Students are arriving for FYP, PRE, and Orientation ahead of the start of classes. As the vice-chancellor says, this semester will not look like any other semester in the history of the University. But, just like decades of students before them, the Class of 2024 will matriculate by signing the Honor Code.
Join Coach Travis Rundle, Loring McDonald (Sewanee Votes/OCE), and Tija Odoms and Klarke Stricklen (Sewanee NAACP) for a panel discussion about creative resources Sewanee offers to help connect students to voting. Then small groups will discuss what is motivating each of us to vote this fall. Bring your questions and make sure you're ready to vote in November! Sign up here for the link.
On Wednesday, June 17, Vice-Chancellor Reuben Brigety marked his first day in that office with a sunrise Morning Prayer service followed by remarks to the Sewanee family and community.
On June 1, in the wake of national protests following the death of George Floyd in police custody, Vice-Chancellor John McCardell, Dean of Students Marichal Gentry, and the Office of the Dean of the College sent messages to students, faculty, and staff. Student organizations made powerful statements of support for racial justice.
Wilder McCoy, a natural resources and international and global studies major, has been awarded a prestigious Thomas J. Watson Fellowship. His project, “Blue Money: The Cultural Value of Water,” is a culmination of McCoy's two central passions: water resource management and socially responsible investment.