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‘No time to slow down,’ President Stone tells WHRV

| September 24, 2015

On Tuesday, Sweet Briar College President Phil Stone spoke with National Public Radio affiliate WHRV’s Cathy Lewis on a Headlines edition of her show HearSay, a locally produced public affairs radio call-in program that discusses issues important to the Hampton Roads area.

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College to host tour of Monument Hill

College to host tour of Monument Hill

| September 17, 2015

Lynn Rainville, director of Sweet Briar’s Tusculum Institute, will present a talk about the Monument Hill cemetery at the Hamble Center in Amherst at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 4.

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Gager concert set for Sunday

Gager concert set for Sunday

| September 16, 2015

Sweet Briar College will present a recital by pianist Anna Billias and soprano Alina Kirshon Goldman as part of its Janet Lowrey Gager Community Concert series at 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 20, in Memorial Chapel.

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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 VP for alumnae relations and development announced

New VP for alumnae relations and development announced

| August 31, 2015

Sweet Briar College is excited to welcome A.P. “Bun” Perkinson as vice president for alumnae relations and development.

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College awards inaugural Nancy Godwin Baldwin Scholarships

College awards inaugural Nancy Godwin Baldwin Scholarships

| August 27, 2015

During Opening Convocation on Wednesday, Sweet Briar College awarded the first Nancy Godwin Baldwin Scholarships to several students.

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Sweet Briar rings in 2015-2016 academic year

Sweet Briar rings in 2015-2016 academic year

| August 27, 2015

On Wednesday afternoon, one day after it was supposed to close forever, Sweet Briar College emphatically celebrated its 110th Opening Convocation. Students beamed as the many returning — and some new — faculty members marched into a jam-packed Murchison Lane Auditorium.

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New art shows highlight protest and tradition

New art shows highlight protest and tradition

| August 17, 2015

The first day of classes at Sweet Briar will also mark the opening of one exhibition on campus. “We Are Sweet Briar: A Community Rises” premieres Thursday, Aug. 27, in Benedict Gallery.

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