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Skiffle Steel Orchestra members to visit campus

Skiffle Steel Orchestra members to visit campus

| September 5, 2014

About 15 of Skiffle Steel Orchestra’s 100-plus members will perform a public concert, culminating a week of activities on campus with Sweet Briar students and community members.

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Warner touts plan to tackle cost of higher education

Warner touts plan to tackle cost of higher education

| September 4, 2014

U.S. Sen. Mark Warner spoke this morning to a gathering of Sweet Briar students and College and local community members about his plan for addressing college affordability and student debt.

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Important update from President Jones

| September 3, 2014

To the Members of the Sweet Briar Community: This morning was a disturbing one for us all. Thank you for your cooperation in the lockdown procedure as Campus Safety, with the help of local law enforcement and the Virginia State Police, secured our College. You will continue to see an increased police presence and security [...]

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Important update from President Jones

| September 2, 2014

I met last evening alone at 7:30 with all the residents of Meta Glass Hall. When I returned to Sweet Briar House, I found a message from a student confessing by name to the incident last week.

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Sen. Mark Warner to visit Sweet Briar

Sen. Mark Warner to visit Sweet Briar

| September 1, 2014

The College Democrats will sponsor a visit from Sen. Mark Warner on Thursday, Sept. 4.

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Update from President Jones

| August 30, 2014

An update from President Jimmy Jones regarding developments in the Meta Glass incident.

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Important message from President Jones

| August 29, 2014

The following letter was distributed to the entire Sweet Briar community on Aug. 28.

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Interim president installed during 109th Opening Convocation

Interim president installed during 109th Opening Convocation

| August 28, 2014

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.

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Academic awards presented at Opening Convocation

Academic awards presented at Opening Convocation

| August 28, 2014

A number of academic prizes were awarded during Opening Convocation on Wednesday, Aug. 27.

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Skiffle brings Trinidad’s music, culture to Sweet Briar

Skiffle brings Trinidad’s music, culture to Sweet Briar

| August 15, 2014

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.

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