Let the Music Play: A DJ Spins Scholarship on Campus


DJ Lynnee Denise was destined to deepen her relationship with Spelman College. She’s been spinning on campus for more than a decade – from providing the music for a reception for newly inaugurated president Dr. Beverly Daniel Tatum to deejaying on campus for MC Lyte during the College’s “Take Back the Music” campaign with Essence magazine and … [Read more...]

Women’s Tech Fest Expands Digital Diversity

From left to right: Sabrina Harvey, Kimberly Bryant, Ayoka and Ashia Sims.

The Women Interactive Creative Technology Festival is based on three pillars: interact, inspire and educate. The second annual conference, geared toward women of color who are digital content creators, will return to Spelman College Nov. 9, 2013. This year’s theme will explore “digital citizenship” and how engagement in the digital sphere has … [Read more...]

Faculty Immerse Themselves in Education Technology

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“New to technology in teaching? No problem. Neophyte is better than nophyte,” Kathleen Phillips-Lewis, Ph.D., associate professor and chair of the history department, tweeted during Spelman College’s biannual Faculty Institute. This semester’s Faculty Institute completely immersed the College’s academic staff  in education technology to ensure no … [Read more...]

News Briefs

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President Tatum named HBCU Female President of the Year President Beverly Daniel Tatum has been named HBCU Female President of the Year by HBCU Digest. Additionally, Spelman’s Digital Moving Image Salon was awarded Best Fine Arts Program.   Spelman Recognized in Top 25 Social Media Colleges StudentAdvisor.com ranks Spelman College … [Read more...]

Digital Showcase: Black Female Superhero Solves Social Issues

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What would happen if the societal issues affecting women put other planets at risk? Well, of course, HER, a Black female superhero, would swoop in with a plan to save the universe. HER is central to HERadventure, a science fiction-based, multimedia platform project that interweaves virtual worlds, digital  and social media to create a gaming and … [Read more...]

News Briefs


Mario Van Peebles Previews His New Film at Spelman Director and actor Mario Van Peebles stopped by Spelman Nov. 10 to engage with students about the film industry and his new movie, “We the Party.” Also students in the English class of professor Tarshia Stanley, heard from several actors in the film, including Peebles' daughter Maya and son … [Read more...]

10 Alumnae to Give $100,000 to the Women’s Center

When Beverly Guy-Sheftall, Ph.D., C’66, director of the Women’s Research and Resource Center at Spelman, spoke in February 2007 to a class taught by her former student, she had no idea her words would lead to a $100,000 gift to Spelman from 10 recent alumnae. That former student, Celeste Watkins-Hayes, Ph.D., C’96, decided to launch the “10 at 10” … [Read more...]