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“Sweet Briar is my ‘happy place’ ”

“Sweet Briar is my ‘happy place’ ”

| October 15, 2013

Lawyer Christine P. Bump has given to Sweet Briar each year since graduating in 2000. She’s a member of the Boxwood Circle and one of the College’s youngest and most passionate supporters. We wanted to know what inspires her generosity, and how she ended up at Sweet Briar in the first place.

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Time to come home

Time to come home

| October 10, 2013

For alumnae and families, anytime is a good time to visit Sweet Briar — whether it’s Commencement in May, when the air is fresh and flower-scented; a balmy Reunion night in June; or a spontaneous visit in the quiet chill of January, the campus is always beautiful.

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Still safeguarding Sweet Briar’s treasures

Still safeguarding Sweet Briar’s treasures

| September 17, 2013

Anne Gary Pannell impressed Peter Daniel from their first meeting. They saw eye-to-eye on certain things — chiefly, how to manage Sweet Briar’s finances.

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College honors staff with ROSE Awards

College honors staff with ROSE Awards

| August 29, 2013

During Sweet Briar’s 108th Opening Convocation on Wednesday, Aug. 28, the College also honored several staff members with the annual Recognition of Staff Excellence (ROSE) Award.

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Once a Junior Year girl …

Once a Junior Year girl …

| August 15, 2013

About a year ago, Mary Morris Gamble Booth ’50 made her biggest one-time contribution to Sweet Briar in 60 years of annual giving.

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Who’s new at Sweet Briar?

Who’s new at Sweet Briar?

| August 14, 2013

The Office of Alumnae and Development welcomed several new — and returning — staff members this summer.

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Marsha Horton ’76 to lead DSU’s College of Education

Marsha Horton ’76 to lead DSU’s College of Education

| August 7, 2013

Marsha Taylor Horton ’76 has been appointed interim dean of the College of Education, Health, and Public Policy at Delaware State University in Dover.

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Longtime admissions director, devoted alumna dies

Longtime admissions director, devoted alumna dies

| August 7, 2013

Sweet Briar has lost one of its most ardent advocates, who devoted much of her life to advancing the College’s mission as an alumna, longtime administrator and dear friend.

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‘Scholarship kid’ gives back

‘Scholarship kid’ gives back

| July 16, 2013

When you’re as busy as Stephanie Berger ’91, the best time to talk to anyone might be in the car. We caught up with her over the phone as she was navigating traffic en route to her Washington, D.C., office — the Hirschberg part of her company, Berger Hirschberg Strategies.

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Patton ’52 honored by Endicott College

Patton ’52 honored by Endicott College

| July 10, 2013

Endicott College in Beverly, Mass., presented Joanne Holbrook Patton ’52 with an Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters at its 73rd commencement earlier this summer.

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