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Berea College Dedicates Carter G. Woodson Center for Interracial Education

Feb 20, 2013 No Comments by

Berea College’s long-standing and historical commitment to interracial education was celebrated with the grand opening of the Carter G. Woodson Center, whose namesake graduated from Berea in 1903 and became recognized as the “Father of Black History.” The center, located on the main floor of the Alumni Building, reasserts interracial education as a priority in […]

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Berea College’s Matthew Partain Earns CGM Status

Jan 22, 2013 No Comments

The Professional Grounds Management Society has announced that Matthew Partain of Berea, Ky. has become the 139th grounds management professional to successfully complete its Certified Grounds Manager (CGM) program. Partain has served as the Grounds Coordinator at Berea College since 2008. "I have had my eye on this certification for a number of years, as […]

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Midyear Graduates Commence to the Words of Berea’s Founder, John G. Fee

Dec 04, 2012 1 Comment

Obadiah Ewing-Roush will address 68 seniors participating in the Mid-Year Recognition Service on Sunday, December 9, at 3 p.m. in Phelps-Stokes Chapel.  Ewing-Roush is an actor who, in various settings during the current year, is depicting the person of the Rev. John G. Fee, the Kentucky abolitionist who founded Berea College. He will address the […]

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Kiplinger ranks Berea College the nation’s “best-value private college under $20K”

Nov 29, 2012 3 Comments

Berea College tops Kiplinger’s list of the best-value private colleges where students pay less than $20,000 a year. In determining the ranking, Kiplinger cited Berea College’s generous financial aid and commitment to providing an education to students with limited financial resources. Berea College “trumps all the others [with] the remarkable deal it offers every student,” […]

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Berea College Names New Director of Appalachian Center

Sep 21, 2012 1 Comment

Chris Green has been named the new director of the Loyal Jones Appalachian Center at Berea College. He replaces award-winning author Silas House, who returns to his position as NEH Chair in Appalachian Studies after serving as interim director of the Appalachian Center. As director, Green provides leadership for the Appalachian Center, overseeing programs serving […]

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