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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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A little change goes a long way

A little change goes a long way

| June 14, 2013

When Frances Kirven Morse ’68 arrived at Sweet Briar, the times they were a-changin’. That was fine with the young woman from Columbus, Ga., who was always singing along to Peter, Paul and Mary, Joan Baez and Dylan.

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Litigation Counsel of America taps ’72 alumna

Litigation Counsel of America taps ’72 alumna

| June 5, 2013

Marion F. Walker ’72, an attorney of counsel with Fisher & Phillips LLP, was formally inducted into the Litigation Counsel of America at the LCA’s recent 2013 Spring Conference & Induction of Fellows.

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Alumna honored as champion of women in business

Alumna honored as champion of women in business

| May 30, 2013

Betsie Meric Gambel ’73 of Gambel Communications has been recognized as the U.S. Small Business Administration Region VI 2013 Women in Business Champion

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SBC’s McCrory selected to CASE Commission on Philanthropy

SBC’s McCrory selected to CASE Commission on Philanthropy

| May 20, 2013

Vice president for alumnae and development, Heidi Hansen McCrory, was selected by the Council for Advancement and Support of Higher Education (CASE) Board of Trustees to serve as a member of the CASE Commission on Philanthropy.

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Daughter’s future good return on investment

Daughter’s future good return on investment

| May 10, 2013

For Bill and Debbie Booth, college is a family matter. Since the day daughter Alyson visited Sweet Briar for the first time, the Booths’ life has been pretty much all pink and green.

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’83 alumna elected head of Maryland GOP

’83 alumna elected head of Maryland GOP

| May 9, 2013

Diana Duffy Waterman ’83, first vice chair and interim-chair of the Maryland Republican Party, was elected to fulfill the remainder of former Senator Alex X. Mooney’s term through the 2014 elections.

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Librarian honored by endowed scholarship

Librarian honored by endowed scholarship

| May 2, 2013

The University of Alabama has honored Sweet Briar alumna, Kate Ragsdale, who was a longtime employee of the university’s library.

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Witt ’74 is UVa medical school’s Outstanding Alumnus

Witt ’74 is UVa medical school’s Outstanding Alumnus

| April 16, 2013

A Sweet Briar alumna is the first woman to be named Outstanding Alumnus of the University of Virginia Medical Alumni Association.

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