Let the Music Play: A DJ Spins Scholarship on Campus

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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...]

Spelman Encourages Activism Via New Student Organizations

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Julissa Hunte, C’2016, had no idea that attending the National Society of Black Engineers conference in March would spark her desire to empower girls around self-esteem.  After meeting Corey Crawley, the husband of Pretty Brown Girl founder Sheri Crawley, at that conference, Hunte knew she wanted to charter the first chapter at Spelman. Pretty … [Read more...]

Spelman Gives to Eliminate Global Illiteracy

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While searching the Internet for a community project for the English Club, Tarshia Stanley, Ph.D., came across the African Library Project, a U.S. nonprofit that collects, sorts, and sends gently used children's books to African communities. From now until March, the English Club will collect 1,000 books at the fourth- to eighth-grade levels and … [Read more...]

Being Miss Spelman is a Gift of Leadership and Service

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Serving as Miss Spelman College 2009-2010 has permanently changed my life and my view of leadership for the better. I learned so much with the members of the Miss Spelman Court, First Attendant Charis Chambers, C’2010, and Second Attendant Kerri Ann Thomas, C’2010, when we attended the annual HBCU Queens Conference in Winston Salem, N.C., the … [Read more...]