Author Archive: Jennifer McManamay

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Class of 2015 graduates

Class of 2015 graduates

| May 16, 2015

Amid hugs and cheers, smiles and tears, 132 undergraduates and six graduate students walked across the stage at Sweet Briar College’s 106th — and possibly its last —commencement. Two undergraduate degrees also were awarded in absentia.

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2015 all-College awards announced at commencement

| May 16, 2015

Each year, Sweet Briar College gives special recognition to several graduating students through its all-College awards. The following recipients were honored during commencement on Saturday, May 16.

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Sweet Briar statement regarding agreement on relief from injunction order

| May 12, 2015

The College is pleased it was able to reach agreement with the Campbell plaintiffs on relief from the injunction order in that case that allows us to ensure the future of our Junior Year in France and Spain programs and the safe removal of hazardous materials from our campus.

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Classics professor notches fourth teaching award

Classics professor notches fourth teaching award

| May 11, 2015

The Classical Association of Virginia has honored Eric Casey, an associate professor at Sweet Briar, with the 2015 Lurlene W. Todd Teacher of the Year Award.

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Pannell Scholarship affirms career aspirations

Pannell Scholarship affirms career aspirations

| May 11, 2015

Emily Welch embarked on her Anne Gary Pannell Merit Scholarship project with two goals in mind: to learn everything she could about the field of occupational therapy and to share that knowledge with others.

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A Sweet Spirit receives 2015 Presidential Medal

A Sweet Spirit receives 2015 Presidential Medal

| May 7, 2015

Jessica Fortner is the recipient of the 2015 Presidential Medal, the highest honor that Sweet Briar bestows on her students.

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Response to allegations by Elliott Schuchardt, attorney

| May 5, 2015

Sweet Briar College responds to allegations by Elliott Schuchardt, attorney for Jessica Campbell et al.

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Youth Dance Recital marks program’s 20th anniversary

Youth Dance Recital marks program’s 20th anniversary

| May 4, 2015

Students from the local community will showcase their choreography in the 20th anniversary Sweet Briar College Community Youth Dance Recital at 7 p.m. Saturday, May 9, in Murchison Lane Auditorium at Babcock Fine Arts Center. Admission is free and open to the public.

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Sweet Briar riders compete in ANRC nationals

| May 1, 2015

Sweet Briar riders recently competed in the 38th annual American National Riding Commission Intercollegiate Equitation Championship at St. Andrew’s University in Laurinburg, N.C.

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Response to April 29 ruling

| April 29, 2015

The College responded to today’s ruling by Bedford County Circuit Court Judge James Updike.

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