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Composing Outside the Box

It’s not every day that a composer’s style combines Philip Glass and Beck and yet, that’s exactly what music professor Joshua Harris does. And now, his creativity and innovation have been recognized by the Barlow Endowment at Brigham Young University: he’s been commissioned to compose a new piece for Hub New Music next year.

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US News & World Report recognizes Sweet Briar’s Excellence

Five years ago, Sweet Briar introduced the women’s leadership core, replacing conventional general education requirements. We also instituted a sustainable budget model. Since then, the College has been single-minded in improving its streamlined academic program and deepened our commitment to women’s leadership. Sweet Briar invested in its agricultural heritage and widened its curricular offerings in […]

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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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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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