2019

December

A half decade of sweet work

December 20, 2019

Welcome, Dean Garrett!

December 19, 2019

Students attend Women’s Leadership Development Summit

December 19, 2019

A history of Boxwood House, a place to behold campus life

December 19, 2019

Building community through cooking

December 19, 2019

Sweet Briar leadership core takes young Vixen home to Guatemala

December 11, 2019

Opening Doors

December 6, 2019

Sweet Briar College names Aaron Basko as vice president for enrollment management

December 4, 2019

John Nau joins two alumnae in $3 million gift for Sweet Briar College’s leadership core curriculum

December 2, 2019

November

Sweet Briar College celebrates the season with annual events

November 22, 2019

$5 million gift to Sweet Briar College will expand its Presidential Scholars program

November 19, 2019

Girls on the Run to race again at Sweet Briar College

November 15, 2019

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

November 8, 2019

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

November 8, 2019

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

November 1, 2019

October

Sweet Briar to host virtual Q&A with best-selling novelist Madeline Miller Nov. 7

October 30, 2019

Sarah McConnell on lifelong learning and how to find what you love

October 25, 2019

Admissions Blog: Meet your Sweet Briar admissions counselors

October 25, 2019

Sweet Briar to host Legacy Weekend, Change-maker Workshop for prospective students

October 23, 2019

‘And though she be but little, she is fierce’: Sweet Briar Theatre to stage ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ Oct. 24-27

October 14, 2019

Admissions Blog: 5 reasons to attend an open house at Sweet Briar this fall

October 11, 2019

Radio host Sarah McConnell to speak at Sweet Briar Oct. 24

October 9, 2019

Sweet Briar alumna wins global Excellence in Language Teaching Award

October 8, 2019

Admissions Blog: Why you should submit your FAFSA, and how

October 4, 2019

September

Sweet Briar to host fall open houses Oct. 13 and Nov. 9

September 30, 2019

New Yorker magazine staff writer Ariel Levy to speak at Sweet Briar Oct. 9

September 30, 2019

Admissions Blog: My first time in Paris with Sweet Briar’s 3-week art history class

September 27, 2019

B.F.A. candidates present final projects Oct. 4 and 5

September 27, 2019

Sweet Briar professor Erica Trabold wins Nebraska Book Award for essay collection

September 26, 2019

Multidisciplinary artist to unveil ‘Skin Piece’ Oct. 3 in Pannell Gallery

September 26, 2019

Outstanding Sweet Briar students honored during Founders’ Day Convocation

September 24, 2019

Founders’ Day 2019: About the Land

September 21, 2019

Local, state and federal leaders celebrate Sweet Briar as ‘a new model for higher education’ at ceremonial ribbon-cutting

September 20, 2019

Admissions Blog: An inside look at Sweet Briar traditions

September 19, 2019

Sweet Briar Riding announces 2019-2020 NCEA, IHSA teams

September 18, 2019

Admissions Blog: 5 things I learned through my summer internship

September 13, 2019

U.S. Sen. Mark Warner and U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue to visit Sweet Briar on Founders’ Day

September 12, 2019

Writers Series continues Sept. 18 with faculty member Erica Trabold

September 11, 2019

Registration now open for Sweet Briar’s 2019 Fall Explore Engineering Weekend for High School Girls

September 10, 2019

Sweet Briar’s Mary Pope Hutson ’83 to lead National Park System Advisory Board

September 6, 2019

August

Admissions Blog: My first day(s) of class at Sweet Briar as dean 

August 30, 2019

VCCA Salon series kicks off Sept. 5 with mixed-media artist Laura Boles Faw and film critic Deirdre Boyle

August 28, 2019

Admissions Blog: 5 things to do your first year at Sweet Briar

August 23, 2019

New year, new dean, new charge: How to own the future?

August 21, 2019

Sweet Briar awards 2019 Girl Scouts scholarships to two first-years

August 20, 2019

Admissions Blog: 3 reasons why Sweet Work Weeks is my favorite new tradition at Sweet Briar

August 16, 2019

Sweet Briar makes Forbes’ America’s Top Colleges list for 2019

August 15, 2019

Sweet Briar wins Forbes’ #MyTopCollege 2019 title among small schools

August 13, 2019

Sweet Briar’s Common Read for 2019-2020 is a conversation between two books ‘across thousands of years’

August 12, 2019

Admissions Blog: The 5 most important things to pack for college

August 9, 2019

Two art exhibits open Fall 2019 semester at Sweet Briar College

August 8, 2019

Sweet Briar makes Princeton Review’s list of Best Southeastern colleges for 2020

August 6, 2019

Leadership workshop at Sweet Briar draws women from 21 countries 

August 5, 2019

Admissions Blog: 5 things to know about orientation at Sweet Briar

August 2, 2019

July

Olympian, business executives among new Sweet Briar Board of Directors members

July 30, 2019

Sweet Briar named on Kiplinger’s Best College Values 2019 list

July 26, 2019

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

July 18, 2019

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

July 17, 2019

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

July 10, 2019

June

Sweet Briar to offer new undergraduate degree in elementary education

June 27, 2019

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

June 25, 2019

The Camille Flood of 1969, and How Sweet Briar College Helped to Rebuild the Community

