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Berea College Named A 2015 Best Value College By Kiplinger’s Personal Finance

Dec 18, 2014 Comments Off by

—Praised for Strong Academic Record and Great Economic Value— (December 17, 2014)—Berea College has been named to Kiplinger’s Personal Finance’s list of 100 best values in private colleges for 2015. The ranking cites four-year schools that represent Kiplinger’s definition of value: a combination of academic quality and affordability. Since 2010, Berea College has appeared on […]

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Berea College Faculty and Students Garner Awards

Dec 12, 2014 Comments Off

Dr. Ralph Thompson, recently retired Berea College professor of botany, and 45 Berea College students received awards at the recent 2014 Kentucky Academy of Sciences (KAS) symposium in Lexington. Dr. Thompson was awarded the "Distinguished College/University Scientist Superlative Award” at the recent Kentucky Academy of Science (KAS) symposium. Dr. Thompson has the distinction of being […]

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Alumna Vicki E. Allums Urges Berea Grads to “Do the Impossible”

Dec 09, 2014 No Comments

Vicki E. Allums, a 1979 graduate, addressed 57 Berea College seniors who participated in the Recognition Ceremony for Mid-Year Graduates on Sunday, December 7. The event, held in Phelps Stokes Chapel, recognized students who are expected to complete degree requirements at the end of January 2015.

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Berea College Announces Commitment to Expand College Access at White House Event

Dec 04, 2014 2 Comments

Today, Berea College President Lyle Roelofs will join President Obama, the First Lady, and Vice President Biden along with hundreds of college presidents and other higher education leaders to announce new actions to help more students prepare for and graduate from college.  The White House College Opportunity Day of Action helps to support the President’s […]

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Berea College Graduate Among Liberian Government Appointees

Dec 02, 2014 2 Comments

Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has appointed a Berea College graduate, William Gyude Moore, as one of her cabinet-level ministers. Moore will head his country’s Public Works Ministry which operates infrastructure programs with the largest allotment in the Liberian national budget. Moore, a native of Maryland County, in the southeastern-most cape of Liberia, came to […]

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