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  1. Researchers use drones and satellite photos to document illegal logging in monarch butterfly reserveRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 15 | OUPblog

    ... during the night and keeping heat out during the day," said Dr. Lincoln Brower, a research professor at Sweet Briar College who has studied monarchs for 62 years. "The firs also act as an umbrella during storms, which is important because wet ...


  2. A New York College Cheating Death Shows Small Schools' MortalityRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 13 | Bloomberg

    ... are particularly acute for small schools that have certain specialties or cater to a specific cohort. Sweet Briar College in Virginia brought the strains to the forefront last year when the 115-year-old women's college abruptly said it was closing. ...


  3. Sweet Briar selects firm to help search for new presidentRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 9 | University Business

    Sweet Briar College has hired a search firm to help the school begin looking for a new president, the college announced Wednesday. Storbeck/Pimentel & Associates has offices in Philadelphia and Los Angeles and is led by managing partners Shelly Weiss Storbeck and Alberto Pimental.


  4. Sweet Briar College Hires National Firm to Assist in Presidential SearchRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 8 | NBC29

    Sweet Briar College has selected the firm of Storbeck/Pimentel & Associates to help lead the search for the College's next president, the College announced today. With offices in Philadelphia and Los Angeles, Storbeck specializes in higher education executive recruitment for colleges and universities.


  5. EVE winner Courtenay Wilson has led a lifetime of achievementRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 4 | The Florida Times-Union

    ... volunteer service. She volunteered in Richmond, Va., where she was born and grew up. She volunteered at Sweet Briar College in Virginia, where she earned a degree in government and history. She volunteered in Atlanta, where she worked in banking for ...


  6. Sweet Briar College names vice president for enrollment managementRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 2 | Virginia Business

    Sweet Briar College has named William Allen Jr. as vice president for enrollment management. On July 1, Allen will replace Steven Nape, who served as the chief enrollment officer since last summer.


  7. Virginia AP reporter Steve Szkotak dies at age 65Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 1 | The Star

    ... An example of Szkotak's evocative writing style from a story a year ago about all-female Sweet Briar College: “Twenty-one buildings on the 3,250-acre campus are listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Days before Saturday's ...


  8. Albyn, AnneRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 1 | Newark Advocate

    ... (Wright) Mitchell. Mrs. Albyn graduated from Newark High School and received her B.A. in Music from Sweet Briar College in Virginia. She then graduated from Katharine Gibbs' Secretarial School and worked in New York City. Mrs. Albyn was also ...


  9. Alumnae devote money and talent to Sweet Briar's revivalRead the original story

    Saturday May 28 | Virginia Business

    Phillip C. Stone was working at his Harrisonburg law office in March 2015 when he learned that Sweet Briar College, a 115-year-old women's college in Amherst County, planned to close because of what its administration and board described as "insurmountable financial challenges." He was shocked and saddened by the news.


  10. Full Cover Story a 'Read the original story

    Saturday May 28 | Virginia Business

    ... Business examines recent gifts made with that long-term view. The lead story looks at the prospects for Sweet Briar College, a 115-year-old women's college in Amherst County that was given up for dead last year because of a financial crisis. Alumnae ...


  11. College Recruiters Woo Homeschool Students as Virginia Homeschool...Read the original story

    May 23, 2016 | Christian Newswire

    ... Christopher Newport University, James Madison University, Liberty University, Radford University, Sweet Briar College, United States Naval Academy, and Virginia Commonwealth University, among others. In addition, a college fair panel discussion will ...


  12. Swansboro's Tucker to play soccer at Sweet Briar CollegeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2016 | Jacksonville Daily News

    Lacey Tucker said she only planned to attend Sweet Briar College in Virginia to continue her education, and the Swansboro senior did not think she would have a chance to play soccer for the school about 12 miles from Lynchburg.


  13. Sweet Briar president to receive honorRead the original story

    May 19, 2016 | Virginia Business

    Phillip C. Stone, the president of Sweet Briar College, will receive the 2016 American Inns of Court Professionalism Award for the Fourth Circuit. The award will be presented on May 24 at the Fourth Circuit Judicial Conference at the Greenbrier Resort in Sulphur Springs, W.Va., by Chief Judge William B. Traxler Jr. The awards are presented each year to in participating federal circuits to a lawyer or judge whose life and practice "display sterling character and unquestioned integrity, coupled with ongoing dedication to the highest standards of the legal profession and the rule of law."


  14. Why a college with ties to Bernie Sanders is closingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2016 | MarketWatch

    ... families are increasingly concerned about the cost of college and high school class sizes are shrinking. Sweet Briar College, an all-women's college in Virginia, announced it would shut down last year . Concerned alumni managed to save the school, ...


  15. Discount-happy private colleges could be hurting their own financesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2016 | MarketWatch

    ... to a smaller population of high school graduates and to growing concerns about the cost of college. Sweet Briar College, a small liberal-arts women's college in Virginia, announced last year that it would close due in part to these pressures. ...


  16. Albemarle Co. Police Investigating Fatal Accident on Stony Point Rd.Read the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2016 | NBC29

    ... IX Art Park. A college in Amherst County says it has made the impossible just another problem to solve. Sweet Briar College held its 107th commencement ceremony Saturday. A college in Amherst County says it has made the impossible just another ...


  17. Liberty University Sample Picture 070108Read the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2016 | WWWV-FM Charlottesville

    ... exercises on Saturday. It was the largest graduating class in Liberty's 45-year history. Meanwhile, Sweet Briar College in Amherst County awarded degrees on Saturday to 82 new graduates. The private women's college was facing a shut down last year, ...


  18. Sweet Briar College Holds 107th Commencement CeremonyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2016 | NBC29

    ... more women like me giving more testimonies of how this place has changed their life," Littlejohn said. Sweet Briar College hopes to double the number of graduates next year. The college is already planning for an influx of transfer students, many of ...


  19. Spring deposits for Sweet Briar College enrollment shy of goalRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2016 | Martinsville Bulletin

    That number falls shy of Stone's previously stated goal of enrolling 200 to 250 new students by fall, but he said May 1 is not a hard-and-fast deadline for deposits and the school is going to continue to admit students this summer.


  20. Rachel Platten at Sweet Briar CollegeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2016 | NBC12

    The college was announced as the winner of the #CheggMusic 101 series, and the winner was decided through the online contest. "This win has a particularly special meaning for Sweet Briar, which nearly closed its doors in 2015.