Sweet Briar Videos

Move-in Day for the Class of 2016

Move-in Day for the Class of 2016

| August 27, 2012

On Saturday, August 25, 2012, the Class of 2016 moved into Sweet Briar College. The local high school football team volunteers each year to help the students move their belongings. This slideshow shares some highlights from the morning.

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Spring Fling Preview 2012

Spring Fling Preview 2012

| March 9, 2012

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Why Steve Wassell loves teaching at Sweet Briar

Why Steve Wassell loves teaching at Sweet Briar

| March 7, 2012

Steve Wassell’s research interests span all three of the disciplines in which he holds degrees. His principal topic of investigation is the relationship between architecture and mathematics. The most recent product of this research is a 2010 book, “The Mathematical Works of Leon Battista Alberti” (with Kim Williams and Lionel March), which comprises translations and [...]

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Why Hank Yochum loves teaching at Sweet Briar

Why Hank Yochum loves teaching at Sweet Briar

| March 2, 2012

Professor Yochum received his PhD from Wake Forest University and BS from the College of Charleston. Prior to joining SBC, he was an Engineer/Member of Technical Staff at Lucent Technologies/OFS Specialty Photonics. Professor Yochum has research interests in experimental condensed matter physics and nanotechnology. He is particularly interested in the design and characterization of nanostructured [...]

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Why Pam DeWeese loves teaching at Sweet Briar

Why Pam DeWeese loves teaching at Sweet Briar

| March 2, 2012

Dr. DeWeese teaches all levels of Spanish language, culture and literature as well as translation. Her area of research is 20th and 21st-century Spanish prose and culture. She is the author of several articles on contemporary Spanish literature and the book Approximations to Luis Goytisolo’s Antagonía as well as a biography of Luis Goytisolo in [...]

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Why John Morgan loves teaching at Sweet Briar

Why John Morgan loves teaching at Sweet Briar

| March 2, 2012

John Morgan is Assistant Professor of Studio Art (B.F.A. West Virginia University; M.F.A. Virginia Commonwealth University)

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Ode to Spring Break

Ode to Spring Break

| February 29, 2012

On February 28, the Sweet Briar choir sang about spring break coming soon in flash mob style.

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Jeff Carl sing “Sweet Briar Woman”

Jeff Carl sing “Sweet Briar Woman”

| February 20, 2012

Jeff Carl performs “Sweet Briar Woman” on February 10, 2012. Written by singer/songwriter Stephanie Quayle, the song is a highlight of the series of three films produced by Sweet Briar College. (

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Why Suzanne Calvert loves teaching at Sweet Briar

Why Suzanne Calvert loves teaching at Sweet Briar

| February 19, 2012

Suzanne Calvert came to Sweet Briar in 2002 as an adjunct accounting professor. She holds two Bachelor of Science degrees in business education (Radford College) and accounting (Lynchburg College). She also holds two master’s degrees in business management and public school administration, and has completed additional graduate work in accounting. All graduate-level work was completed [...]

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Why Anna Billias loves teaching at Sweet Briar

Why Anna Billias loves teaching at Sweet Briar

| February 19, 2012

Anna Billias is an accompanist and instructor of piano

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