Berea Blue Bikes, a campus-wide bike sharing program, is officially open for Berea College students and faculty. Operated by the Berea Bikes Community Shop, located in the bottom floor of the Alumni Building, Berea Blue Bikes will allow members of the Berea College community to check out bikes for a certain period of time and ride them wherever they need to go.
Jamey Walston, a Berea College junior, has been awarded an internship in Kentucky state government and is spending most of her spring semester working and studying in Frankfort. Walston, of West Salem, IL, is one of only 11 students from five other Kentucky independent colleges chosen for this year’s internship. As a Frankfort intern, she […]
Berea College President Dr. Larry D. Shinn announced today that he will be retiring from the college, effective June 30, 2012. Berea’s 8th president, Dr. Shinn has served in this capacity since 1994. In a letter to trustees, faculty, staff and students, Shinn stated that, with the college emerging strongly from the challenges of the […]
Berea College and Vanderbilt University have announced the Hal Moses Summer Research Internship Program which allows Berea’s most advanced biology students the opportunity to participate in summer undergraduate research at Vanderbilt. This program, named in honor of Berea College alumnus Dr. Hal Moses, who is director emeritus of Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center and vice chairman of […]
Crocus shoots are peeking out and blooming. The sun is shining with clear skies and gentle breezes one day and a thunderstorm the next. The trees will start to grow fresh new leaves. This is the Berea College Forest in the springtime. Beyond the campus grounds is the forest. In a few weeks the weather […]
During the week of October 22 to 26, Berea College students Ethan Hamblin and Musa Jitmoud, along with Berea Campus Life Director Holli Hudson, traveled to Washington, D.C. for the Interfaith Leadership Institute (ILI).The students attended multiple conferences focused on spreading interfaith dialogue and initiatives across college campuses. While there, they learned many useful techniques […]
Berea College has earned Tree Campus USA recognition for 2010 for its dedication to campus forestry management and environmental stewardship. This is the second year Berea College has been named a Tree Campus USA. Tree Campus USA is a national program that honors colleges and universities and their leaders for promoting healthy management of their […]