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Sweet Briar donors commit $5 million, launching Phillip C. Stone Legacy Challenge

March 30, 2017
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Sweet Briar College is announcing the Phillip C. Stone Legacy Challenge to honor the president’s leadership over the last two years. The group has pledged a total of $5 million and is now challenging fellow supporters to match that amount.

Sweet Briar College awards 2017 Presidential Medal to Camp Hill senior for service and leadership

March 30, 2017
Jessie Schuster receives the 2017 Presidential Medal from Sweet Briar College president, Phillip C. Stone.

For 25 consecutive year, a high-achieving Sweet Briar College student has received the Sweet Briar College Presidential Medal. On March 29, 2017, President Phillip C. Stone awarded the medal to senior Jessie Schuster.

Pannell Scholar captures firsthand glimpse of World War II history

March 29, 2017
Dachau Concentration Camp near Munich

Pannell Scholar Shelby Benny ’19 knows that history is best studied — and experienced — right where it happened. So in March, the sophomore from Dothan, Ala., boarded a plane to Germany to complete a big chunk of her research on “The Origins of WWII: Exploration into a City of Revolution and Rebellion.”

President’s gift of music is tribute to Sweet Briar faculty — and to the liberal arts

March 25, 2017
Marie Curie portrait

Sweet Briar’s president, Phillip C. Stone, is sponsoring a special performance of “Marie Curie: A Staged Song Cycle” at 4 p.m. Saturday, April 1, in the College’s Memorial Chapel.

Local pianist performs Beethoven sonatas at Sweet Briar’s Gager Concert

March 24, 2017
Jonathan Cook

Sweet Briar’s final Gager Concert of the semester will feature four Beethoven piano sonatas performed by Lexington-based pianist, composer, organist and teacher Jonathan Cook.

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