Spelman College alumna and Johns Hopkins University assistant professor Risha Irvin discusses her path to STEM, the professors who influenced her career, and her work in public health advocacy and analysis in Baltimore City.
Seth and Beth Klarman, Boston-based philanthropists who have amassed more than $1.5 billion dollars in personal wealth from hedge fund management, have donated $5 million to Spelman College in support of student scholarships.
Ms. Kyana Washington of Manvel, TX, an English major from Spelman College, Atlanta, GA, has been selected as the English in Action 2018-2019 Luard Morse Scholarship recipient, a program of The English-Speaking Union.
Spelman College alumna Hope Wiseman, the youngest African-American woman dispensary owner in the nation, is proud to announce along with her business partners, Dr. Octavia Simkins-Wiseman and Dr. Larry Bryant, the opening of Mary and Main in Prince George’s County, Maryland during the Winter of 2017.
Students at Spelman College and Morehouse College continue efforts to end systems allowing or encouraging sexual assault and harassment on campus.
A student-led hunger strike designed to draw attention to a lack of food access has ended with new accommodations being made by two of the nation’s leading historically black colleges.
Some students at Morehouse College and Spelman College are on a hunger strike to convince food service provider Aramark and campus officials to amend dining plan policies in support of needy classmates.
Spelman College is among a handful of colleges and universities nationally with endowment assets equaling about $100,000 per student. But their institutional investment success could put them on a higher plane for tax obligations.
Spelman College alumna and decorated journalist and communications executive Sharon Toomer was this week named as the executive director of the National Association of Black Journalists.
NABJ Names Media Executive Sharon Toomer as its Executive Director – National Association of Black Journalists
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Ridesharing company Lyft has announced plans to partner with online credentialing and nanodegree company Udacity to begin offering scholarships to learners who want to develop self-driving cars.
Lyft wants to create a world filled with self-driving cars, so the ride-hailing company will help the next generation of developers get the education they need to build it.
Spelman College alumna and board chair Rosalind Brewer has been named President and COO of Starbucks, the company yesterday announced.
Officials at Spelman College today announced new elements of its admission policy, which will allow transgender students to enroll, and female students who transition to male gender to remain enrolled and to graduate.
In just a few months, transwomen will learn whether or not they will be able to apply to Spelman College. The college’s Board of Trustees is expected to take a vote at the end of this fiscal year, according to a statement issued to Georgia Voice from Spelman’s Office of Communications.