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College Devotee Restores the Chaplain’s House

College Devotee Restores the Chaplain’s House

| December 5, 2013

When Gladys Woodward Hubbard graduated from Sweet Briar in 1924, she couldn’t possibly have imagined the profound impact the College would have on her son nearly a century later. Since 2007, Leverett Hubbard Jr. has made several substantial gifts to Sweet Briar in his mother’s honor — most recently donating $500,000 to restore and maintain the Chaplain’s House.

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Why We Give

Why We Give

| December 5, 2013

Thanks to generous contributions to scholarships and other funds from alumnae, parents and friends of the College, Sweet Briar continues to thrive as a vibrant academic community, helping to prepare the next generation of women leaders. Hear from some of our most passionate supporters.

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First of a Kind

First of a Kind

| November 28, 2012

Chris Witcombe has been named Sweet Briar College’s first Barton-Laing Professor in Art History.

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Moving Forward

Moving Forward

| November 28, 2012

All across campus, philanthropy is remaking Sweet Briar’s learning spaces.

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Inspired Teaching, Inspired Giving

Inspired Teaching, Inspired Giving

| November 28, 2012

Winnie Leigh Hamlin ’58 knew Eleanor Barton as a teacher and Aileen “Ninie” Laing ’57 as a contemporary — and recognized the profound influence of both women on generations of Sweet Briar students. That’s why she gave the College $1 million in their honor.

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Class of 2013 Ups the Ante

Class of 2013 Ups the Ante

| November 11, 2012

From left: Lauren Morgan ’13, President Parker, Sarah Lindemann ’13 and Torry Mott ’13 at the Senior Campaign Kick-off event for the Annual Fund. The senior class surpassed its goal of $6,000, thanks in part to two anonymous gifts of $1,000.

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