It’s only been four years since Amanda Strickland graduated from Sweet Briar — thanks in part to scholarships made possible by alumnae donations. Now, the Class of 2009 grad is doing her part to ensure future Sweet Briar women can enjoy the same opportunities.
Sweet Briar College will host a screening of the 2012 Indian documentary “In God’s Land” at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 19, in Tyson Auditorium. The film will be followed by a Q&A session with the director, Pankaj Rishi Kumar.
Cynthia Wilson Ottaway ’57 has committed $500,000, to be apportioned over 10 years, to establish the Ottaway Endowed Fund to support the Tusculum Institute. Annual contributions will be split between programming costs and building an endowment to fund Tusculum’s core mission.
Discussions about race and culture figure prominently on Sweet Briar’s calendar this season — whether it’s “TestingTolerance,” this year’s Honors Program theme, or two women’s “Entangled Lives.” But what was Thomas Jefferson’s take on these issues? Professor of anthropology Eric Gable attempts to answer this question from 4:30-6 p.m. Thursday, March 1, in the 1948 [...]
Erin Dalvini of Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, a junior anthropology major at Sweet Briar College, has received a Critical Language Scholarship to study in Ankara, Turkey, during the summer of 2011. Dalvini will attend the TÖMER Turkish and Foreign Languages Research and Application Centre at Ankara University. The Critical Language Scholarship Program is administered by the [...]