A sense of community is at the heart of a Sewanee education, and while in some ways this spring’s forced separation has drawn us closer, our fervent hope is that we will reunite on campus soon. Bringing students safely back to campus is in the best interest of our entire community. As we plan a return to in-person instruction in the fall, we are also necessarily paying attention to making sure our campus and local community remain healthy and safe.
Sewanee faculty members have been in the news sharing research, imparting expertise, and creating art. Four professors won this year’s College faculty awards.
As the COVID-19 crisis stretches on, Sewanee Features has gathered more stories and reflections that offer some unique perspectives from Sewanee students, faculty, and alumni.
The Convocation and Conferring of Degrees for the College of Arts & Sciences and School of Letters was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Until the University is able to hold a full commencement ceremony, addresses were given, awards were announced, and degrees were conferred by video.
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.