New Space Powers the ‘Maker Revolution’ at Spelman


Sitting in her office in the Albro-Falconer Science Center at Spelman, Carmen Sidbury, associate provost for research resources and the first African-American woman to receive a Ph.D. in mechanical engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology, is beaming with enthusiasm as she talks about one of the College’s gems – a new innovation lab, … [Read more...]

Spelman Students Celebrate a Season of Thanksgiving

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With the holiday season in full swing, senior Jasmine Payne and many of her Spelman sisters are doing their part to ensure that local Atlanta families enjoy a fulfilling Thanksgiving. Campuswide groups such as the Spelman Student Government Association, the Bonner Office for Community Service and Student Development, and dozens of other registered … [Read more...]

Homecoming 2014 Wrap-up


Over 1,400 alumnae participated in Spelman College’s four-day homecoming celebration. Events began Thursday, Oct. 16 with Spelman’s Arts and Entertainment Summit, which offered student-alumnae mentoring opportunities and a conversation with Broadway producer Alia Jones-Harvey, C'95. After weeks of SpelChat prep videos, alumnae job seekers connected … [Read more...]

Spelman Partners With Emory to Provide Nursing Program


Spelman students interested in pursuing nursing careers will soon have another opportunity to earn a bachelor’s degree in the profession. A new partnership developed between Spelman College and Emory University’s Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing launches a dual-degree nursing program that offers Spelman students the opportunity to … [Read more...]

Community Participates in Spelman’s Presidential Search


In the national search to identify its 10th president, Spelman College is continuing to encourage community participation in the process. In preparation for developing a strong and informed leadership profile, the Presidential Search Committee is hosting listening sessions across the country to hear insights from students, faculty, staff, parents … [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...]