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Cochran renovation recognized in ALA magazine

Cochran renovation recognized in ALA magazine

| September 3, 2015

American Libraries, the magazine of the American Library Association, has listed Mary Helen Cochran Library in its 2015 Library Design Showcase.

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Saving Sweet Briar delivers on $12 million promise

| September 2, 2015

Saving Sweet Briar Inc. has made its third and final payment to Sweet Briar College, fulfilling its obligations under a mediated settlement that prevented the school from closing on Aug. 25.

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New VP for alumnae relations and development announced

New VP for alumnae relations and development announced

| August 31, 2015

Sweet Briar College is excited to welcome A.P. “Bun” Perkinson as vice president for alumnae relations and development.

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College awards inaugural Nancy Godwin Baldwin Scholarships

College awards inaugural Nancy Godwin Baldwin Scholarships

| August 27, 2015

During Opening Convocation on Wednesday, Sweet Briar College awarded the first Nancy Godwin Baldwin Scholarships to several students.

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Sweet Briar rings in 2015-2016 academic year

Sweet Briar rings in 2015-2016 academic year

| August 27, 2015

On Wednesday afternoon, one day after it was supposed to close forever, Sweet Briar College emphatically celebrated its 110th Opening Convocation. Students beamed as the many returning — and some new — faculty members marched into a jam-packed Murchison Lane Auditorium.

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Highlights from Aug. 20-22 SBC Board of Directors meeting

| August 25, 2015

The Sweet Briar College Board of Directors met in a retreat format on campus Thursday evening, Aug. 20, until noon Saturday, Aug. 22.

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President addresses state of the College

President addresses state of the College

| August 24, 2015

Members of the Class of 2019 officially heard from Sweet Briar President Phil Stone for the first time Monday, Aug. 24, at a community meeting in Prothro Dining Room.

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Shadowing Leah Busque ’01

Shadowing Leah Busque ’01

| August 22, 2015

I will soon begin my first year at Sweet Briar College, and I have never been more excited to move forward with my life.

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Sweet Briar readies for fall classes

| August 22, 2015

Sweet Briar College is welcoming students for its 110th academic year next week — the first of many to come in a new era for the school.

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Sweet Briar biologist nominated for conservation prize

Sweet Briar biologist nominated for conservation prize

| August 18, 2015

Sweet Briar research professor of biology Lincoln Brower, one of the world’s foremost experts on the monarch butterfly, is a nominee for the 2016 Indianapolis Prize. Worth $250,000, it is the largest conservation award in the world, according to the Indianapolis Zoo, which administers the prize.

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