Vixen Watch for July 2, 2016

HAPPY INDEPENDENCE DAY
AND WELCOME TO ANOTHER EDITION OF VIXEN WATCH WHICH INCLUDES NEWS AND ARTICLES ON SWEET BRIAR COLLEGE, LIBERAL ARTS, STEM, STEAM, COLLEGE FINANCE, AND MORE.  

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BREAKING+++BREAKING+++BREAKING+++BREAKING
VIXENS – YOU CAME THROUGH ONE AGAIN!!!
WE REACHED OUR GOAL OF $10 MILLION!  

HOLLA!  HOLLA!  AND ALL THAT JAZZ!
THANK YOU!
PLEASE WATCH THIS YOUTUBE VIDEO MESSAGE FROM SWEET BRIAR PRESIDENT PHILLIP STONE
THANKING EVERYONE 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2a0qc74SCzA&feature=youtu.be

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REMEMBER VOTING FOR THE BEST COLLEGE MASCOT?  WELL, SWEET BRIAR HAS REACHED THE FINALS AND NEEDS EVERYONE’S VOTE AGAINST
ALFRED UNIVERSITY SAXONS.  
JUST CLICK ON THE LINK BELOW AND ADD CHECK THE BOX NEXT TO SWEET BRIAR COLLEGE.  VOTE ON EVERY DEVISE (SMART PHONE, TABLET, LAPTOP, PC) AND ASK YOUR FRIENDS TO VOTE FOR SWEET BRIAR
http://www.campusrush.com/the-great-mascot-debate-final-1890971010.html

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THERE IS A NEW TWIST TO THIS VOTING CHALLENGE.  SWEET BRIAR PRESIDENT STONE AND  ALFRED UNIVERSITY PRESIDENT ZUPAN HAVE MADE AN AGREEMENT THAT THE PRESIDENT OF THE LOOSING COLLEGE WILL WEAR THE MASCOT COSTUME OF THE WINNING COLLEGE.
LET’S PUT PRESIDENT ZUPAN INTO A VIXEN COSTUME AND VOTE, VOTE, VOTE
http://www.campusrush.com/the-great-mascot-debate-final-1890971010.html

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THE SWEET BRIAR WEBSITE HAS A NEW PAGE DEDICATED TO THE SEARCH FOR THE NEW PRESIDENT.  
FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE GO TO 
http://sbc.edu/presidential-search/
PLEASE ALSO READ TERESA TOMLINSON’S NOTE AND PARTICIPATE IN THE SURVEY

My fellow alumnae,
 
I am writing to you today to ask that you give the Presidential Search Committee your feedback on the attributes and qualities you deem necessary to lead Sweet Briar into the next phase of our history.
 
As you know, President Stone has agreed to give us one more year. During the transition into this new era we would appreciate your thoughts and advice so we may recruit the best candidate for our future.
 
Your support for the Sweet Briar Fund coupled with your participation in our leadership search will bridge Sweet Briar well into the future.
 
Please complete the survey here and look for an invitation to join us for a webinar on the Presidential Search process. That webinar is scheduled for Thursday, July 7 at 6:30 p.m. EST.
 
Thank you for all you do.
 
With gratitude,
 
 
 
Teresa Pike Tomlinson ’87
Chair, Presidential Search Committee
Chair, Board of Directors

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 PLEASE CHECK OUT THIS WEEK’S
‘VIXENS HELPING VIXENS’
WHICH IS RIGHT BETWEEN ‘OTHER’ AND ‘EVENTS’.  

