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21 Apr, 2017, 12:32 ET Student Scholarship and Innovation Highlighted at Spelman College Research Day

More than 220 Spelman College students, representing 25 academic disciplines, will present their undergraduate research and scholarly findings in...


20 Apr, 2017, 19:41 ET President Barack Obama Adviser and Civic Leader Valerie Jarrett to Deliver Commencement Address to Spelman College Class of 2017

Valerie Jarrett, the longest-serving senior adviser to President Barack Obama, has had a consequential impact across the American political, civic...


19 Apr, 2012, 12:00 ET Global Media Leader & Philanthropist Oprah Winfrey To Deliver Commencement Address To The Spelman College Class Of 2012

HIV/AIDS advocate Dazon Dixon Diallo , C'86, and actress and social change agent Anna Deavere Smith to receive Honorary Degrees  A...


12 Apr, 2011, 10:30 ET The 2011 Spelman College Leadership and Women of Color Conference Tells Women Why It's Important To Put 'Self' First

Women will learn the edict: "put self first" to attain greater health, career success and overall well-being at the Seventh Annual Spelman College...


16 Feb, 2011, 16:09 ET Black Women Film Network to Honor Chip and Kim Fields, Keisha Knight Pulliam and a Host of All-Stars in Film and TV

Cassi Davis and Terri Vaughn, Deanna Nowell and Tirrell Whittley also headline Celebrating nearly 15 years, the Black Women Film Network will...


24 Apr, 2009, 08:00 ET Top Political Strategist Donna Brazile is Premier Speaker at 2009 Spelman College Leadership and Woman of Color Conference

Thought leaders discuss President Barack Obama's first 100 days and government, society and individual roles in building communities for...


12 Nov, 2008, 11:31 ET Signature Event Raises Funds to Keep Spelman Students in School

Alumnae and friends of Spelman College from the Midwest region have partnered to host the 2nd annual Blue Diamond Awards. The fundraiser will...


26 Aug, 2008, 01:00 ET Anonymous Donor Gives Spelman $17 Million for International Initiatives

ATLANTA, Aug. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- To strengthen and expand international programs at Spelman College, an anonymous donor has generously given a...


21 Apr, 2008, 01:00 ET Hispanic Women Democrats Say It's About Leadership, Not Race or Gender

ATLANTA, April 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to a new nationwide survey commissioned by LEADS at Spelman College, Hispanic female...


21 Apr, 2008, 01:00 ET Minority Female Democrats Say It's About Leadership, Not Race or Gender

ATLANTA, April 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to a new nationwide survey commissioned by LEADS at Spelman College, minority female...


28 Jun, 2007, 01:00 ET The Bank of New York Establishes $1 Million Endowment at Spelman College

ATLANTA, June 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Spelman College today announced that The Bank of New York is establishing an endowment at the College in the...


02 Mar, 2007, 00:00 ET Spelman College Students Buck Traditional Spring Break Trends

ATLANTA, March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- For 125 years, Spelman College has maintained ties with the continent of Africa through missionary programs,...


30 Jan, 2007, 00:00 ET $175,000 Scholarship Established by Bernice A. King at Spelman College Honors Mrs. Coretta Scott King

ATLANTA, Jan. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Elder Bernice A. King announced today an endowed scholarship at Spelman College in memory of her mother, the...


08 Jun, 2006, 01:00 ET SpelBots Ready for RoboCup 2006 in Bremen, Germany

ATLANTA, June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- The Spelman College Robotics team (SpelBots) has qualified for a second year in a row to compete in the...


13 Jul, 2005, 01:00 ET Johnnella Butler Becomes Spelman College Provost

ATLANTA, July 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Spelman College President Beverly Daniel Tatum has named Johnnella E. Butler, provost and vice president for...


10 May, 2005, 01:00 ET Spelman College Honors Howard Zinn, Diahann Carroll and Virginia Davis Floyd at 2005 Commencement, May 15

ATLANTA, May 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Forty years after inspiring students as a Spelman College faculty member, Howard Zinn, Ph.D., will return to...


25 Mar, 2005, 00:00 ET Spelman College President Receives 2005 Brock International Prize in Education

ATLANTA, March 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Beverly Daniel Tatum, president of Spelman College in Atlanta, and noted author on racial identity and...