As the redesigned Course at Sewanee celebrates its first year post-renovation, it is important to see a side of golf many people overlook: sustainability. Gil Hanse designed the course to fit naturally within the Domain’s ecosystem, rather than pursuing the lush, artificial look of traditional golf courses. Sewanee golf superintendent Steve Ventola and his crew work to keep the course and its surrounding environment safe and healthy through the implementation of several sustainable management practices.
Approximately 30 people participated in a one-day entrepreneurial workshop hosted by the Babson Center for Global Commerce on May 29.
Regents, former regents, members of the building committee, numerous alumni, and representatives from architect Earl Swensson Associates and other vendors joined Charlestowne Hotels and university administrators on June 8 for the formal dedication of the new Sewanee Inn.
Sewanee’s Wm. Polk Carey Pre-Business Program closed out the 2013-2014 academic year with strong evidence of continued student enthusiasm for the business minor, new opportunities for students to gain hands-on financial management skills, and approval of a new business-themed residential community.
The spring season brings announcements of awards, honors and scholarships for Sewanee students and faculty members.