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SWEET BRIAR NEWS

Gift of art, eyewitness account of family’s time in the USSR augment gallery’s Soviet poster collection
http://sbc.edu/news/gift-of-art-eyewitness-accounts-of-familys-time-in-the-ussr-augment-gallerys-soviet-poster-collection/


Sweet Briar College and Alfred University presidents forge high stakes wager on Sports Illustrated contest
http://sbc.edu/news/sweet-briar-college-and-alfred-university-presidents-forge-high-stakes-wager-on-sports-illustrated-contest/
and
http://gosaxons.com/news/2016/6/30/general-au-and-sweet-briar-presidents-place-friendly-wager-on-mascot-tournament.aspx?path=general
and
http://www.alfred.edu/pressreleases/viewrelease.cfm?ID=12904


College SURPASSES $10 million fundraising goal by June 30
http://sbc.edu/news/college-surpasses-10-million-fundraising-goal-by-june-30/


The typical college student is not who you think it is
http://www.theatlantic.com/education/archive/2016/07/the-typical-college-student-is-not-who-you-think-it-is/489824/


FOR MORE SWEET BRIAR NEWS PLEASE VISIT    http://sbc.edu/news/

SWEET WEEKS

The next Sweet Weeks at Sweet Briar is
August 1 through 19
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Here is the application form to volunteer at Sweet Briar
https://sweetbriarcollege.wufoo.com/forms/xa4v2pq111nzvv/


You can also find more information about the different ways to volunteer for Sweet Briar.
http://oldweb.sbc.edu/alumdev/volunteer

SUBMITTED BY MEMBERS OF THE SWEET BRIAR COMMUNITY

Submitted by Kathy ‘KP’ Papadimitriou ’84
An email from Cathy Cash Mays ’84

Farewell...
Virginia Center for Inclusive Communities
After a busy, fun-filled week of meetings and group activities, the staff and participants of VCIC left campus all smiles, having completed another annual conference and vowing to return again next year. We will look forward to their return!
Who’s on Campus This Week….
UVa’s Young Writers Workshop
June 19-July 24 (two sessions)
The Session 1 group, with a final count of 97 creative and energetic young women and men, will complete activities at week’s end. The YWW campers have been quite busy with classroom sessions, open mic gatherings, readings and lots more. This lively group also found time for various social activities, including sub and pizza parties and a Friday night social. They will close their session with a ceremony on Friday morning.
BLUR
June 19-July 11
What a busy first week for our young BLUR guests! Whether drawing cartoons, painting and sculpting in the Art Barn or traveling across the highway to the VCCA studios to meet with visiting poets, playwrights and visual artists, these young people have experienced art at its finest. To complete the week, the group attended a performance and Q&A by Endstation Theatre Company in Lynchburg.
Expectations Volleyball
June 26-July 2

A BIG welcome to Expectations Volleyball! We are delighted to have them return to Sweet Briar. Session 1, “High Expectations,” runs June 26-28 and brings to campus rising eighth-graders with a minimum of three seasons of competitive volleyball. Session 2, “College Expectations,“ follows right behind from June 30-July 2. The second session is for rising freshmen with five seasons of competitive ball. These ladies know their game and will spend their time in the Fitness and Athletics Center. They are staying at the Elston Inn.


Posted on Facebook by D’Andrea Simmons
Debunking 4 myths people believe about women’s colleges
https://www.theodysseyonline.com/debunking-myths-womens-college


Submitted by Bryca Brewer
Vixen Crest design t-shirts by Bryca Brewer – doing local print to save everyone money. Please sign up in Google Docs for a pre-order. Once we hit the minimum order of 96,order will be placed and shipped.
https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1xkci1QCobU0iWTOv-1u3g8trl6Qfn5qp11m85GTdDIE/edit?usp=sharing

