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Founders’ Day 2020: Roots run deep and wide

September 19, 2020
Procession to Monument Hill

Founders’ Day 2020 is layered with meaning: action, change, reflection, honor and challenges, just as this year has been for the world. It’s one that will leave a substantial mark on history for decades, if not centuries. While we all are wondering what the future will hold, as a nation, we also have been reflecting […]


The start of an academic year like no other

September 18, 2020
Opening Convocation

Right out of the gate, the strength and unwavering determination of the entire Sweet Briar community radiated across the campus and the country—from students, faculty and staff to parents, families and alumnae. As the first institution in Virginia to start the 2020–2021 academic year, everyone was excited to finally be back together, in-person and on […]


Admissions blog: You can absolutely sit with us!

September 17, 2020
Quad Rocks

By Ailish Rhoades ’19 One of the most exciting aspects of going off to college is the prospect of gaining new and exciting experiences. College life provides unparalleled opportunities for students to meet new people and explore different interests through various clubs and organizations. What better way to find your new family than to get […]


Through Her Body, an exhibition of figurative works by Anne Doolittle ’78

September 16, 2020
Anne Doolittle, Through Her Body

Through Her Body, an exhibition of figurative works by artist and Sweet Briar alumna Anne Doolittle, is currently on view at the Anne Gary Pannell Gallery at Sweet Briar College through Nov. 25. The public is invited to meet the artist on Saturday, Sept. 19 from 1 to 5 p.m. and Sunday, Sept. 20 from […]


Sweet Briar again named among nation’s most innovative schools by U.S. News & World Report

September 14, 2020
Sweet Briar College, main campus

Sweet Briar College has once again been named as one of the nation’s Most Innovative Schools, according to the 2021 Best Colleges rankings by U.S. News & World Report. Sweet Briar tied for 24th place with Bryn Mawr, Middlebury and two other institutions in the National Liberal Arts College category. The University of Richmond is […]


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