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Two from Berea College Get Top Honors in Kentucky

Apr 16, 2015 No Comments by

A Berea College student and a supervising employee have been recognized by the Midwest Association of Student Employment Administrators (MASEA). Kelly Grenier, a graduating senior (May 2015), has been selected as the recipient of the “MASEA Student Employee of the Year for the State of Kentucky.” Larky Crawford, of the Berea College art department, is […]

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Berea College Featured in “The Princeton Review’s Guide to 353 Green Colleges: 2015 Edition”

Apr 16, 2015 No Comments

Berea College, which continues as a leader in turning the Bluegrass State “green,” has been named one of the 353 most environmentally responsible colleges according to The Princeton Review. The education services company known for its test prep and tutoring services, books, and college rankings features Berea College in the 2015 edition of its free […]

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A Cleaner Community With The Fifth Annual Brushy Fork Clean-Up

Apr 09, 2015 Comments Off

It is time for the annual Brushy Fork Clean-Up! The event is organized by HEAL, an environmentally focused, student-led volunteer program, supported by the Center for Excellence in Learning through Service (CELTS) at Berea College. This Clean-Up is HEAL’s biggest event of the year, and we would like to invite everyone from the Berea community […]

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CNBC- Tuition Free Berea College Banks on Market

Apr 09, 2015 No Comments

Berea College in Kentucky has an endowment of more than $1 billion invested in the stock market. President of the college Lyle Roelofs explains how the plan works on CNBC's "Closing Bell" with Kelly Evans.

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Joel Guzman and Sarah Fox Perform Texas Cantina Music

Apr 08, 2015 No Comments

Final Stephenson Memorial Concert of the Season at Berea College LIVE from AUSTIN, TEXAS!  Virtuoso accordionist, singer, and producer Joel Guzman and gifted bi-lingual singer-songwriter Sarah Fox are two-time Grammy Award winners who will push the boundaries of Tex-Mex music in their performance on Thursday, April 9, 2015, 8:00 p.m. at Phelps Stokes Chapel on […]

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Berea College ‘Deep Green’ Residence Hall Achieves Living Building Challenge Certification

Apr 02, 2015 No Comments

Berea is the site of the world’s first Living Building-certified student residence hall and the only building in Kentucky that meets the rigorous Living Building Challenge green standards. Berea, Ky. —Berea College continues to turn the Bluegrass state “green” and, in the process, is receiving national acclaim. The recently-built “Deep Green” residence hall on Berea’s […]

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Berea College Featured In Business Insider

Mar 31, 2015 No Comments

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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