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Local, state and federal leaders celebrate Sweet Briar as ‘a new model for higher education’ at ceremonial ribbon-cutting

September 20, 2019
Greenhouse ribbon-cutting

Sweet Briar’s usual Founders’ Day celebrations to honor its history — 118 years of educating women leaders, to be exact — were enhanced today by a special visit from U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue and U.S. Senator Mark Warner.


Admissions Blog: An inside look at Sweet Briar traditions

September 19, 2019

Sweet Briar traditions are the heart and soul of our campus. They help us bond with our classmates, connect us to generations of alumnae and root us in the rich history of a college founded 118 years ago by a visionary woman and her family.


Sweet Briar Riding announces 2019-2020 NCEA, IHSA teams

September 18, 2019

Sweet Briar Riding this week announced its National Collegiate Equestrian Association and Intercollegiate Horse Shows Association teams. NCEA competition starts on Saturday; IHSA competition on Sunday.


Admissions Blog: 5 things I learned through my summer internship

September 13, 2019
Lacey and Rylee engineering

One of the most recommended things to do in college is to find an internship, ideally off campus. Whether you do it during the school year or during summer break, an internship is the perfect opportunity to get a small taste of the real world.


U.S. Sen. Mark Warner and U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue to visit Sweet Briar on Founders’ Day

September 12, 2019
greenhouse construction

U.S. Sen. Mark Warner, Va., and U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue will attend Founders’ Day at Sweet Briar College on Friday, Sept. 20, along with Virginia Secretary of Agriculture and Forestry Bettina Ring and Commissioner of Agriculture and Consumer Services Jewel Bronaugh.


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