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Alumna grabs chance to underwrite history

Alumna grabs chance to underwrite history

| January 22, 2014

Carolyn Clarke’s love for history didn’t originate at Sweet Briar, but it took root and grew during her two years at the College.

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Gift option eliminates tax on IRA income

Gift option eliminates tax on IRA income

| December 10, 2013

The season of giving is here and if you’re thinking about how to reduce your 2013 tax liability through charitable contributions, you might consider asking your financial advisor about rolling over any IRA required minimum distributions you are required to withdraw this year.

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Making the most of Sweet Briar

Making the most of Sweet Briar

| November 14, 2013

For Cady Thomas ’98, giving back to her alma mater is a no-brainer. “I want Sweet Briar to remain an option for young women everywhere,” she says.

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SBC choir sings at Homecoming

SBC choir sings at Homecoming

| October 17, 2013

Sweet Briar’s Concert and Chamber choirs and its new eight-singer group “Octavo” will perform during Homecoming and Families Weekend at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, in Memorial Chapel.

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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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