Archive for April, 2013

Students, College honor staff members

Students, College honor staff members

| April 29, 2013

Sweet Briar College’s Office of Human Resources and student organization Sweet Spirits honored staff members at the Unsung Heroes and Employee Recognition Banquet April 26 at the Florence Elston Inn and Conference Center.

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Girls on the Run returns once again

Girls on the Run returns once again

| April 29, 2013

Sweet Briar College will host the Girls on the Run of Central Virginia Spring 2013 Celebration 5K at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 4.

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Self-taught music major presents senior recital

Self-taught music major presents senior recital

| April 29, 2013

Jacqueline Comola has always loved music, but never took voice or piano lessons until she came to Sweet Briar. Four years later, the music and religion major is giving her senior recital. The event will take place at 7 p.m. Monday, May 6, in Memorial Chapel.

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ANRC champs!

ANRC champs!

| April 23, 2013

Sweet Briar’s novice and national teams took home the ANRC champion and reserve champion titles respectively at the American National Riding Commission National Intercollegiate Equitation Championship, held April 19-21 in Owings Mills, Md.

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Little of this, little of that spice up spring concerts

Little of this, little of that spice up spring concerts

| April 23, 2013

As the end of the academic year approaches, Sweet Briar musicians and singers are fine tuning their instruments and polishing their program selections for the College’s annual spring concerts.

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Inaugural awards convocation celebrates excellence

Inaugural awards convocation celebrates excellence

| April 22, 2013

The ceremony marked a “new tradition” at Sweet Briar, uniting departmental awards and honors, as well as Student Government Association awards and the Presidential Medal under one umbrella.

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Hansbrough rides away with Presidential Medal

Hansbrough rides away with Presidential Medal

| April 19, 2013

When Elizabeth Hansbrough received an email summoning her to see the president Wednesday morning, she guessed she was either in trouble or, maybe, she was about to be awarded Sweet Briar’s highest all-around student honor.

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Farm implement sets stage for Dance Concert

Farm implement sets stage for Dance Concert

| April 19, 2013

Sweet Briar dance program director Mark Magruder zipped into the Tractor Supply Co. store lot one day and saw a shipment of cattle feeders being unloaded. So he did what any tractor-loving modern dancer would do: He bought one.

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Sweet Briar hosts talk on North Korea

Sweet Briar hosts talk on North Korea

| April 18, 2013

“What does North Korea want?” has become one of the most discussed questions across news networks worldwide. Kathryn Weathersby will attempt to answer it in her lecture at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 23, in Tyson Auditorium at Sweet Briar College.

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Witt ’74 is UVa medical school’s Outstanding Alumnus

Witt ’74 is UVa medical school’s Outstanding Alumnus

| April 16, 2013

A Sweet Briar alumna is the first woman to be named Outstanding Alumnus of the University of Virginia Medical Alumni Association.

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