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 a colorful Tempeh Buddha Bowl from a recipe offered by Better Nature

UK's Better Nature Becomes World's First Plastic-Neutral Meat-Alternative Company

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Until the company can reduce its own plastic usage, it’s working with rePurpose Global to contribute to the removal of the same amount of plastic from the environment that it uses.

Dewey and Barbara Trogdon, Berenice Fuentes Juarez Honored With Sullivan Awards from Guilford College

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The Trogdons are longtime benefactors of Guilford College, while Juarez is an accomplished servant leader who helps "get people excited about the work" in the classroom.
this photo shows military veteran Brooks Herring in a physical therapy facility at the University of South Carolina

Veteran Seeks to Help Injured Soldiers Regain Full Strength

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Brooks Herring, a student in the University of South Carolina's doctor of physical therapy program, came home with all 10 fingers and toes after serving in Iraq and Afghanistan. Now he wants to help those who weren't so fortunate.

The Run for Black Lives: Josh Nadzam Raises Funds for NAACP in 26-Mile Marathon

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The cofounder of On the Move Art Studio and a 2012 Sullivan Award winner at the University of Kentucky, Nadzam believes "an injustice to one is an injustice to all."
this photo shows marine biologist Dr. Sylvia Earle during a dive in the ocean

"We're All Sea Creatures": Dr. Sylvia Earle Explains Why the Oceans Are Crucial to Economic Prosperity

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The prominent marine biologist believes businesses can play an important role in defending the oceans while creating jobs and promoting economic development.
this photo shows Justala Simpson posing on the Huntingdon College campus on a bright spring day.

Sullivan Award Winner Justala Simpson of Huntingdon College Prepares for Career in Ministry

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Simpson, the daughter of two pastors, has received a full-tuition President Scholarship to continue her education at the Candler School of Theology at Emory University this fall.