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S&P Global increases Sweet Briar’s bond rating

October 20, 2021

The improved financial health of Sweet Briar College has been recognized by S&P Global, which has raised the school’s long-term rating to BB from BB-. S&P noted that Sweet Briar’s outlook is stable. One important factor in the rating is Sweet Briar’s enrollment, which has been steadily increasing over the last three years and has […]


Sweet Briar alumna, CM Burroughs ’04, poetry included on the National Book Award longlist

October 6, 2021

Christina M. “CM” Burroughs ’04 majored in English and creative writing at Sweet Briar. Her recent poetry collection, “Master Suffering”, was named to the Longlist for the 2021 National Book Award. When she graduated from Sweet Briar, she had to choose between pursuing a law degree or pursuing her MFA. CM went on to earn […]


Sweet Briar to screen City of a Million Dreams and host Q&A with director and co-producer

October 6, 2021

Sweet Briar College will host a screening of the new documentary, City of a Million Dreams, on Oct. 12 at 7:30 p.m. in the 1948 Theater. A special Q&A will follow the screening with director Jason Berry and co-producer Simonette Berry. City of a Million Dreams was filmed over a 22-year period. The film explores […]


Tetrachord Arabic Music Ensemble concert features Middle Eastern music and instruments

October 1, 2021

Sweet Briar is pleased to welcome Tetrachord Arabic Music Ensemble on Sunday, Oct. 10, from 2 to 4 p.m. The performance will take place in the Mills Chapel and is free and open to the public. The Tetrachord Ensemble is comprised of musician-scholars with decades of experience performing, researching and teaching Middle Eastern musical styles. […]


Admissions Blog: Q&A with Dean of Students Kerry Greenstein

September 30, 2021

In February, the College welcomed our new dean of students, Kerry Greenstein. Dean Greenstein holds a B.A. in communications and American studies from Ryder University in New Jersey. He also earned an M.Ed. in student affairs practice in higher education and an Ed.D. in educational leadership from Georgia Southern University. Dean Greenstein has more than […]


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