Another building on the Berea College campus has achieved Gold-level certification from Leadership and Energy and Environmental Design (LEED), in recognition of its eco-friendly renovation. Built in 1913 specifically for teacher training and student observation, Knapp Hall was hailed at the time as a state-of-the-art facility for teacher training. The College’s Education department continues to […]
Berea College partnered with Goodwill Industries of Kentucky for a successful donation drive, collecting 3,237 pounds of donated items from students moving out of residence halls as the spring term ended. "Sustainability is very important to Berea College, and this donation drive allows students an easy alternative for items no longer needed, saving thousands of […]
Berea College Faculty Member, Kate Egerton, Chosen to Participate in Selective Seminar on Ancient Greece
Katherine Egerton, Associate Professor and Program Chair of English at Berea College is one of a select group of faculty members nationwide chosen by the Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) and the Center for Hellenic Studies to participate in an Ancient Greece in the Modern Classroom seminar on “Song Culture of Athenian Drama.”
Berea College alumnus Bob Owen, ’77, a photo-journalist with the San Antonio Express-News was named finalist for the 2015 Pulitzer Prize, the most prestigious journalism competition in the nation, in the category of feature photography.
What do Joan Baez, Sly Stone, Steve Martin, Sesame Street, and Old Regular Baptists have in common? All of them have recordings named by the Library of Congress as American treasures. But one selection has a common connection to Berea College. James H. Billington, the Librarian of Congress, recently announced the latest list of recordings […]
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Berea College and our students got a nice shout-out from EKU’s President Michael Benson who commented in a Huffington Post blog today. He shares his impressions after witnessing the moving and memorable speech by Naomi Judd, the incredibly powerful scenes of students receiving their degrees---without a mountain of debt--and the pride shown by the faculty, […]