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$5 Million Gift to Sweet Briar College Will Expand Its Presidential Scholars Program

November 19, 2019
President Woo smiles at student during Daisy Ceremony

A $5 million gift from an anonymous donor will enable Sweet Briar College to significantly expand its prestigious Presidential Scholars Program, the College’s highest scholarship award.


Girls on the Run to race again at Sweet Briar College

November 15, 2019

Girls on the Run of Central Virginia will return to Sweet Briar College on Saturday, Nov. 23. Pre-race activities begin at 8:30 a.m., with the race starting at 10 a.m.


Fall Dance Concert at Sweet Briar features successful alumnae, faculty and students

November 8, 2019
Sweet Briar dance students on stage

Former dance majors Betty Skeen ’07 and Jessica Murphy ’13 will return to Sweet Briar to join faculty and students for the College’s Fall Dance Concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 15, and Saturday, Nov. 16, in Murchison Lane Auditorium in the Babcock Fine Arts Center. The event is free and open to the public.


Admissions Blog: What I’ve learned from being a first-generation College student

November 8, 2019
Shay Finch '22 and friends cheering

Being a first-generation college student is scary, but when you’re in a place that feels like home, it is just a little bit easier.


Sweet Briar student wins award at NFFTY, world’s top film festival for emerging directors

November 1, 2019
Catherine McCord

Sweet Briar College student Catherine McCord ’23 capped an “incredible weekend” at the National Film Festival for Talented Youth in Seattle, Wash., on Oct. 24-27 with the Kathy Reichgerdt Inspiration Award for her documentary “You’re Gonna Be Okay.”


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