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Former professor David Johnson dies at 81

| November 19, 2014

The Sweet Briar community was saddened to learn of the death of David A. Johnson, professor of psychology emeritus, on Nov. 12, 2014.

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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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Sweet Briar holds vigil to Help Save the Next Girl

Sweet Briar holds vigil to Help Save the Next Girl

| November 17, 2014

Sweet Briar’s chapter of Help Save the Next Girl will hold a candlelight vigil in honor of the women in our area who have been abducted and murdered. The event will take place at 7 tonight in Memorial Chapel.

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Business Seminar students put hearts into work

Business Seminar students put hearts into work

| November 14, 2014

Students in Business Seminar I are beginning to tally the results of their semester-long awareness- and fundraising projects to benefit the Humane Society of Amherst County.

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Holiday Pops Concert prelude to Vespers

| November 14, 2014

Sweet Briar choir members will present an annual Holiday Pops Concert at 6 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 7, in Memorial Chapel, followed by the College’s Christmas Vespers service at 7 p.m.

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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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College celebrates ‘culmination of a dream’

College celebrates ‘culmination of a dream’

| November 10, 2014

After two years of construction to renovate and expand its historic Mary Helen Cochran Library, Sweet Briar College celebrated the completion of the project on Friday.

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Retired English professor dies

Retired English professor dies

| November 9, 2014

Sweet Briar College mourns the loss of professor emeritus of English Ross Hutcheson Dabney, who died Nov. 1, 2014, in Easton, Md.

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Dance concerts wrap with one-man show

Dance concerts wrap with one-man show

| November 7, 2014

As Sweet Briar dance director Mark Magruder gears up for three back-to-back performances in November, he’s beginning to feel his 30 years of teaching dance, choreography and yoga at the College.

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