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Verda Colvin ’87 Joins the Board of Directors

At its summer meeting in July 2022, the Sweet Briar Board of Directors voted to add Verda Colvin ’87 to its membership. If you didn’t know Judge Verda Colvin ’87 before March 29, 2016, you probably know her now — thanks to a viral video showing her lecture a group of troubled youth. As superior court judge […]

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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 College exceeds expectations

Fiscal year 2022 was another record fundraising year for Sweet Briar College, with gifts totaling $25.6 million. This includes unrestricted gifts of more than $7 million from alumnae and friends, as well as restricted funds for scholarships, capital, endowment and other needs. The total also includes lead gifts for its upcoming campaign, several of which […]

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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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Here Are The Five Things You Need to Know About Sweet Briar

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

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High Marks

Sweet Briar has a lot to be proud of.

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

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

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