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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*

Emmett O'keefe


Total cost of 6 trips: $8,573.46


Trips traveled under the office of Byron Dorgan

Destination: BRISTOL, CONNECTICUT
Sponsor: Walt Disney Co
Purpose: TO TOUR THE FACILITIES AND TO MEET WITH ESPN OFFICIALS TO DISCUSS TELECOMMUNICATION POLICY
Date: Jan 25, 2002
Expense: $571.32
source

Destination: NEMACOLIN, PA
Sponsor: ALCATEL, ASS. FOR COMP. TECHNOLOGY, AT&T, LEVEL 3 SPIRIT, PEGASUS COMM., TELECORDTA TECH., VERSIGN INC., XD COMMUNICATIONS, AND NAT'L ASS. OF RECORDING MERCHANDIZERS
Purpose: TO PARTICIPATE IN THE "TECH POLICY 2002 LEGISLATIVE CONFERENCE"
Date: Feb 22, 2002
Expense: $251.14
source

Destination: SAN DIEGO, CA
Sponsor: SBC Communications Inc
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF TRIP TO VISIT SBC FACILITIES IN CALIFORNIA. IT WILL BE INVOLVE SEMINARS AND DISCUSSIONS ON TELECOMMUNICATIONS POLICY
Date: Apr 22, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $2,051.00
source

Destination: LOS ANGELES AND SAN DIEGO, CA
Sponsor: Information Technology Industry Council
Purpose: TOUR HIGH TECH FACILITIES AND PARTICIPATE IN BRIEFINGS ON POLICY ISSUES AFFECTING THE TECHNOLOGY INDUSTRY
Date: Mar 15, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $2,053.00
source

Destination: KONA, HAWAII
Sponsor: American Association of Airport Executives
Purpose: TO ATTEND THE 2005 AVIATION ISSUES CONFERENCE
Date: Jan 9, 2005 (4 days)
Expense: $2,847.00
source

Destination: NEW YORK CITY, NY
Sponsor: Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers Inc
Purpose: TO MEET WITH INDUSTRY REPRESENTATIVES AND LEARN ABOUT AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY AT THE NYORK CAR SHOW
Date: Mar 22, 2005 (1 day)
Expense: $800.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Emmett O'keefe.


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.