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Amherst County Day recalls past with an eye to the future

October 24, 2016
Katie Tomlin (left) and Tanya Hooper & Co. of Amherst hop aboard for a hayride during Sweet Briar’s Amherst County Day Saturday.

“Our campus is your campus,” Mary Pope Hutson ’83 said during the College’s first Amherst County Day in 42 years on Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016.

VMDO Architects win third award for Sweet Briar library renovation

October 21, 2016
VMDO’s Lorenzo Battistelli (left) and Joe Malloy accept the 2016 Gabriella Page Preservation Award from Preservation Virginia’s Anne Geddy Cross. Photo by Lauranett Lee

Preservation Virginia recently recognized VMDO Architects with its 2016 Gabriella Page Preservation Award for the “outstanding rehabilitation” of Sweet Briar College’s Mary Helen Cochran Library.

Sweet Briar riders compete at Bridgewater

October 19, 2016

Sweet Briar College’s Intercollegiate Horse Show Association team competed against riders from 10 other colleges in its second IHSA show of the season at Bridgewater College this past weekend.

VFIC’s 2016 Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Award goes to revered Sweet Briar College professor

October 19, 2016

Sweet Briar College professor of mathematical sciences Jim Kirkwood is the recipient of the 2016 H. Hiter Harris, Jr. Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Award, given out annually by the Virginia Foundation for Independent Colleges.

Fall 2016 Explore Engineering Weekend to take place at Sweet Briar at the end of the month

October 18, 2016
Prof. Kaelyn Leake (left) helps students with their project during the Summer 2016 Explore Engineering Design Course.

The Margaret Jones Wyllie ’45 Engineering Program at Sweet Briar College is still taking applications for its Fall 2016 Explore Engineering Weekend for high school girls. The event will happen Friday, Oct. 28, through Saturday, Oct. 29.

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