Sweet Briar is one of two degree-granting engineering programs at women's colleges in the United States. The Sweet Briar B.S. in engineering science is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, 111 Market Place, Suite 1050, Baltimore, MD 21202-4012 tel.
2010 RJEC Award for Outstanding Achievement in Advancing the Study and Practice of Engineering
The Richmond Joint Engineers’ Council selected Sweet Briar College to receive its 2010 RJEC Award for Outstanding Achievement in Advancing the Study and Practice of Engineering. Sweet Briar is the first recipient of the new award. The RJEC chose the College to recognize its creation of degreed programs in engineering and the graduation of its first class in the spring of 2009. Sweet Briar is one of two women’s colleges in the country to offer degrees in engineering.
> Sweet Briar Engineering Students earn third place in 2009 ABILITYONE National Scholar Award for Workplace Innovation + Design
> ABILITYONE recognizes Sweet Briar College students for invention designed to help people with disabilities in the workplace, College Engineers Create Award-Winning “Contact Block Assembly Kit”