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Courtney ’18: Holding Her Future in Her Hands

Aug 13, 2014 No Comments by

Courtney is special, but not different. She holds the proof in her hands. Fleeing “a bad environment” in Cincinnati, young Courtney and her mother found shelter with family in a little eastern Kentucky town—a little eastern Kentucky town with fewer than ten other African Americans living in it. Here, when young Courtney was feeling different, […]

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

Jul 30, 2014 No Comments

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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Berea College Cited as “Most Affordable” in the Nation

Jul 30, 2014 No Comments

Berea College is the “most affordable” college or university in the nation, states a FORTUNE Magazine article published this week. Titled, Colleges that offer the best bang for your tuition buck,the article points out that students and their families can make smart choices so college costs won’t overwhelm them.

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Koty Riley ’15: Expanding His Channels of Influence

Jul 17, 2014 1 Comment

For Koty, basketball seemed to be his ticket in life. He wanted to make a positive impact on the people around him, and basketball became his main channel of influence. “It made me feel good,” he said, “that I was making an impact, large or small, on the lives of other kids, to let them […]

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Condolences to Family and Friends of Brice Taylor

Jul 07, 2014 Comments Off

The faculty, staff and students at Berea College extend our deepest sympathies to the family and friends of former Berea College student Brice Taylor, who passed away on July 6 following an all-terrain vehicle accident in Hardin County, Ky. Brice was a student at Berea College from 2012-13 and was a member of the baseball […]

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Berea College Elects Two Trustees

Jun 19, 2014 Comments Off

The Rev. Anne Bonnyman, retired rector of Trinity Church in Boston, and Charles D. Crowe, president and chief executive officer of LeGacy Resource Consulting Corporation in Oak Ridge, Tenn., were elected to Berea College’s board of trustees during the board’s May 2014 meeting. Both were appointed to six-year terms to begin July 1. Bonnyman, an […]

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Katharine Burlett Receives Gilman Scholarship to Study Abroad

Jun 18, 2014 No Comments

Berea College student Katharine Burlett has received the prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. She will use the award to study abroad in the Netherlands this fall. Berea's Gilman Scholars for the 2013-2014 academic school year received a total of $45,000. Each […]

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