The Waddells Tell a Sewanee Family Story
Inspired by the mentorship of a beloved economics professor, the Waddell Family of Memphis is honoring a pivotal teacher-student relationship by creating The Waddell Family Internship in Business Honoring Duke Waddell C’61 and Prof. James Edward Thorogood C’35. The fund will begin supporting students who find great summer internships that are otherwise unpaid.
A Shortcut to the High Road—The Village Trail
Jeff Whorley, C'83, has made a gift to create a new walking trail to the Village for residents along the Tennessee Avenue corridor. The gift was made in honor of his mother, Liz Bradley, and members of Delta Kappa Gamma, a group of education leaders, celbrated its opening.
Stringer Classroom Makes a Living Legacy
A new outdoor classroom gives students and professors a place to gather under blue skies, with convenient seating and a slate chalkboard. The classroom is made possible by a gift made by Matt Stringer, C'10, and his mother, Sarah in memory of Ken Stringer.
Gifts Still Needed for Delcamp Scholarship
In April, choir alumni gathered to honor Robbe Delcamp on his retirement as University Organist and choirmaster of the University Choir. The group is enthusiastically raising funds to create a lasting testament to his career through an endowed scholarship for choir members.
Getting Pre-Health Right: One Family’s Response
Cornelia, C'85, and Joe LaRussa, C'84, are showing how one family has responded to the Hippocrates Challenge. Wanting to "get pre-health right," they have provided funds to expand the curriculum to needed coursework and have also helped provide direction for the program.
Winton Presents Sewanee with a Gift of Books
Thanks to the generosity of Cal Winton, C'48, Sewanee researchers now have access the 61-volume Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. "Sewanee gave me so much,” commented Winton. “This is a small token of my appreciation for my alma mater." duPont Library previously had an electronic subscription to the set, but its use was limited to one researcher at the time. Now students and others will have the opportunity to use the elegant hard-bound set in the archives.