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Sweet Briar presents Fall Student Music Recital

| December 4, 2008

The music department at Sweet Briar College will present its Fall Student Music Recital at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 11 in Memorial Chapel. Admission is free and open to the public. The program will be composed of performances by Sweet Briar students who have taken applied lessons in voice, piano and orchestral instruments, and includes [...]

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Sweet Tones Perform Dec. 10

| December 4, 2008

The Sweet Tones, Sweet Briar’s a cappella student singing group, will perform its Christmas concert at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 10 in Memorial Chapel. Admission is free and the public is welcome to attend. For more information, e-mail [email protected]

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Perry Discusses U.S. Supreme Court on WVTF

| December 3, 2008

Sweet Briar’s Carter Glass Professor of Government Barbara Perry appeared on “Evening Edition” on local public radio station WVTF on Tuesday, Dec. 2. Perry, an expert on the U.S. Supreme Court, was a guest on the show, along with Mark Rush, Robert G. Brown Professor of Politics and Law at Washington and Lee University. They [...]

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SBC Chamber Orchestra Performs Dec. 9

| December 3, 2008

Sweet Briar College’s chamber orchestra, directed by Joe Nigro, will perform at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 9 in the College’s Memorial Chapel. Admission is free. The program includes works by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Franz Joseph Haydn, Saverio Mercadanteand others.Nigro predicted, “It will be the best concert of my three-year tenure” at Sweet Briar. Twenty-five students [...]

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Sweet Briar Christmas Vespers is Dec. 7

| December 2, 2008

Sweet Briar College will present Christmas Vespers at 7 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 7 in Memorial Chapel. Admission is free. The program includes hymns and anthems by the College’s concert and chamber choirs, under the direction of Frank Archer, as well as performances by pianist and Sweet Briar music professor Rebecca McCord and Clara O’Brien, a [...]

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Careers in Engineering Topic of Panel Discussion at Sweet Briar

| December 2, 2008

Sweet Briar College student members of the Society of Women Engineers will host a panel discussion on careers in engineering at 4 p.m. Friday, Dec. 5 in the EB Room, located in the lower level of Dew Hall. Included among the guests scheduled to speak are Polk Green, engineering and facilities maintenance director at Tri [...]

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Sanderson Named ‘Outstanding New Professional’

| December 1, 2008

Robyn Sanderson, director of student involvement and programming at Sweet Briar, was recently presented the “Outstanding New Professional” award by the Virginia Association of Student Personnel Administrators. The annual award, which was established in 1981, was presented on Nov. 20 at the Virginia Student Services Conference at Wintergreen Resort and is given to college professionals [...]

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‘Big Love’ at Sweet Briar Dec. 5 and 6

‘Big Love’ at Sweet Briar Dec. 5 and 6

| November 25, 2008

In October, Sweet Briar senior Mary Susan Sinclair-Kuenning enchanted audiences as Jo March, headstrong heroine of the College’s fall musical, “Little Women.” Next month, Sinclair-Kuenning — the second half of which is pronounced “Kenning” — will direct “Big Love” for her senior directorial project. Performances will be held at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Dec. [...]

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Builder, Architect to Discuss New Fitness Center’s Construction

| November 21, 2008

A presentation on the construction and engineering of Sweet Briar’s new Fitness and Athletics Center will be held at noon, Tuesday, Dec. 2 in Guion Room 127C. Bob Brown, president of C.L. Lewis & Co. General Contractors, and Hal Craddock, president of Craddock Cunningham Architectural Partners, will discuss topics such as the construction choices of [...]

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Students Raise Awareness for United Way through Miniature Golf Tournament

Students Raise Awareness for United Way through Miniature Golf Tournament

| November 20, 2008

Sweet Briar’s Fundamentals of Business Management Lab hosted a We Putt United Miniature Golf Tournament on Nov. 13 to raise awareness for the United Way of Central Virginia. Sweet Briar faculty and staff were invited to participate by playing in teams or individually or by designing a hole for the course. The course included buildings [...]

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