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Witherow appointed director of alumnae relations and annual giving

Witherow appointed director of alumnae relations and annual giving

| May 3, 2013

Melissa “Missy” Gentry Witherow ’80 has been appointed director of alumnae relations and annual giving at Sweet Briar College.

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Sweet Briar seeks new home for Tusculum house

Sweet Briar seeks new home for Tusculum house

| May 2, 2013

Sweet Briar College has announced it is seeking a new home for Tusculum, the mid-18th-century house of Maria Crawford, the mother of College founder Indiana Fletcher Williams.

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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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Students, College honor staff members

Students, College honor staff members

| April 29, 2013

Sweet Briar College’s Office of Human Resources and student organization Sweet Spirits honored staff members at the Unsung Heroes and Employee Recognition Banquet April 26 at the Florence Elston Inn and Conference Center.

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Inaugural awards convocation celebrates excellence

Inaugural awards convocation celebrates excellence

| April 22, 2013

The ceremony marked a “new tradition” at Sweet Briar, uniting departmental awards and honors, as well as Student Government Association awards and the Presidential Medal under one umbrella.

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Sweet Briar hosts talk on North Korea

Sweet Briar hosts talk on North Korea

| April 18, 2013

“What does North Korea want?” has become one of the most discussed questions across news networks worldwide. Kathryn Weathersby will attempt to answer it in her lecture at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 23, in Tyson Auditorium at Sweet Briar College.

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Professor emerita Maxine Garner dies at age 93

Professor emerita Maxine Garner dies at age 93

| March 21, 2013

Sweet Briar professor emerita Maxine Garner died Friday, March 8, 2013, in her native Liberty, N.C.

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Reintroducing a practical visionary

Reintroducing a practical visionary

| March 4, 2013

Women’s History Month allows us to reflect on yesterday’s pioneers, as well as contemporary happenings that history will ultimately record. This remembrance of Connie Guion is the first in a series of stories related to the 2013 theme, “Women Inspiring Innovation Through Imagination: Celebrating Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.”

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IHSA Zone 4, Region 2 reserve champions

IHSA Zone 4, Region 2 reserve champions

| February 25, 2013

Vixen riders carried a strong finish in the last regular show of the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association season into the IHSA Zone 4, Region 2 finals, ending both competitions as the reserve high-point team.

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Allida M. Black to deliver commencement address

Allida M. Black to deliver commencement address

| February 18, 2013

Distinguished scholar and human rights advocate Allida M. Black will deliver the keynote address at Sweet Briar College’s 104th commencement ceremony at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 18.

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