T-shirt information:
-Sizes: small – 5xl
-Colors: Ash Gray and Pistachio green
-Design details: vixen and crest on the back, sweet briar college in the front in pocket size
-If this does well I will offer a round of long sleeves later in the summer for Fall.
-The link allows you to input your shirt order, email, and shipping information. I will e-mail a confirmation to you along with payment instructions and options.
–Shipping is based off of weight and First Class or Priority weight scales; I will buy inexpensive containers or use free priority containers to save on shipping.
–If shipping one shirt use the first section in blue. If shipping two or more use the scales in yellow. You will have to calculate the weight; six smalls weigh less (39oz or 2.5 lbs) than six 5xls (78oz or 4.9lbs).
–If you are not comfortable putting your information on the spreadsheet please e-mail me at brewer10@sbc.edu. Please let me know if you have any questions.
–For those using cell phones or other mobile devices, the spreadsheet cannot be edited inside the Facebook App. Please use the menu in the upper right corner, once Facebook has opened the link, to navigate to Google Sheets.
–Desktop users should have no issues.

 

Did you know you can make a monthly gift to Sweet Briar? The College can set up a recurring credit card payment for you or you can even set it up through your bank. Call 1-800-381-6131 to get the process started!
To make a gift now, visit
sbc.edu/gift.
LIBERAL ARTS

College Counselor – Liberal arts in the age of robots
http://www.gazettes.com/news/college-counselor-liberal-arts-in-the-age-of-robots/article_73311f60-3992-11e6-859c-4bc71cdce914.html


Should Asian universities offer the US-style liberal arts degree?
http://www.asianscientist.com/2016/06/academia/liberal-arts-education-asia-yale-nus-college/


Best of both worlds – Why more students are combining business with liberal arts
https://www.studyinternational.com/news/best-of-both-worlds-why-more-students-are-combining-business-with-liberal-arts


GWU stands alone in Carolinas to earn an A in annual study
http://www.shelbystar.com/news/20160628/gwu-stands-alone-in-carolinas-to-earn-a-in-annual-study


Liberal arts graduates shouldn’t fret about job prospects – if they’re up on their skills
https://www.goodcall.com/news/liberal-arts-graduates-shouldnt-fret-job-prospects-theyre-skills-07781


Why America’s business majors are in desperate need of a liberal arts education
http://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2016/06/why-americas-business-majors-are-in-desperate-need-of-a-liberal-arts-education/489209/


Camp gives students the chance to participate in liberal arts program
http://abc27.com/2016/06/28/camp-gives-students-the-chance-to-participate-in-liberal-arts-programs/


Reader’s view – Liberal social, political positions embedded within liberal arts
http://www.duluthnewstribune.com/opinion/readers-views/4064109-readers-view-liberal-social-political-positions-embedded-within


Inside Higher Ed features Connections, Connecticut College’s new approach to general education
http://www.conncoll.edu/news/news-archive/2016/inside-higher-ed-features-connections-connecticut-colleges-new-approach-to-general-education.html#.V3XZHLgrLIU


US Education news & updates – Labor market needing more educated population?  Demand for skilled workforce on the rise amid America’s economic recovery
http://mountainx.com/blogwire/unc-ashevile-garners-best-buy-recognition-from-fiske-guide/

STEM

Clinton’s tech tour – STEM, broadband and selfies
http://www.politico.com/tipsheets/morning-tech/2016/06/clintons-tech-tour-stem-broadband-and-selfies-215083


Paige & Paxton builds path for next generation of STEM leaders
http://www.chicagotribune.com/bluesky/originals/ct-stem-lessons-preschool-bsi-20160630-story.html


The disappearing art of glassblowing for scientists
https://www.insidehighered.com/quicktakes/2016/06/27/disappearing-art-glassblowing-scientists


New coding boot camps to start this fall at Seattle Central College
http://www.seattletimes.com/education-lab/new-coding-boot-camps-to-start-this-fall-at-seattle-central-college/

WOMEN IN STEM

UC engineering professor wins national ASEE Sharon Keillor Award
http://www.uc.edu/profiles/profile.asp?id=23536


STEM camp helps high school students think like entrepreneurs
http://www.centredaily.com/living/article86051652.html


An up-and-coming startup CEO found her winning idea thanks to a weekend tradition with college friends
http://www.businessinsider.com.au/goldieblox-ceo-debbie-sterling-idea-brunches-2016-6


