Author Archive: Jennifer McManamay

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Sweet Briar and Southern Virginia orchestras join forces

Sweet Briar and Southern Virginia orchestras join forces

| April 13, 2015

Sweet Briar musicians and singers are readying for a series of upcoming performances, including two joint appearances with the orchestra and women’s choir from Southern Virginia University

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Alumnae return for Spring Dance Concert

Alumnae return for Spring Dance Concert

| April 10, 2015

Mark Magruder doesn’t want to belabor the likelihood that Sweet Briar College’s 2015 Spring Dance Concert will be its last, but he’s an artist who’s grounded in reality.

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Recalculating route

Recalculating route

| January 26, 2015

Life doesn’t always take us where we think we want to go, but its course has a funny way of self-correcting. We spoke to a few alumnae whose careers took a new or unexpected direction.

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Painter chronicles everyday scenes close to home

Painter chronicles everyday scenes close to home

| January 23, 2015

Richard Crozier logs windshield time like an over-the-road trucker, except he hauls only what he needs to paint and he’s usually stationary.

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After 5: Faculty and staff reveal avocations

After 5: Faculty and staff reveal avocations

| January 22, 2015

Sweet Briar’s faculty and staff have many avocations outside of their work at the College. Here, four members of our community share more about their lives beyond campus.

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Conservationists’ petition to protect monarch considered

Conservationists’ petition to protect monarch considered

| January 6, 2015

Last August, research professor of biology Lincoln Brower joined other conservationists to petition the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to protect monarch butterflies under the Endangered Species Act. On Dec. 29, the federal agency announced it will review the monarch’s status.

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Coach Boylan recognized for outreach

Coach Boylan recognized for outreach

| December 9, 2014

The Intercollegiate Tennis Association and U.S. Tennis Association have presented Sweet Briar head tennis coach and interim athletic director Teresa Boylan with the 2014 USTA/ITA Mid-Atlantic Campus & Community Outreach Award.

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Vespers strikes traditional note; ‘Holiday Pops’ sets festive mood

Vespers strikes traditional note; ‘Holiday Pops’ sets festive mood

| December 1, 2014

Sweet Briar College will hold its annual Vespers service at 7 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 7, in Memorial Chapel, preceded by a Holiday Pops Concert at 6 p.m. in the chapel. Both are open to the public and admission is free.

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Annual student tradition celebrates the season

Annual student tradition celebrates the season

| December 1, 2014

Sweet Briar students will gather for the College’s Christmas Tree Lighting and caroling at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 3, on the quad in front of Memorial Chapel.

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Lecturer to talk about ‘Dave the Potter’ project

Lecturer to talk about ‘Dave the Potter’ project

| November 25, 2014

Lynnette Overby, a professor of theater and dance at the University of Delaware, will present a talk about her multidisciplinary work “Dave the Potter” at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 2, in Pannell Gallery. Her lecture is free and open to the public.

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