Weatherford Award Winners for Best Appalachian Books Announced

Mar 14, 2015 Comments Off

The Weatherford Awards honor books that “best illuminate the challenges, personalities, and unique qualities of the Appalachian South.”  Granted by Berea College and the Appalachian Studies Association for 35 years, the awards commemorate the life and achievements of W.D. Weatherford, Sr., a pioneer and leading figure in Appalachian development, youth work, and race relations, and […]

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Empty Bowls Addresses Hunger Through Raising Funds and Awareness

Mar 10, 2015 Comments Off

On Wednesday March 18, members of the Berea community will have the opportunity to help address local hunger needs by purchasing a simple meal of soup and a hand-made bowl, donated by the Berea College ceramics student volunteers or local potters. The Empty Bowls event, jointly organized by Berea College CELTS, Berea College Ceramic Student […]

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Voices: 50 years later, Selma still inspires

Mar 10, 2015 Comments Off

Current students and alumni share a road trip to Selma and USA Today captures the highlights. Video and article here:

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Berea Staff and Students on USA Today from Selma

Mar 09, 2015 No Comments

Berea College President Lyle Roelofs, students and alumni are interviewed by USA TODAY about their experiences---past and present---in participating in the Civil Rights March in Selma.   See video and print articles here:

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Operating on a Two Hour Delay Friday, March 6, 2015

Mar 05, 2015 No Comments

Due to inclement weather, Berea College will be operating on a two-hour delay Friday, March 6, 2015. Essential personnel should report as normal.

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Berea College Closing, March 5, 2015

Mar 04, 2015 No Comments

Due to inclement weather, Berea College will be closed Thursday, March 5, 2015. Only essential personnel should report to work.

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“Hometalk” features Berea College’s Ecovillage

Feb 19, 2015 No Comments

Hometalk, a blog for home and garden how-to’s, recently featured a piece about the US colleges and universities with the best sustainability initiatives and programs that are run by students or in which the student body is heavily involved. The editor was especially impressed by Berea College’s Ecovillage, which was included in the article. Read […]

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