The Perfect Gift


When it comes to holiday giving, we often say “it is the thought that counts.”  Even so, most of us want to find the perfect gift for our loved ones – something that will be used and truly appreciated, not just something that will be graciously received but then perhaps returned to the store or even “re-gifted” to someone else. But what do you … [Read more...]

A $20,000 Gift Honors a Legacy of Wellness


As 2013 comes to a close, Spelman College is preparing to say goodbye to the traditional red brick version of Read Hall to make way for a new state-of-the-art fitness and wellness facility. Eighteen months after announcing the Wellness Revolution and the aggressive $18 million fundraising challenge to construct the new building, the College has … [Read more...]

Healthy U: Tips to Keep You Fit For Life


Has the phrase “Freshman 15” ever been a part of your vocabulary? If you’re familiar with the 15 pounds many students gain during their first year in college, then Spelman College’s new wellness initiative is made for you. Healthy U Interactive can help you avoid or tackle those extra pounds possibly creeping up on you now, or loose what you’ve … [Read more...]

You’ve Been Accepted to Spelman? Time for Spel-Bound

Spelbound_Angelica Brown and Danyelle Carter

Angelica Brown, C’2017, was having a terrible Monday a few months ago until she walked into her room and saw a letter from Spelman College lying on her bed. “My mom had set the acceptance letter on my bed,” remembers Brown. “I’d been having a bad day that Monday, but when I walked in and saw it, I started screaming. I was like, ‘Oh my goodness!’ … [Read more...]

Global Excursions and Fresh Perspectives

Marshè Minor in South Africa.

Growing up, Marshè Minor, C’2013, never imagined passports and global travel in her future. “I honestly thought the only people who traveled outside of the country were White people, said Minor. Just like I thought the only person who could be president was a White person, I felt the same way about traveling outside of the country.” Upon … [Read more...]

AJ Johnson, C’85, Inspires Students to Live Healthy


She is best known for her film roles in “School Daze,” “House Party” and “Baby Boy,” but before AJ Johnson, C’85, graced Hollywood’s big screen, she walked the campus of Spelman College. “I had the time of my life while being prepared for anything the world wanted to throw at me.” said Johnson of her Spelman experience. While studying Psychology … [Read more...]