Welcome back!
Sept. 3, 2013
Learning on the Land class
You spoke, we listened!
At the end of the spring semester, students were asked to complete a "customer service" survey on their Sweet Briar experience. We made several changes over the summer based on the feedback we received.
In This Issue
Dave Gardner
A new year brings new faces
The new school year brings several new faculty and staff members to campus.

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New, healthier dining options

Sweet Briar Dining Services is proud to introduce ARAMARK's Healthy for Life program this fall. Healthy for Life is a comprehensive health and wellness platform that will be an integral part of the dining program on campus. It focuses on providing "better-for-you" choices wherever you choose to dine on campus. Some of the Healthy for Life features you will see include the new Wellness Center at the entrance to Prothro, "Get the Good Stuff" at the Houston Bistro, new Boar's Head deli sandwiches at Daisy's Café, as well as access to nutritional information on ARAMARK's mobile app and CampusDish website.


President Parker at Convocation
Convocation marks 108th academic year
Sweet Briar's 2013-2014 Opening Convocation began with a moment of silence to honor the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington and Dr. Martin Luther King's "I Have a Dream" speech.

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Sweet Briar exploring new collaboration with Hollins

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     


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Founders' Day 2012
All around campus

Student Involvement
  • Sept. 9 - College Success Series: Know Your Learning Style
  • Sept. 23 - Step Singing
  • Sept. 27-28 - Founders' Day Weekend
See more on the Student Involvement Calendar.

In the Arts
  • Sept. 10 - Music Concert featuring Lise Keiter and David Sariti, 7:30 p.m., Memorial Chapel
  • Sept. 13 -  Babcock Season Event: An Evening on Broadway with Ron Raines and Don Pippin, 7:30 p.m., Murchison Lane Auditorium
  • Sept. 26 - Opening Reception for Carry Me Ohio: Recent Photographs by Matt Eich, 5 p.m., Babcock Gallery
Visit the Featured Events Calendar for more events and ticket information.

Fitness and Athletics
  • Sept. 3 - Cybex and Cardio (beg./inter.), noon, cardio/weight room, register 
  • Sept. 4 - Free Weight Stations (inter./adv.), 4:30 p.m., cardio/weight room, register 
  • Sept. 5 - Free Weight Stations (inter./adv.), noon, cardio/weight room, register 
  • Sept. 7 - Tennis tournament, 9 a.m. 
  • Sept. 14 - Field hockey vs. Notre Dame (Md.), 3 p.m.
  • Sept. 18 - Soccer vs. Emory & Henry, 4:30 p.m.
  • All month - NIA with President Parker on Mondays and Thursdays (free/non-credit), 5:30 p.m., fencing room, register 
Please remember that everyone is required to register at the front desk of the FAC and present a valid SBC ID before attending fitness classes or using the gym.

Check out vixenathletics.com for a full calendar and the most up-to-date information.

Don't forget...
  • Sept. 3 - Overload forms and proposals for directed, special and independent studies due to the registrar  
  • Sept. 4Last day to add a semester course and declare potential credit 
  • Sept. 11Last day to drop a first-quarter course or semester course
  • Sept. 25 - Last day to declare a P/CR/NC grading option

 Visit the online academic calendar for important dates throughout the year.  

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