Berea College’s Top 10 Moments in 2011 (#2-5)

Dec 22, 2011 No Comments

#5- National Public Radio Features Berea College With a distinctive mission, Berea is no stranger to national media attention, and that will be evident in the remainder of our "Top 10" list. When National Public Radio co-host Noah Adams called about featuring us in a "Hard Times" segment on "All Things Considered" (the most listened-to, […]

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Berea College’s Top 10 Moments in 2011 (#6-10)

Dec 22, 2011 3 Comments

In many ways it was a banner year full of significant challenges, accomplishments and change at Berea College. We saw alumni serving as leaders in their communities, students learning and growing and showing that they, indeed, have lives of great promise, faculty and staff earning impressive professional achievements, and the college as an institution undergoing […]

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Berea College Receives $30 Million Promise Neighborhood Grant

Dec 19, 2011 10 Comments

President Obama announced today that Berea College in Kentucky is one of five Promise Neighborhood implementation grant recipients. This cradle-to-career initiative will fund work in Clay, Jackson and Owsley Counties in Kentucky. “Berea College has had a history of serving the Appalachian region through education of students on campus and in outreach to our community […]

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Berea College Named a Champion of Character Institution

Dec 16, 2011 No Comments

The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics has released the annual list of recipients for its flagship program, the Five Star Champions of Character designation, and, for the first time, Berea College has achieved this distinction. To receive this distinguished designation, each participating school is judged on their commitment to character training, conduct in competition, academic […]

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A Dynasty? Berea’s Cross Country Team Claims 7th Conference Title

Dec 15, 2011 No Comments

Having won six consecutive KIAC (Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference) titles, the Berea College Cross Country team hit the trails this fall determined to write another chapter in the storied tradition of the program.  And they did, winning their seventh consecutive conference championship. The men’s squad claimed seven of the top 10 finishing spots, including the […]

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KFTC Director Urges Berea’s Midyear Graduates to Pursue What “Ought to Be”

Dec 15, 2011 4 Comments

Burt Lauderdale, executive director of Kentuckians for the Commonwealth (KFTC), addressed 56 Berea College seniors participating in the midyear recognition service on Sunday, December 11, 2011, at 3 p.m. in Phelps Stokes Chapel. Students participating in the service are expected to complete degree requirements by January 2012. During the service, Berea College President Larry Shinn […]

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Berea College Honors Five Alumni

Dec 01, 2011 No Comments

Two psychologists, the president of the Global Research Group, a pathologist, and a reverend were recipients of Berea College’s 2011 alumni awards. The awards, given by the Alumni Association, recognize the accomplishments of alumni in their professional lives as well as their service to the college. The Distinguished Alumnus Award is given to alumni who have achieved […]

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