For Mary-Pat Hector, a 2019 graduate of Spelman College
and national youth director for the National Action Network (NAN) since 13 years old, tackling food insecurity on college campuses, growing youth entrepreneurship, sustaining communities, encouraging wellness and fighting for reproductive justice are some of the most salient issues she is addressing in this current moment.
The five-year, $8.25M investment by UnitedHealth Group is part of an ambitious collaboration with AUCC and its membership: Clark Atlanta University, Morehouse College, Morehouse School of Medicine and Spelman College
. The investment will fund the launch of the AUCC Data Science Initiative, which will offer technical classes for students who want to specialize in data science or learn data analysis to give them a competitive edge when they look for jobs in their field of study.
Author Nic Stone was born and raised in Atlanta and graduated from Spelman College
. She worked extensively in teen mentoring and lived in Israel for a few years before returning to the U.S.
OSU is a collaborator on the project with the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, Tuskegee University, Spelman College
, West Virginia University and several other collaborators.
Taylor is a native of Mound Bayou and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Spelman College
and her DMD from the University of Mississippi Medical Center School of Dentistry.
Travels to the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, Arkansas, September-December 2018; Spelman College
Museum of Fine Art, Atlanta, January 31-May 18, 2019.
, also a grant winner, will expand its "Difficult Dialogue" series.
It looks at specific educational issues these teaching approaches responded to: what learning opportunities should be given to African American women in the post-slavery decades at Spelman College
; how to acculturate the immigrant population of that time, through analysis of Jane AddamsAE leadership at Hull-House; and the role of white and Native cultural resources and teaching approaches in educating indigenous Americans, with discussion of the negative model of assimilationist Carlisle Indian Industrial School in relation to alternative Native teaching practices.
In addition to his professional experience, Carter is a board of director of the New York City Foundation for Computer Science Education, an honorary board of director of Spelman College
, as well as a member of the Arts & Sciences Advisory Board for Washington University in St.
To mark the first anniversary of her album "Lemonade", singer Beyonce Knowles, announced the establishment of Formation Scholars awards for the year 2017-2018, in four colleges to encourage young women "who are unafraid to think outside the box and are bold, creative, conscious and confident." Four schools - Berklee College of Music, Howard University, Parsons School of Design and Spelman College
- are participating, out of which Howard and Spelman are historically black universities.
Hi dissertation focused on Fiorello La Guardia's career in Congress which, he argued, represented the "the conscience of the twenties." Zinn taught history and served as department chair at Spelman College
in Atlanta, Ga.