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Berea College Featured In Business Insider

Mar 31, 2015 No Comments by

With national debates about rising tuition costs for higher education and the increasing amount of debt students carry upon graduation, Business Insider takes a look at Berea College and suggests other American colleges and universities might glean some lessons from Berea. In an article titled, “How this private college maintains a $1 billion endowment without […]

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Award-Winning “Proud Citizen” To Be Screened March 31

Mar 26, 2015 No Comments

On Tuesday March 31 at 6:30 p.m., Berea College will host a screening of Thom Southerland’s award-winning 2014 feature film Proud Citizen. The screening will take place at the Loyal Jones Appalachian Center. It is sponsored by Berea’s English Senior Seminar on “Living Literate Lives” as well as Berea’s Film Studies Program and Loyal Jones […]

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Naomi Judd to Speak at 143rd Berea College Commencement

Mar 25, 2015 No Comments

Kentucky-born, Grammy award-winning singer/songwriter, author, motivational speaker, and actress Naomi Judd, will speak at Berea College’s 143rd Commencement, Sunday, May 3, 2015. Judd, who has close ties to Berea, will be presented with an Honorary Doctor of Science degree from the College during the Commencement program, which will be held in the Seabury Arena. Naomi […]

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Music Program Events – Spring 2015

Mar 25, 2015 No Comments

Unless otherwise specified performances are held in Gray Auditorium, Presser Music Building. Events subject to change Friday, March 27: General Student Recital, 8:00 p.m. Sunday, March 29, Chamber Music: Angela Hammond, Saxophone, 3:00 p.m. Sunday, Apriil 12, Concert Choir and Chamber Singers Spring Concert, 3:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 14, Wind, Chamber and Jazz Ensemble Spring […]

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Berea College Service Award Recipient Mam-Yassin Sarr To Be Recognized At Annual Service Convocation

Mar 23, 2015 No Comments

The 2015 Berea College Service Award will be presented to Mam-Yassin Sarr on Thursday, March 26 at 3:00 p.m. in Phelps Stokes Chapel, during the annual Berea College Service Convocation. The Berea College Service Award honors persons who in their daily lives and their service to humanity have exemplified Berea’s Great Commitments. The award honors […]

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Weatherford Award Winners for Best Appalachian Books Announced

Mar 14, 2015 Comments Off

The Weatherford Awards honor books that “best illuminate the challenges, personalities, and unique qualities of the Appalachian South.”  Granted by Berea College and the Appalachian Studies Association for 35 years, the awards commemorate the life and achievements of W.D. Weatherford, Sr., a pioneer and leading figure in Appalachian development, youth work, and race relations, and […]

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Empty Bowls Addresses Hunger Through Raising Funds and Awareness

Mar 10, 2015 Comments Off

On Wednesday March 18, members of the Berea community will have the opportunity to help address local hunger needs by purchasing a simple meal of soup and a hand-made bowl, donated by the Berea College ceramics student volunteers or local potters. The Empty Bowls event, jointly organized by Berea College CELTS, Berea College Ceramic Student […]

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