Archive for January, 2008

Sweet Briar College Events Celebrate Black History Month

| January 31, 2008

Throughout the month of February, Sweet Briar College will host a number of events to celebrate Black History Month. All events are open to the public and admission is free, although meals must be purchased. Prices are provided below.

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James Piano Quartet Performs Feb. 1

| January 28, 2008

The James Piano Quartet, artists-in-residence at Sweet Briar College, will perform at 7:30 p.m., Friday, Feb. 1 in Memorial Chapel. Admission is free and the public is invited.

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Sweet Briar Hosts Sustainability Forum Jan. 29

| January 28, 2008

On Tuesday, Jan. 29, Sweet Briar College will host forum on the roles students and college administrators play in sustainability. The event, to be held at 7 p.m. in Josey Dining Room, is free and open to the public.

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Sweet Briar Students Named to 2008 ‘Who’s Who’ List

| January 22, 2008

“Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges” has named this year’s inductees. Nineteen Sweet Briar students were named outstanding national campus leaders in the 2008 edition.

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Sweet Briar’s Elston Inn Offers Fine Dining in Restaurant Setting

| January 22, 2008

A night out for an elegant, expertly prepared meal can be the perfect remedy for the winter doldrums. Pan-seared lump crab and lobster cakes with lobster sauce might sound tempting, or you can combine the seafood with a petite filet mignon served with Jack Daniels sauce.

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Internationally Known Vocal Ensemble to Perform at Sweet Briar

Internationally Known Vocal Ensemble to Perform at Sweet Briar

| January 21, 2008

The Quink Vocal Ensemble, a five-member a cappella group from the Netherlands, will perform at 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 3 in Memorial Chapel at Sweet Briar College. A champagne reception will follow the concert, which marks the final event of the inaugural Sweet Briar Fringe Festival being held from Thursday, Jan. 31 to Feb. 3.

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Third New Record of Season Set as Swimming Sweeps Quad Meet

| January 19, 2008

Sweet Briar swimming opened its spring schedule Saturday with a sweep in North Carolina, defeating non-conference opponents Agnes Scott (69-26), Greensboro (74-21) and host Salem College (82-12).

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Denizens of Sweet Briar College’s Science Center Make Room for Live Sharks

Denizens of Sweet Briar College’s Science Center Make Room for Live Sharks

| January 17, 2008

Sweet Briar College’s Guion Science Center is home to an eclectic bunch of charismatic creatures, the faculty of the science and math departments notwithstanding. Now, the chameleons, monarch butterflies and occasional visiting salamanders have been joined by a colony of sharks.

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Golden Globe Winners on Spring Film Lineup

| January 16, 2008

Sweet Briar’s spring film series has Golden Globe winners galore.

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Fringe Festival on ‘Studio Virginia’

| January 14, 2008

The inaugural Sweet Briar Fringe Festival was featured Jan. 10 on Studio Virginia, a program of WVTF Public Radio.

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