Author Archive: Jennifer McManamay

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Business Seminar students put hearts into work

Business Seminar students put hearts into work

| November 14, 2014

Students in Business Seminar I are beginning to tally the results of their semester-long awareness- and fundraising projects to benefit the Humane Society of Amherst County.

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Holiday Pops Concert prelude to Vespers

| November 14, 2014

Sweet Briar choir members will present an annual Holiday Pops Concert at 6 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 7, in Memorial Chapel, followed by the College’s Christmas Vespers service at 7 p.m.

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Dance concerts wrap with one-man show

Dance concerts wrap with one-man show

| November 7, 2014

As Sweet Briar dance director Mark Magruder gears up for three back-to-back performances in November, he’s beginning to feel his 30 years of teaching dance, choreography and yoga at the College.

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Consistency puts IHSA team ahead in points

Consistency puts IHSA team ahead in points

| November 4, 2014

Sweet Briar’s Intercollegiate Horse Show Association team has finished its last two regional competitions as reserve champions, just one point behind the leaders on each occasion.

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Sweet Tones gather for reunion

Sweet Tones gather for reunion

| November 3, 2014

Twenty-five alumnae came together with 18 students for a Sweet Tones Reunion weekend Oct. 31-Nov. 2. All 43 singers lifted their voices together at Saturday night’s marquee concert in Memorial Chapel.

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Beloved library supervisor dies

Beloved library supervisor dies

| October 31, 2014

The Sweet Briar community said goodbye this week to Thelma Banks Jordan, the College’s longtime interlibrary loan supervisor, who passed away on Friday, Oct. 24.

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Webcam captures nature at work

Webcam captures nature at work

| October 22, 2014

Students in Tom O’Halloran’s Advanced Lab in Environmental Science class helped him set up a webcam on the weather tower to track phenology, which is the timing of ecological events.

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One million reasons to say thank you

One million reasons to say thank you

| October 15, 2014

Sweet Briar College has one million reasons to say thank you to the Class of 1964. Well, technically, it has $1,039,164.64 worth of reasons to be grateful.

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Undergrad research shines at MARCUS

Undergrad research shines at MARCUS

| October 14, 2014

Sweet Briar College’s Honors Program held its 16th annual Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference of Undergraduate Scholarship, known as MARCUS, on Saturday, Oct. 11.

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‘Deo’ calls students to action

‘Deo’ calls students to action

| October 13, 2014

Deogratias “Deo” Niyizonkiza told his listeners in Memorial Chapel Sunday night that turning his back on a problem was something he simply couldn’t do.

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