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Sweet Briar professor’s critically acclaimed novel a finalist for People’s Choice Award

May 18, 2017
Carrie Brown

Margaret Banister Writer-in-Residence Carrie Brown’s latest novel “The Stargazer’s Sister” is one of five finalists in the running for the Library of Virginia’s 14th Annual People’s Choice Awards.


Sweet Briar’s new computer science program receives SACSCOC approval

May 17, 2017

In plenty of time for the start of the 2017-2018 academic year, the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges has notified the Sweet Briar College that it’s computer science program new program is approved.


Sweet Briar’s Phi Beta Kappa chapter welcomes new members

May 15, 2017
Phi Beta Kappa inductees pose for a photo with President Phil Stone and Prof. Lynn Laufenberg.

Sweet Briar College on Friday inducted 11 students into the national honor society Phi Beta Kappa. The ceremony was held in Pannell Gallery.


Against predictions, sun shines on Sweet Briar’s 108th commencement

May 13, 2017
Kathryn Thornton at commencement

It was almost business as usual this morning as Sweet Briar celebrated its 108th commencement — and second since the College remained open. Even the rain, which had been predicted as virtually inevitable, held off.


Awards Convocation celebrates exceptional achievement among seniors

May 12, 2017
Alicia Wooten

Each year, Sweet Briar College presents a number of departmental and College awards to seniors to honor their academic excellence in areas across the liberal arts and sciences.


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