Close to 1,000 alumnae returned to Sewanee Oct. 31-Nov. 3 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the arrival of women as students in the College. The University is observing the anniversary all year.
The seventh annual performance of DanceWise, under the artistic direction of Assistant Professor of Dance Courtney World, will feature performances by 19 Sewanee students. In conjunction with this year’s celebration of 50 years of women at Sewanee. Nov. 22-24
Dr. Sybil Hampton, a lifelong proponent of social justice and education, was part of the second group of students to integrate Arkansas’s Central High School following the historic Little Rock Nine. She will speak about her journey to become president of the Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation in Little Rock, and one of Arkansas Business’ Top 100 Women in Arkansas. Following her talk, eight students enrolled this semester in the Philanthropy Internship will present $30,000 in grants to community partners.
English major Julia Harrison, C’20, worked with Sewanee’s English department to create new undergraduate opportunities at the Sewanee Review.
The University of the South is expanding its financial aid program to meet the full need of admitted students who qualify for financial aid, starting with the first-year students who arrive in fall 2020.