June 21, 2019

Science for good: Sweet Briar STEM grad finds her path at Grassroots Cannabis

June 18, 2019

College communicators gather at Sweet Briar for semiannual conference

June 17, 2019

JYF in Paris: A Family Legacy

June 13, 2019

Sweet Briar College wins international 2019 CASE Gold Award for student life brochure

June 12, 2019

Sweet Briar Friends of Art awards 2019 student prizes

June 10, 2019

Ahead of the Game: Sweet Briar Lacrosse

June 6, 2019

Hundreds of alumnae representing 39 classes celebrate Reunion 2019

June 4, 2019

May

Sweet Briar Women: Leading in Public Service

May 30, 2019

Sweet Briar professor’s debut novel celebrates 25th anniversary with reissue

May 30, 2019

Science and history dominate 2019 Honors Summer Research Program

May 29, 2019

Deep Roots: Farming at Sweet Briar

May 24, 2019

Sweet Briar offers two chances to Explore Engineering this summer

May 23, 2019

Vassar’s Associate Dean Teresa Garrett named dean of the College at Sweet Briar

May 22, 2019

Two Amherst students awarded scholarships from Al Stroobants Foundation to study at Sweet Briar

May 21, 2019

Sweet Briar’s chapter of Phi Beta Kappa inducts three mighty 19s

May 19, 2019

Mighty Class of 2019 graduates under sunny skies

May 18, 2019

All-College awards honor four outstanding graduates from Class of 2019

May 18, 2019

From the arts to STEM, awards honor Class of 2019 for academic excellence

May 17, 2019

Admissions Blog: 5 things I will miss most about Sweet Briar

May 17, 2019

Emily Wandling becomes first Vixen since 2003 to be named Academic All-District

May 16, 2019

Centra award for student excellence at Sweet Briar goes to engineering major

May 15, 2019

Student visions come to life in VCCA fellows’ CORE 150 art class

May 14, 2019

Capstone project with UVa gives Sweet Briar engineering seniors field experience

May 13, 2019

S&P Global raises Sweet Briar College bond rating for third straight year

May 13, 2019

Schlosberg takes top award at Sweet Briar Athletic Awards Banquet

May 11, 2019

Admissions Blog: Highlights from my Sweet Briar field trip to Rome

May 10, 2019

Sweet Briar NCEA team earns sportsmanship award for second straight season

May 10, 2019

Sweet Briar names Luther Griffith VP for auxiliary enterprises

May 9, 2019

Sweet Briar announces two new faculty hires in economics

May 8, 2019

Scoring best result in over a decade, Sweet Briar finishes eighth at IHSA Nationals

May 6, 2019

Admissions Blog: How do students learn best? It’s (literally) about the application

May 3, 2019

Duecker, Vixens headed to IHSA Nationals

May 1, 2019

Sweet Briar celebrates Earth Week with special guests

May 1, 2019

April

Iranian artist Morehshin Allahyari to speak at Sweet Briar College

April 30, 2019

Sweet Briar mourns loss of longtime community member, former director of buildings Charles ‘Chuck’ Kestner

April 30, 2019

VCCA and Sweet Briar announce 2020 Forsyth Fellowship application deadline

April 29, 2019

Admissions Blog: A day in the life of a student-athlete

April 26, 2019

Trinidad’s Skiffle Steel Orchestra to return to Sweet Briar on May 8

April 25, 2019

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

April 25, 2019

No. 1 Auburn tops Sweet Briar as Vixens conclude historic run at NCEA National Championship

April 20, 2019

Admissions Blog: 5 reasons to visit Sweet Briar’s campus now 

April 19, 2019

Four Sweet Briar students to attend Google machine learning program

April 16, 2019

Vixens win fifth ODAC title; Fraley, Schlosberg, Wroten earn individual honors

April 15, 2019

Admissions Blog: 5 things I learned through my summer internship

April 12, 2019

Sweet Briar House among featured stops during Historic Garden Week

April 10, 2019

Vixens, Duecker qualify for IHSA National Championships

April 7, 2019

Admissions Blog: A video tour of Sweet Briar’s residence halls

April 5, 2019

Senior art major’s show inspired by a love of books

April 4, 2019

Panel of alumnae experts in conservation and agriculture to visit Sweet Briar

April 3, 2019

Sweet Briar College announces 2019 commencement speaker

April 2, 2019

Sweet Briar eases requirements for transfer students with associate degrees

April 1, 2019

March

Sweet Briar inducts first class into Kappa Pi international honor society

March 29, 2019

Admissions Blog: A major change

March 29, 2019

Spring Dance Concert at Sweet Briar weaves Beethoven, ‘apocalyptic feel’ and teamwork into new vision

