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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.

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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

    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.

Back to The Data

Trips by*

Rebekah Hamilton


Total cost of 10 trips: $11,273.71


Trips traveled under the office of Sam Johnson

Destination: PORTLAND, OR
Sponsor: Consumer Electronics Association
Purpose:
Date: Sep 18, 1999 (3 days)
Expense: $1,124.75
source

Destination: DALLAS, TEXAS
Sponsor: TXU Corporation
Purpose: TO TOUR FACILITIES; LEARN ABOUT ELECTRICITY RESTRUCTING AND NUCLEAR WASTE
Date: Jan 11, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $2,341.56
source

Destination: LEXINGTON, KENTUCKY
Sponsor: Council for Burley Tobacco and affiliates
Purpose: PROVIDE A GRASS ROOTS VIEW OF KENTUCKY'S AGRICULTURE ARE FARMERS AND FARM PROBLEMS.
Date: Aug 7, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $552.72
source

Destination: VISITED SUGAR RESEARCHERS, PRODUCERS, PROCESSING PLANT; EQUIPMENT MANUFACTURER
Sponsor: American Sugar Cane League
Purpose: TO OBSERVE FIRST HAND THE OPERATIONS OF AN AGRICULTURAL INDUSTRY
Date: Nov 17, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $825.00
source

Destination: CLEWISTON AND BELLE GLADE, FLORIDA
Sponsor: FLORIDA SUGAR CANE LEAGUE & SUGAR CANE GROWERS COOPERATIVE OF FLOR
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL TRIP TO LEARN ABOUT THE CULTIVATION, HARVESTING, PROCESSING, REFINING AND MARKETING OF SUGARCANE
Date: Feb 21, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $829.00
source

Destination: BIG BROWN & COMANCHE PECK
Sponsor: TXU Corporation
Purpose: VISIT THEIR LIGNITE & NUCLEAR FACILITY SITES
Date: Apr 14, 2001 (6 days)
Expense: $2,546.64
source

Destination: LUFKIN, TX
Sponsor: American Forest & Paper Association
Purpose: TO SEE, UNDERSTAND AND RELATE TO THE EAST TAXES FORESTRY INDUSTRY
Date: Aug 22, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $665.00
source

Destination: SEMINARS
Sponsor: ALCATEL, ACT, AT&T, LEVEL 3 COMMUNICATIONS, MICROSOFT, NARM, PEGASUS, SPRINT, TELERAIN, VERISIGN, XO COMM & VSD
Purpose: TELECOM TECH POLICY LEGISLATIVE CONFERENCE
Date: Feb 22, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $688.27
source

Destination: VISITED NUCLEAR ENERGY FACILITY AND ENTERGY HEADQUARTERS
Sponsor: Entergy Corporation
Purpose:
Date: Apr 12, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $936.77
source

Destination: PUBLIC ALTERNATIVE SCHOOL, AMERICAN YOUTHWORKS CHARTER SCHOOL; PROJECT BUSINESS PROGRAM
Sponsor: American Youth Policy Forum
Purpose: TO LEARN ABOUT EFFORTS IN TEXAS TO IMPROVE TRADITIONAL AND NON-TRADITIONAL EDUCATION AND OPTIONS FOR "AT PROMISE" YOUTH.
Date: Dec 3, 2002 (5 days)
Expense: $764.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Rebekah Hamilton.


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.