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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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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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Alumna makes time to share Sweet Briar story

Alumna makes time to share Sweet Briar story

| August 14, 2014

Hilary Bowie’s career as an executive team leader for Target occupies a good deal of her time, but she’s never too busy to give back to her alma mater.

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‘In Sweet Remembrance’ to premiere during Orientation

‘In Sweet Remembrance’ to premiere during Orientation

| August 6, 2014

Endstation Theatre Company will premiere the original play “In Sweet Remembrance” as part of Sweet Briar College’s upcoming Orientation activities.

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Sweet Briar recognized by Princeton Review

Sweet Briar recognized by Princeton Review

| August 5, 2014

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.”

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James F. Jones Jr. named interim president

James F. Jones Jr. named interim president

| June 30, 2014

James F. Jones Jr., retiring president of Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut, has been named the interim president of Sweet Briar College.

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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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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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A bibliophile’s bibliophile to visit Sweet Briar

A bibliophile’s bibliophile to visit Sweet Briar

| March 18, 2014

Love books? It is fair to say that Nicholas Basbanes does. He recently published his ninth volume on them.

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‘Israel on the Appomattox’ author visits Sweet Briar

‘Israel on the Appomattox’ author visits Sweet Briar

| March 13, 2014

Melvin Patrick Ely will speak about his award-winning book, “Israel on the Appomattox: A Southern Experiment in Black Freedom from the 1790s Through the Civil War,” at 5 p.m., Thursday, March 27, in the Wailes Lounge in Memorial Chapel.

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