Archive for October, 2012

Sweet Briar students combat Ewing’s sarcoma by “Dining For a Cure”

Sweet Briar students combat Ewing’s sarcoma by “Dining For a Cure”

| October 29, 2012

Sweet Briar College business students will host a spaghetti luncheon and silent auction from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 4, at First Presbyterian Church in Lynchburg.

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Preparing for Hurricane Sandy

| October 28, 2012

Hurricane Sandy is tracking up the East Coast and is expected to affect Virginia for the next few days.

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Spooky stories at Sweet Briar

Spooky stories at Sweet Briar

| October 25, 2012

Members of the Chung Mungs and Tau Phi will entertain listeners with “Ghost Stories of Sweet Briar” at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 1, and Friday, Nov. 2, at Sweet Briar Museum.

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Speaker challenges women to dare, do

Speaker challenges women to dare, do

| October 22, 2012

Whitney Johnson, author of “Dare, Dream, Do: Remarkable Things Happen When You Dare to Dream,” will speak about her book at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 29 in Murchison Lane Auditorium at Sweet Briar College. The lecture is free and open to the public.

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College hosts 5K zombie run

College hosts 5K zombie run

| October 16, 2012

Sweet Briar College business students will host “Run For Your Life,” a 5K zombie run from noon to 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 28, at the College. Proceeds from the event benefit the Jennifer Hunter Yates Sarcoma Foundation.

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Poet returns to Sweet Briar

Poet returns to Sweet Briar

| October 15, 2012

Sweet Briar College will host a poetry reading by 2004 graduate CM Burroughs at 4:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 22 in Pannell Gallery. Her debut collection, “The Vital System,” was released in September.

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Big weekend on tap for SBC family

Big weekend on tap for SBC family

| October 15, 2012

Sweet Briar’s Homecoming/Families Weekend, held Oct. 19-21, brings the entire College community together. It’s an opportunity for students and parents to meet faculty, staff and alumnae and discover what the College is really about. And, of course, it’s a time for alumnae to reconnect with classmates in the place where they forged lifelong friendships.

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Connecting experience to innovation

Connecting experience to innovation

| October 14, 2012

The Salt Block Project, a student-run initiative of Sweet Briar’s business department, hosted its second Entrepreneurship Awards Dinner Thursday, Oct. 11, in Prothro Dining Room. Jenness Gough ’13 handed out the “Salty Awards,” as they are informally known, to recognize recipients in three categories.

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Athletics Hall of Fame inducts four new members

Athletics Hall of Fame inducts four new members

| October 11, 2012

Sweet Briar College will welcome four alumnae into its Athletics Hall of Fame during the College’s 2012 Homecoming weekend. The ceremony will take place at 10 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 21 in Prothro Dining Hall.

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Hunter team shows at N.C. State Fair

Hunter team shows at N.C. State Fair

| October 10, 2012

Riding coach Matt Payne and his hunter show team were in Raleigh, N.C., Oct. 4-7 for the North Carolina State Fair Hunter/Jumper Show.

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