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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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New sports information director announced

New sports information director announced

| February 13, 2015

Sweet Briar College has hired Alexis Quinn as its new sports information director. Quinn will be responsible for the promotion of Vixen Athletics in the media, among other duties.

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Senior Dance Concert set for Feb. 20, 21

Senior Dance Concert set for Feb. 20, 21

| February 13, 2015

After living and breathing dance for the past four years, three Sweet Briar seniors will share the results of their hard work in a joint concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 20, and Saturday, Feb. 21, in the Upper Dance Studio in the Babcock Fine Arts Center.

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IHSA team maintains regional lead

IHSA team maintains regional lead

| February 11, 2015

Sweet Briar’s Intercollegiate Horse Show Association team took the championship at Randolph College Saturday, Feb. 8, and finished fourth at home on Sunday to preserve a 13-point lead in regional competition.

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Students organize dance-a-thon benefit

Students organize dance-a-thon benefit

| February 9, 2015

The Class of 2018 and the Campus Events Organization of Sweet Briar College will hold a dance-a-thon fundraiser to benefit a women’s health project of Village Health Works in Burundi.

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TechTalk lecture series kicks off Feb. 12

TechTalk lecture series kicks off Feb. 12

| February 6, 2015

“TechTalk Thursdays,” a series of five interdisciplinary lectures by Sweet Briar faculty on “Technology for the Liberal Arts” (TLA), will be held during lunch in Prothro Dining Hall beginning Thursday, Feb. 12.

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