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Eunice Muchemi, C'19, receives 2018 Newman Civic Fellow Award

April 10, 2018
Eunice Muchemi, C'19, has been named a recipient of the 2018 Newman Civic Fellows Award. An International and Global Studies major with a minor in Women’s and Gender Studies, Muchemi has worked actively in multiple capacities to address the global issue of gender violence.

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Eliana Perozo, C’18, honored as 2017 Newman Civic Fellow

March 31, 2017
Eliana Perozo, C’18, has been named a recipient of the 2017 Newman Civic Fellows Award.

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University joins with SCCF for philanthropy project

October 14, 2016
The University of the South will expand its current partnership with South Cumberland Community Fund to develop a program that gives Sewanee students the opportunity to learn first-hand about community-based philanthropy.

Pradip Malde named a Sullivan Fellow

September 23, 2016
The Sullivan Foundation will support Malde’s development of a curriculum integrating photography and community development that he “hopes students will add to their list of transformative experiences at Sewanee.”

TurboVote promotes voter registration at Sewanee

September 8, 2016
With the U.S. presidential election around the corner, the Office of Civic Engagement is working to spread access to critical voter registration information.

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Summer meal program helps feed hundreds of children each week

June 23, 2016
The South Cumberland Summer Meal Program, now in its second year, served about 350 breakfasts, 600 lunches, and 370 dinners during the first five days of the program this summer.

New Office of Civic Engagement will enhance University’s work in local communities

June 14, 2016
Dean of the College Terry Papillon has announced the creation of an Office of Civic Engagement, formed by combining the offices of Community Engagement and Chapel Outreach.

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Jim Peterman awarded a 2015 Harold Love Outstanding Community Service Award

April 14, 2015
Professor Jim Peterman is the recipient of a 2015 Harold Love Outstanding Community Service Award. The awards are presented by the Tennessee Higher Education Commission to recognize demonstrated effectiveness in public service.

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"Reading Appalachia" exhibit at duPont Library through Sept. 15

April 8, 2015
"Reading Appalachia: Voices from Children’s Literature" opened this week at Sewanee's Jessie Ball duPont Library. This groundbreaking exhibition of Appalachian children’s literature explores books published since the late 1800s.

South Cumberland Plateau VISTA (Volunteers in Service to America) project expands

March 11, 2015
This month Sewanee’s Office of Community Engagement welcomed two new AmeriCorps VISTA members.

Sewanee's MacArthur "Genius" Partner: The FrameWorks Institute

February 9, 2015
This past week, Moira O’Neil from the FrameWorks Institute visited the Sewanee campus and engaged in conversations with a number of faculty, staff, community partners, and students. Her arrival coincided with the MacArthur Foundation announcement of FrameWorks as a recipient of the foundation’s 2015 MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions.

McCrickard Community Engagement Workshop Series Announced for Advent Semester 2014

February 17, 2014
Community Engaged Learning is pleased to announce the structure of the community engagement workshops and discussions for this semester, made possible through the support of the McCrickard Faculty Development Fund.