Archive for September, 2012

Slave Dwelling Project comes to Sweet Briar

Slave Dwelling Project comes to Sweet Briar

| September 29, 2012

Joseph McGill, creator of the Slave Dwelling Project, will make an overnight stop at Sweet Briar College on Sunday, Oct. 7 and Monday, Oct 8. He will present a public lecture on the project at 2 p.m. Sunday in the Sweet Briar Museum and again at 12:15 p.m. Monday in the Johnson Dining Room at Prothro.

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New MMC director appointed

New MMC director appointed

| September 27, 2012

Christy Jackson, assistant director of university relations at Radford University, has been appointed Sweet Briar College’s new director of media, marketing and communications.

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Hunting for data

Hunting for data

| September 26, 2012

It’s not uncommon for the work of Sweet Briar researchers to impact audiences far from home. Rob Alexander, professor of economics and environmental studies, hopes folks in South Africa are paying attention to his latest research.

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Amherst ArtWindow shows Sweet Briar founders

Amherst ArtWindow shows Sweet Briar founders

| September 21, 2012

A life-size mural of Indiana Fletcher Williams and daughter, Daisy, adorns the corner of Main and Second streets in downtown Amherst. The painting, which covers one of eight windows on the historic Goodwin Building, was unveiled yesterday along with seven other panels created by National Art Honor Society high school students as part of the ArtWindows project.

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Award-winning poet visits Sweet Briar

Award-winning poet visits Sweet Briar

| September 20, 2012

Sweet Briar College will host a reading by nationally acclaimed poet Traci Brimhall at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 26. in Pannell Gallery. The reading is free and open to the public.

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Statistics add up for national honors

Statistics add up for national honors

| September 18, 2012

Emily Cochran ’14 recently placed 10th in a nationwide competition sponsored by Phi Beta Lambda. More than 1,700 college students attended and competed in various categories at PBL’s National Leadership Conference in San Antonio this summer.

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Alumna’s company to auction Cronin ceramics collection

Alumna’s company to auction Cronin ceramics collection

| September 12, 2012

The Potomack Company, an Alexandria, Va., auction gallery owned and run by Sweet Briar graduates, will donate to the College a portion of its commission on the sale of items belonging to Professor Emeritus Paul D. Cronin and his late wife.

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College names new chaplain

College names new chaplain

| September 12, 2012

The Rev. Dori Baker has been named the new chaplain and director of student spiritual life at Sweet Briar.

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Sweet Briar presents Kevin Crowe

Sweet Briar presents Kevin Crowe

| September 11, 2012

Renowned local potter Kevin Crowe is exhibiting his work at Sweet Briar College this fall. “Kevin Crowe: Feeding Fire” will open on Thursday, Sept. 20 in Babcock Gallery with a reception and talk by the artist.

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2012 Rose Awards announced

| September 11, 2012

During Sweet Briar’s 107th Opening Convocation on Aug. 29, the College also honored several staff members with the annual ROSE Awards.

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