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University Business article shares how we found ‘gold’ in our roots

February 18, 2021
Students work in the community garden

Chris Burt with University Business spoke with President Meredith Woo about Sweet Briar’s unique past, present and future. “The right idea was the notion of female leadership embodied within the liberal arts,” says President Woo. “The right time was the notion that women will inherit this century; this is a good time to be a […]


Admissions Blog: Celebrating Black History Month and acts of service

February 11, 2021

A Celebration, A Challenge and a Touch of Camaraderie By Ailish Rhoades ’19 We have heard it time and time again — these are unprecedented, tumultuous times. There are always people in need of help in some facet, but this year it seems that we are all struggling. I could dive down a rabbit hole […]


Black History Month: Afrofierce

February 1, 2021
Black History Month: Afrofierce

This year, the Black Student Alliance chose Afrofierce for the theme of Black History Month, which represents “the fierce urgency of the moment to honor voices of the past, live in the present and guide our future,” says BSA leaders. “This theme echos Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s call for the ‘fierce urgency of now’ […]


Admissions Blog: Reesa Artz ’22 shares the Sweet Briar experience during COVID

December 29, 2020
Reesa Artz '22

By Reesa Artz ’22 It would be an understatement to say that these times during COVID-19 have been stressful and unprecedented. I, for one, would never have guessed that my relaxing and much-needed spring break of 2020, would turn into such a long and extended stay back in California. That semester was one of my […]


100 Years of Equestrian Excellence: Forward thinking, forward riding

December 22, 2020
Fox hunting at Sweet Briar

The Early Years Sweet Briar board member John McBryde had big plans the College. He worked with Ralph Adams Cram to develop the vision and construct the reality of the Sweet Briar campus. His vision, however, extended beyond academic buildings and dormitories. He saw potential in the beautiful land. He planned to build a barn […]


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