Author Archive: Jennifer McManamay

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ANRC teams take first and third in nationals

ANRC teams take first and third in nationals

| April 30, 2014

It was a picture-perfect weekend for the 37th annual American National Riding Commission (ANRC) National Intercollegiate Equitation Championship, which was held Friday, April 25, through Sunday, April 27, at Sweet Briar College’s Harriet Howell Rogers Riding Center.

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A letter to the community from Jo Ellen Parker

A letter to the community from Jo Ellen Parker

| April 29, 2014

With deeply mixed emotions, I write to tell you that this summer I will be leaving the College to assume the presidency of the Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh.

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Sweet Briar hosts national riding championship

| April 23, 2014

Sweet Briar will host the 37th annual American National Riding Commission National Intercollegiate Equitation Championship Friday, April 25 through Sunday, April 27, at its Harriet Howell Rogers Riding Center.

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Conservationist receives lifetime award

Conservationist receives lifetime award

| April 21, 2014

Research professor of biology Lincoln Brower was in St. Louis earlier this month to receive the University of Missouri-St. Louis Harris Center Conservation Action Prize for his lifetime work in monarch butterfly conservation.

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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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