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American RadioWorks |
Image: Sweet Briar College web site

Sweet Briar Returns

Sweet Briar College was about to close after struggling with dwindling enrollment and other problems. An alumni group raised more than 20 million dollars in pledges to keep the doors open, but the school's survival is still deeply in doubt.

Recent Posts

  • 07.15.15

    The Future of Historically Black Colleges

    Historically Black Colleges and Universities proliferated throughout the late 19th and early 20th centuries, when many white schools refused to admit African Americans, especially in the South. Our guest this week feels HBCUs still serve a crucial role in higher education.
  • 07.07.15

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    Over the past year, race relations have dominated the news cycle. This can bring up difficult questions, especially for parents and teachers. Our guest Yolanda Moses says Americans need to find more ways to talk about race in schools.
  • 07.02.15

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    For years policy makers believed that minorities were overrepresented in special education and that there was inherent bias in the way kids were being identified as disabled. A new study turns this idea on its head.
  • 06.23.15

    Learning from Video Games

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PRYOR, MARK LUNSFORD, Democratic Party
Arkansas

Total number of trips - 7
Total cost of trips - $8,148.15

Average cost per trip - $1,164.02
Total number of days spent traveling - 12 days
Rank of representative - 457 (Out of 638)


Individual trips


Sponsor(s) - American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC)
Dates - March 2, 2003 - March 3, 2003 (2 days)
Location(s) - Palm Beach, FL

Purpose - Speaking engagement
Notes -

Travel Cost - $327.00
Lodging Cost - $533.50
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $860.50

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Sarcoma Foundation of America
Dates - June 22, 2003 - June 23, 2003 (2 days)
Location(s) - New York, NY

Purpose - Speaking engagement
Notes -

Travel Cost - $1,014.50
Lodging Cost - $331.51
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,346.01

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Pathology Service Associates
Dates - July 18, 2003 - July 21, 2003 (4 days)
Location(s) - Orlando, FL

Purpose - Speaking engagement
Notes -

Travel Cost - $564.00
Lodging Cost - $1,115.04
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,679.04

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Electric Cooperatives of Arkansas
Dates - August 5, 2003 - August 5, 2003 (1 days)
Location(s) - Knoxville, TN

Purpose - Business development for Camden, AK
Notes -

Travel Cost - $1,144.00
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost - $10.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,154.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Arkansas Bankers Association
Dates - August 8, 2003 - August 8, 2003 (1 days)
Location(s) - Branson, MO

Purpose - Speech at annual convention
Notes -

Travel Cost - $823.00
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $823.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Democratic Leadership Council
Dates - October 18, 2003 - October 18, 2003 (1 days)
Location(s) - Atlanta, GA

Purpose - Speaking engagement
Notes -

Travel Cost - $1,334.62
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost - $18.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,352.62

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Cooper Tire Inc.
Dates - December 2, 2003 - December 2, 2003 (1 days)
Location(s) - Findley, OH

Purpose - Speaking engagement
Notes -

Travel Cost - $932.98
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $932.98

Additional family members - No

American RadioWorks |
Image: Sweet Briar College web site

Sweet Briar Returns

Sweet Briar College was about to close after struggling with dwindling enrollment and other problems. An alumni group raised more than 20 million dollars in pledges to keep the doors open, but the school's survival is still deeply in doubt.

Recent Posts

  • 07.15.15

    The Future of Historically Black Colleges

    Historically Black Colleges and Universities proliferated throughout the late 19th and early 20th centuries, when many white schools refused to admit African Americans, especially in the South. Our guest this week feels HBCUs still serve a crucial role in higher education.
  • 07.07.15

    Talking About Race in Schools

    Over the past year, race relations have dominated the news cycle. This can bring up difficult questions, especially for parents and teachers. Our guest Yolanda Moses says Americans need to find more ways to talk about race in schools.
  • 07.02.15

    Minorities and Special Ed

    For years policy makers believed that minorities were overrepresented in special education and that there was inherent bias in the way kids were being identified as disabled. A new study turns this idea on its head.
  • 06.23.15

    Learning from Video Games

    A lot of parents worry about whether their kids' video game habits are harmful - especially when gaming gets in the way of homework or reading. But writer Greg Toppo says gaming can be a great way to learn.