Sullivan Stars

"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.
Winners of the University of Alabama's Algernon Sydney Sullivan Award

University of Alabama Honors Two Students, One Administrator With Sullivan Awards

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Alexus Cumbie is both an influencer and an accomplished poet, while pre-med student Malik Seals has devoted his life to eradicating multiple sclerosis.

Jonathan Molai: "My Life Was Forever Changed" by Sullivan Foundation's Ignite Retreats

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"It was truly amazing to see how much each individual had grown by the end of the retreat, whether it was the satisfaction of having clear goals, the appreciation of collaborating with like-minded individuals, or the increased comfort with one’s own sense of self," says the Ignite Retreat attendee.

Hailey McMahon: Meet Berry College's First Sullivan Scholar

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Sullivan Scholarship winner Hailey McMahon is passionate about animal welfare and community service.
this photo depicts three winners of the Algernon Sydney Sullivan Award at Duke University

This Sullivan Award Winner Beat Breast Cancer and Helps Other Black Women Do the Same

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Duke University researcher Niasha Fray earned the 2019 award along with students Idalis French and Moreen Njoroge.
this photo shows MaKayla Lorick in the process of conducting an interview

Sullivan Award Winner Shares Untold Stories of African-Americans at Washington and Lee University

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Makayla Lorick has been interviewing W&L's African-American alumni to learn about their experiences during a turbulent period in southern history.