Archive for July, 2011

Virginia Private College Week a Smart Way to Shop

| July 20, 2011

Sweet Briar is one of 25 independent colleges in the state that will welcome rising high school juniors and seniors and their families during Virginia Private College Week for campus tours and special information sessions about the College. Held this year from Monday, July 25 through Saturday, July 30, Virginia Private College Week is an [...]

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New Board Chair Takes Office

New Board Chair Takes Office

| July 12, 2011

Paul Rice, co-founder and former president of the information technology firm PEC Solutions Inc., has succeeded Dr. Virginia “Ginger” Upchurch Collier ’72 as chair of the Sweet Briar College Board of Directors. Collier stepped down this month after serving nine years as a member of the board and as its leader since 2005. The College [...]

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Young Artists Set to Wrap BLUR Debut

Young Artists Set to Wrap BLUR Debut

| July 7, 2011

On July 9, 26 high school students representing 13 states will say goodbye after spending three weeks together — three intensive weeks among kindred spirits at Sweet Briar College’s first Blue Ridge Summer Institute for Young Artists. The residential program was held on the College’s 3,250-acre campus, where in their free time participants could take [...]

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