Each year, Southern Teachers Agency helps hundreds of teachers find jobs at outstanding college preparatory schools throughout the South—nearly 600 schools in 16 states from Texas to Florida to Pennsylvania. STA has already received French vacancy listings from schools for the 2014-15 academic year, and anticipate many more in the coming months! These jobs range from teaching French to elementary students through AP French Literature and Language courses. Certification is not required by private schools for many French jobs.
The University of the South's 2013-14 academic year comes to a close May 9, 10 and 11 with three ceremonies marking graduation weekend on the Mountain. Commencement and Baccalaureate ceremonies will be held for students from the College of Arts and Sciences, the School of Letters, and The School of Theology.
Classical Languages major Christiana True is spending part of her junior year abroad in Italy. Here she is in Rome, Venice, and Verona!
Eight students made nine presentations, detailing the results of their research with faculty from across the campus, at the National Conference of Undergraduate Research (NCUR). NCUR, held this year at the University of Kentucky from April 2-5, is the largest conference for undergraduate scholars in the country with more than 4,200 participants giving more than 600 oral presentations and performances as well as 1,000 poster presentations.
The University Music Department will be well represented at the 11th annual Trails and Trilliums sponsored by the Friends of South Cumberland. It will take place at the Monteagle Assembly Friday night and Saturday, April 11 & 12. Visiting Instructor of Music Lucas Finney, will entertain the crowd on Friday evening at 7:20pm with his guitar music during the Art for the Park Preview Party. All day Saturday various groups featuring University faculty, students and community members will play at the Bandstand. Their schedule is:
9:30 AM Sewanee Guitar Students
10:15 AM Sewanee Jazz Band
2:15 PM Sewanee Folk Music Collective
Saturday evening at 4:45pm, Visiting Assistant Professor of Music Jim Carlson and his wife Lucie, who make up the group Cricket and Snail, will play for the Wine and Wildflowers event at the Assembly Auditorium.