VIXEN WATCH FOR MONDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2015

Good Monday Morning,

I hope you had a good weekend.

Please note a few new events in South Florida, Centerville,VA and Texas in the Events and Fundraiser section. Please also check out the section Vixens helping Vixens as there are new entries today.  All new entries are marked with the moving Vixen head.

Have a wonderful week

Monika

Check out WWW.SBC.EDU and WWW.SBC2POINT0.ORG for Sweet Briar information

and

sbc.edu/news/ for the latest Sweet Briar news.

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Check out HTTP://SBC.EDU/ACADEMICS/SWEET-INFORMATION for course selection, programs, professors and more.

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FROM LYNN RAINVILLE

FOR HISTORIC INFORMATION, STORIES, PHOTOS, ON THE HISTORY OF SWEET BRIAR, DAISY, AND MORE PLEASE GO TO
HTTP://LYNNRAINVILLE.ORG/TUSCULUMINSTITUTE/SBC-ISTORIES.PHP

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  AN INVITATION FROM ANNAMARIE LICHTENBERG  
The Facebook group” SBC: Parents of Vixen” would like to extend an invitation to  alumnae and current student’s parents to join their group!
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    AN INVITATION FROM DEBBIE SACKMAN     
Debbie would like to extend an invitation to the Sweet Briar community, especially parents of students to read her blog, which contains helpful information, ideas and  much more.
Please visit
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  A MESSAGE FROM AMY LEIGH CAMPBELL  
Are you ready to SHOP SWEET?? Save the date for Vixen Market on Saturday, September 26th! Alumnae and friends who created products to raise money for Saving Sweet Briar are invited to participate in the Market. Request participation by sending your information viahttps://a.pgtb.me/3gLTsC
Stay tuned for more details!
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  PLEASE SHARE THE FOLLOWING VIDEO WITH YOUR FAMILY, FRIENDS, NEIGHBORS, AND LOCAL HIGH SCHOOL  

This is a promotional video about Sweet Briar and a great recruitment tool.
 https://animoto.com/play/m3KOApCalmI5vpRTnpDJ5g
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NEWS

SWEET BRIAR

Kent Chabotar quoted by The Atlantic

http://www.guilford.edu/news/item/index.aspx?LinkId=865&ModuleId=74

Sweet Briar presents Twelfth Night  Oct 15 to 18

http://sbc.edu/news/performing-arts/theatre-arts/sweet-briar-presents-twelfth-night-oct-15-18/

LIBERAL ARTS

Bachelor degrees with the lowest starting salaries

http://www.forbes.com/sites/susanadams/2015/10/09/bachelors-degrees-with-the-lowest-starting-salaries-in-2016/

Could liberal arts colleges become America’s finest export?

http://www.theguardian.com/higher-education-network/2015/oct/08/liberal-arts-education

Are humanities vital for an educated work force

http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/education/article38680398.html

Chinese should recognize the true value of liberal arts education

http://english.cntv.cn/2015/10/10/ARTI1444467773457832.shtml

Pressure on college bound students

http://www.poconorecord.com/article/20151011/NEWS/151019891

Reuniting science and the liberal arts

http://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/education/reuniting-science-and-the-liberal-arts

Notre Dame’s China trap

http://catholiccitizens.org/views/62507/notre-dames-china-trap/

STEM
SFI report shows over half of public feel uninformed about STEM
Cards against Humanity offers a full-ride scholarship for a woman in STEM
and
An engineering student told his female classmates they ‘cannot be equal’  – but it’s not what you think
and
Male engineering student pens open letter to female peers about sexism
Why to hire women for STEM roles
Women looking to change male dominated STEM field
Engineering programs flourish at faithful catholic colleges
Whose job is it to improve female participation in science subjects?
Push is on to make STEM careers more accessible to minority women, girls
Women face to built-in biases in tech sector
Stanford women love programming but will silicon valley love them back?
College major widens gender gap in STEM employment
and
Make science courses more accessible to stop women dropping out says author
The Bristol women at the forefront of science
University of Alabama joins nationwide initiative in STEM fields
How women can find path to the stars
 STUDENT RECRUITING
UVM admissions report raises vital question; our new alliance
Florida campuses recruit students with luxury dorms
Fort Lewis College works to hold on to students