March 28, 2019

Sweet Briar’s 2019 Presidential Medal goes to dual-sport athlete, SGA president from Appomattox

March 28, 2019

VCCA Salon to feature documentary film screening of ‘Instructions on Parting’

March 27, 2019

Sweet Briar’s director of student life wins statewide award at Virginia conference

March 26, 2019

Sweet Briar president speaks at Higher Education Innovation conference

March 25, 2019

Admissions Blog: My favorite spots for campus photos at Sweet Briar

March 22, 2019

Iditarod rookie musher, Sweet Briar grad Alison Lifka to speak at alma mater April 2

March 21, 2019

Sweet Briar College sets all-time record for March Days of Giving

March 18, 2019

Babcock Season at Sweet Briar presents ‘layered sonic spaces’ by Chicago-based jazz sextet Restroy

March 18, 2019

Admissions Blog: If you want to be a leader, try a women’s college

March 15, 2019

Former ACLU president to speak at Sweet Briar on March 23

March 14, 2019

Sweet Briar to host its annual golf tournament on April 13

March 12, 2019

Sweet Briar Theatre to stage Oscar Wilde’s ‘The Importance of Being Earnest’

March 11, 2019

Admissions Blog: Sweet Briar women join first LATINX LEADS conference

March 8, 2019

Sweet Briar goes to Washington

March 7, 2019

Poetry reading concludes Sweet Briar’s 2018-2019 Writers Series

March 7, 2019

Sweet Briar riders win Collegiate Cup in Lexington

March 6, 2019

Sweet Briar’s studio art faculty to exhibit paintings, photographs, ceramics

March 5, 2019

Admissions Blog: 5 fierce women leaders in Sweet Briar College history

March 1, 2019

February

Sweet Briar College announces additional Girl Scouts scholarships

February 26, 2019

Sweet Briar sophomore claims region title; three Vixens qualify for Zone 4 IHSA finals

February 25, 2019

Admissions Blog: How I experienced National Engineers Week 2019 at Sweet Briar College

February 22, 2019

A Nobel laureate, black holes and Hollywood: Engineers Week at Sweet Briar celebrates engineering and physics, science and art

February 21, 2019

Sweet Briar’s IHSA team wins Zone 4, Region 4 Team Championship

February 18, 2019

Sweet Briar’s IHSA team ties as reserve champion at Mary Washington

February 17, 2019

Admissions Blog: At Sweet Briar, we’re all in

February 15, 2019

Sweet Briar community mourns loss of former English professor, VCCA director William Smart

February 15, 2019

Sweet Briar’s Spring 2019 Explore Engineering Weekend for High School Girls is taking applications

February 15, 2019

Sweet Briar says goodbye to much-loved Professor Emerita Gilberte Van Treese

February 14, 2019

Sweet Briar to host 30th annual Gospel Fest on Feb. 22

February 12, 2019

Sweet Briar IHSA riders earn Reserve Champion High Point Team

February 11, 2019

Admissions Blog: 5 grads, 5 stories — How Sweet Briar impacted my life

February 8, 2019

Sweet Briar College joins DHS STOP. THINK. CONNECT. campaign

February 5, 2019

Painter Claire Stankus to speak at Sweet Briar College Feb. 21

February 5, 2019

Admissions Blog: Shaping Black History Month at Sweet Briar

February 1, 2019

January

Senior Dance Concert to celebrate Sweet Briar memories Feb. 8 and 9

January 31, 2019

VCCA Salon series returns to Sweet Briar on Feb. 7 with visual artists, ‘Cost of Living’ author

January 30, 2019

Admissions Blog: How to step out of your comfort zone and get involved on campus

January 25, 2019

Highlights from Sweet Briar’s art collection on display in Pannell

January 23, 2019

College community mourns loss of poet Mary Oliver, former Margaret Banister Writer-in-Residence

January 18, 2019

Admissions Blog: How a campus job can help you manage your time

January 18, 2019

Sweet Briar College to kick off Black History Month with night of worship and music

January 17, 2019

Al Stroobants Foundation renews promise to fund tuition for two local Sweet Briar students in 2019-2020

January 16, 2019

Sweet Briar riders help Team USA win bronze at AIEC World Finals

January 15, 2019

Nobel laureate Kip Thorne to speak at Sweet Briar’s 2019 Engineers Week Banquet

January 14, 2019

Sweet Briar community remembers beloved Professor Emeritus Glenn Van Treese

January 8, 2019