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New sports information director announced

New sports information director announced

| February 13, 2015

Sweet Briar College has hired Alexis Quinn as its new sports information director. Quinn will be responsible for the promotion of Vixen Athletics in the media, among other duties.

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IHSA team maintains regional lead

IHSA team maintains regional lead

| February 11, 2015

Sweet Briar’s Intercollegiate Horse Show Association team took the championship at Randolph College Saturday, Feb. 8, and finished fourth at home on Sunday to preserve a 13-point lead in regional competition.

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Students organize dance-a-thon benefit

Students organize dance-a-thon benefit

| February 9, 2015

The Class of 2018 and the Campus Events Organization of Sweet Briar College will hold a dance-a-thon fundraiser to benefit a women’s health project of Village Health Works in Burundi.

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Walter H. Brown, former Board of Directors chair, dies

Walter H. Brown, former Board of Directors chair, dies

| January 29, 2015

It is with sadness that we report the death of Walter H. Brown, former chairman of the Sweet Briar College Board of Directors, honorary member of the Class of 1949 and emeritus director. He died Monday, Jan. 26, 2015.

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Navigate financial aid process at ‘Super Saturday’

| January 20, 2015

Sweet Briar’s financial aid and academic computing offices will host Financial Aid Super Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Jan. 24 in Benedict Computer Lab

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Sweet Briar singers to join Holocaust commemoration

| January 20, 2015

Sweet Briar choir director Marcia Thom Kaley will accompany 28 choral students to Richmond this weekend to prepare to perform in “Voices of Survival” at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 27, at Richmond CenterStage’s Carpenter Theatre.

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Bunny snares professor, student

Bunny snares professor, student

| January 19, 2015

“I confess that hieroglyphic had me at the bunny,” Eric Casey once said to explain his attraction to Middle Egyptian.

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The many reinventions of Jan Jones ’69

The many reinventions of Jan Jones ’69

| January 14, 2015

If you had told Joan “Jan” Sheets Jones ’69 eight months ago that she would be ringing in 2015 as a resident of Sweet Briar House, she would have thought you were out of your mind. But then Jan went to her 45th Reunion.

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A holiday message from President Jones

A holiday message from President Jones

| December 15, 2014

On Sunday, Dec. 7, the Sweet Briar choirs and orchestra presented a Service of Nine Lessons and Carols for Christmastide in Memorial Chapel. I was honored to join Chaplain Dori Baker in presiding over the service, and I am pleased to share some highlights with you in this video.

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Make a gift, make a difference this holiday season

Make a gift, make a difference this holiday season

| December 11, 2014

Mary “Frère” Murchison Gornto ’69 and her daughter, Catherine Gornto Freeman ’92, make regular annual gifts to the College. Gornto believes December is a good time of year to be thinking about — and supporting — others.

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