Hasan Davis, deputy commissioner of operations at the Kentucky Department of Juvenile Justice, talks with KET's Renee Shaw about his troubled youth. Hear Davis talk about going from juvenile delinquent to juris doctor. Davis is a '92 graduate of Berea College. The interview originally aired on KET on September 23, 2011. Watch the video.
Most “underdog wins BIG” stories are morality tales about expecting too little. When the little guy wins in the end we realize he or she was a giant in disguise — someone about whom our presumptions were wrong. Here’s an example: Would Berea College’s academic business track, which has an accounting “concentration,” but not a major, […]
Ashley Cochrane has been named the new director of Berea College’s Center for Excellence in Learning through Service (CELTS). Cochrane’s promotion comes after having served as associate director for service-learning and community service for the last four years. She began working at CELTS as service-learning coordinator in 2003. As director, Cochrane provides leadership for Berea […]
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 […]
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 […]
“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 […]