For most Sweet Briar Students, Thursday night means heading down to the Boathouse for a party. For the Spring 2009 Business Management Lab, however, Thursday, Feb. 12 meant staying awake until 2 a.m. compiling “carnation grams” for delivery the next day.
This fall, students in Tom Loftus’ two business management labs raised more than $4,000 in support of Susan G. Komen for the Cure Richmond Affiliate, an organization that promotes breast cancer research and awareness. According to Loftus, the total is 50 percent more than his labs have ever raised for a charity in one semester. [...]
Sweet Briar’s Fundamentals of Business Management Lab hosted a We Putt United Miniature Golf Tournament on Nov. 13 to raise awareness for the United Way of Central Virginia. Sweet Briar faculty and staff were invited to participate by playing in teams or individually or by designing a hole for the course. The course included buildings [...]
By Macy Stubstad ’12 Sweet Briar College’s Business Management Lab will host “Cooking for the Cure,” a chili cook-off, at 1 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 16 on the Upper Quad. The event will raise breast cancer awareness and benefit Susan G. Komen for the Cure — Richmond affiliate. The Management Lab is a class of about [...]
Tom Loftus, assistant professor of business and self-described “pack rat,” admits he has a messy office, but now he has someone to clean it – four Sweet Briar College students, to be exact. “I was determined to get enough people to get my office neat and organized,” Loftus said Tuesday, Oct. 21 at “Cleaning for [...]
Sweet Briar College’s business management lab will host a run/walk dubbed the “Fund Run: Steps Toward a Cure” from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 26 in the upper quad at Memorial Chapel. The fundraiser will benefit breast cancer awareness, more specifically Susan G. Komen for the Cure.
This semester, students in Ashley Blanchard’s fundamentals of marketing class put their knowledge to the test in a practical way, designing marketing plans for several area businesses.
Three members of Sweet Briar’s new Phi Beta Lambda chapter — the group just received its charter this semester — recently competed in a statewide competition that netted a first- and second-place finish and two third-place spots in four events.