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Alumna finds herself on familiar stage in new role

Alumna finds herself on familiar stage in new role

| April 18, 2014

Betty Skeen, a 2007 alumna of Sweet Briar’s Dance program, will direct the College’s Spring Dance Concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 25 and Saturday, April 26, in Murchison Lane Auditorium.

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Lacy to sing senior voice recital

Lacy to sing senior voice recital

| April 17, 2014

Caroline Lacy will perform a senior voice recital at 3 p.m. Saturday, April 19, in Sweet Briar College’s Memorial Chapel.

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Anthropologist awarded NEH stipend for field research

Anthropologist awarded NEH stipend for field research

| April 16, 2014

Professor of anthropology Deborah Durham has received a National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Stipend.

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Mother’s gratitude to College shows

Mother’s gratitude to College shows

| April 16, 2014

When Dee Branch Oliver’s husband, Johnnie, died suddenly at a young age, her family was not prepared — despite their years together working at H.D. Oliver, the funeral home business his family has operated in Virginia Beach since the Civil War.

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’87 alumna appointed to Superior Court in Georgia

’87 alumna appointed to Superior Court in Georgia

| April 15, 2014

Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal has appointed Sweet Briar graduate Verda M. Andrews Colvin ’87 to a Superior Court judgeship in the Macon Judicial Circuit.

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Three riders advance to IHSA nationals

Three riders advance to IHSA nationals

| April 15, 2014

Sweet Briar is sending three riders to compete in the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association National Championships.

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National study names SBC ‘promising place to work’

National study names SBC ‘promising place to work’

| April 14, 2014

Sweet Briar is one of “30+ Promising Places to Work in Student Affairs,” according to a national study conducted by the Center for Inclusion, Diversity & Academic Success at The Ohio State University.

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2014 Mednick Fellowship takes poet to Peru

2014 Mednick Fellowship takes poet to Peru

| April 11, 2014

Assistant professor of poetry John Casteen has been awarded a $2,000 Mednick Fellowship by the Virginia Foundation for Independent Colleges. He will use the grant for a multimedia project in Peru next January.

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Senior art show opens April 18

Senior art show opens April 18

| April 11, 2014

Four Sweet Briar College students will present their final work during this year’s Senior Art Majors’ Show, which runs until May 17. An opening reception will be held at 5 p.m. Friday, April 18, in Pannell Gallery.

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Sigma Delta Pi welcomes five new members

Sigma Delta Pi welcomes five new members

| April 11, 2014

Rho Omega, the Sweet Briar College chapter of Sigma Delta Pi National Honor Society, initiated five new student members at a ceremony on April 9 in the Garden Cottage on the Sweet Briar campus.

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