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Sweet Briar College Statement Regarding Troutman Sanders Letter

| March 24, 2015

Sweet Briar College’s legal counsel is in receipt of the letter from the legal counsel for Saving Sweet Briar, Inc. and will respond promptly and appropriately.

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Creative Writing Conference includes U.S. Poet Laureate, NPR host

Creative Writing Conference includes U.S. Poet Laureate, NPR host

| March 20, 2015

U.S. Poet Laureate Charles Wright will spearhead the 2015 Creative Writing Conference at Sweet Briar College with a reading at 8 p.m. Thursday, March 26, in the Boxwood Room at the Conference Center.

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SBC presents lecture on women and violence in India

SBC presents lecture on women and violence in India

| March 19, 2015

Sweet Briar College Class of 1995 graduate Harleen Singh, a professor at Brandeis University, will talk about “Women, Violence, and Modern Lives in India” at 3 p.m. Thursday, March 26, in the 1948 Theater in the Fitness and Athletics Center.

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Waxter Forum set for March 17

Waxter Forum set for March 17

| March 16, 2015

Sweet Briar College’s 2015 Julia B. Waxter Environmental Forum will take place at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 17, in the Wailes Lounge at the Elston Inn Conference Center. The event is free and open to the public.

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Gager concert celebrates experimental music

Gager concert celebrates experimental music

| March 16, 2015

This month’s Janet Lowrey Gager Community concert at Sweet Briar will star flutist and poet Wayla Chambo, percussionist Peter Soroka and pianist and Sweet Briar College orchestra director Joshua Harris. The concert takes place at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, March 22.

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Board of directors votes to close College at the end of 2014-2015 academic year

Board of directors votes to close College at the end of 2014-2015 academic year

| March 4, 2015

On Feb. 28, 2015, the board of directors of Sweet Briar College voted to close the College as a result of insurmountable financial challenges.

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Pannell Scholar takes research to Jamaica

Pannell Scholar takes research to Jamaica

| March 2, 2015

Allison McLamb has always wanted to work in special education. After gaining some experience in American classrooms, the sophomore was able to explore her career goals abroad this winter, thanks to Sweet Briar’s Anne Gary Pannell Merit Scholarship.

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Gospel Fest postponed to March 1

Gospel Fest postponed to March 1

| February 21, 2015

Due to inclement weather, Gospel Fest has been canceled.

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‘The Learned Ladies’ premieres at Sweet Briar

‘The Learned Ladies’ premieres at Sweet Briar

| February 19, 2015

Sweet Briar Theatre will present Molière’s “The Learned Ladies” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 26, through Saturday, Feb. 28, and at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, March 1, in Murchison Lane Auditorium at the Babcock Fine Arts Center.

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Columbus Mayor Teresa Pike Tomlinson ’87 to deliver commencement address

Columbus Mayor Teresa Pike Tomlinson ’87 to deliver commencement address

| February 16, 2015

Teresa Pike Tomlinson ’87, the first female mayor of Columbus, Ga., will deliver the keynote address at Sweet Briar College’s 106th commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 16, 2015.

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