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‘Help Save the Next Girl’ launches at SBC

‘Help Save the Next Girl’ launches at SBC

| January 16, 2014

Sweet Briar College is the first college in the Lynchburg area to launch its own chapter of “Help Save the Next Girl,” an organization founded by Dan and Gil Harrington, parents of murdered Virginia Tech student Morgan Harrington.

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Retired economics professor dies

| May 8, 2013

The Sweet Briar community was saddened to learn of the death of William “Bill” Lewis Hostetler II, associate professor of economics and director of the business management program emeritus, on Saturday, May 4, 2013.

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Hansbrough rides away with Presidential Medal

Hansbrough rides away with Presidential Medal

| April 19, 2013

When Elizabeth Hansbrough received an email summoning her to see the president Wednesday morning, she guessed she was either in trouble or, maybe, she was about to be awarded Sweet Briar’s highest all-around student honor.

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Sweet Briar riders receive ODAC honors

Sweet Briar riders receive ODAC honors

| April 16, 2013

Sweet Briar senior Elizabeth Hansbrough has been named the equestrian Old Dominion Athletic Conference Scholar Athlete of 2013.

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Zombies, luncheon resonate with donors

Zombies, luncheon resonate with donors

| November 28, 2012

Sweet Briar College business students raised nearly $3,000 in two recent fundraisers to benefit the Jennifer Hunter Yates Sarcoma Foundation. Both events were held in honor of Sweet Briar student Claire Shaw ’15, who was diagnosed with Ewing’s sarcoma this summer.

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Sweet Briar students combat Ewing’s sarcoma by “Dining For a Cure”

Sweet Briar students combat Ewing’s sarcoma by “Dining For a Cure”

| October 29, 2012

Sweet Briar College business students will host a spaghetti luncheon and silent auction from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 4, at First Presbyterian Church in Lynchburg.

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College hosts 5K zombie run

College hosts 5K zombie run

| October 16, 2012

Sweet Briar College business students will host “Run For Your Life,” a 5K zombie run from noon to 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 28, at the College. Proceeds from the event benefit the Jennifer Hunter Yates Sarcoma Foundation.

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Connecting experience to innovation

Connecting experience to innovation

| October 14, 2012

The Salt Block Project, a student-run initiative of Sweet Briar’s business department, hosted its second Entrepreneurship Awards Dinner Thursday, Oct. 11, in Prothro Dining Room. Jenness Gough ’13 handed out the “Salty Awards,” as they are informally known, to recognize recipients in three categories.

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Salt Block honors business innovators

Salt Block honors business innovators

| October 8, 2012

The Sweet Briar College business department will host its second Salt Block Project Entrepreneur Awards Dinner at 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 11 in Prothro Dining Room.

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Business Sophomores Place Second in State

| April 13, 2012

Emily Cochran ’14 and Katie Drake ’14 recently placed second in a statewide competition sponsored by Virginia Phi Beta Lambda. Cochran scored second highest in the state on a statistical analysis test, while Drake was second on a financial concepts test. Phi Beta Lambda, the college and university division of the Future Business Leaders of [...]

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