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Sweet Briar College dedicates the Kelley and C. T. Fitzpatrick Center for Creativity, Design and the Arts

May 19, 2022

On Friday, May 6, Sweet Briar College dedicated the Kelley and C. T. Fitzpatrick Center for Creativity, Design and the Arts. When President Meredith Woo joined the Sweet Briar community in 2017, one of the first things she did was charge the faculty to create innovative programming around the College’s strengths. The faculty responded by […]


113th commencement celebrates the Class of 2022

May 14, 2022

On Saturday, May 14, to the rousing sound of Albemarle Pipes and Drums, Sweet Briar College held its 113th commencement for the Class of 2022. The 83 graduates, most of whom arrived on campus in the fall of 2018, have experienced a remarkable amount of growth and change, both in their academic and personal life […]


Sweet Briar breaks ground on state-of-the-art synthetic, water-based turf field

April 26, 2022
New athletic fields

Sweet Briar College is pleased to host a groundbreaking celebration for the construction of a synthetic, water-based turf field on Wednesday, April 27, at 4:30 p.m. The new Thayer Field is named in honor of Mildred “Bee” Newman Thayer ’61. With the generous support from Sweet Briar alumnae and friends, the College has raised over […]


Community collaboration shines during Earth Week

April 14, 2022
Sustainability Club members

Earth Week at Sweet Briar is always full of creative and purposeful community events celebrating our environment and encouraging us to live sustainably. This year, the Sustainability Club and Center for Human and Environmental Sustainability are partnering with over a dozen other campus groups including clubs, offices and courses, to offer a wide variety of […]


“My Monticello” announced as Sweet Briar’s 2022-23 Common Read

April 12, 2022

The day before October 5, 2021, the official publication date of her debut story collection, “My Monticello,” fifty-year-old Jocelyn Nicole Johnson, a public-school art teacher from Charlottesville, Va., was a virtual guest on Good Morning America. Host Robin Roberts beamed at Johnson through the screen. How did it feel, she wanted to know, for Johnson […]


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