Author Archive: Jennifer McManamay

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Person(s) of the Year, right here

| December 31, 2015

Guess who has been named Person of the Year by the Lynchburg News & Advance?

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John McClenon, Dana Professor of Chemistry emeritus, dies

| December 30, 2015

Sweet Briar is mourning the loss of John Raymond McClenon, a revered member of the community and professor emeritus with 38 years of service to the College.

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SBC professor wins SCHEV Outstanding Faculty Award

SBC professor wins SCHEV Outstanding Faculty Award

| December 17, 2015

Sweet Briar professor of mathematical sciences Jim Kirkwood is one of 13 recipients of a 2016 Outstanding Faculty Award from the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia.

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Sweet Briar nears top five in Alumnifire ranking

Sweet Briar nears top five in Alumnifire ranking

| December 14, 2015

Thanks to Vixens helping Vixens, Sweet Briar is the sixth-ranked college on the networking website Alumnifire.com — and is still moving up.

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Business students report on successes, lessons learned

Business students report on successes, lessons learned

| December 8, 2015

Students in Business Seminar I will make their final presentations on their Sweet for Schools fundraising projects, which they’ve been working on all semester.

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Sweet Briar names new human resources director

Sweet Briar names new human resources director

| December 4, 2015

Nicole Whitehead has been named Sweet Briar College’s director of human resources and community engagement effective Jan. 1.

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Benjamin rides for Team USA in world finals competition

Benjamin rides for Team USA in world finals competition

| December 3, 2015

For many athletes, representing your country on an international stage is the ultimate achievement.

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2001 grad among Fortune’s ‘Most Powerful Women’ Summit speakers

2001 grad among Fortune’s ‘Most Powerful Women’ Summit speakers

| November 30, 2015

Leah Busque ’01 will participate in Fortune’s second Most Powerful Women Next Gen Summit to be held Tuesday and Wednesday in San Francisco.

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Alumnae efforts credited in Roanoke Times

| November 23, 2015

The Roanoke Times’ Sunday editorial put a spotlight on Sweet Briar’s recruiting efforts this fall — with a well-deserved nod to the hundreds of alumnae who have been “fanning out across the country to make their case to the people who will truly decide the school’s fate: high school girls.”

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Board chair participates in webinar on governance

| November 20, 2015

Teresa Pike Tomlinson ’87 recently participated in a webinar hosted by Nonprofit Quarterly on how today’s communications environment has created a new governance environment.

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