The Office of Human Resources and the student organization Sweet Spirits honored Sweet Briar College staff members at the Unsung Heroes and Employee Recognition Banquet April 2 at the Florence Elston Inn and Conference Center.
Sweet Briar College senior Spencer Beall is the first recipient of the Virginia Collegiate Honors Council’s Honors Scholar of the Year Award. Beall will accept the award at the council’s spring conference.
Sweet Briar will present a lecture by history professor Robert Beachy at 5 p.m. Thursday, April 3, in the 1948 Theater in the Fitness and Athletics Center. “Gay Berlin: Birthplace of a Modern Identity” is based on his upcoming book by the same title.
Sweet Briar will host its sixth annual Creative Writing Conference for undergraduate students April 3-6 in the College’s Elston Inn Conference Center.
AREVA Inc. will sponsor the 2014-2015 Explore Engineering program at Sweet Briar College with a gift of $15,000. This is the second consecutive year the company has supported the program as part of its Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) education outreach.