Berea College #1 in Washington Monthly’s 2011 College Rankings

Aug 29, 2011 16 Comments

Washington Monthly has named Berea College (Kentucky) as the nation's top liberal arts college in its 2011 College Rankings. Berea was ranked number one because of its success in educating and graduating academically talented, low-income students who become service-oriented leaders in their professions and communities. Unlike other rankings that focus on what colleges do primarily […]

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Berea College appoints Silas House interim director of Appalachian center

Aug 23, 2011 1 Comment

Acclaimed Appalachian author, Silas House, has been appointed interim director of the Loyal Jones Appalachian Center at Berea College and associate professor of Appalachian studies. He replaces Dr. Chad Berry, who recently was appointed the college’s academic vice president and dean of the faculty. “I am incredibly honored to be trusted with this position at […]

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Berea Professor’s Book Explores Campus Farms

Aug 17, 2011 No Comments

“Fields of Learning: The Student Farm Movement in North America,” a new book co-edited by Dr. Sean Clark, associate professor and director of the Berea College Farm, and Dr. Laura Sayre, a postdoctoral researcher with the French National Institute for Agronomic Research, is a guide to the history and current condition of about a hundred […]

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Thespians’ passion isn’t an act

Aug 15, 2011 No Comments

The Berea College Theatre Laboratory opens its doors for a sneak peek behind the scenes. Watch this soundslide to gain access to a backstage pass. Lights, camera, action!

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Berea College named “a best in the southeast” by The Princeton Review

Aug 10, 2011 1 Comment

Berea College is one of the best colleges in the southeast according to the nationally known education services company, The Princeton Review.  It is one of 135 institutions The Princeton Review recommends in its "Best in the Southeast" section of its website feature, "2012 Best Colleges: Region by Region," that posted August 1, 2011 on […]

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Conan Brooks named volleyball coach

Aug 10, 2011 No Comments

Conan Brooks has been named the head coach of the Berea College volleyball program. Originally from south Florida, Brooks played volleyball for Olympic Heights High School (Boca Raton, FL) before graduating and pursuing undergraduate degrees in exercise science and Spanish from Florida Southern College.  Brooks coached the Sante Fe Catholic High School team (Lakeland, FL) […]

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President Clinton Features Berea College in Energy Speech

Jul 22, 2011 6 Comments

On July 6, 2011, at a conference in Washington D.C., President Clinton mentions Berea College and students Hong Durandal and Sasha Solomatova for their sustainability efforts. Photo Courtesy: Creativity+ Timothy K Hamilton

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