To conclude an academic year like no other, Sewanee held a College Commencement like no other on Saturday, May 22. The 370 graduates from the College and their guests assembled on Hardee-McGee Field for the morning ceremony.
The Roberson Project on Slavery, Race, & Reconciliation will introduce its “Save Sewanee Black History” website and virtual archive on June 6. All are welcome to join the launch party in celebration of this important collaborative achievement.
Klarke Stricklen, C’22, an American Studies major and African American Studies minor, has been named one of only 62 new Truman Scholars. Chosen for their leadership potential, commitment to a career in public service, and academic excellence, Truman Scholars receive funding for graduate studies, leadership training, and internship and fellowship opportunities.
Politics major Alexa Fults will spend next year with the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace as a James C. Gaither Junior Fellow. She will work with Carnegie’s senior scholars in the Russia and Eurasia Program.
Bramwell Atkins and Mandy Moe Pwint Tu, both C’21, have been awarded prestigious Thomas J. Watson Fellowships for 2021-22. Selected from colleges and universities across the United States, winners of the fellowship receive a stipend supporting a year of independent study and travel outside of the U.S.