Author Archive: Citlali Molina
The young women in Sweet Briar College’s Wyllie Engineering Program have no illusions about the difficulty of the task they have chosen. They intend to produce a prosthetic hand that looks and performs like the real thing — for less than a thousand dollars.
Sweet Briar College students Sarah Strapp and Laura Dietrich were recognized recently as winners of the College’s annual Nicole Basbanes Student Book Collecting Contest.
Sweet Briar College rode to a third-place finish in the American National Riding Commission national championship, held Friday through Sunday, April 17-19, at St. Andrews Presbyterian College in North Carolina.
A couple of years ago, with a semester of Ballet 101 under his belt, Sweet Briar College Chaplain Adam White started pestering dance professor Mark Magruder about performing in one of his upcoming dance concerts.
Cauliflower popped and crackled in a hot pan on John Casteen’s end of the phone while he spoke of publishing his first book of poetry. He was sautéing vegetables for dinner, pausing occasionally to gently but firmly referee his son and daughter’s play.
Sweet Briar financial aid director Bobbi Carpenter appeared on WVTF’s live call-in show, “Evening Edition,” with Michelle Davis, financial aid director at Lynchburg College, and Jennifer Braaten, president of Ferrum College and former chair of the Council for Independent Colleges in Virginia.
Sweet Briar College will host “Sk8tapalooza” from 5 to 9 p.m. Saturday, April 18 at the Rotary Centennial Riverfront Skate Park in Lynchburg. The event was organized by several Sweet Briar students for a special study on marketing for non-profit organizations
Sweet Briar College’s International Writers Series concludes Thursday, April 23 with Bulgarian writer Dimiter Kenarov.
Sweet Briar Engineering has received a $563,500 grant from the National Science Foundation, with $490,000 of that amount designated for need- and merit-based scholarships.
Sweet Briar’s Amnesty International club is organizing “Awareness Week” April 21 through 24 featuring a series of events to highlight problems that Americans face at home — HIV and AIDS, hunger, homelessness and domestic abuse.