Archive for May, 2013

A bug’s life: Cicada walks reveal all

A bug’s life: Cicada walks reveal all

| May 30, 2013

Biologist Linda Fink, Duberg Professor of Ecology, will lead two walking tours and discuss the natural history of periodical cicadas for those who want to learn more about the winged insects that are visiting campus in such numbers this year.

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Alumna honored as champion of women in business

Alumna honored as champion of women in business

| May 30, 2013

Betsie Meric Gambel ’73 of Gambel Communications has been recognized as the U.S. Small Business Administration Region VI 2013 Women in Business Champion

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Endstation’s 2013 season launches May 31

Endstation’s 2013 season launches May 31

| May 24, 2013

Endstation Theatre Company has expanded its Blue Ridge Summer Theatre Festival beyond the campus of Sweet Briar College for the 2013 season. Two of three plays — Shakespeare’s “The Taming of the Shrew” and “Cymbeline” — will also be performed at historic locations and theaters in downtown Lynchburg.

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Award-winning book features SBC professor

Award-winning book features SBC professor

| May 22, 2013

An essay by Sweet Briar College assistant professor of creative writing Dave Griffith is included in the award-winning book “That Mad Game. Growing Up in a War Zone: An Anthology of Essays from Around the Globe.”

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Leadership students graduate with extra edge

Leadership students graduate with extra edge

| May 20, 2013

On Saturday, Sweet Briar’s Leadership Certificate Program graduated its sixth class, ready to engage and influence the world community they will be part of.

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Endstation presents Broadway in the Blue Ridge

Endstation presents Broadway in the Blue Ridge

| May 20, 2013

Endstation Theatre Company will present its third annual Broadway in the Blue Ridge fundraiser concert at 8 p.m. Sunday, May 26, in Murchison Lane Auditorium at Sweet Briar’s Babcock Fine Arts Center.

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SBC’s McCrory selected to CASE Commission on Philanthropy

SBC’s McCrory selected to CASE Commission on Philanthropy

| May 20, 2013

Vice president for alumnae and development, Heidi Hansen McCrory, was selected by the Council for Advancement and Support of Higher Education (CASE) Board of Trustees to serve as a member of the CASE Commission on Philanthropy.

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Class of 2013 bests Mother Nature

Class of 2013 bests Mother Nature

| May 18, 2013

Sweet Briar College’s 104th commencement exercises were held Saturday, May 18, on the College’s main quad beneath a chilly blanket of gray clouds.

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‘All-College’ honorees recognized

| May 18, 2013

Each year, Sweet Briar College gives special recognition to several graduating students through its all-College awards. The following recipients were honored during commencement on Saturday, May 18.

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Honors Summer Research fellows announced

| May 15, 2013

Eleven Sweet Briar students have been awarded Honors Summer Research Fellowships for 2013. Among them are rising juniors Ashley Baker, Fumin Li, Dolores Gallagher, Moriah Donaldson and Amy Kvien; rising seniors Kaitlyn Cartwright, Rebecca Dalley, Anna Donko, Katlyn Fleming and Lilian Tauber; and soon-to-be graduate Jennifer Gray.

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