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Sewanee Parents Enrich the Sewanee Experience

Gifts from Sewanee parents have helped "Enrich the Sewanee Experience" throughout the campaign. Some of the latest gifts include contributions to the equestrian program (from a group of parents) and to the Wellness Commons by the Johnson Family of Houston Texas. The Bates Family recently made a generous contribution toward the Centennial House Project, and Davis and Christian Owen have established a generous endowment to support the tennis program.

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Benjamin Family's Life and Work Address Student Need

Eric Benjamin, C'76, P'08 and Michelle Benjamin, P'08 have long applied their talent toward developing the programs and relationships that will address student need. In the Stronger Truer Sewanee campaign, they have also applied their treasure, making a significant gift to support cultural programs and civic engagement. 

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Bethany Davis, C’07, is All In

Bethany Davis, C'07, is in the middle of an impressive career in aerospace engineering, and she has also taken the time to remember Sewanee, making gifts to the physics department and provisions for the University in her will. Read more about this talented and completely impressive young graduate. 

EfM Groups Support a Stronger, Truer Sewanee

A series of EfM gatherings during the campaign have raised funds to support the Stronger Truer Sewanee campaign.

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School of Theology Receives Lilly Endowment's Thriving in Ministry Grant

A grant of nearly $1 million from the Lilly Endowment will help the School of Theology build a new mentorship program for priests.

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Gifts in memory of Tom Dupree to Boost Civic Engagement Endowment

Former regent Tom Dupree, H’98, died peacefully earlier this year, and his friends and family are eager to create a memorial gift that points to his energetic and effective community service while supporting Sewanee’s growing program in civic engagement.

If you are interested in a gift that goes beyond current-use dollars, named endowed internship funds begin at the $100,000 level. Named endowed scholarship funds begin at the $150,000 level for the College and $75,000 for the School of Theology.