ORGANIC FARMING AND SUSTAINABILITY 

Organic farming takes root in Niagara County

http://www.buffalonews.com/city-region/organic-farming-takes-root-in-niagara-county-20151011

Why eat organic?  College lecture series

http://www.thenewsguard.com/catches_at_the_beach/why-eat-organic-college-lecture-series/article_3c85b8a2-6ed8-11e5-8165-8f2f06ca2519.html

 OTHER
Obama’s college scorecard shows pell grant data problem
College grant puts focus on getting students to graduation
Rape prevention is still a woman’s job, campuses say
Women are more likely than men to go to college, but they still get paid less.
When a small college scholar wins a Nobel, the marketing begins
Why do more US women study abroad than men
The economic gender gap is even clearer with new savings study
Group promotes education beyond high school
University leaders address decrease in higher ed funding
Engaging student citizens
What’s behind the reversal of the gender gap in higher education
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Below are a number of very useful links and resources compiled by Margaretta Colangelo
1) LinkedIn
3450 SBC alumnae are on LinkedIn
2) Sweet Briar Women In STEM profiles page
250 SBC STEM alumnae are listed on this page
3) Sweet Briar Alumnae Group on LInkedIn
1505 alumnae are members
4) Alumnifire
600+ SBC alumnae are members
429 vixens offering informational interviews
358 vixens offering job shadowing
89 active employers who employ vixens
57 vixens interested in finding interns
5) Twitter
2600+ SBC alumnae use Twitter
6) Instagram
100s SBC students/alumnae use Instagram
7) Pinterest
There are many Sweet Briar College boards and pinners
8) AngelList Margaretta-Colangelo
24 SBC alumnae are on AngelList
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FUNDRAISER AND EVENTS

If you have a fundraiser that has not yet been published on this page please reply to this email or PM me on the VIXEN WATCH Facebook page.  Please make sure you have  proper contact info, also for people who are not on Facebook. And don’t forget to add the last day of the campaign. Thank you.

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Just a reminder – this is a very easy way to contribute to Saving Sweet Briar – sign up with Amazon Smiles and 0.5% will go to Saving Sweet Briar

www.smile.amazon.com

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Support us by using iGive! We’ll get free donations every time you shop at 1,649 of the most popular online stores. And, from 8/10-8/19 just visiting stores could mean an extra $100 for us. Sign up today!:

http://www.iGive.com/SavingSweetBriarInc/?p=19992&jltest=1

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Dear Ladies~

Please attend the CAbi fashion show to benefit Sweet Briar College scheduled for Saturday, October 17th at 1:00 pm! Please see invitation below!
CAbi is a wonderful clothing line of affordable separates in wearable fabrics, which is available only through qualified consultants who know how to help you look your best!
CAbi isn’t simply a outfit; but the style you own! CAbi has the vision to bring inspiration, confidence, and a lasting sense of community!  Sounds like the perfect fit for a Sweet Briar woman!
Please RSVP by 10/14 to this email address as this home is in a gated community.  Thank you!
See you then!!!

Lee Anne

Lee Anne Chaskes
298 Woodlake Circle
Deerfield Beach, FL 33442
Home 954-418-0024
Cell 954-806-1885
YOU ARE INVITED TO A FASHION SHOW FUNDRAISER TO BENEFIT SWEET BRIAR. PLEASE READ THE INVITATION  BELOW AND RSVP
TO
LEE ANNE CHASKES (954) 806 1885
OR
CHERYL GORMAN
(561) 445 9851
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Saturday, October 17th, 1:00 PM
Fashion show 1:30 PM
Your hosts – Lee Anne Chaskes and Cheryl Gorman
(954) 806-1885 and (561) 445-9851
Mizner Village
120 SE Fifth Avenue, #525, Boca Raton, 33432
Please RSVP by 10/14
 
Come for a unique shopping experience while raising funds for Sweet Briar College!
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GET YOURS WHILE THEY LAST!!!!

refectory

Beautiful framed and matted 8″x 10″ print of the Refectory by Sweet Briar’s own French Impressionist,

Jill Steenhuis

Only $30

FREE SHIPPING

100% OF THE PROCEEDS WILL GO DIRECTLY TO RESTORING SWEET BRIAR.

