Philip Lewis ’64: Advocate for Public Humanities and the Liberal Arts

Philip Lewis ’64: Advocate for Public Humanities and the Liberal Arts

A self-described timid little boy from the hillbilly country of east Tennessee, Phil Lewis ’64 found his ideal college home at Davidson. He recalls a freshman honors humanities course that was way over his head, but he survived and came to appreciate the rigor and sophistication of the Davidson curriculum–characteristics of the college that he has been pleased to see fortified over the years.

MacDonald Family Program Expands Internship Opportunities

MacDonald Family Program Expands Internship Opportunities

A new gift from former Davidson parent Scott MacDonald will allow students to pursue internship experiences that are consistent with their career interests and would not have been possible without financial support. The MacDonald Family Internship Program is a companion to the successful MacDonald Community Scholars Program at Davidson and jointly honors MacDonald’s sons, Davidson graduates Andrew ’03 and Ross ’08.

Final Four Men’s Soccer Scholarship Takes Team Effort

Final Four Men’s Soccer Scholarship Takes Team Effort

For Andy Schwab ’93, life has always been about building and being a part of a team. Born and raised in Cincinnati, Ohio, he was drawn to Davidson because of the combination of Division I athletics and strong academics. The college offered him the opportunity to balance soccer with his interest in genetics and ethics, a major he created through the college’s Center for Interdisciplinary Studies.

Davidson & Charlotte

Davidson & Charlotte

Davidson’s proximity to Charlotte provides countless opportunities for students, and Davidson alumni enrich the Charlotte community as they become involved through their careers and community engagement initiatives.

Parents, Alumni Take Lead on Football Facility Improvements

Parents, Alumni Take Lead on Football Facility Improvements

Players on the 2015 Davidson College football team had the honor of breaking in a newly renovated locker room and weight room in Richardson Stadium. Made possible by parent and alumni donors and volunteers, the new spaces create a better training environment for current players. In addition, the facilities are on par with or better than those of competing schools and programs, which will aid in recruiting efforts.

We Did It! Thanks for Going #AllinforDavidson

We Did It! Thanks for Going #AllinforDavidson

Alumni, parents, faculty, staff, students and friends of the college gave the #AllinforDavidson challenge 109%! More than 2,727 donors gave more than $763,269 to Davidson in a single day during the college’s third #AllinforDavidson challenge. The total includes $350,000 from challenge donors plus all the gifts made by alumni, parents, faculty, staff, students and friends in the 24-hour period.