Throughout his career as a legislator and activist for civil rights, Julian Bond came to Berea several times---first in the 1970s---to speak to the campus community. Julian Bond’s ties to Berea College were deep, going back three generations. His great-grandmother had been a slave in Kentucky and his grandfather, James Bond, was an 1892 graduate […]
Many alumni, members of the administration, staff, and faculty members already know Roberta Pearl Larew-Allison (’42). Everyone who has ever spoken to this amazing alumna knows, immediately, how dear Berea is to her.
Berea College has demonstrated its commitment to social and educational equality among the races since 1855, when it was founded and became the first interracial and coeducational college in the South. Now, three Berea College alumni, Jackie Burnside, Andrew Baskin, and Karen McDaniel, have been centrally involved in The Kentucky African American Encyclopedia, which is […]
Even though Berea College's Forest is several hundred miles inland from the Atlantic coast, some of its timber has found a special purpose in the restoration of the Mayflower (II) ship moored at Plymouth, Massachusetts. College Forester Clint Paterson recently described Berea's role in the ship's refurbishment in an article (below) in the Berea Citizen […]
Berea College is now home to two of only seven projects certified nationwide — and just thirty-five worldwide — by the Forest Stewardship Council.
The Center for International Education at Berea College announces that Janice D’Souza has been named as a 2015-2016 American India Foundation Clinton Fellow. D’Souza graduated from Berea College in May of 2014 with a degree in Women’s and Gender Studies. While studying at Berea, she was active in the leadership of student government and a […]