Author Archive: Jennifer McManamay

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Prospective student is already volunteering

Prospective student is already volunteering

| August 11, 2015

As scores of volunteers blanketed campus for Sweet Work Days, prospective student Katie Adams was among them.

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Fletcher family holds 2015 reunion at Sweet Briar

Fletcher family holds 2015 reunion at Sweet Briar

| August 9, 2015

The descendants of James and Lavinia Fletcher gathered last week at Sweet Briar College, the site of the former plantation where the couple had been enslaved, for the Fletcher Family Reunion.

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President’s update and board report

President’s update and board report

| August 4, 2015

Following are campus news items and the report from the Aug. 2 telephone meeting of the Board of Directors.

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Sweet Briar leadership meets crucial milestones in first month

Sweet Briar leadership meets crucial milestones in first month

| August 3, 2015

On July 2, Sweet Briar College’s new leadership began the journey to keep Indiana Fletcher Williams’ vision alive, fulfilling the stipulation in her will that the College should exist “in perpetuity.”

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College confirms receipt of SSB payment

| July 30, 2015

Sweet Briar’s new administration is delighted to confirm that it has received a transfer of $3.5 million from Saving Sweet Briar Inc. — several days ahead of the Aug. 2 payment due date.

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Sweet Briar graduate program to host open house

| July 29, 2015

Sweet Briar College’s graduate program in education will host an open house for prospective students Wednesday, Aug. 5, in the Wailes Lounge at the Elston Inn & Conference Center on campus.

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Sweet Briar is first-in-class in Forbes’ #MyTopCollege campaign

Sweet Briar is first-in-class in Forbes’ #MyTopCollege campaign

| July 28, 2015

Well, it’s official — Sweet Briar College is officially #MyTopCollege in the small school category for the Forbes 2015 My Top College campaign.

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Alice Dixon ’82 named Alumnae Board president

Alice Dixon ’82 named Alumnae Board president

| July 17, 2015

The Sweet Briar Board of Directors has named one of its members, Alice Dixon ’82, to serve as president of the board of the Alumnae Association. Dixon also chairs the board’s Alumnae Committee.

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College announces nearly 300 students and counting, Junior Year programs to return

| July 15, 2015

In its third board meeting in 12 days, the Sweet Briar College Board of Directors met via teleconference yesterday to continue taking steps toward ensuring the success of the historic women’s college.

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President calls for collaboration, creativity

President calls for collaboration, creativity

| July 14, 2015

In a spirited community meeting Tuesday morning in Prothro, President Phillip Stone urged faculty and staff to support each other as the College gears up for its 115th year.

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