STEM Job Boom for HBCU Grads


According to Tony Baylis, with over 2 million STEM-related jobs available by 2018 and a need to close the diversity/gender gap, Spelman College students are well-positioned to enter this hiring bonanza. One particular area of the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics job boom is technology. Not only are technology jobs in demand, … [Read more...]

News Briefs

Spleman Spring 2011

Community to Participate in Spelman's Presidential Search In its national search to identify its 10th president, Spelman College is encouraging the community to participate in the process. Beginning Tuesday, Sept. 23, the Presidential Search Committee will host listening sessions for students, faculty, staff and alumnae. An opportunity for … [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...]

Celebrating Black History Month Nationwide


February is a special month in the United States as it gives us the opportunity to embrace our heritage. The following cities are celebrating Black History Month in creative and dynamic ways: Atlanta: The birthplace of civil rights leader  Martin Luther King Jr. , Atlanta observes Black History Month through various events in the city.  Tourists … [Read more...]

Homecoming 2013 Kickoff


The countdown to Homecoming 2013 has officially begun as the Office of Alumnae Affairs prepares to welcome alumnae back home, and the Office of Student Life and Engagement places the finishing touches on a week of events for Spelman students.. “This year is unique because Spelman College, Morehouse College and Clark Atlanta University are all … [Read more...]

Spelman Alumna’s Personal Commitment Through Planned Giving

Cole, Brenda H_is

When a Spelman woman receives her acceptance letter, celebrates her first Founders Day, or passes through the Alumnae Arch at her 50th class reunion, she upholds the traditions and values passed down from the first generation of Spelman women.  She becomes a part of a sisterhood that honors the women who came before her and cherishes those who will … [Read more...]

In Due Time: New Cosby Chair Brings Real-World Experience to Class

Tananarive Due

Before she was interested in television, Tananarive Due was interested in writing. Authoring her first book, Baby Bobby, at age 4, she caught the writing bug and it became the medicine for her soul. Some four decades later, Due is not only an award-winning author, but her talents have brought her to be named the 2012-2013 William and Camille Cosby … [Read more...]

THATCamp HBCU Explores Scholars in Digital Humanities


The Atlanta University Center Robert W. Woodruff Library will host the Humanities and Technology conference, known as THATCamp HBCU, June 14 and 15. An international movement to educate and connect scholars in digital humanities, THATCamp HBCU expands the format to specifically address the needs of HBCU faculty, staff, and students. The first … [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...]