Sweet Briar’s Junior Year in France program — these days known as JYF in Paris — is America’s longest-running coeducational study-abroad program in Paris.
Sweet Briar College is the winner of a 2019 Circle of Excellence Gold Award from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education. The award was given in the Design category for Sweet Briar’s student life brochure.
Six Sweet Briar students across various disciplines were awarded prizes this year by the Sweet Briar College Friends of Art.
Lacrosse came to Sweet Briar in 1912, brought by recently hired physical director Cara Gascoigne. The first club team at the College was organized in 1914. It appears that Sweet Briar may have been one of the earliest institutions to introduce the sport.
More than 350 guests visited campus for Reunion over the weekend, including nearly 300 alumnae representing 39 graduating classes and more than eight decades of Sweet Briar women. They traveled from 34 states and three countries to visit the place they all call home.
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