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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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113th commencement celebrates the Class of 2022

On Saturday, May 14, to the rousing sound of Albemarle Pipes and Drums, Sweet Briar College held its 113th commencement for the Class of 2022. The 83 graduates, most of whom arrived on campus in the fall of 2018, have experienced a remarkable amount of growth and change, both in their academic and personal life […]

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Sweet Briar breaks ground on state-of-the-art synthetic, water-based turf field

Sweet Briar College is pleased to host a groundbreaking celebration for the construction of a synthetic, water-based turf field on Wednesday, April 27, at 4:30 p.m. The new Thayer Field is named in honor of Mildred “Bee” Newman Thayer ’61. With the generous support from Sweet Briar alumnae and friends, the College has raised over […]

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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.

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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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