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Sweet Briar College announces exceptional fundraising results, raising $18.5 million in fiscal year 2019

July 18, 2019
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During fiscal year 2019, Sweet Briar College received gifts and pledges totaling $18.5 million. This includes generous donations from alumnae and friends of the College, foundations and corporations. Of that total, $10.2 million was for fiscal year 2019 and $8.3 million will come as future support. Since 2015, the College has raised $63.9 million.


Sweet Briar College and the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts announce the second SBC-VCCA Teaching Fellowship

July 17, 2019

Laura Boles Faw is the recipient of the second SBC-VCCA Teaching Fellowship. She will teach “Site Specific Art in the Sweet Briar Landscape” during the fall 2019 three-week session.


Sweet Briar named a national college of distinction for student success, engagement

July 10, 2019
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Sweet Briar College has received national recognition for its individualized and engaging education that puts student success first, according to the website and guidebook Colleges of Distinction.


Sweet Briar to offer new undergraduate degree in elementary education

June 27, 2019
Outdoor Classroom Day

Beginning in Fall 2019, Sweet Briar College students can earn a four-year degree in elementary education, thanks to bills passed by Virginia’s 2018 General Assembly.


Virginia Private College Week takes place July 22-27 at Sweet Briar College, area schools

June 25, 2019

It’s almost time for Virginia Private College Week, an admissions event hosted each year by the Council of Independent Colleges in Virginia. Sweet Briar College will again participate in the weeklong campus visit marathon that begins July 22 and ends July 27.


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