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.

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

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

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

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

Sullivan Award Recipient Sandra Reid Was a 'Tremendous Force for Good' at Elon University

Reid, a longtime advocate of juvenile justice, was part of a task force that successfully worked to raise the age of majority within North Carolina's criminal system from 16 to 18 years old.

Sullivan Award Recipient Dr. Marsha Walton Leaves Meaningful Legacy at Rhodes College

As part of her research, Walton has collected stories from thousands of children describing their own experiences with peer conflict and social relationships.

King University Honors Two Students and Minister With Sullivan Awards

Students Kiayana Roberts and Megan Hagy and the Rev. Dr. W. A. Johnson were recognized for their high standards of character, integrity and service and commitment to creating positive change.