Author Archive: Jennifer McManamay

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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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Holla, holla, fans of Sweet Briar House!

Holla, holla, fans of Sweet Briar House!

| April 10, 2014

Sweet Briar House has bested Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello, Poplar Forest and his Academical Village at UVa in an online poll to select “Virginia’s Favorite Architecture.”

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Riding team places third in ODAC championship

Riding team places third in ODAC championship

| April 4, 2014

Sweet Briar’s Old Dominion Athletic Conference riding team placed third in the ODAC Conference Equestrian Championship Wednesday, April 2, at Bridgewater College.

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Sweet Briar Theatre stages ‘Brundibár’

Sweet Briar Theatre stages ‘Brundibár’

| March 26, 2014

Sweet Briar’s Performing Arts Division and the Sweet Briar Theatre will present Tony Kushner’s translation of “Brundibár,” the opera that was originally performed by Jewish children in Nazi-occupied Czechoslovakia.

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AREVA renews support for Explore Engineering

AREVA renews support for Explore Engineering

| March 25, 2014

AREVA Inc. will sponsor the 2014-2015 Explore Engineering program at Sweet Briar College with a gift of $15,000. This is the second consecutive year the company has supported the program as part of its Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) education outreach.

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