Education and Community Development

The Sullivan Foundation is committed to promoting the efforts of our partner schools and the social enterprise sector to advance the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals. Here we provide news coverage related to Goal 4: Quality Education; Goal 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth; and Goal 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities.

this is a photo of Sydney Tanner of Volunteer Income Tax Assistance

This Furman Student Helps Locals Face the Tax Man

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Sydney Tanner works with Volunteer Income Tax Assistance to help clients stay out of trouble with the IRS.

Wofford College Makes Free Nutrition Education Resources Available Across the State

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Boss’ Healthy Buddies encourages schools to teach students in grades K-4 about nutrition and motivate them to develop healthy eating habits.
this is a photo illustrating record freshman enrollment at Winthrop University

Winthrop University Breaks Record for Freshman Applications

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The Sullivan Foundation partner school had received 6,125 freshman applications as of Feb. 5, topping last year's record-setting 6,101.

Davidson College Recognized for Deep Ties to Community and Commitment to Engagement

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The prestigious Carnegie Foundation awarded Davidson College its Community Engagement Classification for its success in serving the local community.

Carson-Newman University Students Win Statewide Award for Voter Registration Campaign

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Tennessee Secretary of State Tre Hargett was on hand to present the award to students who participated in the Eagle Vote Project.
photo of Jarren Small of Reading With a Rapper

Meet the Ignite Retreat Facilitators: Jarren Small Teaches ELA Skills Through Hip-Hop

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Houston-based Reading With a Rapper is a high-energy, interactive learning experience for grades 4-12, incorporating hip-hop music, rap lyrics and live performances.