The Friends of South Cumberland (FSC) has announced the 2014 recipients of annual awards given during Trails & Trilliums weekend. The Trails & Trilliums Tribute Award will be given to the University of the South in recognition of Sewanee’s emergence as a national leader in sustainability, environmental education, and stewardship of its 13,000 acres.
William H. Rogers Jr., chairman and chief executive officer of SunTrust Banks, Inc., an Atlanta-based bank holding company with assets of over $175 billion, will be the Babson Center for Global Commerce’s Easter Semester Bryan Viewpoints Speaker. Rogers' lecture, titled “Purpose-Driven Leadership: Banking’s Role in Building Financial Well-Being,” is scheduled for 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 4, in Gailor Auditorium.
Robert Shaw turned a small North Georgia dye business into the biggest carpet manufacturer in the world and sold it to Warren Buffett for billions. He's now Buffett's competitor, and he's about to open the biggest single-building factory in the world. But he recently took time out to give Sewanee students (and some faculty) a bit of business advice.
On Monday, Feb. 10, “A Day in Their Shoes” allowed Sewanee students to take on new and different roles on campus. The goal of “A Day in Their Shoes” was to educate students, faculty and staff on the importance of each individual’s work on campus.
The Babson Center for Global Commerce will host an opportunity to take the Bloomberg Aptitude Test (BAT) free of charge on campus on Friday, February 28. The BAT is a tool designed to help you uncover your aptitude for careers in business, finance, and consulting. Students may elect to share their results with 20,000 employers.