2017

December

Admissions Blog: How women become leaders at Sweet Briar

December 22, 2017

France awards the Chevalier of the Legion of Honor to Sweet Briar’s Claude Becker Wasserstein ’82

December 21, 2017

Sweet Briar ranks ahead of peers in student engagement, leadership and high-impact learning

December 20, 2017

Sweet Briar employee helps to build school in Haiti

December 19, 2017

Sweet Briar College and Girl Scouts announce scholarship for Gold Award achievers

December 18, 2017

Sweet Briar reveals academic investments in liberal arts and sciences including core curriculum focused on leadership

December 15, 2017

Admissions Blog: 5 reasons Sweet Briar made the top of my list

December 15, 2017

Sweet Briar recognized for strategic initiatives with upgraded rating from S&P Global

December 14, 2017

Admissions Blog: My home away from home — Studying at Sweet Briar as an international student

December 8, 2017

Women veterans and Sweet Briar College: An Interview with Melanie Campbell ’06

December 6, 2017

Sweet Briar’s VP for development recognized as Fundraiser of the Year

December 5, 2017

Sweet Briar engineering professor part of Fiat Chrysler team that wins Popular Science ‘Top Tech of 2017’ award

December 4, 2017

Admissions Blog: 5 things you can do right now to be ready for college

December 1, 2017

November

College inducts 18 students into first-year honor society Alpha Lambda Delta

November 30, 2017

Sweet Briar celebrates season with tree lighting, Vespers and Holiday Pops

November 28, 2017

President Woo to speak at ITHAKA’s Next Wave conference on innovation in higher education

November 27, 2017

Sweet Briar riders finish strong

November 21, 2017

Sweet Briar initiates top business students into newly founded chapter of Sigma Beta Delta

November 20, 2017

Admissions Blog: Top 10 things I wish someone had told me about applying to college

November 17, 2017

Caity Gladstone ’09 brings together Hollins and Sweet Briar alumnae to help kids

November 14, 2017

Sweet Briar College once again helps celebrate Girls on the Run

November 11, 2017

Admissions Blog: How to write an amazing admissions essay

November 10, 2017

Sweet Briar College announces ROSE Award winners

November 9, 2017

Pannell Scholars bridge the arts, humanities, social studies and STEM in 2017 projects

November 9, 2017

Sweet Briar riders show up fierce at SWVHJA, IHSA competitions

November 7, 2017

Living With Art Initiative aims for educational depth while enhancing living and working spaces

November 7, 2017

Beethoven’s final piano sonatas to be performed at Sweet Briar

November 5, 2017

Admissions Blog: My life in 3-D

November 3, 2017

Exotic instruments and a ‘living’ sculpture set the stage for Fall Dance Concert at Sweet Briar

November 2, 2017

Sweet Briar and CVCC announce dual-enrollment agreement

November 1, 2017

Babcock Season presents Aquila Theatre Company in William Shakespeare’s ‘Hamlet’

November 1, 2017

October

IHSA team competes at Old Dominion University

October 31, 2017

Sweet Briar honors its senior field hockey players

October 30, 2017

Admissions Blog: My 5 favorite campus tour spots

October 26, 2017

Vixen Soccer celebrates the Class of 2018 during Senior Day

October 25, 2017

Sweet Briar College Board of Directors adds new members

October 24, 2017

Sweet Briar professor shares research, College history at UVa slavery symposium

October 23, 2017

Sweet Briar to hold Amherst County Day on Oct. 28

October 21, 2017

Admissions Blog: What it’s like to be a student-athlete at Sweet Briar

October 20, 2017

Sweet Briar ranked among ‘top 250 colleges with lowest student loan debt’ for parents

October 20, 2017

Students present undergraduate research at Sweet Briar’s MARCUS conference

October 18, 2017

Two Sweet Briar professors win Library of Virginia Literary Awards

October 16, 2017

Admissions Blog: Top five highlights of my summer in Oxford

October 13, 2017

Sweet Briar wins medals at House Mountain Horse Show in Lexington

October 12, 2017

Babcock Season Event Akropolis offers fresh take on classical music

October 9, 2017

Bestselling author’s ‘Code Girls’ features early Sweet Briar grad Delia Ann Taylor

