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Dr. Richard Cahill Dispels Misconceptions on Islam on WEKU’s Eastern Standard program

Jul 30, 2014 No Comments by

Dr. Richard Cahill, director of Berea College's Center for International Education and associate professor of history, will talk about Islam dispel some of the widespread misconceptions on WEKU's Eastern Standard program on Thursday, July 31, at 11 a.m. EST. The show will repeat Sunday, August 3, at 6 p.m. EST. For more information visit WEKU.

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Dr. Gail Bowman: the incredible journey to Berea

Nov 13, 2012 2 Comments

Gail E. Bowman grew up in Des Moines, Iowa, but both she and her older sister were born in Morgantown, West Virginia. Her father grew up in Des Moines, began his college work before World War II and was a Tuskegee airman during the war. But when he returned home newly married, and obtained his […]

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5K/1M Run and Walk on September 8

Aug 27, 2012 No Comments

Berea College Campus Life Office is hosting a 5K/1M run and walk on September 8, 2012, at 8 a.m. There is a $10 entry fee and there is no charge for Berea College students. Registration by August 31 includes a free tee shirt. On race day, extra tee shirts are available for purchase while supplies last.  […]

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Carillon Duo Recital on Monday, August 6, 2012 7:30 P.M.

Aug 06, 2012 No Comments

Visitors to the campus quadrangle tonight are going to be awed. So will Bereans for miles around the campus. Renowned carillon performers Richard Gegner and Richard Watson will be dancing on the batons and pedals in Draper tower starting at 7:30. Richard D. Gegner is Carillonneur at The Mary M. Emery Memorial Carillon in Mariemont, […]

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Studying Abroad via Berea College and EKU – from Zach Thompson’s “Glimpsing Difference” Blog

Mar 05, 2012 No Comments

March 1, 2012 – Studying abroad is an experience of a lifetime that only some college students are exposed to. Going to an institution of higher learning in a foreign country enables you to become immersed in a new language and broaden your horizons to become more global. After looking into Berea College and Eastern […]

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Berea’s Sensational Victory in an Unlikely Contest

Sep 19, 2011 6 Comments

Most “underdog wins BIG” stories are morality tales about expecting too little. When the little guy wins in the end we realize he or she was a giant in disguise — someone about whom our presumptions were wrong. Here’s an example: Would Berea College’s academic business track, which has an accounting “concentration,” but not a major, […]

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Carlos Verdecchia

Aug 30, 2011 1 Comment

"My English was not that good when I started at Berea College," Carlos Verdecchia said. Then he grinned broadly and continued, "That was probably why I was there for five years." He graduated in 1991. Verdecchia was born and raised until sixteen in Argentina. Considering English was his second language, he did well enough in […]

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