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Future problem-solvers design, build and code their way through Explore Engineering projects

June 25, 2017
Student demonstrates water filtration system

It’s 3 o’clock on Wednesday, June 21, halfway through the weeklong Explore Engineering summer course at Sweet Briar College. Twenty-four high school students — rising sophomores, juniors and seniors from across the U.S. — are huddled around computers at Connie M. Guion Science Center.


Blue Ridge Summer Institute for Young Artists kicks off seventh year at Sweet Briar

June 23, 2017
BLUR student photo

Sweet Briar College is hosting the seventh annual Blue Ridge Summer Institute for Young Artists (BLUR). For three weeks, gifted high school sophomores, juniors and seniors immerse themselves in two-dimensional art, sculpture and sound design.


Sweet Briar Swimming among handful of ODAC teams to be named Scholar All-America Team

June 22, 2017
Swim team photo

For the first time in the 95-year history of the College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America (CSCAA), more than 700 teams have received Scholar All-America recognition. Included on the list was Sweet Briar’s swim team.


CASE honors Sweet Briar for superior fundraising

June 22, 2017
Photo of Cochran Library

Sweet Briar College has received a 2017 CASE Educational Fundraising Award. CASE, the Council for Advancement and Support of Education, bestows the honor to superior fundraising programs at educational institutions across the country.


Summer Institute program recognizes teacher mentors

June 21, 2017

Sweet Briar College hosted “The Many Faces of Teacher Leaders” Friday, June 16. The program was presented at the annual Teachers as Leaders Summer Institute of the Tri-College Consortium, a coalition comprised of education faculty representatives from Lynchburg, Randolph and Sweet Briar colleges.


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