Sweet Briar’s 109th Opening Convocation, the official start of the new academic year, began with the installation of James F. Jones Jr. as the College’s 11th and interim president.
Jeff Jones’ ambitions for a genuine and lasting relationship between Sweet Briar and the Skiffle Steel Orchestra are taking shape — including a concert on campus by Trinidad’s famed steel pan musicians.
Endstation Theatre Company will premiere the original play “In Sweet Remembrance” as part of Sweet Briar College’s upcoming Orientation activities.
Sweet Briar College is ranked in four of the Princeton Review’s top-20 lists in its 2015 college guide. As in previous years, Sweet Briar ranked high in the “Most Beautiful Campus” category, coming in at No. 4, according to “The Best 379 Colleges.”
A month ago, Karol Lawson surveyed the trunk of her Volkswagon Jetta and judged its contents — carefully packed in clean white boxes wedged among quilted blankets — ready for a journey of more than 1,000 miles.
A healthy economy needs a steady pipeline of capable technical workers who also bring different different viewpoints to the problems engineers wrestle with every day. That’s why AREVA Inc., a world leader in nuclear power, supports Sweet Briar’s Explore Engineering.
Prospective students are invited to participate in Virginia Private College Week from July 28 to Aug. 2, hosted by the Council of Independent Colleges in Virginia and its members, including Sweet Briar.