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.

Reading With a Rapper's Jarren Small Leads Ignite Masterclass on Oct. 28

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Small will explore creative ways to create positive change in America's schools in a Sullivan Foundation workshop titled “Reimagining Education With Rappers + Corporate America.”
this photo shows Neely Griggs, 2020 recipient of the Algernon Sydney Sullivan Award and an animal welfare advocate, handing a puppy to a little girl at Mississippi Mutts in Oxford, Mississippi.

Sullivan Award Winner Keeps Puppy Tails Wagging for Pet Rescue Organization

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When University of Mississippi senior Neely Griggs isn't rescuing stray dogs and transporting them to homes up north, she’s reaching out to help her fellow humans in need.

Kaveh Sadeghian Explores Principles of Design Thinking in Upcoming Ignite Masterclass Oct. 15

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Faculty members from seven colleges and universities across the eastern U.S. will also participate in the free online session presented by the Sullivan Foundation.

Reagan Pugh Leads Oct. 6 Ignite Masterclass on Empathy as a Tool for Social Justice

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This Ignite Masterclass session will guide participants through a dialogue on default mindsets, examine how fear prevents us from growth, and provide strategies for developing empathy as a tool for justice.

Students, Faculty Rank Sullivan Foundation's Ignite Masterclass as Best Virtual Event They Have Ever Attended

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The free weekly online sessions, hosted by Spud Marshall, bring together social innovators, college students and faculty members with a passion for changemaking.

U.S. News Ranks University of Virginia as No. 4 Best Public University in the U.S.

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In terms of "faculty resources," including class size and faculty salary, UVA is ranked the third-best public school in the country.