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A holiday message from President Jones

A holiday message from President Jones

| December 15, 2014

On Sunday, Dec. 7, the Sweet Briar choirs and orchestra presented a Service of Nine Lessons and Carols for Christmastide in Memorial Chapel. I was honored to join Chaplain Dori Baker in presiding over the service, and I am pleased to share some highlights with you in this video.

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Make a gift, make a difference this holiday season

Make a gift, make a difference this holiday season

| December 11, 2014

Mary “Frère” Murchison Gornto ’69 and her daughter, Catherine Gornto Freeman ’92, make regular annual gifts to the College. Gornto believes December is a good time of year to be thinking about — and supporting — others.

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Annual student tradition celebrates the season

Annual student tradition celebrates the season

| December 1, 2014

Sweet Briar students will gather for the College’s Christmas Tree Lighting and caroling at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 3, on the quad in front of Memorial Chapel.

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Girls on the Run cap weeks of training

Girls on the Run cap weeks of training

| November 19, 2014

Girls on the Run of Central Virginia returns to Sweet Briar College Saturday, Nov. 22, for one of two Celebration 5K races held each year on campus.

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Alumna’s ‘deep and abiding connection’ to College lives on

Alumna’s ‘deep and abiding connection’ to College lives on

| November 13, 2014

Shirley Hauseman Nordhem ’42 considered her education at Sweet Briar “a gift” from her parents, according to her daughter Julie Nordhem Stevens. Throughout her life, she remained committed to repaying that gift by supporting the College.

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Strategic planning update from Paul Rice

Strategic planning update from Paul Rice

| November 10, 2014

The Sweet Briar College Board of Directors just concluded its fall meeting. At that meeting, Elizabeth Wyatt ‘69, vice chair of the Board of Directors, and chair of the Strategic Planning Initiative Working Group, reported to the full Board on the status of the group’s progress.

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2014-2015 IHSA team ready to ride

2014-2015 IHSA team ready to ride

| September 29, 2014

Twenty-one riders have been named to Sweet Briar’s 2014-2015 Intercollegiate Horse Show Association team following a two-day tryout at Rogers Riding Center.

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Fun and creativity meet at Explore Engineering

Fun and creativity meet at Explore Engineering

| September 26, 2014

During Explore Engineering Design, participants are taught engineering skills such as building circuits and 3D computer modeling. Watch what happens when they put those skills to use.

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A note of thanks from President Jones

A note of thanks from President Jones

| September 23, 2014

The first month of my interim presidency at this wonderful College has certainly passed in a hurry. Jan and I have been overwhelmed by the outpouring of support and good wishes we have received.

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Habitually successful writer shares insights

Habitually successful writer shares insights

| September 18, 2014

Sweet Briar students and other fans of Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Jane Smiley glimpsed the spirit of a writer yesterday evening in the College’s Memorial Chapel — along with sneak previews of not one but two of her forthcoming novels.

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