Larry Shinn, Berea College President, Plans Retirement

Apr 04, 2011 No Comments

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 […]

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Berea College & Vanderbilt University Collaborate on Internship Program

Mar 31, 2011 No Comments

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 […]

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A New and Certified Beginning for Berea College Forest

Mar 23, 2011 No Comments

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 […]

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Berea Students Make “Empowering” Visit to D.C.

Mar 11, 2011 No Comments

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 […]

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Arbor Day Foundation Names Berea College A Tree Campus USA College

Mar 08, 2011 No Comments

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 […]

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Berea Councilman and President of Delta Gas Elected to Berea College Board of Trustees

Mar 04, 2011 No Comments

Glenn Jennings, chairman of the board, president and chief executive officer of Delta Natural Gas Company, was elected to Berea College’s board of trustees during the board’s February 2011 meeting. Jennings was appointed to a six-year term to begin immediately. Jennings, a Berea native who was first in his family to graduate college, earned a […]

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Carol Browner Presents a Devastating Truth

Mar 03, 2011 No Comments

Carol Browner, currently the Senior Presidential Advisor of Energy and Climate Change in the Obama Administration, recently enlightened the students at Berea College of a startling message—the time for change is now. In light of recent global catastrophes such as the oil spill in the Gulf Coast, ice shelves in the arctic collapsing and unprecedented […]

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