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’87 alumna appointed to Superior Court in Georgia

’87 alumna appointed to Superior Court in Georgia

| April 15, 2014

Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal has appointed Sweet Briar graduate Verda M. Andrews Colvin ’87 to a Superior Court judgeship in the Macon Judicial Circuit.

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Changing lives close to home

Changing lives close to home

| October 4, 2012

At 34, Candince McMillian ’98 has accomplished more than she could have ever imagined. Now she’s using her talents and passion to make a difference in her New Orleans neighborhood of Central City.

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Ethics Bowl Team Feted for Quality Performance

Ethics Bowl Team Feted for Quality Performance

| February 28, 2012

Tuesday, February 28, 2012 President Jo Ellen Parker hosted a tea at Sweet Briar House on Monday, Feb. 27, to honor Sweet Briar’s 2012 Ethics Bowl team. They were runners-up in the annual debate contest among Virginia Foundation for Independent Colleges member institutions. After impressively sweeping the group round 4-0, assistant professor of philosophy Kevin [...]

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Kat Alexander receives Presidential Medal

Kat Alexander receives Presidential Medal

| March 25, 2011

Kathryn “Kat” Alexander was named the 2011 recipient of the Presidential Medal, the highest honor that Sweet Briar bestows on students.

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SBC Women Defeat Hampden-Sydney for Ethics Bowl Title

SBC Women Defeat Hampden-Sydney for Ethics Bowl Title

| February 15, 2011

Sam Britell took her seat for the final round of the Virginia Foundation for Independent Colleges Ethics Bowl with her Sweet Briar teammates and looked out onto the crowd. This round, opposing the team from all-male Hampden-Sydney College, would decide the 2011 champions of the annual ethics debate among the VFIC’s member institutions. “[I] saw [...]

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