Archive for November, 2007

Literary Arts Go Live Thanks to Sweet Briar Writers Club

| November 28, 2007

Around campus, music majors sing and play instruments, theater majors act, and dancers, well, dance. In contrast to the other arts concentrations, creative writers traditionally have not had a public venue to read their poems, stories and essays.

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Sweet Briar College Vespers Set for Dec. 2

| November 26, 2007

Sweet Briar College will hold its annual Christmas Vespers at 7 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 2 in Memorial Chapel.

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Senior Sings Classics Nov. 28

Senior Sings Classics Nov. 28

| November 26, 2007

For her senior voice recital, Gretchen McDonough, a soprano from Portsmouth, R.I., will sing works by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, George Frideric Handel, Hugo Wolf, Samuel Barber and other classical composers.

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Come One, Come All for Annual Tree Lighting Nov. 29

| November 20, 2007

Sweet Briar’s annual Tree Lighting will be held at 7 p.m. Nov. 29 in front of Memorial Chapel.

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SBC United Way Campaign Reaches Goal

SBC United Way Campaign Reaches Goal

| November 16, 2007

Nearly two weeks in advance of its official United Way campaign wrap-up on Nov. 26, Sweet Briar College has surpassed its goal of raising $13,000.

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Sweet Briar Launches Facebook Profile

| November 15, 2007

Mere hours after the social networking Web site Facebook welcomed organizations to join its community — it previously restricted users to individuals — Sweet Briar College launched its own page and began attracting fans.

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Sweet Briar Shines at SWVHJA Annual Show

Sweet Briar Shines at SWVHJA Annual Show

| November 14, 2007

The Southwest Virginia Hunter and Jumper Association held its annual horse show Nov. 9-11 at the Virginia Horse Center in Lexington and the Sweet Briar College contingent of 25 riders and horses were in the spotlight for much of the weekend.

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Sweet Briar Stable Manager Hangs on for Endurance Riding Triple Crown

| November 13, 2007

Amie Chenault, the stable manager at Sweet Briar College, and her 13-year-old Arabian, Zeek, are winners of Old Dominion Endurance Rides Inc.’s 2007 Triple Crown.

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Sanadgol and UVa Colleague Present Invention at Innovation Showcase

Sanadgol and UVa Colleague Present Invention at Innovation Showcase

| November 13, 2007

In case anyone noticed assistant professor of engineering Dorsa Sanadgol missing at Sweet Briar’s last faculty meeting, she had a good reason. She was en route to the McLean Hilton in Tysons Corner for the 2007 Virginia Innovation Showcase on Nov. 2.

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Sweet Briar Senior Wins at Habitat 5K

Sweet Briar Senior Wins at Habitat 5K

| November 12, 2007

Gretchen McDonough ’08 was the first woman to cross the finish line at the 3rd Annual Habitat 5K, held Saturday, Nov. 10 at Sweet Briar College. McDonough’s time of 22:08 for the 3.1-mile course also allowed her to place 6th overall.

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