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A bibliophile’s bibliophile to visit Sweet Briar

A bibliophile’s bibliophile to visit Sweet Briar

| March 18, 2014

Love books? It is fair to say that Nicholas Basbanes does. He recently published his ninth volume on them.

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‘Israel on the Appomattox’ author visits Sweet Briar

‘Israel on the Appomattox’ author visits Sweet Briar

| March 13, 2014

Melvin Patrick Ely will speak about his award-winning book, “Israel on the Appomattox: A Southern Experiment in Black Freedom from the 1790s Through the Civil War,” at 5 p.m., Thursday, March 27, in the Wailes Lounge in Memorial Chapel.

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Virginia private colleges announce sustainability initiative

| January 23, 2014

Sweet Briar College is one of five private Virginia colleges partnering with Collegiate Clean Energy to convert methane emissions from landfills into environmentally friendly energy for their institutions.

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Fringe Festival is back

Fringe Festival is back

| January 13, 2014

The wait is over for art lovers who dig the weird, zany, serious, funny, good, bad and downright ugly, all wrapped into one. Sweet Briar’s biennial Fringe Festival is back.

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Peter Daniel, former vice president and treasurer, dies

Peter Daniel, former vice president and treasurer, dies

| December 17, 2013

Members of the Sweet Briar community were saddened to learn of the death of Peter V. Daniel, vice president and treasurer emeritus, who died Dec. 12, 2013.

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Sweet Briar loves librarian Julie Kane

Sweet Briar loves librarian Julie Kane

| December 17, 2013

Sweet Briar College librarian Julie Kane is one of 10 winners of the Carnegie Corporation of New York/New York Times I Love My Librarian Award.

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Vote for Sweet Briar House

Vote for Sweet Briar House

| December 13, 2013

Sweet Briar House needs your vote. Virginia architects have nominated the home as one of 250 significant structures in the state, making it eligible to be included on a list of 100 favorite architectural examples to be decided by a public vote.

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Holiday Pops, Vespers warm up seasonal festivities

Holiday Pops, Vespers warm up seasonal festivities

| December 2, 2013

The Sweet Briar music department will perform a Holiday Pops Concert at 6 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8, in Memorial Chapel, followed by the College’s annual Christmas Vespers service at 7 p.m.

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Girls ready to run 5K at Sweet Briar

Girls ready to run 5K at Sweet Briar

| November 15, 2013

Sweet Briar College will host the Girls on the Run of Central Virginia Fall 2013 Celebration 5K at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 23.

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Stopwatch ticks on storied career

Stopwatch ticks on storied career

| November 6, 2013

Bonnie Kestner’s swimmers came through for her Tuesday, as they have so many times over her 37-year career at Sweet Briar. On an emotional night marking her final home swim meet as a coach, the Vixens raced to a 131-66 victory over Ferrum College.

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