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Next steps with Rebel's Rest

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The University has engaged Antique Log Cabins of Chatsworth, Ga, to conduct the disassembly of Rebel’s Rest, which was announced in August. The project of dismantling, evaluating, cataloging, and storing building elements will be led by Kerry Hix, owner of the firm. Hix has done similar work on more than 300 historic log buildings. Work will begin in the next several weeks and is expected to take several months. Following the disassembly, the site will undergo archaeological investigation for evidence of earlier structures.

Founders' Day celebrated at Sewanee

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Sewanee celebrated Founders’ Day Oct. 17 with the traditional Convocation and the induction of new members into the Order of Gownsmen. Terry L. Papillon was installed as Dean of the College during the ceremony, three honorary degrees were awarded, and Sir Fazle Hasan Abed delivered the Founders’ Day Address.

Faculty and Staff Celebrate College-Wide Teamwork in the Enrollment Project

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Nearly 40 staff members from departments across the College – Academic Services, Admission, Athletics, College Faculty, Communications, Financial Aid, Health Services, Information Technology Services, Residential Life, and Student Accounts – recently held a luncheon to celebrate the success of this summer's Enrollment Project. This project, although nearly invisible to many on campus, set and achieved an impressive goal: to streamline and integrate all summer communications from the College to incoming students and families.

University breaks ground on Wetlands Research Station

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The University of the South broke ground todayon a new wetlands research station in Sewanee. The wetlands research station is in partnership with the Odum School of Ecology at the University of Georgia and the Sewanee Utility Board. The project was made possible by a $590,000 grant from The Coca-Cola Foundation and Coca-Cola Bottling Company UNITED, Inc.

Founders’ Day to be celebrated Oct. 17

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Founders’ Day Convocation, beginning at noon Friday, Oct. 17, will open Sewanee’s Family Weekend. Sir Fazle Hasan Abed, the founder and chairperson of the world’s largest development organization, will deliver the Founders’ Day address and receive an honorary Doctor of Civil Law during the ceremony.
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