Scholarships Help Spelman Dreams Come True


As far as Alexus Benjamin, C’2018, was concerned, there really was no other option. She had long dreamed of attending Spelman College and that is what she was determined to do. Sure, she applied to a few other schools, just in case. But with a mother and sister who are Spelman alumnae, Benjamin knew exactly where she was supposed to be. “Spelman … [Read more...]

Scholarship Support Makes a Difference In Student Success

Quanisha Wright

Atlanta is a city renowned for more than just Southern hospitality. This international hotspot and pipeline for tomorrow’s leaders  is home to corporations such as The Coca-Cola Co., UPS, Delta and Georgia-Pacific; as well as excellent institutions of higher education and medical studies such as the Centers for Disease Prevention and … [Read more...]

Google Supports Spelman’s Mission in Numerous Ways


One of the world’s most innovative technology companies, Google Inc., is supporting Spelman College with talent development and financial contributions. In fiscal year 2010, Google generously supported the mission of Spelman College with a $100,000 unrestricted gift to the annual fund. Unrestricted contributions are used to support the critical … [Read more...]

Realizing the Vision


On Feb. 26, 2010, President Barack Obama signed an Executive Order reauthorizing the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges. I, one of several members of the newly appointed White House Advisory Board on HBCUs, was standing on stage with President Obama to witness the signing.  This thrilling moment was made even more special because … [Read more...]