Archive for March, 2009

Two Sweet Briar Swimmers Receive ODAC Honors

| March 31, 2009

The Old Dominion Athletic Conference announced their swimming All-ODAC team. After a third place conference finish, Sweet Briar was one of only three schools to qualify individuals on the first or second All-ODAC team.

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Sweet Briar Riding Welcomes Two New Instructors

| March 31, 2009

Sweet Briar Riding has hired two new instructors, Ian McCartney and Jason Berry. Both will start in July and will begin teaching in the fall of 2009.

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Pre-Health Society Organizes Fundraiser for Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

| March 30, 2009

Sweet Briar’s Pre-Health Society is hosting a “Great Strides 10k Walk” at 9 a.m. on Saturday, April 4 to benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.

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Sweet Briar Names New Head Field Hockey Coach

| March 27, 2009

Sweet Briar athletic director Kelly Morrison has announced the appointment of Jessica Lamina as head field hockey coach. Lamina comes to Sweet Briar after serving as the assistant coach at Gettysburg College. Her first day at Sweet Briar will be April 2, 2009.

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Sweet Briar Inventors at Work on Third Hand — or Next Best Thing

| March 24, 2009

Mission one at Lynchburg Sheltered Industries is to help disabled or disadvantaged people in the community achieve greater independence and self — esteem through vocational training and jobs. That often means developing assistive technologies or modifying processes to make specific tasks accessible to as many employees as possible.

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Elegba Brings African Culture to Sweet Briar

| March 23, 2009

The Elegba Folklore Society will perform “African Dance, Music and the Oral Tradition” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 2 in Murchison Lane Auditorium at Sweet Briar College’s Babcock Fine Arts Center.

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Eclectic Mix on Tap for James Piano Quartet Concert

| March 20, 2009

The James Piano Quartet, artists-in-residence at Sweet Briar, will perform in concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 26 in the College’s Memorial Chapel.

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Virginia Association of Museums Director to Speak at Sweet Briar

| March 20, 2009

Margo Carlock, executive director of the Virginia Association of Museums, will be the guest speaker at the annual joint meeting of Sweet Briar College’s Friends of Art and Friends of the Library.Carlock will present “Museums as Community Spaces” at 8 p.m. Friday, March 27 in the Wailes Lounge at the College’s Elston Inn & Conference Center.

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U.Va. Professor, Muralist to Exhibit Work

| March 19, 2009

Paintings and works on paper by Megan Marlatt, a University of Virginia art professor known for her murals and public and private commissions, will be on display March 26 through May 24 at Sweet Briar College’s Babcock Fine Arts Center Gallery.

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Babcock Season Continues with Harpist Kathleen Bride March 28

| March 18, 2009

Sweet Briar College’s 2008-2009 Babcock Season continues at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 28 with a concert by harpist Kathleen Bride. The event will be held in Memorial Chapel and a reception will follow. A master class will be held after the concert and reception at 4:30 p.m. in the chapel.

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