Largest Gathering of Appalachian Writers in History to Assemble at Berea College in September

Aug 26, 2015 No Comments by

The largest gathering of Appalachian writers in history will happen at Berea College on September 9 and 10. The Appalachian Symposium will be two days of public conversations focusing on the current state of the region’s literature and will feature keynote addresses by famed feminist author and activist bell hooks as well as Pulitzer Prize […]

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Berea College Welcomes Public to Opening Convocation

Aug 25, 2015 No Comments

Exploring the Commitments: Let's Get to Work Seabury Center - 3:00 p.m., September 3, 2015 The entire Berea College community will gather to celebrate the opening of the 2015-16 academic year at the College’s Opening Convocation on Thursday, September 3, 2015, at 3:00 p.m. in the Seabury Center. The program is free and open to […]

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Berea College at No. 1 and 3 in Washington Monthly’s Latest College Rankings

Aug 24, 2015 1 Comment

Washington Monthly ranked Berea College as the nation's third top liberal arts college again this year and also ranked Berea College as number 1 in the Best Bang for the Buck Colleges in the South category in the 2015Washington Monthly College Rankings Guide. Berea was so highly ranked because of its success in educating and […]

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Berea College Announces Westervelt Courses for the Public

Aug 21, 2015 No Comments

The Berea College Technology Department announces registration and courses for the 2015 Westervelt Program. Offered each year to towns people of Berea as well as students, faculty, staff, the popular Westervelt program provides excellent opportunities for individuals to develop a well-rounded educational background and pursue specific areas of interest. The Westervelt program for Fall 2015 […]

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Berea College Joins the Nation in Recognizing the Passing This Weekend of Julian Bond

Aug 17, 2015 No Comments

Throughout his career as a legislator and activist for civil rights, Julian Bond came to Berea several times---first in the 1970s---to speak to the campus community. Julian Bond’s ties to Berea College were deep, going back three generations. His great-grandmother had been a slave in Kentucky and his grandfather, James Bond, was an 1892 graduate […]

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A Trailblazer, True: Honoring the Work of Roberta Pearl Larew (’42)

Aug 11, 2015 No Comments

Many alumni, members of the administration, staff, and faculty members already know Roberta Pearl Larew-Allison (’42). Everyone who has ever spoken to this amazing alumna knows, immediately, how dear Berea is to her.

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The Kentucky African American Encyclopedia Features Berea

Aug 10, 2015 No Comments

Berea College has demonstrated its commitment to social and educational equality among the races since 1855, when it was founded and became the first interracial and coeducational college in the South. Now, three Berea College alumni, Jackie Burnside, Andrew Baskin, and Karen McDaniel, have been centrally involved in The Kentucky African American Encyclopedia, which is […]

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