Alumnus Elton White to Speak at Berea College Mid-Year Graduation

Dec 04, 2015 Comments Off on Alumnus Elton White to Speak at Berea College Mid-Year Graduation by

R. Elton White, a 1965 graduate and former president of global technology company NCR Corporation, will address Berea College seniors about “Success in a Changing World” at the Recognition Ceremony for Mid-Year Graduates on Sunday, December 13. The event will be held in Phelps Stokes Chapel to recognize students who are expected to complete degree […]

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Celeste Armstrong Named Berea College Trustee

Dec 02, 2015 Comments Off on Celeste Armstrong Named Berea College Trustee

Celeste Patton Armstrong has been elected to the Berea College Board of Trustees at the Board’s recent meeting. Armstrong is an alumna of Berea College. "I am truly humbled by the appointment, as it is an opportunity for me to continue to serve and give back to the very institution that gave so much to […]

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Christmas Country Dance School Registration Opens

Dec 02, 2015 Comments Off on Christmas Country Dance School Registration Opens

Registration for the annual Christmas Country Dance School at Berea College is now open. Each year, participants spend part of the holiday season at a cozy event dedicated to fun, music, friendship, learning, sharing, and dance, a celebration of individual creativity within a supportive community atmosphere. Christmas Country Dance School (CCDS) at Berea College provides […]

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At Thanksgiving, Bereans are grateful for . . .

Nov 25, 2015 1 Comment

The Thanksgiving holiday is about gratitude. Bereans are grateful for many things, including: Generous donors who support our mission of providing a high-quality education to low-income students; Dedicated faculty and staff who interact with students in the classroom and in students’ labor positions. A school founded to welcome “all peoples of the earth” to seek to learn and […]

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#LoveOverHate

Nov 24, 2015 2 Comments

About 600 Bereans from the College campus and from the City, and many from further away, including some members of the College’s Trustees, participated in a rally on November 23 to focus on Berea’s values, such as love over hate, human dignity and equality, and peace with justice. The rally was in response to recent […]

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Gloria Steinem and bell hooks Speak at the bell hooks Institute

Nov 23, 2015 No Comments

Noted American writer, lecturer, political activist and feminist Gloria Steinem and bell hooks, Berea’s Distinguished Professor in Residence in Appalachian Studies, recently spoke at the bell hooks Institute at Berea College. During the event Steinem and hooks shared memories from their distinguished careers, passages from their books and reflections about feminism and other current issues. […]

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The Berea Community Stands Together Again on Monday, November 23rd

Nov 20, 2015 1 Comment

Dear Bereans, I am writing with support from community and student groups committed to social justice to invite you to an important event to demonstrate the values of Berea College in the face of a growing number of incidents involving harassment to students of color and LGBTQ students. This event will be on Monday, November 23, […]

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