Sewanee students and community members will have a chance to meet Ning Tang, a leading Chinese entrepreneur and a pioneer in bringing access to business lending to microenterprises, farmers, and small businesses in China next week, when Tang comes to Sewanee as the Humphreys Entrepreneur in Residence for 2014.
Morton “Pete” Palmer, a retired CIA officer and expert on crime in Mexico, will visit Sewanee September 30. While on campus, Palmer will give a public talk in Gailor Auditorium.
With several seniors returning to the university with post-graduation jobs already secured and a fast start to campus visits by recruiters, the job market for prospective 2015 Sewanee grads is looking up.
The Babson Center is offering an abundance of opportunities this semester including seminars to learn new skills, special programs to meet business leaders, and a challenge to compete to win cash prizes as seed money for new business enterprises.
In February, the Board of Regents approved a three-year, $14.1 million plan to address much needed deferred maintenance on University facilities. In all, the Campus Infrastructure Renewal Project (CIRP) includes more than 100 individual projects and will affect well over half of the campus's 92 buildings. If you have visited Sewanee lately, you have likely noticed that work is well underway.