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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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A young alumna gives back

A young alumna gives back

| April 15, 2013

It’s only been four years since Amanda Strickland graduated from Sweet Briar — thanks in part to scholarships made possible by alumnae donations. Now, the Class of 2009 grad is doing her part to ensure future Sweet Briar women can enjoy the same opportunities.

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Sweet Briar hosts lecture on Peruvian art

Sweet Briar hosts lecture on Peruvian art

| March 27, 2013

Sweet Briar College will host a presentation by author and historian James W. Reid on “How Modern Art was First Created by Ancient Peruvian Women” at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 2, in the Wailes Lounge at the Florence Elston Inn & Conference Center.

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Of mice and philanthropy: A donor’s tale

Of mice and philanthropy: A donor’s tale

| March 14, 2013

It’s the people — classmates and lifelong friends, professors and staff — who keep Katherine Powell Heller ’78 connected to Sweet Briar. But lately the mother of two grown daughters says her thoughts are drawn to her college days for reasons she never expected.

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