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  1. Corinne Adams, Andrew DaliaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 9 | The New York Times

    ... supports the organization's digital storytelling initiatives. She graduated magna cum laude from Sweet Briar College in Sweet Briar, Va. She received a master's degree in international educational development from Columbia. She is the daughter ...

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  2. Utah Utes runner Grayson Murphy earns All-America honors at NCAA...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 9 | Deseret News

    ... run track until she got to college, Murphy originally began her collegiate career as a soccer player at Sweet Briar College (Virginia) in 2013 before enrolling at Santa Clara to compete in track and cross-country (2014-16).

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  3. Utes' Grayson Murphy hopes to end college career on high note at NCAA ChampionshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 5 | Deseret News

    ... where she was a prep soccer standout for the Panthers. After playing soccer for a year for Division III Sweet Briar College in Virginia, Murphy headed west to pursue an engineering degree at Santa Clara University. Wanting to join a sports team, she ...

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  4. Here's the least helpful graduation advice of 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 1 | Fast Company

    ... various reasons. Career coach Nella Gray Barkely delivered the commencement address at her alma mater, Sweet Briar College, a women's liberal arts school in Virginia, where she informed 2018 grads that she's "no raging feminist" and qualified her ...

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  5. Ferrum College Selects Akademos for New Online Bookstore ServiceRead the original story

    Tuesday May 22 | PRWeb

    ... the Akademos online bookstore solution. The others include Bridgewater College, Mary Baldwin College, Sweet Briar College and Roanoke College. Seamless integration between the College's student information system and the Akademos Course Materials ...

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  6. Sweet Briar College almost closed. What will it take to thrive?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2018 | University Business

    Three years ago, Sweet Briar, a women's college in rural Virginia, announced that it would close after more than a century of operation. Enrollment had declined to fewer than 700 students, and the administration cited "insurmountable financial challenges."

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  7. College stands by controversial commencement speaker, gives graduates ...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2018 | Washington Examiner

    Nella Gray Barkley, an alumna of the small, all-female Sweet Briar College in Virginia, used her platform as the school's commencement speaker last Saturday to make some gentle anti-feminist quips. Inside Higher reported that Barkley's speech "stunned many attendees, who found it sexist and demeaning to the Me Too movement and feminism."

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  8. Commencement speaker at all-women's college slammed for #MeToo remarksRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2018 | Daily Mail

    Commencement speaker at all-women's college in Virginia under fire after she says only has 'partial sympathy' for feminism, #MeToo and discussions on sexual misconduct Nella Gray Barkley, a 1955 graduate of Sweet Briar College, shared that she only had 'partial sympathy' for those discussing feminism and sexual misconduct 'It's a good time for women to be taking some of the spotlight in the glow of the #MeToo movement, with which I'm only in partial sympathy,' she said Her Saturday speech was not vetted by the small liberal arts college and focused mostly on career building since Barkley is a career coach There were also those disgusted by remarks from president Meredith Woo, feeling like she was too willing to defend the remarks that were made A commencement speaker at an all-women's college in Virginia has angered family and friends with her speech condemning the #MeToo movement.

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  9. On Campus: Sweet Briar College Almost Closed. What Will It Take to Thrive?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2018 | The New York Times

    Three years ago, Sweet Briar, a women's college in rural Virginia, announced that it would close after more than a century of operation. Enrollment had declined to fewer than 700 students, and the administration cited "insurmountable financial challenges."

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  10. Remarks critical of feminism by Sweet Briar commencement speaker cause controversyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2018 | Martinsville Bulletin

    Mrs. Nella Gray Barkley, class of '55, delivers the keynote address to students during Sweet Briar College Commencement on Saturday, May 12, 2018 in Sweet Briar, Va.

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  11. Commencement speaker at all-women's college blasted for criticizing #MeToo movementRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2018 | Fox News

    Sweet Briar College commencement speaker and alumna, Nella Gray Barkley, came under fire for criticizing the #MeToo movement during her address. A commencement speaker at a Virginia all-women's college upset students and alumni for her criticism of the #MeToo movement on Saturday, according to a report from Inside Higher Ed .

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  12. Higher Education Bubble Update: Commencement speaker slammed for...Read the original story

    May 16, 2018 | Instapundit.com

    HIGHER EDUCATION BUBBLE UPDATE: Commencement speaker slammed for criticizing #MeToo movement. "Nella Gray Barkley caused a stir with her commencement speech at Sweet Briar College, during which she said she has only 'partial sympathy' for the #MeToo movement.

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  13. Key4Women Forum speaker Leah Busque on TaskRabbit, work-lifeRead the original story

    May 14, 2018 | Albany Times Union

    ... - would build computers from scratch, which led me to pursue a degree in math and computer science at Sweet Briar College. The intersection of my liberal arts education and my dance background with my engineering education has been critical. While I ...

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  14. Sweet Briar College Commencement Speaker Draws Criticism for #MeToo CommentsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2018 | Teen Vogue

    A controversial commencement speech at Sweet Briar College sparked anger for its anti-MeToo message, according to a report from . During the May 11 address by Nella Gray Barkley - a Sweet Briar graduate of 1955 - students were rattled by occasional remarks that seemed to excuse the sexual harassment that was unveiled by the "It's a good time for women to be taking some of the spotlight in the glow of the #MeToo movement, with which I'm only in partial sympathy," Barkley, a career coach, told the young graduates.

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  15. Sweet Briar sees uptick in student interestRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2018 | The Virginian-Pilot

    Sweet Briar College President Meredith Woo says her school has seen a 40 percent increase in admission deposits compared to a year ago. The News & Advance in Lynchburg reports that Woo also told the leaders of Amherst County Tuesday that the college was studying whether to put orchards and vineyards on the 3,250-acre campus to boost revenues.

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  16. XLR8 STEM Academy to Celebrate Class of 2018 GraduatesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2018 | PR Log

    ... in STEM related fields, including Liberty University, Old Dominion University, Randolph College, Sweet Briar College, University of Lynchburg/LC, University of Alabama-Birmingham and Virginia Tech. The vision of the STEM Academy is that all students ...

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  17. 19 area prep athletes sign scholarships on TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2018 | WTVM

    Tuesday was a big day for high school athletes moving to the next level as a pair of area high schools held mass signings. Allen Phouthonesny signed to play soccer at Huntingdon College, while Sara Story will play soccer at Sweet Briar College in Virginia and Anna Galarza will play at Middle Georgia State.

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  18. What to know about college commencements in the Richmond areaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2018 | Powhatan Today

    ... & State, at UnitedHealthcare, introduces herself to the crowd on May 30, 2015 in Ashland, VA. A Sweet Briar College graduate wipes away a tear during commencement exercises Saturday morning, May 16, 2015 near Amherst, Va. The school announced plans ...

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  19. Senators dominate Sweet Briar in road win, 18-4Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2018 | The Inter-Mountain

    The Davis & Elkins College women's lacrosse team matched a school record for goals in a game with the Senators third win in four games, defeating Sweet Briar College 18-4 in non-conference action Tuesday afternoon.

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  20. Skyrocketing women in STEMRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2018 | Today

    ... (STEM) field. Weitz holds a Bachelor of Science Honors Degree with High Honors in Physics from Sweet Briar College in Virginia. Her subsequent graduate research in cosmology earned her an M.S. in Physics from the University of California at Davis. ...

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