Spelman College
Office of Alumnae Affairs
350 Spelman Lane, SW
Campus Box 304
Atlanta, GA 30314-4399
reunion@spelman.edu
(404) 270-5048
(404) 270-5050 (FAX)

Reunion Hotline
(404) 270-5064







Schedule of Events | Reunion 2012

Wednesday May 16 | Thursday, May 17 |
Friday, May 18 | Saturday, May 19 |
Sunday, May 20

FIRST STOP

Wednesday, May 16

1:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Eighth Anniversary
Leadership and Women of Color Conference

 

SECOND STOP

Thursday, May 17

7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Eighth Anniversary
Leadership and Women of Color Conference

10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Museum of Fine Art Open House

Admission is free but registration is required. To register, call 404.270.5607 or send an email to museum@spelman.edu.

10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. Reunion Registration
Manley College Center, Upper Concourse

Golden Girl Class of 1962
Registration
Manley College Center, Board Room, Upper Concourse
Special registration and gathering room for the 2012 Golden Girl Class of 1962.

Diamond Daughter Registration
Manley College Center, Board Room, Upper Concourse
Special registration for alumnae in classes celebrating reunions of 55 years or more.

Alumnae Exchange
Manley College Center, Upper Concourse
Walk through and network with your Spelman sisters. Engage in an exchange of resources concerning topics ranging from planning your future to health and wellness. Bring your business cards, pamphlets and promotional items. Engage in the exchange!

Cyber Cafe
Manley College Center,
Training Room, Upper Concourse

Check your email, connect with alumnae who could not make it to Reunion, make a gift to the College, surf the Web and relax.

11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Internet Basics: Communicate with the World
for the C'42 - C'62
Manley College Center, Upper Concourse, Training Room

This 45-minute workshop is for novice computer users in the classes of 1942 through 1962 who want to learn more about using Internet resources to surf the Web, communicate with family and friends, and stay connected with the Spelman community. The workshop is taught by Bernice Green, C'91, Computer Laboratory Services Manager:

* Learn about Internet Safety
* Learn how to search the Web
* Learn how to set-up a free e-mail account
* Learn how to send, download and view pictures
* Learn important Internet terms

5:00 p.m. - Until

Class Activities
(Various locations on and off campus)

THIRD STOP

Friday, May 18

7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Reunion Registration
Manley College Center, Upper Concourse

Golden Girl Class of 1962 Registration
Manley College Center, Board Room

Diamond Daughter Registration
Manley College Center, Board Room, Upper Concourse

Alumnae Exchange
Manley College Center, Upper Concourse

Cyber Cafe  
Manley College Center,
Training Room, Upper Concourse


8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Sisterhood Breakfast
(Breakfast is not guaranteed after 8:45 a.m.)
Manley College Center, Dining Hall & Atrium
Celebrate sisterhood with your class and other reunioning alumnae, and enjoy a wide array of delicious breakfast selections with your class and other reunioning alumnae.
10:00 a.m. - 10:50 a.m. Reunion Convocation
Sisters Chapel
A program hosted, as tradition dictates, by the ten-year Class of 2002
10:50 a.m. Parade of Classes
Sisters Chapel
Strut with your class from Sisters Chapel to your designated class photo shoot location led by your Student Class Captain.
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Campus Tours
Walk the campus with Spelman Ambassadors to experience our 39-acre campus. Meet your tour guide and look for signs that say “campus tour” across from the Dorothy Shephard Manley Residence Hall. Tours will begin every hour on the hour.

Museum of Fine Art Open House
Admission is free but registration is required. To register, call 404.270.5607 or send an email to museum@spelman.edu.

Tours will begin every hour on the hour

10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Vendors Market
Manley College Center, Lower Concourse
An exciting marketplace sponsored by the Atlanta Chapter of the National Alumnae Association of Spelman College (NAASC)

Craft Zone
Manley College Center, Upper Concourse
An opportunity for children, ages 12 and under, to create crafts & Spelman memorabilia.

Guest Retreat
Manley College Center, Lower Concourse
A place to relax for registered alumnae guests.

11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Spelman Literature and Music Showcase
Manley College Center Upper Concourse
A showcase of books, music and art by reunioning alumnae, and College faculty and staff.
11:15 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.

Class Pictures
Read Hall Simon Gymnasium and Manley College Center
Class picture location and times have been pre-assigned and are listed at
www.spelman.edu/reunion/classpictureschedule.shtml

College-Bound Information Session
Office of Admissions, Packard Hall, 3rd floor
An information session on preparing for the college experience for girls, ages 12-18, who are guests of registered alumnae

12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Blue Box Lunch
(Included in Registration)
Manley College Center, Alma Upshaw Dining Hall
Noon – 4:00pm Admission is free but registration is required. To register, call 404.270.5607 or send an email to museum@spelman.edu
12:30 p.m. - 1:50 p.m. Class Meetings
Class Meeting locations have been pre-assigned and are shared in your registration materials. The schedule, including locations, are also published at www.spelman.edu/reunion/classmeetings.shtml
2:00 p.m.

Reunion Competition Deadline
The deadline for making class contributions to be counted towards the Class Gift presentations. Class Gift presentations are made during the Blue Note Theatre.

Senior Class Day
Sisters Chapel
A program featuring the Ivy Oration and other presentations by the Senior Class of 2012.

2:45 p.m. March Through the Alumnae Arch
Campus Oval
(Begins at approximately 3:00 p.m. following Class Day)

The Class of 2012 is led by alumnae through the Alumnae Arch.

*White dress or skirt suit, flesh-toned hose & black closed-toe shoes required.
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Golden Girl Class of 1962 Tea
Reynolds Cottage
An afternoon tea, especially for the Class of 1962, in celebration of their 50th reunion.
7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Morehouse-Spelman Mixer

A mixer featuring music, martinis and a walk down memory lane with the men of Morehouse College.

10:00 p.m. - Until Class Activities
(Various locations on and off campus)

FOURTH STOP

Saturday, May 19

9:00 a.m. Baccalaureate
Campus Oval
Open Admission. Please identify yourself as an Alumna for special seating.
11:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. National Alumnae Association of Spelman College
(NAASC)

Annual Meeting & Luncheon
Manley College Center, June Gary Hopps Atrium
The NAASC conducts the annual business meeting and luncheon.
Noon - 5:00 p.m. Class Activities
(Various locations on and off campus)
6:00 p.m. - 6:50 p.m. Golden Girl Class of 1962 Blue Note Preparation
7:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. Blue Note Theatre

A grand reception highlighted by the Golden Girl Class of 1962 Parade, Donor Recognition, and the Reunion Class Girl Presentations
10:00 p.m. until Class Activities
(Various locations on and off campus)

LAST STOP

Sunday, May 20

9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Class Activities
(Various locations on and off campus)
3:00 p.m. Commencement
(Ticket required. Please identify yourself as an Alumna for reserved seating at the church.)

A limited number of Commencement tickets will be available for the reunioning Golden Girl Class of 1962. All other requests will be addressed based on ticket availability.