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 photo shows Dani Biggs performing a West African dance number

Dani Biggs: Tapping into the Arts to Tell People's Stories at NYC's Public Theater

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“I always found it weird that the tights and jazz shoes didn’t match my skin color,” said Biggs, a dancer and past Sullivan Award recipient from Elon University. “But you should go that extra mile to stand out and be yourself."

Social Innovation Opportunity Fair Offers Job and Internship Opportunities to Young Changemakers

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The Nov. 9 event will feature virtual “booths” manned by Benefit Corporations and global service organizations around the nation.
This photo shows Reagan Pugh with a group of Hollins University students who attended his Head, Heart, Hustle workshop

Hollins University Students Inspired by Sullivan's "Head, Heart, Hustle" Workshop

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During the Sullivan Roadshow at Hollins University and other Sullivan Foundation partner schools, Reagan Pugh helped students find “an intersection” between their beliefs, passions and skills
this photo shows the recent graduating class of Rollins College, named U.S. News & World Report's top regional university in the South

Rollins College Ranked No. 1 Regional University in the South

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This is the 26th consecutive year that U.S. News & World Report has ranked Rollins among the top two regional universities in the South and the top-ranked Florida school in the category.
this photo shows college changemakers in a beautiful mountain setting at the Sullivan Foundation Ignite Retreat

Bailey Pollard: Ignite Retreat "One of the Best Experiences I Have Had"

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The North Carolina State University student said she left the Fall 2021 Ignite Retreat with "a billion ideas and great enthusiasm to start a project I would have never even thought about."

Spud Marshall Releases New Book, "Designing Creative Communities," for Change Leaders

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In the book, the Sullivan Foundation’s director of student engagement and leader of the Ignite Retreats shares his experiences as a community builder and introduces readers to the CANVAS Framework.