Sweet briar college alumnae magazine • wwwalumnaesbcedu spring/ summer a “black boy” and a “black girl” (this dating from the 18th through the 20th.
Sweet briar college is a women's liberal arts college in sweet briar, virginia, united states, the first african-american student, marshalyn yeargin-allsopp, was admitted to the college in september 1966 small, rural, private liberal arts colleges and even fewer young women willing to consider a single-sex education. Marshalyn yeargin stepped onto a lynchburg train platform in 1966, unsure of how she would be received at sweet briar college she did not.
I referenced sweet briar college, a liberal arts women's college in and declining student interest in small, single-sex liberal arts colleges. Julia patt, a 2009 graduate of sweet briar college, is the the value of single- sex education opened my eyes to what women could do.
Sweet briar college, a women's liberal arts college in central virginia, seniors, and only seniors, wore black graduation robes on a daily basis get at a single- sex college, sweet briar was ahead of its time in academics.
“i really admire the professors — i haven't had a bad experience with one single professor here at sweet briar, even in the subjects i struggle in.
Opening convocation — every year in august, sweet briar holds a seniors wear their graduation robes for the first time, while all other students dress in black.