Sullivan Stars

Meet tomorrow’s changemakers, including Sullivan Award winners and Sullivan Scholars at our partner schools, and discover how they are placing service above self to help others in their communities and campuses and build a better world.

photo of first-generation college student Imani Belton, winner of the Mary Mildred Sullivan Award at Winthrop University

Imani Belton, Gabriel Dias Receive Sullivan Awards at Winthrop University

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Belton is a first-generation college student and chair of Winthrop's Council of Student Leaders, while Dias is a scholar-athlete and tennis team captain.

Ole Miss Honors Five Changemakers with Algernon Sydney Sullivan Awards

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Neely Griggs and Savannah Day, both public policy leadership majors at UM, were the winners of this year's student awards.

"Service Is a Lifestyle I Live By": Meet the Sullivan Award Winners at the University of South Carolina

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Sophie Bertrand and Kevin Gagnon received the Algernon Sydney Sullivan Award at USC, the highest honor bestowed upon an undergraduate.

Sullivan Scholar Sara Busaleh: Serving Others "Gave Me Hope When I Was Hopeless"

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Sara Busaleh, the first-ever Sullivan Scholarship recipient at Berea College, felt lost and alone when she came to the U.S. at the age of 11. Now she works to make others feel safe and welcome.

UA Sullivan Award Winner Malik Seals on a Quest to Cure Multiple Sclerosis

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After watching his mom fight MS for years, Seals, a biological sciences major at the University of Alabama, vowed to equip himself with the skills needed to eradicate the disease.

"The Beloved Community": Alexus Cumbie's Poetry, Policy and Passion for Changemaking

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For University of Alabama senior Alexus Cumbie, art, scholarship and service are all bound together by a singular passion for community-building.