Author Archive: Jennifer McManamay

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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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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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Girls on the Run set for spring 5K

Girls on the Run set for spring 5K

| April 27, 2015

Girls on the Run of Central Virginia will hold its spring Celebration 5K race Saturday, May 2, at Sweet Briar College. Pre-race activities for the runners kick off at 8:30 a.m., followed by the start at 10.

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Researchers document upsides to online forums

Researchers document upsides to online forums

| April 23, 2015

Sweet Briar assistant professor of psychology Jessica Salvatore and Louise Pendry, a psychologist at the University of Exeter in England, have published the results of a study in the journal Computers in Human Behavior.

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Sweet Briar and Southern Virginia orchestras join forces

Sweet Briar and Southern Virginia orchestras join forces

| April 13, 2015

Sweet Briar musicians and singers are readying for a series of upcoming performances, including two joint appearances with the orchestra and women’s choir from Southern Virginia University

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Alumnae return for Spring Dance Concert

Alumnae return for Spring Dance Concert

| April 10, 2015

Mark Magruder doesn’t want to belabor the likelihood that Sweet Briar College’s 2015 Spring Dance Concert will be its last, but he’s an artist who’s grounded in reality.

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Slow Art Day cultivates new audiences

Slow Art Day cultivates new audiences

| April 6, 2015

Sweet Briar College will join museums across the globe to celebrate Slow Art Day from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 11, in Pannell Gallery. Admission is free and open to the public. Complimentary refreshments will be provided.

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Senior excited to share ‘Sweet Memories’

Senior excited to share ‘Sweet Memories’

| March 26, 2015

Sarah Capen ’15 will present her senior directorial project, “Sweet Memories,” at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 28, and 2:30 p.m. Sunday, March 29, in the Babcock studio theater.

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