Archive for February, 2008

The Taters are Coming, the Taters are Coming! Sweet Briar’s ‘Potato Drop’ is March 1

| February 27, 2008

On Saturday, March 1, the Sweet Briar College community will be up to its eyeballs in potatoes — more than 40,000 pounds of white potatoes, in fact, delivered to the College for its inaugural “Potato Drop.”

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‘Inside Iraq: The Untold Stories’ at Sweet Briar March 18, Filmmaker says he has solution to war in Iraq

‘Inside Iraq: The Untold Stories’ at Sweet Briar March 18, Filmmaker says he has solution to war in Iraq

| February 26, 2008

What would happen if an American adventure traveler — armed with little more than a movie camera, a press pass made at Kinko’s and a single name on a slip of paper — cashed in his air miles and flew to Iraq to the get the inside skinny on the war?

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‘Colonial Hygiene on Exhibit and on Trial’ Subject of Lecture at Sweet Briar

| February 25, 2008

U.S. State Department historian Joe Wicentowski will present a lecture on “Colonial Hygiene on Exhibit and on Trial: The Taibei Police Hygiene Exhibition of 1925” at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 4 in the Browsing Room at Sweet Briar’s Cochran Library.

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Sweet Briar Museum Receives Conservation ‘Bookshelf’

| February 25, 2008

The Sweet Briar Museum has been named one of 851 museums, libraries and archives, representing every state, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico, selected to receive the “IMLS Connecting to Collections Bookshelf.”

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Sweet Briar Professor Emeritus Performs Voice Recital Feb. 27

| February 22, 2008

Vocalist Allen Huszti, Sweet Briar College professor emeritus of music, will perform at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 27 in Memorial Chapel. The baritone singer will be accompanied on piano by SBC associate professor of music Nick Ross.

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Brownie Science Try-it Day Program at Sweet Briar Grows as Word Gets Around

| February 21, 2008

Word of the Brownie Science Try-it Day held annually at Sweet Briar College has reached as far as Vermont. Program director Jill Granger recently received an e-mail from a Girl Scout leader there, asking for information on how it is organized.

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Sweet Briar Moves Up in IHSA Points

| February 18, 2008

Over a packed weekend of Intercollegiate Horse Show Association action, Sweet Briar’s IHSA team moved ahead in the points standings.

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Sweet Briar Gospel Fest Delivers Annual Dose of Fellowship, Inspiration

| February 18, 2008

When Pearlie G. Sandidge, Derrick Thompson and the Scott Zion’s Men’s Chorus gather at Sweet Briar College’s Memorial Chapel, it’s time to rejoice. It’s time for Gospel Fest.

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Two More Records Fall as Vixens Finish 3rd/Kuhn Named Conference Coach of Year

| February 17, 2008

Two more school records fell Sunday evening as swimming concluded at the 2008 ODAC/Atlantic States Championships in Radford, Va. The Vixens finished third overall with 454 points and third among ODAC schools with 526 points.

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Two School Records Fall at Day Two of Swimming Championships

| February 16, 2008

Two 22-year-old school records fell Saturday evening as action continued at the 2008 ODAC/Atlantic States Championships.

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