Empowered women luncheon to fund STEM scholarship
http://www.star-telegram.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/social-eyes/article85733222.html


Women in tech role models –  How working with Meg Whitman readied Jacqui Ferguson for top job at HPE
http://www.cbronline.com/news/verticals/the-boardroom/women-in-tech-role-models-how-working-with-meg-whitman-readied-jacqui-ferguson-for-top-job-at-hpe-4933988


How one museum is inspiring young girls to pursue STEM
http://www.educationworld.com/a_news/how-one-state%E2%80%99s-women-science-initiative-doing-its-part-inspire-girls-stem-924668463


The colleges where women study STEM
http://www.forbes.com/sites/priceonomics/2016/06/27/the-colleges-where-women-study-stem/#4b1d62c92ede


Women in science – more complex than men think
http://www.dw.com/en/women-in-science-more-complex-than-men-think/a-19361395
and
http://www.dailynewsegypt.com/2016/06/28/women-in-science-more-complex-than-men-think/


Surviving the ‘Lost Generation’ of STEM students
http://www.afcea.org/content/?q=Article-surviving-%E2%80%98lost-generation%E2%80%99-stem-students


Were you seen?  Powerful women setting powerful examples
http://www.timesunion.com/womenatwork/article/Were-you-seen-Powerful-women-setting-powerful-8329434.php


Improving the lives of women and indigenous peoples in Mexico
http://www.marketwatch.com/story/improving-the-lives-of-women-and-indigenous-peoples-in-mexico-2016-06-28


Bill on research policy seeks to engage women, minorities
http://fedscoop.com/bill-on-science-and-tech-research-policy-seeking-to-engage-women-minorities


This black woman was awarded a $1.1 million grant to make cancer treatment less harmful
https://scitechnation.com/tag/women-in-stem/


The STEM effect
http://www.virginiabusiness.com/news/article/the-stem-effect


Book a toolkit for women entering STEM careers, retired University of Guelph librarian Peggy Pritchard says
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/kitchener-waterloo/book-a-toolkit-for-women-entering-stem-careers-retired-university-of-guelph-librarian-peggy-pritchard-says-1.3657549


Guest blog – To create more female engineers, we need to create more strong female role models
http://www.computerweekly.com/blog/WITsend/GUEST-BLOG-To-create-more-female-engineers-we-need-to-create-more-strong-female-role-models


‘Mythbusters’ meets ‘MacGyver’ in the Science Channel’s new series feat.  Badass Women in STEM
http://girltalkhq.com/mythbusters-meets-macgyver-science-channels-new-series-feat-badass-women-stem/


UCSD tops list of largest share of women in STEM fields
http://timesofsandiego.com/education/2016/06/29/ucsd-tops-list-for-largest-share-of-women-in-stem-fields/
and
http://fox5sandiego.com/2016/06/29/ucsd-tops-list-of-number-of-women-graduating-in-stem-fields/
and
http://www.kpbs.org/news/2016/jun/29/uc-san-diego-reports-largest-percentage-of-women/
and
http://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/news/2016/jun/29/ucsd-female-stem-students/


Helping educate the next generation of female leaders
https://source.wustl.edu/2016/06/helping-educate-next-generation-female-leaders/


Hillary Clinton’s big agenda for technology targets women, Millelnials, digital innovators, big data, privacy, security, STEM, loT, and more
http://www.healthcareitnews.com/news/hillary-clintons-big-agenda-technology-targets-women-millennials-digital-innovators-big-data


Local girls use STEM to turn recycled refrigerators into solar-powered racecars
http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20160630005873/en/Local-Girls-STEM-Turn-Recycled-Refrigerators-Solar-Powered


Female students discouraged from joining STEM – survey
http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/industry/services/education/female-students-discouraged-from-joining-stem-survey/articleshow/52999030.cms


