Author Archive: Jennifer McManamay

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Sweet Briar is first-in-class in Forbes’ #MyTopCollege campaign

Sweet Briar is first-in-class in Forbes’ #MyTopCollege campaign

| July 28, 2015

Well, it’s official — Sweet Briar College is officially #MyTopCollege in the small school category for the Forbes 2015 My Top College campaign.

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President calls for collaboration, creativity

President calls for collaboration, creativity

| July 14, 2015

In a spirited community meeting Tuesday morning in Prothro, President Phillip Stone urged faculty and staff to support each other as the College gears up for its 115th year.

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Sweet Briar welcomes prospective students for Virginia Private College Week

Sweet Briar welcomes prospective students for Virginia Private College Week

| July 13, 2015

Virginia Private College Week is offered as a cost- and time-efficient way for prospective students and their parents to visit a number of the state’s private colleges and universities in one coordinated trip.

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Greetings and a call to action to alumnae

| July 11, 2015

Greetings from the magnificent campus of Sweet Briar College. Today Sweet Briar is more alive and vibrant than it has been in many, many years.

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New Sweet Briar BOD elects leadership

New Sweet Briar BOD elects leadership

| July 6, 2015

The Sweet Briar College Board of Directors held its first face-to-face meeting today on the Sweet Briar College campus, electing leaders, adopting a formal policy of inclusiveness and transparency and beginning work to establish board governance policies and a committee structure.

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Phillip Stone officially becomes Sweet Briar College president

Phillip Stone officially becomes Sweet Briar College president

| July 2, 2015

Phillip C. Stone, the former president of Bridgewater College and a highly respected Virginia attorney, officially became the 12th president of Sweet Briar College today, assuming the reins of the liberal arts college shortly after the College’s new board of directors convened at 5 p.m. to elect a new leader.

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Sweet Briar, Lynchburg colleges host riding open house

| July 2, 2015

Sweet Briar and Lynchburg colleges will host a joint riding program open house from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Friday, July 17, on both campuses. The event will present opportunities to speak with representatives from each program.

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Alumnae return for Spring Dance Concert

Alumnae return for Spring Dance Concert

| April 10, 2015

Mark Magruder doesn’t want to belabor the likelihood that Sweet Briar College’s 2015 Spring Dance Concert will be its last, but he’s an artist who’s grounded in reality.

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Recalculating route

Recalculating route

| January 26, 2015

Life doesn’t always take us where we think we want to go, but its course has a funny way of self-correcting. We spoke to a few alumnae whose careers took a new or unexpected direction.

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Painter chronicles everyday scenes close to home

Painter chronicles everyday scenes close to home

| January 23, 2015

Richard Crozier logs windshield time like an over-the-road trucker, except he hauls only what he needs to paint and he’s usually stationary.

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