The Office of Community Engagement is pleased to recognize the following nominees for the 2020 Sullivan Awards. The Algernon Sydney Sullivan Award was established in 1890 to honor individuals who exhibit nobility of character, exemplified by selfless service to others and the community. This is the University of Mississippi’s highest award in honor of service. Award criteria emphasize placing service to others and the community before oneself, while embodying the qualities of honesty, morality, ethics, integrity, responsibility, determination, courage, and compassion. Individuals who do not actively seek recognition are prime candidates for this award. Read more about the Algernon Sydney Sullivan Award here. Quotes from each nomination are provided below.
Recipients will be announced on Friday, 4/24. To all of our nominees, thank you for your commitment to our community and to living out the ideals of service and character that exemplify the legacy of Algernon Sydney Sullivan!