Sullivan Connections

The Sullivan Foundation offers programming, events and resources to help university faculty/staff and students lead changemaking efforts on their campuses and in their communities. Check back regularly to learn about our latest initiatives to help our partner schools make a lasting social impact.

this artwork by queer artist Wylie Caudill was created in honor of an LGBTQ scholarship created by the University of Kentucky

This LGBTQ Scholarship Is the First of Its Kind in the SEC

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To promote diversity and representation, The University of Kentucky has launched the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ) Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Fund.

Elizabeth Rogg: Doing the Most Good

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Working with children in the slums of Nairobi, Kenya, sparked this Sullivan Award recipient's passion for social work and breaking the cycle of systemic poverty.

A Gifted Artist and a Business Major Receive Sullivan Awards from Carson-Newman University

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Jessica Borchert, a prize-winning filmmaker, was a Faith and Justice Scholar and tireless volunteer, while Miguel Flores logged more than 1,650 service hours and lent his business skills to numerous local projects.

Down Syndrome Is No Barrier to Entrepreneurship for This Clemson LIFE Graduate

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Lucy Graham and her family, along with Sarah McAlpine of Clemson LIFE, founded the Upside Down Collection, a jewelry business that aims to combat the stigma surrounding Down syndrome.
this is a photo of Dustin Liu, UNA-USA Youth Observer to the UN, in his back yard

UNA-USA Seeks Next Youth Observer to the United Nations

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Young Americans between the ages of 18 and 25 are encouraged to submit their applications for this change-leading position by Sunday, June 13.
this photo shows Mary Baldwin University president Pamela Fox presenting the Algernon Sydney Sullivan Award to Kylie Stottlemyer

Sullivan Award Recipient Kylie Stottlemyer Supports Survivors of Rape and Domestic Violence

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Faculty award recipient Roderic Owen, meanwhile, is "beloved and universally respected by the entire Mary Baldwin family," says MBU President Pamela Fox.