“Hometalk” features Berea College’s Ecovillage

Feb 19, 2015 No Comments by

Hometalk, a blog for home and garden how-to’s, recently featured a piece about the US colleges and universities with the best sustainability initiatives and programs that are run by students or in which the student body is heavily involved. The editor was especially impressed by Berea College’s Ecovillage, which was included in the article. Read […]

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Operating on a Two Hour Delay Thursday, February 19 and Friday, February 20, 2015

Feb 18, 2015 No Comments

In view of the extremely cold temperatures expected overnight tonight and tomorrow evening, we will continue with late openings for tomorrow and Friday as well.  This will allow a bit of extra time for temperatures to warm, for delays in travel to campus, and for the Grounds crew to continue to work on our parking […]

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Opening at 10am on Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Feb 17, 2015 No Comments

Working all day, the Grounds crew has made good progress on clearing parking lots and sidewalks, but work is still continuing. In light of the remaining work that needs to be done and the fact that we are expecting more snow this evening, we will open tomorrow at 10:00 am. Please bear in mind that […]

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Berea College Closing – Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Feb 16, 2015 No Comments

In view of the poor condition of the roads in the area, it may be unsafe for many Berea employees to travel to the College tomorrow.  In addition, despite heroic efforts all day long, the Grounds crew will still need a good bit of time tomorrow to clear the parking lots and sidewalks.  It will […]

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Berea College Closed Monday, February 16, 2015

Feb 15, 2015 No Comments

Due to weather concerns, Berea College has cancelled classes, labor, and work for nonessential staff on Monday, February 16, 2015.

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Retired Berea College Faculty Member Authors Appalachian Dance Book

Feb 04, 2015 No Comments

After interviewing black and white Virginians, Kentuckians and Tennesseans over a twenty-five year span, Susan Eike Spalding has authored “Appalachian Dance: Creativity and Continuity in Six Communities”, a book that explores the evolution and social uses of dance in each region. Spalding’s book analyzes how issues as different as industrialization around coal, plantation culture, race […]

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Berea College Professor, Michelle Tooley, Cited Nationally for Civic Engagement; First Kentuckian to Become Finalist

Jan 26, 2015 Comments Off

Michelle Tooley, Ph.D., the Eli Lilly Professor of Religion at Berea College, has been selected as a finalist for the 2014 Thomas Ehrlich Civically Engaged Faculty Award. This national award recognizes exemplary leadership in advancing students’ civic learning, supporting community engagement, and contributing to the public good. Tooley was one of just three finalists nationally […]

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