Spelman Students Celebrate a Season of Thanksgiving

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With the holiday season in full swing, senior Jasmine Payne and many of her Spelman sisters are doing their part to ensure that local Atlanta families enjoy a fulfilling Thanksgiving. Campuswide groups such as the Spelman Student Government Association, the Bonner Office for Community Service and Student Development, and dozens of other registered … [Read more...]

Making Impact Drives New Student Leaders


Mary Pickard, C’2015, is very clear about why she decided to run for president of the 2014-2015 Spelman Student Government Association. “During my first two years, Spelman gave so much to me. I had so many opportunities that I probably wouldn’t have had at another institution, so I really wanted to give back to Spelman all it’s given to me,” … [Read more...]

Nancy Pelosi Inspires Students to Dream Big


House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi shared words of wisdom on leadership with the Spelman community during a convocation on Feb. 20, 2014. Spelman President Beverly Daniel Tatum opened the conversation with an excerpt from Pelosi’s book, “Know Your Power: A Message to America’s Daughters.” “You said, ‘I didn’t set out be Speaker of the House, … [Read more...]

Striving to Achieve a Sustainable Spelman

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In its continuous effort to develop an ethic of conservation, Spelman College launched Sustainable Spelman Week Feb. 4. The campus community participated in an Energy Conservation Day and indulged in green smoothies on Green Treat Day. Presented in collaboration with the Sustainable Spelman Team, Spelman Student Government Association and the … [Read more...]

News Briefs

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Spelman Cross Country Team Wins Championship Spelman’s cross country team was recently recognized as the 2012 Great South Athletic Conference Champions.  Led by “Coach of the Year” Lisa Tillery, the team consists of eight members.  Recently, Jaguars Kamilia Nemcova, C’2016, and Heather Smith, C’2016, were awarded All-Conference honors.  Smith … [Read more...]

Student Body Elects 2011-2012 Student Leaders

Taylor Allen, 2011-2012 SSGA President.

With a strong voter showing of 70 percent, the Spelman College student body proudly selected their Spelman Student Government Association and Class Council representatives for the upcoming 2011-2012 academic year in March. The current SSGA Vice-President Taylor Allen, a junior majoring in English,was selected as the SSGA President for next year. … [Read more...]

The College Elects New SSGA Officers


The anxieties of candidates for student offices were alleviated at noon on Feb. 19, when the winners of the 2010-2011 Spelman Student Government Association elections were announced in the amphitheater. The current SSGA secretary of Academic Affairs, Iva Stewart-Barre, C’2011, will become the new president for 2010-2011. Her cabinet consists of … [Read more...]

SSGA Gives Back With More Than $30,000 in Awards

The Spelman Student Government Association is helping students in two areas that matter most – books and meals. Dedicated to helping meet students' financial needs, SSGA has disbursed more than $30,000 in awards to Spelman students since the beginning of the 2009-2010 academic year. To date, eight students have received the True Blue Book Award, … [Read more...]