At Thanksgiving, Bereans are grateful for . . .

Nov 25, 2015 No Comments by

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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Nov 24, 2015 No 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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Addressing Recent Incidents of Racism and Intolerance on Our Campus

Nov 18, 2015 9 Comments

Dear Berea College Students, Faculty and Staff, Responding to incidents of drive-by racism and homophobia that have been occurring over the last several days on the roads through campus, some members of our community attended this evening's City Council meeting to express grave concern.  The Administrative Committee has also decided to make a statement regarding […]

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Our Thoughts and Prayers are with Paris

Nov 14, 2015 No Comments

On behalf of Bereans everywhere, I want to say how dismayed and saddened we are over the recent attacks of terror made against people in Paris. It grieves us all when the values Berea holds deeply and dearly–love over hate, human dignity and equality, and peace with justice—are replaced with deplorable violence and mayhem. Our […]

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Berea College Featured on Al Jazeera America

Nov 13, 2015 No Comments
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