U.S. Poet Laureate Charles Wright will spearhead the 2015 Creative Writing Conference at Sweet Briar College with a reading at 8 p.m. Thursday, March 26, in the Boxwood Room at the Conference Center.
Sweet Briar College Class of 1995 graduate Harleen Singh, a professor at Brandeis University, will talk about “Women, Violence, and Modern Lives in India” at 3 p.m. Thursday, March 26, in the 1948 Theater in the Fitness and Athletics Center.
This month’s Janet Lowrey Gager Community concert at Sweet Briar will star flutist and poet Wayla Chambo, percussionist Peter Soroka and pianist and Sweet Briar College orchestra director Joshua Harris. The concert takes place at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, March 22.
On Feb. 28, 2015, the board of directors of Sweet Briar College voted to close the College as a result of insurmountable financial challenges.
Allison McLamb has always wanted to work in special education. After gaining some experience in American classrooms, the sophomore was able to explore her career goals abroad this winter, thanks to Sweet Briar’s Anne Gary Pannell Merit Scholarship.
Teresa Pike Tomlinson ’87, the first female mayor of Columbus, Ga., will deliver the keynote address at Sweet Briar College’s 106th commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 16, 2015.