Student Body Elects 2011-2012 Student Leaders

Taylor Allen, 2011-2012 SSGA President.

With a strong voter showing of 70 percent, the Spelman College student body proudly selected their Spelman Student Government Association and Class Council representatives for the upcoming 2011-2012 academic year in March. The current SSGA Vice-President Taylor Allen, a junior majoring in English,was selected as the SSGA President for next year. … [Read more...]

News Briefs


Support Founders Day Challenge and Become Eligible to Attend Commencement 2011 As Spelman College prepares to celebrate its 130th anniversary, an anonymous donor has agreed to contribute $250,000 if the College reaches 6,000 alumnae donors by Founders Day on Monday, April 11.  All alumnae donors who have made a gift between July 1, 2010 and … [Read more...]

Students Make a World of Difference on Service Trips

Students from the YWCA in Belize.

From March 6-9, Spelman students spanned the globe for alternative spring break experiences where they made a difference for themselves and others.  Below, in their own words, students share their life-changing experiences. Better Belize It Lauren Taylor, C’2012 During spring break, I was fortunate to be able to travel … [Read more...]

Spelman Launches a Social Justice Fellows Program


From producing alumnae like Marian Wright Edelman, C’60, founder of the Children’s Defense Fund, to being a top producer of African-American Teach for America corps members, Spelman College has historically prepared young women to become change agents around the world. The launch of the Social Justice Fellows Program, funded for two academic years … [Read more...]

Sustaining the Vision

April 11, 2011, marks the 130th anniversary of the founding of Spelman College, a milestone to be celebrated and a moment to reflect on all that has been accomplished to date and what is yet to be achieved.  There was a similar moment in 1896, the 15th anniversary of the College, when Lucy Upton, a beloved member of the Spelman Seminary faculty … [Read more...]