October 6, 2017

Admissions Blog: How to make sure you’re getting all the financial aid you need

October 5, 2017

A writer’s encounter with iPhones, Instagram, and all that ‘clatter’ in his head

October 4, 2017

Riding scores high-point team and rider awards at second IHSA competition

October 3, 2017

Virginia Council for Private Education announces Sweet Briar grad Grace Turner Creasey as new executive director

October 3, 2017

September

Admissions Blog: My 5 favorite Sweet Briar traditions

September 28, 2017

Sweet Briar ‘Explore’ series for high school girls adds creative writing, music

September 28, 2017

Sweet Briar Theatre stages concert version of ‘Avenue Q,’ a funny musical

September 26, 2017

IHSA team starts new season, new region as high-point team champion

September 25, 2017

Sweet Briar inaugurates 13th president Meredith Jung-En Woo

September 22, 2017

‘Keepers of hope’: Sweet Briar celebrates 2017 Founders’ Day

September 22, 2017

Students receive academic and College awards at Founders’ Day Convocation

September 22, 2017

Admissions Blog: 100 ways (okay, maybe 10) to bond with your professors

September 21, 2017

Sweet Briar’s beloved Fletcher Oak lives on in academic mace

September 21, 2017

Sweet Briar among BestValueSchools.com’s ‘30 Best Liberal Arts Colleges in the South’

September 19, 2017

Sweet Briar riders sweep Most Outstanding Player awards at first NCEA meet

September 18, 2017

Admissions Blog: Why the liberal arts? Let’s start with what it really means

September 15, 2017

Sweet Briar Riding announces NCEA, IHSA teams

September 14, 2017

Visual, performing arts intersect in final B.F.A. projects by Sweet Briar seniors

September 13, 2017

Sweet Briar moves up in U.S. News & World Report’s ‘Best Colleges 2018’ ranking

September 12, 2017

Sweet Briar adds archaeology to October ‘Explore’ weekends for high school girls

September 11, 2017

Admissions Blog: Why an open house is a great way to explore Sweet Briar

September 8, 2017

Sweet Briar resets core curriculum and tuition for excellence, relevance and affordability

September 6, 2017

Women authors dominate Writers Series at Sweet Briar

September 5, 2017

Admissions Blog: 11 questions with Dean Allen

September 1, 2017

August

Sweet Briar becomes first NCAA Division III school to join National Collegiate Equestrian Association

August 29, 2017

Lincoln Brower named Fellow of the Entomological Society of America

August 28, 2017

Sweet Briar professor a finalist for Library of Virginia’s 20th Annual Literary Awards

August 25, 2017

Sweet Briar opens 112th academic year with new president, new look and new ideas

August 23, 2017

‘A race against time’: Q&A with ‘The Jersey Brothers’ author Sally Mott Freeman ’76

August 22, 2017

Butterfly garden fuels migrating monarchs and student research

August 19, 2017

Sweet Briar students find inspiration and purpose at Interlochen Arts Camp

August 15, 2017

Interactive exhibit challenges students to explore Sweet Briar campus

August 11, 2017

Sweet Briar named to Princeton Review’s ‘Best Southeastern’ colleges list

August 11, 2017

Sweet Briar among America’s Top Colleges for 2017, says Forbes

August 3, 2017

July

2009 grad adds facts to ‘Shark Week’ drama in International Business Times article

July 28, 2017

Sweet Briar wins Forbes’ annual #MyTopCollege contest — again

July 26, 2017

Sweet Briar to host outdoor Community Gospel Fest featuring local and regional choirs

July 18, 2017

Query to lead College’s financial operations

July 18, 2017

Sweet Briar professor composes score for indie film

July 14, 2017

ODAC All-Academic Team features 31 Sweet Briar student-athletes

July 13, 2017

Sweet Briar welcomes prospective students for Virginia Private College Week

July 13, 2017

June

Six Sweet Briar students named to Academic All-State team

June 30, 2017

Honors summer research leads student East — and into the College archives

June 29, 2017

Sweet Briar College announces M.Ed. fellowship program

June 27, 2017

Future problem-solvers design, build and code their way through Explore Engineering projects

June 25, 2017

Blue Ridge Summer Institute for Young Artists kicks off seventh year at Sweet Briar

June 23, 2017

Sweet Briar Swimming among handful of ODAC teams to be named Scholar All-America Team

June 22, 2017

CASE honors Sweet Briar for superior fundraising

June 22, 2017

Summer Institute program recognizes teacher mentors

June 21, 2017

Melissa Richards appointed VP for communications and enrollment management at Sweet Briar