Helping educate the next generation of female leaders
https://source.wustl.edu/2016/06/helping-educate-next-generation-female-leaders/


The limit does not exist – where light resides
http://www.forbes.com/sites/christinawallace/2016/06/30/where-light-resides/#26a78039799e


Welcoming women back to work the PayPal and BAML way
https://www.siliconrepublic.com/portfolio/return-to-work-paypal-bank-of-america-merrill-lynch


Plastic surgeons on snapchat – A tool for growing women in STEM
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/stephanie-stark/plastic-surgeons-on-snapc_b_10622164.html


Women taking flight
http://www.post-gazette.com/opinion/Op-Ed/2016/07/02/Women-taking-flight/stories/201607020008


Hillary Clinton reveals tech agenda for STEM education and women-led start-ups
http://examswatch.com/hillary-clinton-reveals-tech-agenda-for-stem-education-and-women-led-start-ups/

STEAM

Sierra College selected to support California community colleges in spreading innovation and STEAM education through Maker Spaces
http://www.pressreleaserocket.net/sierra-college-selected-to-support-california-community-colleges-in-spreading-innovation-and-steam-education-through-maker-spaces/464057/


Arts concept gathers STEAM – Dr. Yoda Patta talks about the importance of adding an ‘A’ for arts into STEM education – poll
http://www.theherald.com.au/story/3995225/arts-concept-gathers-steam-poll/


Parents, mentors must help kids get STEAM
http://www.lansingstatejournal.com/story/money/business/2016/06/29/parents-mentors-must-help-kids-get-steam/86503036/


Science center pilots program for young culinary innovators and institute for educators
http://www.pressreleaserocket.net/science-center-pilots-program-for-young-culinary-innovators-and-institute-for-educators/465503/


Full STEAM ahead – Two-day program starts at Thomas College
http://wabi.tv/2016/06/29/full-steam-ahead-two-day-program-starts-at-thomas-college/


College for kids sees record numbers
http://voiceofmuscatine.com/index.php/2016/06/30/college-for-kids-sees-record-numbers/

STUDENT RECRUITMENT

‘Come and study in India’ – Mody University’s pitch to US students
http://www.americanbazaaronline.com/2016/06/26/come-and-study-in-india-mody-universitys-pitch-to-us-students/


Expanding access to college isn’t enough.  Students need to graduate
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/david-levin/expanding-access-to-colle_b_10589628.html


Google sets sights on HBCUs for recruitment efforts
http://www.nbcnews.com/news/nbcblk/google-sets-sights-hbcus-recruitment-efforts-n601476 


UNI to see drop in largest group of international students
http://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/news/education/2016/06/30/uni-see-drop-largest-group-international-students/86442376/

COLLEGE FINANCES, GRANTS, ETC.

More scholarships less borrowing
https://www.insidehighered.com/quicktakes/2016/06/29/more-scholarships-less-borrowing-sallie-mae-study


Second chance PELL offers prisoners grants for college education
http://www.njtvonline.org/news/video/second-chance-pell-offers-prisoners-grants-college-education/
and
http://www.inquisitr.com/3245298/president-barack-obama-helps-prisoners-obtain-pell-grants-via-controversial-pilot-program/
and
http://www.wpr.org/milwaukee-tech-college-offer-pell-grants-prisoners
and
https://nonprofitquarterly.org/2016/06/29/12000-prisoners-receive-30m-financial-aid-college-classes/


Stokton, Rowan to get share of $180 M in state grants
http://www.philly.com/philly/education/20160629_Rowan__Stockton_to_get_share_of__180M_in_state_grants.html


Having the College Money Talk
http://www.consumerreports.org/student-loan-debt-crisis/having-the-college-money-talk/


Don’t let high tuition discourage you from applying – financial aid is abundant
http://www.forbes.com/sites/lucielapovsky/2016/06/28/dont-let-high-tuition-discourage-you-from-applying-financial-aid-is-abundant/?ss=education#31e4f2c82694


