Sullivan Alumni Spotlights

Sullivan alumni, including past Sullivan Award winners and Sullivan scholars, make a positive difference in their communities every day. Here’s the latest news about service-oriented leaders from across the Sullivan network of partner schools.

Julie Copeland: Time Can Be Your Greatest Ally and Your Worst Enemy

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This Wofford College alumnus and Sullivan Award recipient chose a career in HR because "human capital is an organization's greatest asset, and, hence, I wanted to have an influence and impact on people."

Police Psychologist Kimberly Miller Works Through Law Enforcement to Help the Underserved

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Dr. Miller, a 1993 Auburn graduate and Sullivan Award winner, believes God put her on the planet to make it a better place.

Rafael Egues, Jr.: We're All Unique and Important Pieces of a Larger Puzzle

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This Auburn alumnus and 1981 Sullivan Award winner cares deeply about mental health, substance abuse and the homeless, but he's most passionate about combating hopelessness.

Campbell University Grad Shelley Varner-Perez Focuses on Spiritual Care Outcomes for Patients

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Shelley Varner-Perez, who holds a Master of Divinity degree, combined her interests in religion, community service and the humanities to become a spiritual care researcher.

True Romance: Alice Lloyd College Grads Reflect on Decades of Teaching Kentucky's Youth

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As long-married educators, Johnny and Mary Belcher, both past winners of the Sullivan Award from Alice Lloyd College, have dedicated their lives to helping their students unlock their hidden potential and escape poverty.

Papa Viva: Rollins College Alumnus Creates Safe Haven for Families Affected by AIDS

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Camp Viva, a summer sleepaway camp cofounded by Sullivan Award recipient Tony Lembeck, has been helping parents and children cope with the HIV virus since 1994.