On Friday, May 15, Spelman College will kick-off its graduation celebration and the private, liberal arts school for women has invited the Grammy-nominated duo Chloe x Halle to lead the festivities.
The two-time Grammy-nominated recording artists will join a discussion between Spelman’s Student Government President Nia Page, who is also a member of the graduating class. Tune in to the institution’s Instagram channel, @spelman_college, at 6:30 p.m. EST to watch! Following their discussion, Chloe x Halle will perform a set of new music from their upcoming album, live, as a virtual tribute to more than 480 graduating ladies. tune in at 7:00 p.m. EST to watch the virtual tribute on Chloe x Halle’s Instagram channel, @ChloexHalle.
The Atlanta-native sisters Chloe and Halle Bailey could not be a more perfect pair to honor the graduates of the nation’s only all-female historically Black college. Chloe x Halle are infamous for encouraging their audience to embrace their passions and appreciate their unique beauty. The millennials are also self-proclaimed liberal arts lovers and “jazz-heads.” Spelman’s mission includes seeking to “maintain an environment that nurtures self-confidence, pride, hope, strength of character, and a love of learning,” for Black women!
This sisterhood celebration is an event we don’t want to miss. Nearly 500 ladies will close one chapter as they embark on the next step of their journey.
Following their graduation, more than 100 ladies will enter graduate programs to study marriage and family therapy, journalism, veterinary medicine, computer engineering, environmental science, law, linguistics, neuroscience, social work, pastoral counseling, business analytics, creative writing, political science and entrepreneurship and innovation.
The graduates entering the workforce will accept roles at Facebook, Google, Kaiser Permanente, ESPN, Teach for America, Accenture, Deloitte, JP Morgan Chase & Co, the National Women’s Law Center, PBS, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, International Educational Exchange, Inc. and Dell Technologies.
Check out the Top 10 ladies in the Spelman’s Class of 2020:
A press release shared from the college shares, “The virtual celebration will continue on at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 16, with the Spelman Senior Salute live streamed on Spelman.edu and the College’s official Facebook page. Filled with tributes and surprises, the live stream is an opportunity for the entire Spelman community to commend the graduates via #SpelmanGrad20 and #SpelmanSeniorSalute.”