Board of Trustees Decision on Boone Tavern

Feb 25, 2014 6 Comments

The Berea College Board of Trustees has authorized the college administration to move forward with an application for a “Qualified Historic Site License” that would permit the sale of alcoholic beverages by the drink at historic Boone Tavern Hotel & Restaurant. This action took place during the board meeting on February 21 and 22, and […]

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Kiplinger Ranks Berea College The Country’s #1 Best Value

Feb 20, 2014 1 Comment

For the second consecutive year, Berea College tops Kiplinger’s list of the country's best-value private colleges where students pay less than $20,000 a year. In determining the ranking, Kiplinger cited Berea College’s generous financial aid and commitment to providing an education to students with limited financial resources. The ranking notes, “The secret to Berea’s super-affordable net price […]

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Buddhism and Hip-hop: Dr. Chris Haskett Spoke on February’s Asian Studies Colloquium

Feb 18, 2014 2 Comments

This year, the Asian Studies Program is celebrating its fifteenth year anniversary. Hence, the Program is organizing several events on campus which are both continual and unique to the celebration. One of these events took place on Wednesday February 5th in Room 101 of the Science Building. Right from the beginning, the room was filled […]

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Berea College Mountaineers Host Carbon-Neutral “Green Games”

Feb 11, 2014 1 Comment

Berea College hosts Kentucky’s first carbon-neutral basketball game in a doubleheader with Alice Lloyd College men and women’s teams on February 18 in the Seabury Athletic Complex. It’s just the second time a carbon-neutral basketball game has been played in the country. Called the Green Games, these contests will draw attention to carbon offsetting, a […]

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President Roelofs Joins Governor in Tax Refund Campaign

Feb 04, 2014 No Comments

Gov. Steve Beshear joined Berea College President Lyle Roelofs, local officials and representatives from regional Asset Building Coalitions at Berea College on January 31 to launch an annual campaign urging eligible Kentuckians to apply for the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), a refundable federal tax credit for low- and middle-income working individuals and families. “This […]

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Bereans earn honors from KY Academy of Science

Jan 23, 2014 1 Comment

During the Kentucky Academy of Science’s 99th annual meeting, Berea College faculty and students earned 17 awards, including eight first-place awards, tying Northern Kentucky University for the most first-place awards in Kentucky. Since 1913 the Kentucky Academy of Science Annual Meeting has provided a venue for Kentucky’s scientists and student scientist to publicly present their […]

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Monica Jones: An advocate for education and sacrifice

Jan 20, 2014 No Comments

Monica Jones, a native of Zanesville, a town in the Ohio foothills of the Appalachian region, was named the director of the Black Cultural Center (BCC) at Berea College in July of 2012. Jones believes the center serves as a leader in facilitating the college’s mission of interracial education, through the understanding that God has […]

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