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SBC to host Fall 2015 Explore Engineering Weekend

SBC to host Fall 2015 Explore Engineering Weekend

| September 11, 2015

The Margaret Jones Wyllie ’45 Engineering Program at Sweet Briar College is now taking applications for its Fall 2015 Explore Engineering Weekend for high school girls. The event is sponsored by AREVA and will take place Friday, Oct. 16, through Saturday, Oct. 17.

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New art shows highlight female painters

New art shows highlight female painters

| September 10, 2015

Blue Ridge landscapes by regional female artists are at the heart of two upcoming exhibitions at Sweet Briar College this fall. “Anne Hanger: Landscape Abstractions” opens at 5 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 17, with a talk and reception in Babcock Gallery, followed by “In the Shadow of Paul Mountain: E. Hunt Barrett’s Views of Sweet Briar” on Thursday, Oct. 22, in Benedict Gallery.

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President’s investiture, dance planned for Founders’ Day Weekend

President’s investiture, dance planned for Founders’ Day Weekend

| September 8, 2015

Sweet Briar College will celebrate Founders’ Day Weekend on Friday, Sept. 25, and Saturday, Sept. 26. In addition to the traditional walk to Monument Hill, the College also will invest Phillip C. Stone as its 12th president.

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New director of hospitality announced

| July 31, 2015

Cathy Cash Mays, who serves as catering director for Aramark, has been named director of hospitality for the College. She will begin working in her new position on Aug. 10, after Aramark’s last day of service at Sweet Briar.

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College names Pam DeWeese interim dean

College names Pam DeWeese interim dean

| July 27, 2015

President Stone announced this morning that Professor of Modern Languages and Literatures Pamela DeWeese has agreed to serve as interim academic dean and vice president for academic affairs.

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A message from Gen. Charles Krulak

A message from Gen. Charles Krulak

| July 16, 2015

Gen. Charles Krulak, vice chair of the Sweet Briar College Board of Directors, urges undecided new and returning students to “come home to Sweet Briar.”

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Friends of Art awards student prizes

Friends of Art awards student prizes

| April 28, 2015

Sweet Briar College’s Friends of Art has announced the recipients of the 2015 competition for FOA-sponsored prizes in studio art, writing and summer internships.

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‘She who has earned the rose …’

‘She who has earned the rose …’

| January 29, 2015

Each year, the College’s Alumnae Association honors some of its most accomplished members with a select number of awards.

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Lots of media in the mix at faculty art show

Lots of media in the mix at faculty art show

| January 15, 2015

Shadow boxes, mixed-media dolls, hanging clay pieces and ethereal drawings inspired by dreams are just some of the artworks visitors can expect at a new exhibition at Sweet Briar College.

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Fact and fiction collide in professor’s debut novel

Fact and fiction collide in professor’s debut novel

| December 18, 2014

Seth Clabough wasn’t thrilled when he realized the hero of his novel was completely obsessed with quantum physics. It meant he had to do a bunch of research.

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