Home Invites Members Groups Events Careers Videos News Photos Blogs Polls Singles Forums Chat
Home > Blogs > Post Content

Spelman's New SGA President Shares Her Unique Spelman Experience (1054 hits)

Spelman College English major Bria Paige, C'2019, a 2017-2018 Formation Scholar who was recently elected president of Spelman's Student Government Association, shares via video what her Spelman experience and the College's rich legacy of excellence means to her.

A Jackson, Mississippi native, Paige is also a 2017 UNCF Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellow and plans to pursue a doctorate in English literature and Black feminist scholarship. Her undergraduate research as a Fellow will focus on Black women and their political spaces, using the English discipline as the primary framework for her investigation and analysis.

As a Formation Scholar, Paige received a $25,000 scholarship funded by Parkwood Entertainment in recognition of the one-year anniversary of Beyoncé Knowles-Carter’s critically-acclaimed, award-winning visual album, “Lemonade.”

Learn More: Formation Scholarship: https://www.spelman.edu/about-us/news-and-events/news-releases/2017/06/15/spelman-college-junior-is-among-four-students-awarded-first-beyonc%C3%A9-formation-scholarship

“‘Lemonade’ inspired my Mellon research proposal, ultimately fueling my desire to pursue doctoral studies centered on Black feminist thought and contribute to the evolvement of diverse scholarship within academia,” said Paige.

blue-quote-leftExperiencing Beyoncé blur the lines between the personal and political and influence culture worldwide, while championing Black women and our experience, blue-quote-rightempowers me to discover effective and culturally sound ways to see myself within the world and my academic future.

Setting a Standard as a Scholar and Leader
Active both inside and outside of the classroom, Paige is a member of the Ethel Waddell Githii Honors Program and Alpha Lambda Delta national honor society. While her academic achievements have secured her position on the Dean’s List, she also holds various leadership positions, including the Spelman Student Government Association's (SSGA) secretary of academic affairs and co-president of the English Club. Previously, she served as sophomore class president, managing editor of The BluePrint: A Spelman Spotlight Publication, and treasurer of the English Club.

Posted By: Elynor Moss
Monday, March 5th 2018 at 12:45PM
You can also click here to view all posts by this author...

Report obscenity | post comment
Share |
Please Login To Post Comments...

More From This Author
Vlogmas! 16 Days of Christmas Fitness PT 1
Vlogmas! 16 Days of Christmas Fitness PT 2
Mariah Carey oozes glamour in statement fur coat as she continues tour
Vlogmas! 18 Days of Christmas Fitness
Farming by the Moon
Farrakhan: Love and Duty
Give To Our Self! 21 Days of Christmas Fitness
Forward This Blog Entry!
Blogs Home

(Advertise Here)
Who's Online
>> more | invite 
Black America Resources
100 Black Men of America

Black America's Political Action Committee (BAMPAC)

Black America Study

Black America Web

CNN Black In America Special

NUL State of Black America Report

Most Popular Bloggers
deacon ron gray has logged 115421 blog subscribers!
elynor moss has logged 59824 blog subscribers!
agnes levine has logged 57978 blog subscribers!
tanisha laverne grant has logged 48025 blog subscribers!
gregory boulware, esq. has logged 14261 blog subscribers!
>> more | add 
Latest Jobs
Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion with University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock, AR.
Nursing (F427) with Azusa Pacific University in San Bernardino, CA.
Nursing Faculty (F447) with Azusa Pacific University in San Bernardino, CA.
Nursing Faculty, Graduate Psych NP (F710) with Azusa Pacific University in San Bernardino, CA.
Nursing Faculty, Graduate Psych NP (F710) with Azusa Pacific University in San Bernardino, CA.
>> more | add