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Dance concerts wrap with one-man show

Dance concerts wrap with one-man show

| November 7, 2014

As Sweet Briar dance director Mark Magruder gears up for three back-to-back performances in November, he’s beginning to feel his 30 years of teaching dance, choreography and yoga at the College.

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Consistency puts IHSA team ahead in points

Consistency puts IHSA team ahead in points

| November 4, 2014

Sweet Briar’s Intercollegiate Horse Show Association team has finished its last two regional competitions as reserve champions, just one point behind the leaders on each occasion.

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Sweet Tones gather for reunion

Sweet Tones gather for reunion

| November 3, 2014

Twenty-five alumnae came together with 18 students for a Sweet Tones Reunion weekend Oct. 31-Nov. 2. All 43 singers lifted their voices together at Saturday night’s marquee concert in Memorial Chapel.

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Sweet Briar students host chili tasting to benefit Humane Society

Sweet Briar students host chili tasting to benefit Humane Society

| November 3, 2014

Sweet Briar College’s Business Seminar I students will host “Taste for Adoption,” a chili tasting-event to support the Humane Society of Amherst County, at 5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 9, at the Elston Inn Conference Center on campus.

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Beloved library supervisor dies

Beloved library supervisor dies

| October 31, 2014

The Sweet Briar community said goodbye this week to Thelma Banks Jordan, the College’s longtime interlibrary loan supervisor, who passed away on Friday, Oct. 24.

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Senior-directed plays kick off Nov. 7 at Sweet Briar

Senior-directed plays kick off Nov. 7 at Sweet Briar

| October 31, 2014

Three theater majors will stage their senior projects at Sweet Briar this semester, beginning with “The Sneeze” on Nov. 7 and 8, followed by “For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/When the Rainbow Is Enuf” on Nov. 8 and 9, and “The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds” Dec. 5 and 6.

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Sweet Briar to dedicate new library spaces, sculpture

Sweet Briar to dedicate new library spaces, sculpture

| October 29, 2014

Sweet Briar College will hold a dedication ceremony celebrating the expansion and renovation of its historic Mary Helen Cochran Library at 4 p.m. Friday, Nov. 7, in the library’s brand-new Rowe Periodical Gallery.

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SBC career panel includes CIA, homeland security professionals

SBC career panel includes CIA, homeland security professionals

| October 27, 2014

A panel of government service and international affairs professionals will share insights with students and the Sweet Briar community from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 12, in the Boxwood Room at the Elston Inn Conference Center.

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Grant opens Ways to Wellness

Grant opens Ways to Wellness

| October 23, 2014

Last spring, Sweet Briar College’s counseling area of the Health and Wellness Center received a $2,500 grant from the Stacie Mathewson Foundation and its program Transforming Youth Recovery.

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Webcam captures nature at work

Webcam captures nature at work

| October 22, 2014

Students in Tom O’Halloran’s Advanced Lab in Environmental Science class helped him set up a webcam on the weather tower to track phenology, which is the timing of ecological events.

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