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Spelman History & Traditions 2015
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Why is John D. Rockefeller, Sr. significant in Spelman's history?
He provided financial support for the upbringing of Spelman & brought recognition to the school
In what year did Spelman celebrate its centennial anniversary?
What does the March through the Arch symbolize?
Symbolizes graduating from college and moving into greater service
Name the oldest and newest buildings on campus.
Rockefeller Hall and Beverly Daniel Tatum Suites
Name the organization comprised of Spelman Alumnae.
NAASC-National Alumnae Association of Spelman College
When did the first high school class receive diplomas from Spelman Seminary?
June 18th, 1887
Who were the first high school class receive diplomas from Spelman Seminary?
Claudia T. White and Jane Anna Granderson
In what year did Spelman Seminary become Spelman College?
What was the original purpose of MacVicar Hall when it was constructed in 1901?
Hospital and Nursing Courses
What President's efforts signaled the College's Commitment to Sustainability?
Dr. Beverly Daniel Tatum
Name the first African American president of Spelman.
Dr. Albert E. Manley
In what year was the Spelman Student Government Association formed?
Which program on campus was awarded a White House Point of Light?
Spelman Community Service Program
Howard-Harreld Hall is named after which two alumnae?
Clara Howard and Claudia White Harreld
What is the name of the largest consortium of black colleges and universities in the country?
Atlanta University Consortium
The original Spelman seal consisted of the star of service - the six points of the star represented departments of instruction, name one of the departments.
What is the emblem and color of the Class of 2019?
Sphinx and Yellow
What is the name of the alumnae magazine of Spelman College?
What does the Grover-Werden Memorial Fountain represent?
Fountain of Knowledge, Fountain of Waters, Fountain of Life Eternal
Name the first alumna president of Spelman College.
Dr. Audrey Forbes Manley
In what year was Spelman Seminary chartered by the State of Georgia?
What is the title of the full-page advertisement placed in the Atlanta Journal Constitution by Atlanta University Center students in 1960?
An Appeal for Human Rights
Name the program that uses LEADS as its acronym.
Center for Leadership and Civic Engagement
What are Spelman's colors?
Columbia Blue and White
In what location was the first Spelman-Morehouse Christmas Carol Concert held?
Spelman is a member of what prestigious honor society?
Phi Beta Kappa National Honor Society
What is the name of the building that was named after the second president of Spelman?
Name a book where Dr. Mary Schmidt Campbell was co-editor
Artistic Citizenship: A Public Voice for the Arts
Who is the tenth president of Spelman College?
Dr. Mary Schmidt Campbell
Why is it important to learn the history of Spelman?
To empower women to be proud to be a black woman. Also, you have to know your past to appreciate your present and be successful in the future
In what church did Packard and Giles first start the school?
Friendship Baptist Church
Reynolds Cottage was constructed for what purpose?
Official residence of the president of Spelman
What was the name of Dr. Tatum's strategic plan for Spelman?
Strengthening the Core: The Strategic Plan for 2015
What is the name of the student legacy organization on campus?
Where is the Alumnae Arch?
Who are the founders of Spelman College?
Sophia B. Packard and Harriet Giles
In what year was Harriet E. Giles named president of Spelman?
Name the first black woman to be elected president of Spelman College.
Dr. Johnnetta B. Cole
The Living-Learning Center I was named in honor of which Spelman president and his wife?
Donald and Isabel Stewart
The Senior Bench is reserved for what group of Spelman students?
The Senior Class
Under what name did Packard and Giles establish the school?
Atlanta Baptist Female Seminary
On what date did the Atlanta Baptist Female Seminary open?
April 11th, 1881
From what organization did Packard and Giles receive a commission to start the school?
Woman's American Baptist Home Mission Society
For whom is the College named?
Harvey Buel Spelman
In what year did the annual Christmas Carol Concert begin?
What is the title of Spelman's alma mater (school song)?
In whose honor is Sisters Chapel named?
Laura Spelman Rockefeller and Lucy Maria Spelman
What is the name of the song written by Eddye Money Shivery, C'34?
The Spelman Hymn
When is the Ivy Oration delivered?
Senior Class Day
Which two buildings are Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certified?
Laura Spelman Rockefeller Hall and Beverly Daniel Tatum Suites
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