The Phi Beta Kappa Society has announced that Lindsey Liles, C’16, is the recipient of a 2015 Phi Beta Kappa Writing Internship. The internship period begins this month and continues through December 2015.
Two awards for international study for Sewanee students were recently announced. Alex Macias has been awarded Sewanee’s fourth Fulbright award of the year, and Armonte Butler has been selected to receive a Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship.
The Rt. Rev. Michael B. Curry has been elected the 27th presiding bishop of the Episcopal Church. Curry is bishop of the Diocese of North Carolina, one of the University of the South’s owning dioceses. He was elected by the House of Bishops and confirmed by the House of Deputies on June 27, 2015.
On May 10, The University of the South's 2014-15 academic year came to a close with Commencement marking graduation weekend on the Mountain. The final Convocation of the academic year included the naming of various Awards and Prizes. Two students in the Art and Art History Department were among those named.