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With 5 million Yards for Yeardley, Sweet Briar athletes raise awareness about importance of healthy relationships

May 24, 2018
Sweet Briar House athletes

In 2010, UVa lacrosse player Yeardley Love was killed in an act of domestic violence. The OneLove Foundation was created later that year in Love’s honor; its purpose to educate young people about healthy — and unhealthy — relationships.

New joint Sweet Briar and VCCA fellowships announced

May 24, 2018
Students at VCCA

Sweet Briar College and the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts have long been collaborative partners. Now, they’re also teaming up in the classroom, thanks to the College’s innovative core curriculum and brand-new fellowships for VCCA artists.

Google visits Sweet Briar to teach intensive computer science course

May 17, 2018
Google class

Eight Sweet Briar students are extending the school year by one week, taking an intensive course taught by a software engineer from Google, where they’re learning to develop applications for Android.

Sweet Briar chapter of Phi Beta Kappa inducts new class

May 14, 2018
Phi Beta Kappa

Sweet Briar College on Friday inducted six students into the national honor society Phi Beta Kappa. The ceremony was held in the Browsing Room of Mary Helen Cochran Library.

Tears of joy and perseverance for historic Class of 2018 at Sweet Briar’s 109th Commencement

May 12, 2018
Class of 2018

It was no ordinary day in the history of Sweet Briar College, and everyone present could feel it. For one, it was President Meredith Woo’s first official commencement.

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