Contact Ellen Weintraub to order

sbcgirl@yahoo.com

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FROM JEN RISEY

I Support the Vixen Den. 100% of profits will benefit the students of Sweet Briar. T’shirts $25.

http://teespring.com/24595college

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A BEAUTIFUL CHILDREN’S BOOK INSPIRED BY THE FIGHT TO SAVE SWEET BRIAR

How the Vixens Saved the School

Written by Josh Mundy

Illustrated by Victoria Hang

Here is the link to Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/dp/1514641259
And here is the link to the book’s Facebook page:https://www.facebook.com/VickySavesTheSchool

WE ARE DONATING 10% OF ALL PROCEEDS TO SAVING SWEET BRIAR.
AND REMEMBER –  IF YOU ARE WITH
AMAZON SMILE
EVEN MORE WILL BE DONATED SO SAVING SWEET BRIAR.

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  BY JO-ANN MERRITT

Here’s a great glass Vixen head sun catcher made of glass.  Beautiful!  Proceeds will benefit Saving Sweet Briar.  I, myself, ordered several to hang in my window and give away.  They are beautiful.

https://squareup.com/market/joannmerritt

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  BY MARGARET WILLIAMS BLOUT

Great Sweet Briar swag – proceeds will go to Sweet Briar  www.etsy.com/shop/CranehillStudios

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Winter is coming – get your pink and green infinity scarves – a portion of the proceeds will benefit Sweet Briar

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https://www.etsy.com/listing/241929363/beautiful-pink-and-green-hand-crocheted

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Sweet Briar Swag with the traditional crest.  15% of the proceeds will benefit Sweet Briar

http://fineartamerica.com/featured/sweet-briar-crest-classic-maria-elena-ferran.html

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Beautiful handmade prints in bright colors for sale – and the great things is – 100% of the proceeds will go to Sweet Briar.

https://www.etsy.com/shop/SweetlySassy?ref=hdr_shop_menu

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MAUREEN BAGGETT

I am donating 25% of my royalties from this book in 2015 to Saving Sweet Briar and 25% thereafter to the Sweet Briar endowment. It’s a nice conversation starter between you and your granddaughter.http://www.amazon.com/Nanas-Wish-Maureen

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FROM HEATHER PIGG

I just wanted to let you all know that I have Sweet Briar merchandise for sale in my Redbubble shop. A portion of the proceeds that I receive from the purchase of the items with the Vixen on them will go towards a donation to Saving Sweet Briar, Inc.
Here are the 2 designs I have currently, and if anyone has any ideas for more, I would love to hear them!

http://www.redbubble.com/people/lettersbheather/works/15550363-sweet-briar-vixens-watercolor-state?ref=recent-owner

http://www.redbubble.com/people/lettersbheather/works/15550393-sbc-vixens-lilly-pulitzer-state?ref=recent-owner

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FROM JOAN DABNEY CLICKNER

We are now able to offer the Crispen Vixen (I like to call it the Victory Vixen) as sterling silver or 14K gold jewelry! Link to pendant is below, but we can also make a brooch, earrings, cuff, keychain, etc. 20% of proceeds will go to rebuilding Sweet Briar

http://www.formiadesign.com/product/crispen-vixen-pendant/

VIXEN JEWELRY2

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Customized Coolers by Genny Kelley- 10% of proceeds go to Saving Sweet Briar

https://www.etsy.com/shop/VirginiaPrep?ref=hdr_shop_menu

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Buy your note cards, prints, gift cards designed by Katherine Orr and help save Sweet Briar.  https://squareup.com/market/katorriginal-inc

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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: potterybylaura@yahoo.com

website: www.potterybylaura.com

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

https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=1460964177550613&set=a.1402596550054043.1073741827.100009111352166&type=1&theater

