Advent Gift Boosts Wellness Programs

A gift from parents Deborah and David will enhance programming at the Wellness Center, as that program moves to a new home in the Wellness and Recreation Commons.

Hollin Sets a Cornerstone

‌"I can do that," said Lindsey Hollin, C'00, when Sewanee called to ask her to support today's students. She became one of 15 donors in late 2016 to establish a Cornerstone Scholarship, a great way to have immediate impact and help ensure access to a great Sewanee education. 

Donors Support Civic Engagement—Now and Into the Future

Carol, C'81, and Bill Titus are driven by their own life experiences to give back to Sewanee's civic engagement effort. Bill is drawn to the practicality of the OCE's work, seeking solutions with the partnership of the community and not impractical home run shots. Carol is drawn to the work from a lifetime of service to others, beginning when she was a child helping her grandfather take food to people in need. Their gifts, divided between a charitable gift annuity and an outright gift, are helping ensure the future of an ambitious program of civic engagement. 

Rush to Buy Rush to Justice

Attorney turned author Jerry Summers, C'63, has written a fascinating account of a mid-twentieth-century public figure, Raulston Schoolfield. Meet or renew acquaintance with Summers at Homecoming 2016

Bruce Arthur Smith – Leaving a Legacy

Bruce Smith, C'63, established a charitable gift annuity in connection with his 50th anniversary class gift drive. A little over a year later, Smith died, after a bout of cancer. When his estate was settled, this lawyer, artist, designer, and stalwart Episcopalian had given Sewanee an additional $825,000.

The Waddells in Fulford Hall

The Waddells Tell a Sewanee Family Story

Inspired by the mentorship of a beloved economics professor, the Waddell Family of Memphis is honoring a pivotal teacher-student relationship by creating The Waddell Family Internship in Business Honoring Duke Waddell C’61 and Prof. James Edward Thorogood C’35. The fund will begin supporting students who find great summer internships that are otherwise unpaid.