Partners for education program awarded Americorps Grant

May 12, 2014 No Comments

Partners for Education at Berea College has been selected by the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) as a recipient of an AmeriCorps grant. Partners for Education’s program, PartnerCorps: STEM, will increase student competency in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics, or “STEM” fields. Partners for Education will place 20 AmeriCorps members in three […]

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Two Renowned Authors Offer ‘Advice from Appalachian Intellectuals’ to Berea College Graduates, May 4

Apr 30, 2014 2 Comments

Watch the live video stream on the day of commencement. bell hooks, a celebrated author and social activist, and Silas House, a best-selling novelist and environmental activist, will address 271 members of Berea College’s 142nd graduating class during a special commencement service titled “Advice from Appalachian Intellectuals.” Both commencement speakers are faculty members in Berea College’s […]

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Berea College Launches Online Bookstore

Apr 30, 2014 No Comments

Beginning this Fall, the Berea College Bookstore located on College Square will no longer sell textbooks, but will remain open for all of your other needs. You will still be able to get your textbooks for Summer classes in the Bookstore but, beginning this Fall, you will have the option of using the new Berea […]

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A Record 13 Berea College Students Awarded Prestigious Gilman Scholarship to Study Abroad

Apr 29, 2014 1 Comment

Thirteen Berea College students join more than 1,100 American undergraduate students from 358 colleges and universities across the country as recipients of the prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. Leanna Luney, Lindsay Roe, Alexandria Gaston, Courtney Mollett, Sarah Carr, Terrin Vann, Candace […]

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Aspen Institute Names Partners for Education at Berea College to National Network to Disrupt Poverty for Children and Parents

Apr 29, 2014 1 Comment

Partners for Education at Berea College was announced today as a member of the Aspen Institute Ascend Network, a new network of leading organizations using two-generation approaches to disrupt poverty and create economic mobility for families. Partners for Education at Berea College is one of the initial 58 organizations, selected from 24 states and the […]

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Economics and Business Program Hosts 16th Annual Caudill Luncheon

Apr 25, 2014 No Comments

On April 24, the economics and business program hosted the 16th Annual Alfred & Shirley Wampler Caudill Luncheon at historic Boone Tavern Hotel & Restaurant. Nearly 30 economics and business seniors had the opportunity to experience fine dining while learning important points of transitioning from college to the professional world . The guest speaker was David Harrison, a […]

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Berea College’s “Deep Green” Residence Hall Earns World’s Highest LEED Score

Apr 22, 2014 3 Comments

Berea College’s Deep Green Residence Hall has earned Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) v2009 Platinum Certification and a score of 90 points, making the facility the highest-scoring, LEED-certified residence hall in the world. The LEED certification denotes independent verification from the U.S. Green Building Council that a building is designed and constructed “using strategies aimed […]

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