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.
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 [...]
In August 2011, Sweet Briar students Allissa Abdelwahed ’14 and Anna Richards ’14 formed a business partnership that is starting to make waves. They are calling it Sweet Drivers, and it all began last summer when Abdelwahed, an international affairs and philosophy major and business minor, was learning to drive. Abdelwahed’s mother, concerned for her [...]
Virginia Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling was the keynote speaker at a dinner on Thursday evening organized by Sweet Briar’s business department in honor of local entrepreneurs.
Sweet Briar College’s business department will host the Salt Block Project, a conference on entrepreneurship and innovation, from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday, April 16. The conference workshops are an opportunity for college students, community members, local small businesses and budding entrepreneurs to interact with successful business owners and entrepreneurs. Speakers include venture capitalist [...]
On Sunday, April 3, students in Sweet Briar’s business management lab hosted the Hoops for Habitat 3v3 Basketball Tournament at the College’s Fitness and Athletics Center to raise money for Amherst County Habitat for Humanity. Many hours went into planning the tournament, which raised $672. Fifteen teams of either three or four people participated and [...]
Sweet Briar College’s spring business management lab will host a benefit concert, Rockin’ for Humanity, featuring singers Dallas Wesley and Hanna Rae Walters from 7 to 10 p.m. Thursday, April 14 on the lower quad. An after-party will immediately follow the concert in the Vixen Den. All donations from the concert and party benefit Amherst [...]
With each passing year, Tom Loftus has watched his students transform Sweet Briar’s business management lab into a tighter, more mature apparatus. At the conclusion of this fall’s semester-end project presentations on Dec. 6, he stood to congratulate the latest group to complete the lab. “That was far, far and away the most professional presentation [...]