RSSCategory: Uncategorized

Rainville to help develop WWI curriculum

Rainville to help develop WWI curriculum

| September 20, 2013

Lynn Rainville, a research professor and director of Sweet Briar’s Tusculum Institute, has been selected to serve on a team of education experts working to develop course material for a World War I teaching program.

Continue Reading

Still safeguarding Sweet Briar’s treasures

Still safeguarding Sweet Briar’s treasures

| September 17, 2013

Anne Gary Pannell impressed Peter Daniel from their first meeting. They saw eye-to-eye on certain things — chiefly, how to manage Sweet Briar’s finances.

Continue Reading

President Parker’s contract extended to 2019

President Parker’s contract extended to 2019

| September 11, 2013

The Sweet Briar College Board of Directors has extended President Jo Ellen Parker’s contract through June 30, 2019.

Continue Reading

Babcock Season presents ‘An Evening on Broadway’

Babcock Season presents ‘An Evening on Broadway’

| September 5, 2013

Broadway greats Ron Raines and Don Pippin will appear on stage in Murchison Lane Auditorium at 7:30 p.m., Friday, Sept. 13.

Continue Reading

Sweet Briar, Hollins exploring international education, administrative collaboration

| August 28, 2013

With the support of a grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, Sweet Briar College and Hollins University are exploring the possibility of collaboration between two of the nation’s leading women’s colleges.

Continue Reading

Pet parade and show to lend helping paw

Pet parade and show to lend helping paw

| August 8, 2013

If you have a pet, chances are there’s something about them that tugs at your heartstrings, makes you proud or makes you laugh.

Continue Reading

Private colleges host open houses

| July 15, 2013

Sweet Briar is one of about two dozen colleges and universities inviting high school students and their parents to participate in the 2013 Virginia Private College Week from Monday, July 29, through Friday, Aug. 3.

Continue Reading

Sweet Briar hosts Interlibrary Loan Forum

| July 12, 2013

Sweet Briar College will host the 15th Annual VIVA Interlibrary Loan Community Forum Friday, July 12 at the Florence Elston Inn Conference Center on campus.

Continue Reading

Letter from President Parker on death of Liz Wilson ’13

Letter from President Parker on death of Liz Wilson ’13

| June 13, 2013

It is with great sadness that I write to tell you of the death of Elizabeth “Liz” Wilson ’13, who in May received her Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology with minors in business and classics.

Continue Reading

Bakich to present at CIA roundtable

Bakich to present at CIA roundtable

| June 13, 2013

Spencer Bakich, an associate professor of international affairs at Sweet Briar College, will participate in a roundtable discussion at CIA headquarters on June 20. He will speak on his forthcoming book and its implications for the U.S. government and intelligence community.

Continue Reading