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College celebrates ‘culmination of a dream’

College celebrates ‘culmination of a dream’

| November 10, 2014

After two years of construction to renovate and expand its historic Mary Helen Cochran Library, Sweet Briar College celebrated the completion of the project on Friday.

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Beloved library supervisor dies

Beloved library supervisor dies

| October 31, 2014

The Sweet Briar community said goodbye this week to Thelma Banks Jordan, the College’s longtime interlibrary loan supervisor, who passed away on Friday, Oct. 24.

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Sweet Briar to dedicate new library spaces, sculpture

Sweet Briar to dedicate new library spaces, sculpture

| October 29, 2014

Sweet Briar College will hold a dedication ceremony celebrating the expansion and renovation of its historic Mary Helen Cochran Library at 4 p.m. Friday, Nov. 7, in the library’s brand-new Rowe Periodical Gallery.

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New and renovated library spaces cleared to open

New and renovated library spaces cleared to open

| September 9, 2014

The librarians and staff of Mary Helen Cochran Library have announced that the new and renovated sections of the building are now open for occupancy.

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Two former professors die

Two former professors die

| July 15, 2014

Sweet Briar is mourning the loss of two longtime community members. Gregory Armstrong, 80, Charles A. Dana Professor of Religion (emeritus), died on July 2. Professor emerita of library science Patricia Smith Wright, 79, died on July 4.

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Commissioned art to ‘uplift’ campus landscape

Commissioned art to ‘uplift’ campus landscape

| April 25, 2014

A site-specific sculpture to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Friends of Art will soon adorn an area near Sweet Briar’s Mary Helen Cochran Library and its brand-new addition.

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Virtual exhibit highlights College’s past

Virtual exhibit highlights College’s past

| March 25, 2014

A student assistant and an intern at Mary Helen Cochran Library are working to preserve Sweet Briar’s history for generations to come. Using the open-source web publishing platform Omeka, Nicole Epperson ’14 and Rebecca Thomson have been scanning and uploading photographs dating back to the College’s earliest days.

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