Transylvania to offer $60,000 scholarships to International Baccalaureate graduates
http://www.kentucky.com/news/business/article86082462.html


How to reduce or eliminate the need for student loans
http://news.morningstar.com/articlenet/article.aspx?id=757606


Political corruption in the Obama administration?  Ties to for-profit colleges under scrutiny amid University of Phoenix sale
http://www.ibtimes.com/political-corruption-obama-administration-ties-profit-colleges-under-scrutiny-amid-2388135


After dogged activism former Corinthian students receive debt relief
http://thinkprogress.org/education/2016/06/30/3794538/corinthian-debt-relief/


32 college majors where graduates don’t end up doing what they expect
http://www.aol.com/article/2016/06/29/32-college-majors-where-graduates-dont-end-up-doing-what-they-e/21421265/?icid=maing-grid7%7Cmain5%7Cdl36%7Csec1_lnk2%26pLid%3D772061051_htmlws-main-bb


The surprising number of community college students without access to federal loans
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/grade-point/wp/2016/07/01/the-surprising-number-of-community-college-students-without-access-to-federal-student-loans/

WOMEN IN HIGHER EDUCATION

The visit every female college applicant should make
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/kimberly-cassidy/the-visit-every-female-co_b_10735810.html


P.E.O. group helping women reach for the stars
http://poncacitynews.com/PEO-Programs


Lynn Stauffer, Ph.D., of Sonoma State University wins Women in Business Award
http://www.northbaybusinessjournal.com/industrynews/education/5750252-181/lynn-stauffer-sonoma-state-university


Ireland – Universities face funding cuts if they fail to promote more women
http://www.irishtimes.com/news/education/universities-face-funding-cuts-if-they-fail-to-promote-more-women-1.2701638


Ireland – Report says gender inequality still exists at third level institutions
http://www.irishexaminer.com/ireland/report-says-gender-inequality-still-exists-at-third-level-institutions-407245.html


Ireland – Improve gender balance in Irish HE or face fines, says review
https://www.timeshighereducation.com/news/improve-gender-balance-irish-he-or-face-fines-says-review


Jordan – Gender gap widest in higher education
http://www.jordantimes.com/news/local/gender-gap-widest-higher-education-%E2%80%94-sigi


Data mining points path to helping female and minority scientists
http://chronicle.com/article/Data-Mining-Points-Path-to/236933


UL tops league for women in senior academic posts
http://www.limerickleader.ie/news/home/210067/ul-tops-league-for-women-in.html


Utah cancer survivor shares the value of education, urges women not to give up
http://www.heraldextra.com/business/local/utah-cancer-survivor-shares-the-value-of-education-urges-women/article_7d26a6b4-dbdb-5bd9-870c-197dc4b82799.html


Women losing out on career and technical education
http://www.usnews.com/news/articles/2016-06-29/women-losing-out-on-career-and-technical-education


Groomed pubic hair – Educated young women with higher incomes more likely to shave ‘Down There’
http://www.medicaldaily.com/pubic-hair-down-there-feminine-hygiene-young-women-high-income-college-390935
and
http://arstechnica.com/science/2016/06/most-women-shave-their-nether-regions-for-hygiene-doctors-facepalm/


Blue collar training helps men, penalizes women
http://www.forbes.com/sites/nickmorrison/2016/06/30/blue-collar-training-helps-men-penalizes-women/#21bd07697e42


Morocco – Michelle Obama – For girls a heartbreaking loss –and an opportunity
http://www.cnn.com/2016/07/01/opinions/africa-trip-michelle-obama/


Focus on vocational training forsakes girls
http://www.educationdive.com/news/focus-on-vocational-training-forsakes-girls/421960/

COLLEGE SUSTAINABILITY AND AGRICULTURE

Campus earn gold in higher education sustainability ratings
http://news.ucsc.edu/2016/06/gold-ranking.html