June 9, 2017

Sweet Briar’s campus is excellent ecosystem for grant-funded sustainability internships

June 8, 2017

President’s Reunion update offers glimpse of visioning process

June 6, 2017

Beloved professor Ninie Laing ’57 named 2017 Distinguished Alumna

June 3, 2017

Sweet Briar launches Explore Chemistry Weekend for High School Girls

June 2, 2017

Sweet Briar athlete selected for 2017 NCAA Career in Sports Forum

June 2, 2017

May

Sweet Briar professor’s critically acclaimed novel a finalist for People’s Choice Award

May 18, 2017

Sweet Briar’s new computer science program receives SACSCOC approval

May 17, 2017

Sweet Briar’s Phi Beta Kappa chapter welcomes new members

May 15, 2017

Against predictions, sun shines on Sweet Briar’s 108th commencement

May 13, 2017

Awards Convocation celebrates exceptional achievement among seniors

May 12, 2017

Riding program honors students with annual awards

May 10, 2017

Faculty, employees establish White & Case Award to recognize pro bono work

May 9, 2017

Friends of Art awards internship prizes to two Sweet Briar students

May 5, 2017

Standout Vixen athletes honored at annual banquet

May 4, 2017

Biology student’s pioneering spirit earns first research award from Centra

May 3, 2017

From Pannell to Peace Corps: Honors student seizes Sweet Briar opportunities and finds her calling for international aid work

May 2, 2017

From NAFTA to nanostructures: Sweet Briar announces 2017 Honors Summer Research fellows

May 1, 2017

April

Summer Explore Engineering Design Course for High School Girls is taking applications

April 27, 2017

ANRC teams return from strong week at national finals

April 26, 2017

Friends of Art student prizes awarded to outstanding writer, painter and songwriter

April 26, 2017

Sweet Briar named Top Adventure College among small schools

April 25, 2017

Budding scientist finds perfect chemistry at Sweet Briar, presents research at national conference

April 25, 2017

Campus and Amherst communities honor Sweet Briar’s president at farewell festival

April 24, 2017

Uniting Skiffle: Two cultures come together through music

April 21, 2017

SGA president to perform in senior recital

April 20, 2017

Sweet Briar to host Girls on the Run of Central Virginia for semiannual 5K

April 20, 2017

‘Sweet Spring Voices’ on tap in upcoming choir concert

April 18, 2017

Sweet Briar breaks ground on new tennis courts

April 17, 2017

Student director uses play to deliver message — and learns nuts and bolts of theater production

April 14, 2017

Sweet Briar inducts 2017 Athletics and Riding Hall of Famers

April 11, 2017

Sweet Briar board to host Phil Stone Farewell Food Truck Festival

April 10, 2017

‘Joyful Noise’ features music and dance to poetry-inspired student compositions

April 7, 2017

Sweet Briar riders shine at 2017 ODAC Championships

April 7, 2017

Sweet Briar professor on post-‘Brexit’ possibilities

April 6, 2017

Trinidad’s Skiffle Steel Orchestra returns to Sweet Briar for concert, student workshops

April 5, 2017

Sweet Briar grad is a 2017 Small Business Person of the Year

April 5, 2017

College looks ahead to eventful weekend

April 3, 2017

Spring Dance Concert offers joyful sneak peek at student compositions

April 2, 2017

March

Virtual and physical worlds meet in senior art majors’ exhibit at Sweet Briar

March 31, 2017

Sweet Briar donors commit $5 million, launching Phillip C. Stone Legacy Challenge

March 30, 2017

Sweet Briar College awards 2017 Presidential Medal to Camp Hill senior for service and leadership

March 30, 2017

Pannell Scholar captures firsthand glimpse of World War II history

March 29, 2017

President’s gift of music is tribute to Sweet Briar faculty — and to the liberal arts

March 25, 2017

Local pianist performs Beethoven sonatas at Sweet Briar’s Gager Concert

March 24, 2017

Sweet Briar students advocate for the arts in Capitol, rub elbows with Big Bird’s friends in D.C. streets

