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Sweet Briar College Hosts 12th Annual Leadership Conference

| December 5, 2008

From 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 31, Sweet Briar College will host its 12th Annual Student Leadership Conference at the Florence Elston Inn and Conference Center. The theme for this year’s event is “Leadership Beyond the Bubble.” The event is sponsored by the College’s Leadership Certificate Program and is expected to draw [...]

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Thom, Dougherty Present ‘Christmas and Candlelight’ Dec. 23

Thom, Dougherty Present ‘Christmas and Candlelight’ Dec. 23

| December 5, 2008

Sweet Briar College voice instructor Marcia Thom will team up with good friend Paddy Dougherty on Tuesday, Dec. 23, for “Christmas and Candlelight,” a holiday music concert to benefit the Lynchburg Symphony Orchestra. The concert, which begins at 7:30 p.m. at Oakwood Country Club in Lynchburg, also will feature Sweet Briar community members Anna Billias, [...]

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Sweet Briar presents Fall Student Music Recital

| December 4, 2008

The music department at Sweet Briar College will present its Fall Student Music Recital at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 11 in Memorial Chapel. Admission is free and open to the public. The program will be composed of performances by Sweet Briar students who have taken applied lessons in voice, piano and orchestral instruments, and includes [...]

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Sweet Tones Perform Dec. 10

| December 4, 2008

The Sweet Tones, Sweet Briar’s a cappella student singing group, will perform its Christmas concert at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 10 in Memorial Chapel. Admission is free and the public is welcome to attend. For more information, e-mail hoelz11@sbc.edu.

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Perry Discusses U.S. Supreme Court on WVTF

| December 3, 2008

Sweet Briar’s Carter Glass Professor of Government Barbara Perry appeared on “Evening Edition” on local public radio station WVTF on Tuesday, Dec. 2. Perry, an expert on the U.S. Supreme Court, was a guest on the show, along with Mark Rush, Robert G. Brown Professor of Politics and Law at Washington and Lee University. They [...]

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SBC Chamber Orchestra Performs Dec. 9

| December 3, 2008

Sweet Briar College’s chamber orchestra, directed by Joe Nigro, will perform at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 9 in the College’s Memorial Chapel. Admission is free. The program includes works by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Franz Joseph Haydn, Saverio Mercadanteand others.Nigro predicted, “It will be the best concert of my three-year tenure” at Sweet Briar. Twenty-five students [...]

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Sweet Briar Christmas Vespers is Dec. 7

| December 2, 2008

Sweet Briar College will present Christmas Vespers at 7 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 7 in Memorial Chapel. Admission is free. The program includes hymns and anthems by the College’s concert and chamber choirs, under the direction of Frank Archer, as well as performances by pianist and Sweet Briar music professor Rebecca McCord and Clara O’Brien, a [...]

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Careers in Engineering Topic of Panel Discussion at Sweet Briar

| December 2, 2008

Sweet Briar College student members of the Society of Women Engineers will host a panel discussion on careers in engineering at 4 p.m. Friday, Dec. 5 in the EB Room, located in the lower level of Dew Hall. Included among the guests scheduled to speak are Polk Green, engineering and facilities maintenance director at Tri [...]

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Sanderson Named ‘Outstanding New Professional’

| December 1, 2008

Robyn Sanderson, director of student involvement and programming at Sweet Briar, was recently presented the “Outstanding New Professional” award by the Virginia Association of Student Personnel Administrators. The annual award, which was established in 1981, was presented on Nov. 20 at the Virginia Student Services Conference at Wintergreen Resort and is given to college professionals [...]

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‘Big Love’ at Sweet Briar Dec. 5 and 6

‘Big Love’ at Sweet Briar Dec. 5 and 6

| November 25, 2008

In October, Sweet Briar senior Mary Susan Sinclair-Kuenning enchanted audiences as Jo March, headstrong heroine of the College’s fall musical, “Little Women.” Next month, Sinclair-Kuenning — the second half of which is pronounced “Kenning” — will direct “Big Love” for her senior directorial project. Performances will be held at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Dec. [...]

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