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.

Guilford College Art Professor’s Paintings Capture Plight of Systemic Racism

Antoine Williams recently auctioned his mixed-media work, inspired by Casey Gerald's "There Will Be No Miracles Here," on Instagram in support of racial justice and the Black Lives Matter movement.

Brenau University Faculty, Students and Alumni Guide Georgians Through COVID-19 Quarantine

Brenau's servant leaders, including nursing students, social workers and alumni now working for the CDC, provide education and support for those in quarantine or who are transitioning from hospital to home.
this is a photo of Dr. Michele Speitz of Furman University with arms crossed, wearing a royal-blue outfit

Lecture Series at Furman University Aims to Bring People Together in Polarized Times

As a politicized pandemic threatens to tear the nation apart, Dr. Michele Speitz believes "it's the tools of the humanities that can help us find a clear path forward and take some comfort in what people have done and said before.”
photo of Carly Malcolm of Clemson University

Clemson Honors Carly Malcolm, Activist on Behalf of Survivors of Sexual Assault, With Sullivan Award

Malcolm has combined her interests in health policy and gender equity to improve the Clemson community by addressing issues of sexual assault and domestic violence and support services for survivors.

Blog: Do Moral Values Exist in Manufacturing?

If we want people to be attracted to the manufacturing industry, then the heads of companies need to break the toxic cycle of distrust and engage with one another differently.

Blog: The 17 M's of Manufacturing

As baby boomers retire from manufacturing, it will be increasingly difficult to fill the open positions if things do not change. We need to figure out how to fill this shortfall.