RSSCategory: Liberal Studies

Annual workshop highlights ‘Civil Rights in Education’

| June 3, 2013

Sweet Briar College will host the annual Teaching with Historic Places workshop, co-sponsored by the Tusculum Institute and the Virginia Department of Historic Resources, on Saturday, June 15. This year’s theme is “Civil Rights in Education.”

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Senior Dance Concert blurs reality and fantasy

Senior Dance Concert blurs reality and fantasy

| February 15, 2013

Jessica Murphy and Sarah Fletcher will share the spotlight during Sweet Briar College’s Senior Dance Concert, “Blurs,” at 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 22, and Saturday, Feb. 23, in the Upper Dance Studio in Babcock Fine Arts Center.

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Sweet Briar students explore teaching at R.S. Payne

Sweet Briar students explore teaching at R.S. Payne

| June 1, 2012

At Sweet Briar, internships are a vital part of the academic experience. For the past few weeks, rising seniors Alyssa Berkeley and Jessica Murphy have been teaching at Lynchburg’s Gifted Opportunities Center at R.S. Payne Elementary School.

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Teaching in Fiji

Teaching in Fiji

| September 7, 2011

Kelly Mosher says she developed a passion for teaching during high school when she volunteered at a local children’s museum and coached a youth cheerleading squad. Now a senior liberal studies major with a concentration in English and creative writing, she plans to earn her Master of Arts in Teaching from Sweet Briar in 2013. [...]

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Comparative Study Helps Make the Case for Women’s Colleges

| March 3, 2008

One way to assess higher education institutions is to examine their impact on alumni five, 10, even 30 years after graduation. Data analysis of a survey released today suggests that women’s colleges score better on a number of key measures of educational effectiveness than other private liberal arts schools and public institutions.

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