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...]

Teaching For America and the World

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In September, Teach For America announced that Spelman was among the top contributors of teachers to its 2014 corps. As a Spelman alumna and 2002 Teach For America corps member, I am extremely proud to see so many Spelman women demonstrating their commitment to changing the status quo and demanding educational equity for all students. I came to … [Read more...]

True Blue Society Members Sparkle


This fall Spelman College supporters opened their mailboxes to find gifts of bedazzled necklaces. These tokens of appreciation are being sent to more than 2,800 members of the True Blue Society, a group who has made gifts to the College for five or more consecutive years. An extension of Every Woman…Every Year! the necklaces show special … [Read more...]

New Cosby Chair Infuses Anthropology Into Performance Art


World-renowned theater director, choreographer, and producer Aku Kadogo has enthusiastically embraced Spelman College as the William and Camille Cosby Endowed Professor in the Arts for the 2014-2015 academic year. Born and raised in Detroit, Kadogo has lived and worked in different countries, including Korea and Australia. However, before Kadogo … [Read more...]

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...]

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...]

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...]