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.

George Mason University Student Plays Queen Elsa for Kids Stuck in Quarantine

By Damian Cristodero For Peyton Moore, one of the inconveniences…
photo of students who will benefit from tuition freeze at Newberry College

Newberry College Promises Tuition Freeze for Entering Freshman

The Tuition Promise guarantees a freshman or transfer student won't have to worry about rising tuition costs for their four years at Newberry College.
this photo shows women at Converse College, which will go coeducational in fall 2020Converse College

Converse College to Go Coeducational in Fall 2020

The coronavirus pandemic played a major role in the Converse College Board of Trustees' decision to accept men one year earlier than planned.
Photo by Larm Rmah on Unsplash

"Pledge My Check" Campaign Asks Americans to Donate Their Stimulus Checks to People in Need

The project, co-founded by Ignite Retreat alumnus Jordan Bowman, is aimed at financially stable people who want to make a difference during the COVID-19 pandemic.
photo of first-generation college student Imani Belton, winner of the Mary Mildred Sullivan Award at Winthrop University

Winthrop University Honored as a Top School for First-Generation College Students

The First-gen Forward designation recognizes schools with a commitment to improving experiences and advancing outcomes of first-generation students.

Catawba College Offers Free Online Courses, Tuition Assistance to Struggling Families and Students

Free classes start April 8 for the Catawba Cares program, which is designed to help those who are now facing uncertain economic times during the coronavirus pandemic.