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Maria Thacker Goethe ’02 announced as the 2022 commencement speaker

Sweet Briar College is thrilled to announce that Maria Thacker Goethe ’02, will address the Class of 2022 at the College’s commencement on May 14, 2022. Maria is the president and CEO for Georgia Bio and the Georgia BioEd Institute, leaders among bioscience and medical technology associations. She is also the executive director of the […]

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Excellent financial management leads Sweet Briar’s Luther Griffith to be named a finalist for state award

Luther T. Griffith, Sweet Briar College’s vice president for finance, operations, and auxiliary enterprises, was named a finalist in the 17th annual 2022 Virginia CFO Awards, announced by Virginia Business magazine at a dinner and awards ceremony held at the Jefferson Hotel in Richmond on June 16. Fifty-one chief financial officers (CFOs) from around the […]

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Adventuring in the Great Smoky Mountains

Summer is the perfect time for new jobs, internships and new adventures. The Sweet Briar College Outdoor Program recently took advantage of exactly that. Director of Outdoor Programs Mikel Mayo-Pitts and five students spent four days on an expedition to the Great Smoky Mountains. “I was looking for locations that were within a drivable distance […]

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Sweet Briar has one of only two ABET-accredited engineering programs at women’s colleges in the United States.

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Sweet Briar College’s 2,840-acre campus is located in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains.

High Marks

Sweet Briar has a lot to be proud of.

8 out of 10

Sweet Briar students hold leadership roles in student organizations at twice the rate of other colleges.

8 out of 10

Sweet Briar students have at least one internship, compared to five out of 10 students at other colleges.


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