Berea College Accepted as NCAA Division III Provisional Member

May 15, 2014 5 Comments

The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) has granted Berea College (Ky.) provisional membership in Division III, beginning September 1.  This move will allow the college to better align its athletics program to compete with other institutions that share a similar philosophy of intercollegiate athletics. The NCAA Division III philosophy is founded on the student-athlete’s overall […]

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Berea College Earns “Fair Trade” Status

May 15, 2014 No Comments

Berea College has been named as Kentucky’s second Fair Trade University by Fair Trade USA. Fair Trade is a movement that works to reduce poverty, support the ethical treatment of workers and farmers and promote environmentally sustainable practices while helping producers in developing countries obtain fair prices for their products. Fair Trade USA recognizes towns, […]

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Partners for education program awarded Americorps Grant

May 12, 2014 No Comments

Partners for Education at Berea College has been selected by the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) as a recipient of an AmeriCorps grant. Partners for Education’s program, PartnerCorps: STEM, will increase student competency in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics, or “STEM” fields. Partners for Education will place 20 AmeriCorps members in three […]

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Two Renowned Authors Offer ‘Advice from Appalachian Intellectuals’ to Berea College Graduates, May 4

Apr 30, 2014 2 Comments

Watch the live video stream on the day of commencement. bell hooks, a celebrated author and social activist, and Silas House, a best-selling novelist and environmental activist, will address 271 members of Berea College’s 142nd graduating class during a special commencement service titled “Advice from Appalachian Intellectuals.” Both commencement speakers are faculty members in Berea College’s […]

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Berea College Launches Online Bookstore

Apr 30, 2014 No Comments

Beginning this Fall, the Berea College Bookstore located on College Square will no longer sell textbooks, but will remain open for all of your other needs. You will still be able to get your textbooks for Summer classes in the Bookstore but, beginning this Fall, you will have the option of using the new Berea […]

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A Record 13 Berea College Students Awarded Prestigious Gilman Scholarship to Study Abroad

Apr 29, 2014 1 Comment

Thirteen Berea College students join more than 1,100 American undergraduate students from 358 colleges and universities across the country as recipients of the prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. Leanna Luney, Lindsay Roe, Alexandria Gaston, Courtney Mollett, Sarah Carr, Terrin Vann, Candace […]

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Aspen Institute Names Partners for Education at Berea College to National Network to Disrupt Poverty for Children and Parents

Apr 29, 2014 1 Comment

Partners for Education at Berea College was announced today as a member of the Aspen Institute Ascend Network, a new network of leading organizations using two-generation approaches to disrupt poverty and create economic mobility for families. Partners for Education at Berea College is one of the initial 58 organizations, selected from 24 states and the […]

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