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Spelman Gets Red Cross Honor Spelman’s unwavering support for the American Red Cross was recognized on Feb. 18 when the College received an Outstanding Achievement Award at the organization’s 9th Annual Minority Recruitment Luncheon. Spelman was recognized because of the record amount of blood donated — 114 pints — during the annual blood drive in … [Read more...]

Robin Holder’s ‘Reclamation’


On Jan. 20, 2010, a special preview reception launched the opening of “An American Consciousness: Robin Holder’s Mid-Career Retrospective,” the new collection featured in the Spelman College Museum of Fine Art. Solely composed of work by Robin Holder, a mixed heritage Russian-Jewish and African-American artist raised in New York City, the exhibit … [Read more...]

Remembering Ann Nixon Cooper, the Wisest of the Wise


To President Barack Obama, Mrs. Ann Nixon Cooper was the woman elder, 106 years of age, whom he lifted up for national — indeed international recognition — in his historic acceptance speech on Nov. 4, 2008. To students at Spelman College, however, Mrs. Cooper was the most celebrated of women elders who has mentored students in Spelman’s Independent … [Read more...]