Berea announces the search for college’s ninth president

May 31, 2011 No Comments

The Berea College Board of Trustees has announced the search for the ninth president of the college. The search committee seeks nominations and applications. Read a profile of the presidency at

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Berea College Receives National Recognition for Community Service

May 27, 2011 No Comments

For the fourth consecutive year Berea College has been selected for the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for engaging its students, faculty and staff in meaningful service that achieves measurable results in the community. The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), which has administered the honor roll since 2006, honored Berea College […]

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Student Entrepreneurs Earn Recognition

May 12, 2011 No Comments

The Sixth Appalachian IDEAS [Innovation, Development, Enterprise, Action and Services] Network Showcase, a regional, multi-university, entrepreneurial education initiative, has announced the winners of its competition to develop entrepreneurial ventures that address challenges within local communities. The event, sponsored by The Algernon Sydney Sullivan Foundation, was hosted at Berea College by students in the Entrepreneurship for […]

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Appalachian author Gurney Norman tells Berea College graduates to find wisdom in unexpected places

May 08, 2011 No Comments

~ See the commencement photos here (168 images). ~ Speaking at Berea College’s 139th commencement on May 8, Gurney Norman, Kentucky Poet Laureate in 2009-10 and director of the University of Kentucky's creative writing program, challenged seniors to find wisdom in unexpected places and question whether or not accumulating data is the same as possessing knowledge in […]

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Berea Students Honored by Kentucky Political Science Association

Apr 29, 2011 1 Comment

On March 3, three of Berea’s students gave presentations at the Kentucky Political Science Association’s 50th Annual Conference that was held at Western Kentucky University and hosted by current KPSA president, Dr. Saundra C. Ardrey. During this event several awards, including the Distinguished Political Scientist Award, the David Hughes Memorial Award and the Abdul H. […]

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Berea College & John G. Fee Featured on “Antique Roadshow” on PBS

Apr 27, 2011 1 Comment

Premiering April 25 on PBS, an episode of "Antique Roadshow" recorded in Billings, Montana, mentioned Berea College and its founder John G. Fee. The show featured a copy of "Uncle Tom's Cabin" that contained a handwritten letter tucked into the book from Harriet Beecher Stowe introducing Fee. The segment runs from 12:54-14:27 in the video […]

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Berea Blue Bikes Officially Opens

Apr 25, 2011 1 Comment

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.

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