Get ‘Active for Life: Campus Style’ to Stay Healthy

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Active for Life: Campus Style! is a six-week fitness and nutrition program designed to help you improve your health by becoming physically active and eating better.  Sponsored by the department of athletics and the American Cancer Society, the program consists of: • weekly fitness classes • cooking demonstrations • prizes • a closing … [Read more...]

The Spelman Pipeline to Health Career Professions Turns 40


According to the American Association of Medical Colleges, U.S. medical schools received 580,304 applications from 42,742 applicants in 2010 – 47.3 percent were women.  Spelman College provided 61 of those applicants.  That is the fourth largest number of Blacks from any undergraduate institution supplying applicants to U.S. medical schools.  The … [Read more...]

World Talents Perform at the 2011 Organ Recital Series


The 2011 season of the annual Harreld-James Organ Recital Series presented by the Spelman College department of music began with an electrifying performance in Sisters Chapel on Jan. 30 by Elizabeth and Raymond Chenault. Recognized by many as America’s premier duo organists and named "Organists of the Year" by Sacred Music USA, the Chenaults have … [Read more...]

Benefits Abound for Palmer Scholars

Vicki Palmer is committed to helping students with academic promise, a commitment to community service, and a demonstrated financial need.

The first five Vicki Palmer Scholars are reaping the benefits of a program established in honor of a long-term employee of Coca-Cola Enterprises and a 16-year member of Spelman’s board of trustees. The Vicki R. Palmer Scholarship Program mirrors its namesake’s longtime commitment to helping Coca-Cola’s diversity and inclusion goals of … [Read more...]

IngridMwangiRobertHutter Exhibition is ‘Constant Triumph’

Constant Triumph

The collaborative work of multimedia artists IngridMwangiRobertHutter has been described as innovative and visually striking. Using video, photography, live performance and installation, their artistic message articulates the intricacies of overcoming differences within race, gender and cultural heritage. Spelman College Museum of Fine Art will … [Read more...]

Selena Sloan Butler: A Passionate Advocate for Children’s Rights


Before there was a Marian Wright Edelman, C’60, founder of the Children’s Defense Fund, there was Selena Sloan Butler, High School, 1888. A trailblazer and passionate advocate for education and children’s rights, Butler is credited as a co-founder of the National Parent Teacher Association. Born in Thomasville, Ga., on Jan. 4, 1872, to a White … [Read more...]

Storm Yields Wintry Mix of Work and Wonder


A week before the snow took Atlanta by storm, Spelman groundskeeper Dave Gennara was enjoying sunny winter days in Orlando, Fla.  With Gennara’s new arrival to Atlanta and to Spelman College, a new reality presented itself. “At 8:30 p.m. on Jan. 9, 2011, snow began to accumulate, and the few students on campus were shrieking with delight,” he … [Read more...]