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Alumna Leads Atlanta’s First STEM-Certified School
M. Agnes Jones Elementary School, led by principal Margul Retha Woolfolk, C’82, recently became the first school in the Atlanta Public Schools district awarded certification in science, technology, engineering and mathematics by the Georgia Department of Education.  Read More...
Honorary Degree Recipient Stacey Yvonne Abrams, C'95
Stacey Yvonne Abrams is the House Minority Leader for the Georgia General Assembly and State Representative for the 89th House District. She made history as the first woman to lead either party in the Georgia General Assembly and is the first African American to lead in the House of Representatives. She serves on the Appropriations, Ethics, Judiciary Non-Civil, Rules, and Ways & Means committees. 

Makeeda John Shares Her AmeriCorps Journey, C'2016
When Makeeda John, C'2016, graduated from Spelman, she planned to attend graduate school in Chicago and earn her master's degree in counseling. These plans were altered, and she decided to take a year before going into graduate school and instead joined AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps(NCCC).  Read More...
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Green Leader Na’Taki Osborne Jelks Honored by Atlanta City Council, C'95
In honor of Women’s History Month, the Atlanta City Council issued a proclamation to Na’Taki Osborne Jelks, Ph.D., C’95, in recognition of her decades of service to address environmental issues in west Atlanta’s underserved communities. 
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