Sommer Family Provides Bridge Support for Sewanee’s Haiti Programs
The Haiti Institute in Sewanee is introducing Sewanee students to innovative teaching and learning as well as making a positive mark in the community. Zanmi Kafe is working in partnership with farmers to improve environmental health, and Zanmi Foto is working with community members to enhance social health in rural Haiti.
Building a Theological Debate Society
Through the leadership of a Sewanee parent, Christoph Keller, Sewanee's Programs Center is building an innovative and powerful program for high school youth that focuses on classical debate. Does it work? Just ask the parents of kids who come home energized for learning.
Couple Responds to Hippocrates Challenge
Gillian and Dr. Bruce W. Steinhauer, parents of an alumna and a current student, have made a gift in response to the Hippocrates Challenge, a campaign to build support for pre-health education and advising.
The 1970 100%: Making the Impossible Possible
What makes a successful class gift campaign? John Tonissen has some answers, and they start with making connections and crediting volunteers. Read how the Class of 1970 hit 100% participation in the class gift and set a standard for others.
Sewanee Building Great Teachers
Leslye and Bill Altemeier are strong believers in education, and have created the Altemeier Prize to support a teacher earning a master's degree from the Sewanee School of Letters. The Altemeiers see teaching a teacher as having an important multiplier effect, with the Altemeier Prize winner going on to help generations of students.