Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Tag: Spelman College

Meet Sydney Wilson, the 14-Year-Old Wiz Kid...

Just a week after her 14th birthday, a metro Atlanta girl is making history as the youngest student ever admitted to the historic Spelman...

Howard University Faces Criticism from Students After...

Former Atlanta mayor Kasim Reed is headed back to his alma mater after being chosen as the commencement speaker for Howard University's graduating class...

‘Some Might Even Call It a Miracle’:...

After a 54-day race to raise $5 million and maintain accreditation, Bennett College has managed to surpass that goal. The historically Black women's college announced at...

AKA Announces It Will Donate $100K to...

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. has made their pledge to #StandWithBennett loud and clear. Days before Black History Month, the nation's oldest Black sorority...

Spelman Professor Goes Viral for Sage Relationship...

An actress and professor at Atlanta's Spelman College is setting the Twittersphere on fire with her universal advice on relationships. Jael Roberson, known as Jael the...

Despite Some Setbacks, HBCUs Remain a Much-Needed...

As Spelman College celebrates its 136th anniversary today, its legacy reminds us of the role historically Black colleges and universities play in the advancement...

Ruth Simmons: Pioneer of Education and First...

By Marlee Archer Ruth Simmons made history in 2001 as the first female president of the prestigious Brown University, and the first African American woman...

Exiled Danny Ferry Suffering Severe Punishment for...

Danny Ferry built the Atlanta Hawks, who host Game 2 of the first-round playoff series tonight against the Toronto Raptors. He acquired every player...

7 Reasons Why Historically Black Colleges and...

Pell Grant Cutbacks The Pell Grant, which had served as a financial lifeblood to many students at historically Black colleges and universities for decades, was limited in...

10 Top HBCUs Your High-Schooler Should Be...

Spelman College Location: Atlanta Tuition: $24,634 Freshman Retention Rate: 88% Founded in 1881 as the Atlanta Baptist Female Seminary, Spelman College is the oldest historically Black college for...

Former Spelman Students Respond to Nelly Blaming...

Former Spelman students are speaking up after rapper Nelly claimed that they were partially to blame for his sister’s death when they protested his bone...

Black Mecca: 10 Amazing Facts About Atlanta

Black Mecca The 2010 U.S. Census recorded Atlanta as the nation’s fourth largest majority Black city, and it has long been known as a center...

Chelesa Fearce: Homeless Girl Graduates as High...

A Georgia teenager who was homeless for most of her time at school has been named valedictorian of her graduating class, an honor she...

Loss of Sports Program at Spelman May...

After announcing that she was eliminating the competitive sports program at Spelman College, Dr. Beverly Daniel Tatum, Spelman’s president, faced a barrage of questions...

Spelman College Dumps Competitive Athletics in Favor...

Sports began on American college campuses as a way for students to blow off steam and be healthy. Over the last century and a...

Tananarive Due to Present Ava DuVernay’s ‘Middle...

Award-winning director Ava DuVernay will break down the business of filmmaking during a discussion on Black to the Future: Era of the Artist Entrepreneur....

Gabby Douglas Being Recruited By Spelman College

Atlanta’s Spelman College has begun to recruit 16-year-old Olympic gold medalist Gabby Douglas, the first African American to win all-around gold in Olympic gymnastics. Spelman...

Robberies Of Spelman Students Prompt Safety Concerns

Over the weekend there were two separate incidents in which students from the Atlanta University Center were victims of armed robberies near campus, causing...

2 Spelman Students Robbed & Stripped At...

Two Spelman College students became the latest victims of crimes against college students Saturday when they were among five people robbed at gunpoint overnight...