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Alumni & Post-Grads

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Alumni Office
National Alumnae Association of Spelman College (NAASC)
Alumni Office
Office of Institutional Advancement
Phone: (404) 270-5047
Alumni Services
  • The Alumnae-Student Exchange creates an avenue for alumnae to share tips on careers and leadership.
  • is an site created by alumni and friends of the Atlanta University Center, including Spelman. Here you can read about notable alumni, find out about events, and also search jobs.
  • The NAASC supports chapters in major cities across the country. The chapters spearhead fundraisers in local areas for scholarships and provide a local network of Spelman alumnae so that women may continue to celebrate the sisterhood outside of the gates.
  • The SpelAgent Program allows alumnae to assist with fundraising, reunion planning and donor identification.
  • There is an Alumnae Career Network and groups for alumnae that focus on Homecoming, Founders Day, and Reunion.
Alumni Publications
The Spelman Messenger
Major Alumni Events
  • Alumnae Achievement Awards: An invitation-only breakfast at Tiffany & Co. during which alumnae are honored in the areas of arts and media, business and law, civic service, education, and health and sciences
  • Homecoming is one of the most anticipated weekends of the year. Highlights of the weekend include the coronation of Ms. Spelman and her court and other activities like celebrity concerts, the step show, the Morehouse football game, and parties!
  • Reunion: During graduation weekend in May, Spelman alumnae return to campus for Reunion Weekend. Everyone is invited to attend, and there are generally class-specific activities, seminars, a luncheon, and a banquet for all to attend.
Famous Alumni
  • Mattiwilda Dobbs Janzon (Class of '46) - first African American to perform opera at La Scala
  • LaTanya Richardson Jackson (Class of '71) - stage, film and television actress seen in the films "The Fighting Temptations," "Macolm X," and "U.S. Marshals," and TV shows "NYPD Blue," "Ally McBeal," and "Boston Public"
  • Varnette Honeywood (Class of '72) - artist and creator of the Little Bill character in the book series written by Bill Cosby
  • Kathleen McGee-Anderson (Class of '72) - television producer and playwright, consulting producer for Showtime TV series "Soul Food"
  • Iris Little Thomas (Class of '79) - actress seen in "Everyday People" and "Boycott"
  • Shaun Robinson (Class of '80) - actress and correspondent for "Access Hollywood"
  • Rolanda Watts (Class of '80) - talk show host, guest star on "The Bold & The Beautiful" and "The West Wing"
  • Sherri A. McGee (Class of '87) - co-author "Skinny Women are Evil: Notes of a BIG GIRL in a Small-Minded World" with actress Mo'Nique
  • Tayari Jones (Class of '91) - author of "Leaving Atlanta"
  • Tanika Ray (Class of '94) - host of "Head 2 Toe" on Lifetime
  • Reisha L. Raney (Class of '95) - appeared on reality show "Hooking Up" on ABC
  • Stephanie Scott (Class of '98) - associate beauty editor for Essence magazine
  • Keisha Knight-Pulliam (Class of '01) - actress, noted for her role in "The Cosby Show"
  • Danica Tisdale (Class of '01) - Miss Georgia 2004, the first African American to be crowned
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