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...]

A New Era of Preservation for Spelman’s History

Holly Smith

After 15 years under the watchful eye of Taronda Spencer, C’80, the Spelman College Archives is now managed by archivist Holly Smith. A graduate of William and Mary College and Yale University, Smith, who has a background in public history and, library science and archives, comes to Spelman after having worked for five years in special collections … [Read more...]

Fierce Competition Increases Reunion Giving


Reunion for Spelman women is all about coming home to celebrate their sisterhood and making friendly wagers about whose class will take home top honors at the weekend’s culminating event, Blue Note Theatre.  The classes ending in 4s and 9s brought fierce competition this year (both against each other and with last year’s winners) and raised more … [Read more...]

Ten Things You (Probably) Didn’t Know About Spelman


Many are familiar with some of the unwritten Spelman College traditions like walking underneath the Alumnae Arch before Class Day may keep you from graduating on time, or stepping on the grass being (unofficially) forbidden because "Spelman women don't cut corners." Whether you consider yourself the most spirited student, or true blue alumna, here … [Read more...]

News Briefs


Ten Years of Creating Moving Images The Spelman College Digital Moving Image Salon is celebrating a decade of interactive creativity. The program has been a catalyst encouraging students to explore interests, satisfy curiosities, and create documentaries about homelessness, women of color in the military, foster parenting, activism, surviving … [Read more...]

Millennials’ Professors Embrace Digital Technology


How can college professors use digital technologies to spotlight their scholarly achievements, and at the same time spark innovation and inspire their millennial students? For Spelman faculty, these questions are being answered through the Office of Communications’ new faculty website initiative. The faculty website initiative started as a pilot … [Read more...]

Sharing the Spelman Legacy With Prospective Students


An academic environment that cultivates social change agents, Spelman College is the mecca for women of color. As students matriculate through Spelman, they are given the necessary tools to make a positive impact throughout the world. After seniors cross under the Alumnae arch on Class Day and walk across the stage to receive their degrees during … [Read more...]