Archive for August, 2013

College honors staff with ROSE Awards

College honors staff with ROSE Awards

| August 29, 2013

During Sweet Briar’s 108th Opening Convocation on Wednesday, Aug. 28, the College also honored several staff members with the annual Recognition of Staff Excellence (ROSE) Award.

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Sweet Briar begins 108th academic year

Sweet Briar begins 108th academic year

| August 28, 2013

Sweet Briar’s 2013-2014 Opening Convocation began with a moment of silence to honor the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington and Dr. Martin Luther King’s “I Have a Dream” speech.

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Students recognized at Opening Convocation

Students recognized at Opening Convocation

| August 28, 2013

Sweet Briar awarded several academic prizes during its 108th Opening Convocation on Wednesday, Aug. 28.

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Sweet Briar, Hollins exploring international education, administrative collaboration

| August 28, 2013

With the support of a grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, Sweet Briar College and Hollins University are exploring the possibility of collaboration between two of the nation’s leading women’s colleges.

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Once a Junior Year girl …

Once a Junior Year girl …

| August 15, 2013

About a year ago, Mary Morris Gamble Booth ’50 made her biggest one-time contribution to Sweet Briar in 60 years of annual giving.

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Who’s new at Sweet Briar?

Who’s new at Sweet Briar?

| August 14, 2013

The Office of Alumnae and Development welcomed several new — and returning — staff members this summer.

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Pet parade and show to lend helping paw

Pet parade and show to lend helping paw

| August 8, 2013

If you have a pet, chances are there’s something about them that tugs at your heartstrings, makes you proud or makes you laugh.

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Longtime admissions director, devoted alumna dies

Longtime admissions director, devoted alumna dies

| August 7, 2013

Sweet Briar has lost one of its most ardent advocates, who devoted much of her life to advancing the College’s mission as an alumna, longtime administrator and dear friend.

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SBC makes two Princeton Review top-10 lists

SBC makes two Princeton Review top-10 lists

| August 6, 2013

Sweet Briar College is ranked in four of the Princeton Review’s top-20 lists in its 2014 college guide, which was released today. As in previous years, Sweet Briar ranked high in the “Most Beautiful Campus” category, coming in at No. 6.

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Sweet Briar actors take UK stage

Sweet Briar actors take UK stage

| August 5, 2013

Members of the Sweet Briar Theatre traveled to Scotland this week to participate in the 2013 Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Led by theater director Bill Kershner, the troupe is performing “Chops,” an original play by Kirin McCrory, on Aug. 5, 6, 8 and 9.

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