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Sweet Briar’s credit rating from S&P Global Inc. jumps by three levels, reflecting improvements in enrollment, management and long-term planning

September 27, 2016

S&P Global Inc. has raised Sweet Briar’s credit rating by three levels to B and gave the College a stable outlook.


Undergrad scholars return to Sweet Briar for annual MARCUS conference

September 27, 2016
Environmental science major Verena Joerger ’15 presents her research at MARCUS 2014.

For nearly two decades, Sweet Briar College’s Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference of Undergraduate Scholarship (MARCUS) has drawn students from across the region and out of state to the Central Virginia campus to present and share their research. The 2016 conference will take place on Saturday, Oct. 15.


Sweet Briar College names new director of alumnae relations

September 26, 2016
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Priscilla Newton Carroll ’87 has been selected as Sweet Briar’s new director of alumnae relations, and will join the alumnae relations and development team effective Oct. 24.


Vixen riders claim reserve championship at season’s first IHSA competition

September 26, 2016
Sweet Briar’s IHSA team had fun at Randolph College Saturday.

Sweet Briar College’s Intercollegiate Horse Show Association (IHSA) team was reserve champion Saturday at Randolph College in the first competition of the fall semester.


Sweet Briar’s 2016 Outstanding Alumna Award goes to two alumnae leaders

September 23, 2016
Debra Elkins (left) and Sarah von Rosenberg (center) were surprised to find they were receiving the Outstanding Alumna Award, not presenting it.

At Founders’ Day Convocation on Sept. 23, 2016, Mary Pope M. Hutson ’83, vice president for alumnae relations and development, presented the Outstanding Alumna Award to two recipients: Debra Elkins ’93 and Sarah von Rosenberg ’72, co-chairs of the Alumnae Alliance Council.


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