Sightlines introduces suite of environmental sustainability solutions for college campuses
http://globenewswire.com/news-release/2016/06/29/852349/0/en/Sightlines-Introduces-Suite-of-Environmental-Sustainability-Solutions-for-College-Campuses.html


LBCC farm adds CSA program
http://democratherald.com/news/local/education/lbcc-farm-adds-csa-program/article_5468aea7-8201-5a76-b1cc-181e6ea8caeb.html


Leadership, creativity, and sustainability – essential in college food service
http://fesmag.com/features/foodservice-perspectives/13602-leadership,-creativity-and-sustainability-essentials-in-college-foodservice

OTHER

Struggling Dowling College losing its accreditation
http://www.sfchronicle.com/news/article/Struggling-Dowling-College-losing-its-8331653.php
and
http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2016/jun/29/struggling-dowling-college-losing-its-accreditatio/
and
http://www.newsday.com/news/region-state/struggling-dowling-college-losing-its-accreditation-1.11983534
and
http://www.greenfieldreporter.com/view/story/608b62027c754cbb8a716a51003d622e/NY–Struggling-Dowling
and
http://wgww.dailyjournal.net/view/story/608b62027c754cbb8a716a51003d622e/NY–Struggling-Dowlin


Mary Baldwin appoints two new deans – New university structure emerges
http://augustafreepress.com/mary-baldwin-appoints-two-new-deans-new-university-structure-emerges/


Ex Trump University executives run college that gets $150 million from taxpayers
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/davidhalperin/ex-trump-university-execu_b_10699880.html


Job cuts, tuition freeze at Cincinnati State
http://www.cincinnati.com/story/news/2016/07/01/job-cuts-tuition-freeze-cincinnati-state/86602854/


Warren Wilson College named ‘best buy’ by Fiske Guide
https://mountainx.com/blogwire/warren-wilson-named-best-buy-by-fiske-guide/


UNC Asheville garners ‘best buy’ recognition from Fiske Guide
http://mountainx.com/blogwire/unc-ashevile-garners-best-buy-recognition-from-fiske-guide/


Learning of a different sort
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/john-roush/learning-of-a-different-s_b_10760000.html

VIXENS HELPING VIXENS

AIMEE E. PEACEMAKER NEEDS OUR HELP
Hello! I teach Kindergarten in a rural county in Virginia. My school is a Title 1 school, which means we receive federal funding because of our high poverty rate.
Despite the federal funding, I typically spend approximately $1,400 a year on my classroom. I don’t get reimbursed for this. Federal funding has lots of restrictions. In other words, I can’t always get what my Kindergartners actually need.
So, I’ve decided to create a Donors Choose project to help get “alternative seating” options for my Kinders.
Please consider donating…. Every little bit helps! The project must be fully funded by October 17, or it’s not funded at all.
Sorry for the shameless plea, but it’s not actually for me– it’s for my future Kindergartners!!!
Thank you, Sweet Briar sisters!!! 💗💚💗💚
https://www.donorschoose.org/we-teach/3031109?rf=page-siteshare-2016-06-teacher_profile-teacher_3031109&challengeid=20619979&active=true

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Vixen Watch for July 2, 2016

2 thoughts on “Vixen Watch for July 2, 2016

  1. Lurline Sweet says:

    Our household is probably the only one in which the Vixen/Saxon rivalry really hits home. I’m a Vixen (’65) and my husband is a Saxon alum. I’ve told him the vote is going on, but I doubt he’ll take the trouble to vote, so this family is totally in the Vixen column. Holla, holla!

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    1. Hi Lurline,
      I would think that your husband is an honor vixen if he chooses not to vote for the Saxons. 🙂 It is going to be a very tough contest. At the moment it is 51% for the Vixens and 49% for the Saxons. Three more days to go.
      Holla Holla
      Monika 🙂

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