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Notable Announcements

As Commencement approaches, Spelman College would like to spotlight our four valedictorians – Maya Blasingame, Amaia Calhoun, Chandler Nutall and Sydney DuPree – and salutatorian Maya Phillips.

To read more about the Class of 2023’s top five and their accomplishments, click here.
Spelman College was recently ranked among top Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) for Health Science majors, according to Spelman shares the distinction with Florida A&M University, Howard University, Oakwood University, Tuskegee University and Lincoln University.

You can read more about this ranking via the website.
Campus Highlights
Spelman College COVID-19 Operations will host an additional free wellness kit distribution for the campus community on Wednesday, May 10, 2023, from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. in the Beverly D. Tatum (BDT) Suites Private Dining Room. The wellness kits contain supplies such as hand sanitizer, masks and COVID-19 self-test kits with an estimated retail value of $100.

For more information, visit

Spelman College student, Naya Welcher, C’2025, was recently selected as one of 154 student civic leaders chosen for the 2023 cohort of the Newman Civic Fellowship, which recognizes students who stand out for their commitment to creating positive change in communities, locally and around the world.

To read more, visit Spelman's News & Events page.

Spelman’s summer online courses allow current, incoming first-year and non-Spelman students to save money, have flexibility, join smaller class sizes, complete core classes and discover new interests outside their majors.

Click here to learn more about course offerings and registration.

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Career Opportunities at Spelman

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Alumnae Highlights
Reunion is a cherished custom at Spelman College – a time when alumnae gather every five years to commemorate, demonstrate affection and give back to our beloved institution. This year, the Spelman College Office of Alumnae Engagement is thrilled to extend a warm invitation to all alumnae from class years ending in "3" and "8" to return to Spelman for Reunion 2023 from May 17 – 21.

Registration is now closed for ticketed events. To learn more about all reunion activities, visit
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