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Students receive academic and College awards at Founders’ Day Convocation

September 22, 2017
Chanel Friedrich head shot

During Sweet Briar’s 2017 Founders’ Day Convocation this morning, Dean of the Faculty Robert Granger announced a number of academic and College awards.

Admissions Blog: 100 ways (okay, maybe 10) to bond with your professors

September 21, 2017
Alicia Wooten and Prof. Hyman

Let’s face it. At most universities, you are a number. You are one person seated among dozens — or even hundreds — of students in every class you take.

Sweet Briar’s beloved Fletcher Oak lives on in academic mace

September 21, 2017
Sun setting behind the Fletcher Oak.

It happened around 10 a.m. on Aug. 9, 2005. The Fletcher Oak — still in full summer foliage and festooned with clusters of green acorns — had fallen.

Sweet Briar among’s ‘30 Best Liberal Arts Colleges in the South’

September 19, 2017
Graduates cheer in 2017

Sweet Briar is listed among the “30 Best Liberal Arts Colleges in the South” in a recent ranking by

Sweet Briar riders sweep Most Outstanding Player awards at first NCEA meet

September 18, 2017
Sweet Briar NCEA team

Sweet Briar College’s National Collegiate Equestrian Association team traveled to its inaugural NCEA meet Friday, Sept. 15, taking on Delaware State University.

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