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Peter Daniel, former vice president and treasurer, dies

Peter Daniel, former vice president and treasurer, dies

| December 17, 2013

Members of the Sweet Briar community were saddened to learn of the death of Peter V. Daniel, vice president and treasurer emeritus, who died Dec. 12, 2013.

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Sweet Briar loves librarian Julie Kane

Sweet Briar loves librarian Julie Kane

| December 17, 2013

Sweet Briar College librarian Julie Kane is one of 10 winners of the Carnegie Corporation of New York/New York Times I Love My Librarian Award.

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Vote for Sweet Briar House

Vote for Sweet Briar House

| December 13, 2013

Sweet Briar House needs your vote. Virginia architects have nominated the home as one of 250 significant structures in the state, making it eligible to be included on a list of 100 favorite architectural examples to be decided by a public vote.

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Holiday Pops, Vespers warm up seasonal festivities

Holiday Pops, Vespers warm up seasonal festivities

| December 2, 2013

The Sweet Briar music department will perform a Holiday Pops Concert at 6 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8, in Memorial Chapel, followed by the College’s annual Christmas Vespers service at 7 p.m.

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Girls ready to run 5K at Sweet Briar

Girls ready to run 5K at Sweet Briar

| November 15, 2013

Sweet Briar College will host the Girls on the Run of Central Virginia Fall 2013 Celebration 5K at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 23.

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Stopwatch ticks on storied career

Stopwatch ticks on storied career

| November 6, 2013

Bonnie Kestner’s swimmers came through for her Tuesday, as they have so many times over her 37-year career at Sweet Briar. On an emotional night marking her final home swim meet as a coach, the Vixens raced to a 131-66 victory over Ferrum College.

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Vixens finish near top at Hollins IHSA show

Vixens finish near top at Hollins IHSA show

| October 30, 2013

Several Sweet Briar riders finished at or near the top of their classes in Saturday’s Intercollegiate Horse Show Association competition at Hollins University.

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Friendly ghost stories at Sweet Briar

Friendly ghost stories at Sweet Briar

| October 23, 2013

Members of the Chung Mungs and Tau Phi will spook listeners with “Ghost Stories of Sweet Briar” at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 30, and Friday, Nov. 1, at Sweet Briar Museum.

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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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New library wing open for business

New library wing open for business

| October 9, 2013

Sweet Briar has received an occupancy permit for the completed portion — the first of three phases — of the new library construction.

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