Berea College continues to turn the bluegrass state “green” and is getting national accolades for doing so. In rankings focused on 50 of America's "greenest" and most-affordable universities released by Best Choice Schools, Berea College was ranked Number One.
The Annual Berea College Christmas Concert, featuring Instrumental and Vocal Ensembles and Community Carol Singing will take place at Union Church Friday, December 5th at 7:30 pm; and Saturday December 6th at 7:30 pm. Pre-concert music will start at 7:00 with the Clarinet Ensemble, Folk Roots Ensemble, and Saxophone Quartet. Although admission is free, tickets […]
Recently, Berea College was proud to host a convocation titled “Writing and Roots" featuring critically acclaimed author Barbara Kingsolver and Berea’s own best-selling author Silas House. Kingsolver, acclaimed by many as one of the most important writers of the 20th century, hails from Carlisle, KY and currently resides in southwestern Virginia with her husband and […]
Peace and Pizza is a unique series at Berea College featuring talks with renowned peace advocates from around the world and from right at home — with pizza. This educational lecture series is sponsored by Berea College’s Peace and Social Justice Studies and is guided by Michelle Tooley and Meta Mendel-Reyes. This year’s lineup is […]
Thursday — October 23, 8:00pm Martha Redbone Roots Project Quintet Friday — October 24, 8:00pm Footworks Percussive Dance Ensemble There is good reason Berea, Kentucky is the “Folk Arts and Crafts Capital of Kentucky.” Opportunities for folk music and dance abound. Following on the heels of the annual Celebration of Traditional Music (October 16-19) two […]
Noted author and Berea College Professor, bell hooks was one of 35 people inducted into Kentucky’s Civil Rights Hall of Fame today. The Kentucky Commission of Human Rights selects individuals for this distinction in recognition of their efforts to help improve the quality of life for Kentucky, the United States and beyond, in the areas […]
The “Count on Your Future, BC+5” event helps Berea College students project their likely financial state 5 years after they graduate.