March 23, 2017

Board of directors recognizes faculty excellence

March 22, 2017

Makayla Benjamin qualifies for regionals as IHSA team finishes strong

March 21, 2017

Women poets wrap up Writers Series at Sweet Briar

March 21, 2017

‘Lost and Found’ to highlight women’s health through theater

March 20, 2017

Sweet Briar will celebrate riding and history at its 90th Annual Horse Show  

March 17, 2017

Smithsonian curator of political history to speak at Sweet Briar on youth vote

March 16, 2017

Sweet Briar again smashes March giving goals

March 16, 2017

NFHCA taps three Sweet Briar players for academic achievement

March 16, 2017

Amherst art teachers show works at Sweet Briar

March 15, 2017

Sweet Briar riders look ahead to IHSA regionals, on-campus ANRC events

March 14, 2017

Sweet Briar Theatre’s ‘Shrek’ is vivid, musical fun for family audiences

March 10, 2017

IHSA recognizes 1971 Sweet Briar grad with Lifetime Achievement Award

March 9, 2017

Sweet Briar invites high school girls to second Explore Environmental Science Weekend

March 8, 2017

Cultural anthropologist and novelist to address life for women in today’s Morocco

March 7, 2017

Poet Molly Brown comes back to Amherst for reading of her first book — which hits close to home

March 6, 2017

Sweet Briar launches Explore Computer Science Weekend for High School Girls

March 3, 2017

Sweet Briar community crushes one-day giving goal

March 2, 2017

College marks ‘Day of Giving,’ celebrates another year of successes

March 1, 2017

February

College declares March Sweet Briar Forever Month for second year

February 28, 2017

Sweet Briar IHSA team finishes regular season on high notes

February 27, 2017

Sweet Briar holds town hall meeting

February 25, 2017

Googler spotlights the meaning of work at second annual engineering banquet

February 24, 2017

Search engine ranks Sweet Briar No. 12 among Virginia schools based on website popularity

February 24, 2017

Sweet Briar engineering grad among 2016 NAYGN Excellence Award winners

February 22, 2017

IHSA team finishes fourth at Bridgewater

February 21, 2017

Babcock Season act Zeitgeist blends new and traditional chamber music

February 20, 2017

Sweet Briar announces 2017 Athletics and Riding Hall of Fame inductees

February 17, 2017

Senior dance majors showcase works as they prepare for bigger stages

February 17, 2017

Sweet Briar president, board to hold 2017 town hall meeting on Feb. 25

February 16, 2017

Kathryn Thornton, veteran of four space shuttle flights, to speak at Sweet Briar College’s 2017 commencement

February 15, 2017

Sweet Briar riders compete at Randolph and Hollins

February 14, 2017

Sweet Briar to host March open houses for high school seniors, transfers and adult students

February 14, 2017

Gospel Fest, MLK book discussion to mark Black History Month at Sweet Briar

February 13, 2017

Writers Series opens with NYC-based essayist Garnette Cadogan

February 8, 2017

Sweet Briar College names Meredith Woo as next president

February 6, 2017

History echoes in UVa art professor Pam Pecchio’s Sweet Briar show

February 3, 2017

Sweet Briar faculty present two of four foreign policy lectures in annual ‘Great Decisions’ series

February 2, 2017

Sweet Briar to host Google-sponsored National Engineers Week Banquet, Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day

February 1, 2017

January

Gager Concert Series at Sweet Briar opens with flute and cello

January 30, 2017

Sweet Briar mourns Shirley P. Reid, namesake of SGA’s employee excellence award

January 28, 2017

Local art teachers show paintings, ceramics and sculptures at Sweet Briar

January 26, 2017

Sweet Briar swimmers honored as Scholar All-America team

January 25, 2017

Former longtime classics professor Reynold Burrows dies at 95

January 25, 2017

Sweet Briar makes ScholarMatch’s 2016 Honor Roll of best colleges nationwide for low-income students

January 24, 2017

Frequent Flyers Aerial Dance brings air show to Sweet Briar stage

January 23, 2017

Sweet Briar exhibit tells College history through 116 artifacts

January 22, 2017

Five things to do at Sweet Briar this winter

January 20, 2017

In ‘Dressing Miss Daisy,’ student curator and exhibit subject share a passion

January 11, 2017

Sweet Briar swimmer shows what ‘tough’ means

January 10, 2017

Spring 2017 Explore Engineering Weekend for High School Girls is taking applications

January 9, 2017

New Year’s message from President Stone

January 5, 2017

Harris Corporation recognizes Sweet Briar grad Meagan Bell as ‘10 Under 10’ honoree

January 5, 2017