2016 Easter

Sewanee’s summer interns cast a global net

June 21, 2016
This summer, Sewanee students have fanned out across the nation and the globe to take up business-related internships everywhere from New York, to France, to the United Arab Emirates.

New Sewanee Grad Honored in Business Startup Competition

June 8, 2016
Hannah Gallagher, C’16, was named a finalist in the Social Enterprise Category of the LaunchTN Statewide University Venture Challenge in May for her startup ZABI, an online pharmaceutical distribution company.

Beecken Summer Business Bridge Scholarships Awarded to Four Students

May 9, 2016
Four Sewanee students have been selected to receive a Beecken Scholarship to attend one of the nation's premier business schools.

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Eric Greenwood appointed director of Babson Center for Global Commerce

May 3, 2016
Dean of the College Terry Papillon has announced the appointment of Eric Greenwood as director of the university’s Babson Center for Global Commerce, effective June 1. He will succeed Chip Manning, who has directed the Babson Center for the past five years.

Ignite, Engage, and Impact!

April 15, 2016
Throughout April, Sewanee students, faculty, and staff are heading out to conferences and retreats to learn how to promote social change, build social entrepreneurship, and invest wisely for profit and to improve the world. And they're making valuable networking contacts as well.

Babson Center Welcomes New Board Members

April 15, 2016
The Babson Center for Global Commerce will welcome four new members to its advisory board when the board holds its Easter semester meeting in Sewanee on April 29.

Student teams to debate Sewanee's endowment investing strategy

March 31, 2016
Sparked in part by the "Divest Sewanee" campaign to purge the University's endowment fund of holdings in fossil-fuel companies, two teams of students will debate whether Sewanee should adopt an investment strategy known as "socially responsible investing." The debate, featuring two teams of three students each, drawn from the College of Arts and Sciences and the School of Theology, will take place at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 5, in Gailor Auditorium.

UN's Indonesia Representative to Speak on Global Unrest's Impact on Trade

March 23, 2016
‌Douglas Broderick, the chief of the United Nations' mission to Indonesia, the world's most populous Muslim nation, will visit Sewanee April 11-13 and will deliver a public lecture, "The Impact of Global Unrest on International Relations and Trade." His lecture is scheduled for 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 13, in duPont Library's Torian Room.

Sewanee's First Ever Community Crowdfunding Event Boasts Sold Out Crowd

March 4, 2016
It was standing room only at Sewanee’s first ever community crowdfunding event, Sewanee SOUP, where four teams competed for a cash prize to benefit their respective community-based projects.

Carey Fellows Thrive in Off-Campus Internships

February 25, 2016
As part of their experience as business minor honors students at Sewanee, Carey Fellows spend 15 weeks at an off-campus paid internship. The internships with some of the nation’s most prestigious companies, help the students gain valuable skills and learn how their liberal arts education helps prepare them for the business world after Sewanee.

It’s “Get A Job” Season for Many Seniors, but Some Are Way Ahead of the Game

February 16, 2016
Some fortunate seniors have their post-college jobs already in hand, taking advantage of opportunities Sewanee offers all its students—alumni networking, specialized skills training, and paid internships. For students whose career goals are in the business world, the University’s unique business minor and the support of the Babson Center for Global Commerce have provided an extra edge. Here is a sampling of just four of the senior business minors who are approaching graduation with the serenity that comes with having a job offer already secured.

Grayson Hall, C'79, Chairman, President, and CEO of Regions Financial Corporation
Regions Leader to Speak on the Bank’s Commitment to Creating Shared Value

February 11, 2016
Grayson Hall C'79, the chairman, president and chief executive officer of Regions Financial Corporation (NYSE:RF) will speak on Monday, February 29 at 4:30 P.M. in Gailor Auditorium.

Smith Career Day Collage Healthcare 2016
Learn about Careers in the Business of Healthcare

February 3, 2016
Thinking about career opportunities in the business of healthcare? If so, make sure to sign up for the Smith Career Day on Friday, February 12, when Sewanee alumni with successful careers in this exciting field will return to the campus to share their career paths, offer networking assistance, and conduct practice interview sessions.

Tax season is coming—take advantage of free filing assistance!

January 21, 2016
Area residents who make less than $54,000 or who are disabled or elderly will have the opportunity to get free, Internal Revenue Service-approved assistance with preparing and filing their federal income tax returns this year, thanks to a program sponsored by the Babson Center for Global Commerce at the University of the South.

Seven sophomore students selected for business honors track

January 14, 2016
Read more to see the students selected for the Carey Fellows Class of 2018

Marty Willis Easter 2016 Graham Executive-in-Residence
OppenheimerFunds Chief Marketing Officer is 2016 Graham Executive-in-Residence

January 13, 2016
Martha (Marty) Boal Willis, C ’82, the chief marketing officer for OppenheimerFunds, will deliver a public lecture on Wednesday, January 27 at 4:30 PM in Gailor Auditorium. Willis is the Babson Center for Global Commerce’s Graham Executive-in-Residence for the 2016 Easter Semester.