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Notable Announcements

Congratulations, Dr. Cole!
We are pleased to share a recent high honor for Spelman College President Emerita Johnnetta Betsch Cole, Ph.D.

President Joseph R. Biden presented Dr. Cole with a 2021 National Humanities Medal on March 21, 2023, at the White House award ceremony for the 2021 National Humanities Medals.

To view the announcement of this milestone moment here.
Angelino Viceisza, Ph.D., associate professor of economics at Spelman and research associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research, has been named the new president of the National Economic Association for the 2023-2024 term.

To learn more, visit Spelman's Our Stories page.

Spelman’s Food Studies Program will host its virtual Food Justice Summit on Thursday, March 30 at 6 p.m. the program's annual signature food justice event highlighting Black women food scholars.

This year’s summit focuses on using food as medicine and will feature Black women health specialists, such as Tamara Melton, MS, RDN, of Diversify Dietetics; Tambra Raye Stevenson, MPH, of Wanda; and Spelman alumna and faculty member Rosalind Gregory-Bass, M.D., with Rose Scott serving as moderator.

To learn more, and to register to attend, visit Spelman's Food Studies Events page.
You are cordially invited to attend Spelman's Environmental and Health Sciences Program (EHSP) Week through Thursday, March 30.

EHSP Week will wrap up with a keynote address featuring Tamarra M. James-Todd, MPH, Ph.D., of Harvard University.

To learn more, visit Spelman's Environmental and Health Sciences Program page.
Campus Highlights

In case you missed the relaunch of Inside Spelman, check out the College’s monthly digital magazine for a deeper look at the people, events and spirit of Spelman College.

In this issue, we continue to elevate stories of Spelman women who are changing the world. You can read one of these special stories in the March 2023 issue of Inside Spelman now.
Career Opportunities at Spelman

To apply, or to learn more about these and other positions, visit

Alumnae Highlights
Founders Day is coming! From Saturday, April 1 through Tuesday, April 11, the Spelman College community will commemorate Founders Day through several special events and celebrations, including a Day of Service, Founders Day Worship Service, an alumnae celebration and Founders Day Convocation.

For more information, or to make your donation, visit Spelman’s Founders Day page.
Spelman Scenes
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