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FROM KATHERINE MORSE

I am thrilled to say that I will Always make a 20% donation to Sweet Briar College from all sales in the gallery of Sweet Briar from katherine-morse.artistwebsites.com

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  FROM KELLY GARDNER HEADD

[I am] so excited to see that Adornment Needlepoint has created this vixen canvas in honor of SBC’s class of 2019!! 30% of proceeds go to SBC!
Pre-order at: www.adornmentneedlepoint.com

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FROM MEGHAN MEIGHAN

MegEBespoke.etsy.com

To celebrate the 2015-2016 school year, I am excited to launch the NEW
“Sweet Briar College” 2.0 Keychain!

Buy 4 or More and save 20%. Use code: SBC4ORMORE at checkout.

📚📓✏️📌📚📓✏️📌📚📓

15% of each keychain sold will be donated to Sweet Briar College!

Meg E. Bespoke Keychains are fashionable and durable. They are made out of a 1.5 inch solid wood ball. Each keychain is hand painted a bright pink (a new, slightly different bright pink than the #SaveSweetBriar keychain), complete with a hunter green vixen head, a gem and bright green bow to match (again, a new, slightly different green from the #SaveSweetBriar keychain bow).

Each keychain is finished with a high shine, clear protective coating to prevent chipping from everyday use. (They do withstand those of us who are hard on our keys; however, normal ware will occur over time).

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A MESSAGE FROM MYTH BAYOUD

Good morning fellow Vixens!
The Book Shop Working Group would love for you to post your SBC items that you have created or are in the process of creating. We want to compile a list of these fabulous items!!! Thank you so much!!

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FIND THESE AND OTHER FINE GOODS BY SWEET BRIAR ALUMNAE WITH PROCEEDS GOING TO SWEET BRIAR AT

HTTPS://WWW.FACEBOOK.COM/SWEETBRIARALUMNAEGOODS?FREF=TS

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VIXENS HELPING VIXENS

More positive thoughts and prayers needed for Kaeden, daughter of Gwendolyn Hickey Babcock.

https://www.gofundme.com/kaeden?utm_source=internal&utm_medium=email&utm_content=cta_button&utm_campaign=upd_n

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  From Annamarie Lichtenberg  

You know you went to SBC, if you might be missing some History Department Alumnae on our Email list. We are gathering supplies: pens, pencils, markers ect. for the department.
We have received a list from one of the professors. If you would like to take part, please send me or comment your email address. We are looking for donations from $1-$5. Thanks in advance!

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Calling all former Vixen ATHLETES!!! As part of 2.0 work – I am leading an effort to reach out to anyone that played a varsity sport(s) at Sweet Briar. We are looking to continue to collect history, photos, memories of your experiences as a student athlete. As well as try and engage you in the future of athletics at Sweet Briar through volunteering your skills in multiple areas.

Please PM me or e-mail me

krolczykc@yahoo.com

with your info and interest in helping join our Vixen Alumnae Athletics team!!
Holla Holla,
Cathy Cummings Krolczyk’95

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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. Anyone who contributes will be credited in the book.  She is currently working on a coffee table book which she plans to sell for $25 with all proceeds going to restore Sweet Briar.

Kim is asking especially for some photos with the pink dogwoods in bloom, some from Monument Hill of the campus, and some of a May Day weekend with the hoop skirts, etc.

Please send high resolution color photos of SBC any era and any majors or activities to

Kcoolone@aol.com

100 percent of proceeds to SBC…I want as many alumnae involved as possible because that is what it took to save Sweet Briar and we want the world to know how special we are.  Everyone who contributes photos or comments will be credited.  Please help…Books are my business and I want this to be the best of all because it is for Sweet Briar.

Kim Cool 1962

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CALLING ALL ANGELS! Yes, I am here again, but we now have a new mission (and the donations will be TAX DEDUCTIBLE and COUNT towards our September GOAL!!!!!) We need to help some students out…PM me for further information, but if you have some MOOLAH lying around…feel free to complete form here smile emoticon I love you all!!!!

https://savingsweetbriar.com/alumnae-angels/

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VIXEN WATCH FOR MONDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2015

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