Vixen Watch

July 6, 2015
Good Monday Morning,
I hope you have a wonderful week. There is not a lot of news, which is about to dwindle down for the next few weeks. However, I found a few articles on “Women in Education” and “Universities and Organic Farming” you might find interesting.

for the $6 Million – August 1 deadline

DONATIONS TO: Saving Sweet Briar
Student Intent to Return To Sweet Briar College Form:

We look forward to welcoming you back to Sweet Briar! To express your interest in returning or to ask questions about re-enrollment, please complete this brief form. Once we receive your form, we will be in touch to discuss financial aid, course registration, housing and more. Completing this form does not obligate you to attend SBC; it only serves to notify us of your interest.



Ok, Sweet Briar alumna, fellow Vixens, we still need to keep up tweeting to
#mytopcollege @sweetbriaredu
Add something really great about Sweet Briar and send it. Adding a photo is encouraged.
NO RE-TWEETS! They won’t count.



Frank Monti: Don’t thank Herring for saving Sweet Briar

We’re Going To Try

Interview with General Charles Krulak submitted by Michael Carl

For more information and news check out


Please check out and share
especially if you know a potential future student.

Submitted by Liz Kauffman
Notable Women and their Alma Maters

Submitted by Martha Fruehauf – Graduating to a Pay Gap: The Earning of Women and Men one year after Graduation

The history of women in education


How Women’s Colleges Transformed Education

Timeline of Women’s Colleges’s_colleges_in_the_United_States

Why I Chose a Women’s College

The Benefits of a Women’s College

Advantages of All Female Schools

Student Organic Farm ( something for Sweet Briar?)

Academic Degree Programs in organic farming (could be helpful for Sweet Briar)

Universities launching organic farming programs (definitely something Sweet Briar should do)

Organic farming could reverse global warming


Our fellow alumna, Kim Cool, who is working on coffee book still needs your help. Please send high quality photos AND comments of Sweet Briar, its history, and the events of the past months. Thanks

Submitted by Kim Cool
It still will be 80 pages including index, full color, glossy paper and landscape format 9 by 12 inches with a $25 retail price.

As Sweet Briar is what it is because of its faculty staff and students, and also was saved because of those groups coming together and led by the Vixen spirit
I want the book to be representative of the Saving Sweet Briar group… wonderful new friends of all ages and so many various classes from 1950s to 2015, faculty members and staff….It still will be a history of the college with photos but it will be so much better with input from more people and pictures from all the various factions and maybe even some historic photos……
and certainly a photo of our wonderful new president and some of those terrific Vixens who led the charge these past few months because without them there would be no need for this book

The more participants the better. Send high resolution color photos and comments or special memories or whatever else one deems needs to be told to:
Thank you one and all for all your help. Books are my business but this will be a labor of love with the proceeds going to SBC

100% proceeds will be donated to SSB: Initial Outfitters

Lindsay Webster – Thanks to all who have ordered through my Initial Outfitters Fundraiser so far! The first order has been closed and I have started a new one. This one will run until 7/15 and, as always, 100% will be donated to SSB.

You can choose to have the order shipped directly to you for $10 or it can come to me first for $3.99 and I will get it out to you.

Message me for help with font and thread colors. Keep shopping and enjoy!


Posted by Dorothy Lear Mooney

Show your support and buy one of these handmade 1901 bracelets. Proceeds will benefit SSB


Don’t forget the VICTORY luncheon for Sweet Briar Alumnae in Tampa Bay/Central FL:

Tampa Bay area and Central Florida Luncheon
July 12
12 noon
Columbia Restaurant
2117 East 7th Avenue
Tampa, FL
Organized by Christine Ans
RSVP 813 368 2699 or


Submitted by Mandi Ryan Samford
We have the ALUMNA version of the SBC crest/seal posted! Available in both hoodie or tee style in pink, green or black, it features custom artwork by the talented Bryca Brewer ’10! Proceeds to benefit SSB!


This campaign ends July 19, 2015


Posted by Jennifer Frost Holden
My friend and colleague, Laura Lenhert, is working on pottery again, so those of you who were interested may now contact her and place your orders. What a great way to commemorate 7/2/15! She can duplicate what she so graciously created for me, or, you can send her a photo of what you would like, and she can do that for you. I have had her do fraternity/sorority houses for my kids, houses, and even my daughter’s bridal bouquet as a wedding gift. She can also personalize on the back. Laura will make a contribution to SSB at a later date based on the number of orders that either reference my name, or SSB. I encourage you to reach out to Laura:
email Laura:


Platters (like below): $50
Square platters: $45
Round Ornaments: $15

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