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2014 awards announced, academic honors feted

2014 awards announced, academic honors feted

| May 7, 2014

Bedecked in graduation gowns and academic regalia, seniors, faculty and staff filed into Murchison Lane Auditorium Tuesday afternoon, some swaying to the percussive beats and lilting voices of Sweet Briar’s concert choir performing Carly Simon’s “Let the River Run.”

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German Honors Society welcomes new members

German Honors Society welcomes new members

| May 6, 2014

On Monday, May 5, Sweet Briar College’s Lambda Eta Chapter of the Delta Phi Alpha German Honor Society initiated two new members.

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Art history professor invited to Kress Summer Institute

Art history professor invited to Kress Summer Institute

| May 5, 2014

Sweet Briar associate professor of art history Tracy Hamilton is one of 16 fellows selected to participate in the first Kress Summer Institute on Digital Mapping & Art History, which takes place Aug. 3-15 at Middlebury College.

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Girls on the Run race again

Girls on the Run race again

| May 2, 2014

Sweet Briar College will host the Girls on the Run of Central Virginia Spring 2014 Celebration 5K at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 10.

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2014 first-year chemistry award announced

2014 first-year chemistry award announced

| May 1, 2014

Noell Cosby is this year’s top first-year chemistry student, earning her the honor of being the inaugural recipient of the Piepho Award for First-year Excellence in Chemistry.

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Alumna to coach Vixen swimmers

Alumna to coach Vixen swimmers

| May 1, 2014

Sweet Briar College has announced the appointment of Donna Hodgert ’89 as the next head swimming coach.

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ANRC teams take first and third in nationals

ANRC teams take first and third in nationals

| April 30, 2014

It was a picture-perfect weekend for the 37th annual American National Riding Commission (ANRC) National Intercollegiate Equitation Championship, which was held Friday, April 25, through Sunday, April 27, at Sweet Briar College’s Harriet Howell Rogers Riding Center.

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A letter to the community from Jo Ellen Parker

A letter to the community from Jo Ellen Parker

| April 29, 2014

With deeply mixed emotions, I write to tell you that this summer I will be leaving the College to assume the presidency of the Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh.

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Commissioned art to ‘uplift’ campus landscape

Commissioned art to ‘uplift’ campus landscape

| April 25, 2014

A site-specific sculpture to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Friends of Art will soon adorn an area near Sweet Briar’s Mary Helen Cochran Library and its brand-new addition.

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Sweet Briar hosts national riding championship

| April 23, 2014

Sweet Briar will host the 37th annual American National Riding Commission National Intercollegiate Equitation Championship Friday, April 25 through Sunday, April 27, at its Harriet Howell Rogers Riding Center.

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