this year's homecoming was filled with performances and events that were out of this world. Students and alumnae had plenty of opportunity to celebrate Morehouse and Spelman colleges. The Super Nova Neo-Soul concert at Morehouse College’s King Chapel featured headliner R&B artist Chrisette Michele. Singing and … [Read more...]

Ready to Spark Dialogue and Intrigue, ‘Evenly Yoked’ Explores Generations of Race Relations

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Collaborating for more than 10 years, Bradley McCallum and Jacqueline Tarry have created art works in many forms – large-scale public projects, performance pieces, sculptures, paintings, photography, video and self-portraits.  Beginning Sept. 9, the Spelman College Museum of Fine Art will present 10 of McCallum and Tarry’s works in the exhibition … [Read more...]