This May, the University of the South will celebrate commencement over two weekends to honor the graduates of the class 2022 and the class of 2020.
Meet Sewanee’s two newest Watson Fellows, Olivier Mbabazi and Angus Pritchard, who will spend the next year circling the globe to explore passions they’ve nurtured since childhood.
Charles Lloyd, world-renown jazz saxophonist and flutist, accompanied by Bill Frisell, on guitar, and Gerald Clayton, on piano, returns to Sewanee after playing on campus in the 1960's.
Sewanee senior Klarke Stricklen is one of 32 American students chosen as Rhodes Scholars for 2022, making her the 27th Rhodes Scholar from the University. The awards provide all expenses for two or three years of study at Oxford University in England. The winners were selected from 826 applicants endorsed by 247 different colleges and universities.
Biology prof Kristen Cecala began working with the Kiawah Island Diamondback Terrapin Project as an undergraduate. Now she takes Sewanee students to participate in sampling and continue the work of monitoring diamondback terrapins—the only exclusively estuarine turtle in the U.S.
This year, 2,190 members of the Sewanee family came together to raise nearly $2.9 million, making it the biggest single giving day in the University’s history.