Berea College, Goodwill Partner to Save Items from Landfills — More than 3,000 Pounds Collected

May 20, 2015 No Comments by

Berea College partnered with Goodwill Industries of Kentucky for a successful donation drive, collecting 3,237 pounds of donated items from students moving out of residence halls as the spring term ended. "Sustainability is very important to Berea College, and this donation drive allows students an easy alternative for items no longer needed, saving thousands of […]

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Berea College Faculty Member, Kate Egerton, Chosen to Participate in Selective Seminar on Ancient Greece

May 15, 2015 No Comments

Katherine Egerton, Associate Professor and Program Chair of English at Berea College is one of a select group of faculty members nationwide chosen by the Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) and the Center for Hellenic Studies to participate in an Ancient Greece in the Modern Classroom seminar on “Song Culture of Athenian Drama.”

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Berea College Alumnus, Bob Owen, is Pulitzer Finalist

May 15, 2015 No Comments

Berea College alumnus Bob Owen, ’77, a photo-journalist with the San Antonio Express-News was named finalist for the 2015 Pulitzer Prize, the most prestigious journalism competition in the nation, in the category of feature photography.

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Significant Recording at the Library of Congress Originated by Chance Meeting at Berea College

May 13, 2015 No Comments

What do Joan Baez, Sly Stone, Steve Martin, Sesame Street, and Old Regular Baptists have in common? All of them have recordings named by the Library of Congress as American treasures. But one selection has a common connection to Berea College. James H. Billington, the Librarian of Congress, recently announced the latest list of recordings […]

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Berea College Elects Two Alumni to Board of Trustees

May 13, 2015 No Comments

Vicki E. Allums is a senior attorney with legal and policy experience in the government and non-profit sectors practicing in the areas of domestic and international intellectual property, international trade, technology, e-commerce, information security, and cyber law. She has represented the United States in bilateral and multilateral trade negotiations and at conferences and training programs […]

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A Graduation Unlike Any Other

May 07, 2015 No Comments

Berea College and our students got a nice shout-out from EKU’s President Michael Benson who commented in a Huffington Post blog today. He shares his impressions after witnessing the moving and memorable speech by Naomi Judd, the incredibly powerful scenes of students receiving their degrees---without a mountain of debt--and the pride shown by the faculty, […]

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Baccalaureate & Commencement Speakers Inspire Berea Grads

May 03, 2015 No Comments

Naomi Judd, a Kentucky-born singer, author, motivational speaker, and actress addressed 271 candidates for graduation during Berea College’s 143rd Commencement ceremonies, Sunday afternoon, May 3, 2015. Judd’s remarks were titled: "Early Hardship Makes for Strong Character as an Adult." Judd, who has close ties to Berea, was presented with an Honorary Doctor of Science degree […]

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