News Briefs


Museum Launches Campaign to Raise Year-End Gifts Building on an anonymous $75,000 gift that was presented to the Spelman College Museum of Fine Art in November, the College is inviting art lovers to support the museum with gifts totaling $25,000 by the end of 2010. With several exciting initiatives and exhibits planned for 2011, the museum … [Read more...]

Quick and Easy Holiday Recipes


Festive seasons inspire us to entertain, and what better way is there to spread holiday cheer than with a delicious dish.  These quick and easy recipes from the Spelman College community will ensure that you spend less time in the kitchen and more time enjoying the season with family and friends. Ingrid’s Signature Ambrosia To satisfy a sweet … [Read more...]

After Five Decades, Dr. Joyce Johnson Continues to Bless Spelman with the Gift of Music

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For nearly five decades, Dr. Joyce Finch Johnson has touched the lives of the Spelman community through her love and passion for music.  Her constant presence and extraordinary contributions as the College organist, music instructor, and former chair of the music department exemplify Spelman’s legacy and commitment to excellence. The impact she has … [Read more...]

No Pain, No Gain: Students Gear Up for Grueling Final Exams

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Perhaps Seana Dark, C’2013, sums it up best:  Nobody looks forward to final exams. “I’m really ready for finals to be over,” said Dark, a psychology major, who is busy preparing for four grueling exams.  “Finals are not something I look forward to, and really, nobody looks forward to them. I pull all-nighters, but I still try to make sure I eat … [Read more...]

Spelman’s Namesake Building Gets 21st Century Makeover


When Laura Spelman Rockefeller Hall — named after the wife of John D. Rockefeller — was built on the campus of Spelman College in 1918, it originally housed the home economics department. More than 90 years later, the space is transforming into a living and learning environment that is conducive to the academic and holistic development of the … [Read more...]