Berea College Closed Monday, February 16, 2015

Feb 15, 2015 No Comments

Due to weather concerns, Berea College has cancelled classes, labor, and work for nonessential staff on Monday, February 16, 2015.

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Retired Berea College Faculty Member Authors Appalachian Dance Book

Feb 04, 2015 No Comments

After interviewing black and white Virginians, Kentuckians and Tennesseans over a twenty-five year span, Susan Eike Spalding has authored “Appalachian Dance: Creativity and Continuity in Six Communities”, a book that explores the evolution and social uses of dance in each region. Spalding’s book analyzes how issues as different as industrialization around coal, plantation culture, race […]

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Berea College Professor, Michelle Tooley, Cited Nationally for Civic Engagement; First Kentuckian to Become Finalist

Jan 26, 2015 Comments Off

Michelle Tooley, Ph.D., the Eli Lilly Professor of Religion at Berea College, has been selected as a finalist for the 2014 Thomas Ehrlich Civically Engaged Faculty Award. This national award recognizes exemplary leadership in advancing students’ civic learning, supporting community engagement, and contributing to the public good. Tooley was one of just three finalists nationally […]

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Local Event to Help Ebola Victims in West Africa

Jan 26, 2015 Comments Off

When the Ebola crisis was at its peak last fall, Berea College students determined then to do something about it. Now local residents can, too, by participating in the “Stop Ebola” event on February 1, 2015. Striving to live out the College’s commitment to learning, labor, and service, and inspired by the passionate plea of […]

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Gordon McKinney Awarded Outstanding Achievement Prize

Jan 26, 2015 Comments Off

Dr. Gordon B. McKinney, former director of the Loyal Jones Appalachian Center at Berea College, has been selected winner of the 2014 Outstanding Achievement Award by the Western North Carolina Historical Association (WNCHA). The award recognizes significant contributions of individuals and organizations in preserving and promoting the history of the mountain region. The award will be […]

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Martin Luther King, Jr. Events at Berea College

Jan 09, 2015 Comments Off

Berea College staff, faculty and students have organized a series of events in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, on Monday, January 19, 2015, including a convocation featuring Dr. Freeman A. Hrabowski, President of University of Maryland, Baltimore County, as speaker. The observance activities are co-sponsored by the Office of the President; Black Cultural […]

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Berea Named Most Affordable College in America by USA Today

Jan 08, 2015 Comments Off

Berea College tops the list of the 15 least expensive colleges in America in a newly-published article by USA TODAY.  Access and affordability continue to be hot-topics nationwide. Average tuition costs at many universities, some at more than $200,000, have been outpacing inflation rates for decades. USA TODAY researched the "15 least expensive colleges to […]

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