Theatrics celebrate Black History Month

Feb 26, 2011 No Comments

“Black history is American history. We don’t need a month; it should be celebrated all the time” stated Adanma Onyedike Barton, director of Berea’s version of the play The Last Black Man in the Whole Entire World. This play is rarely performed due to its particular focus on African American stereotypes. This year Berea College […]

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”Professional Volunteer” and Berea College Friend Kate Ireland Dies

Feb 21, 2011 No Comments

Noted philanthropist and volunteer, Kate Ireland passed away at her home at Foshalee Plantation in northern Florida on Feb. 15, 2011. She was 80 years old. A memorial service will be held in Thomasville, Georgia, at All Saints Episcopal Church on Friday, March 4, at 4 p.m. A native of Cleveland, Ohio, Ms. Ireland was […]

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Berea graduate has Olympic hopes

Feb 21, 2011 No Comments

Phil Miller, ’10, represented the United States in the Junior World Championships as a member of the bobsled team in Park City, Utah on February 6. The event was held on the same track as the 2002 Salt Lake City Olympic bobsled events—fitting, as it is a location that reflects Miller’s ultimate goal: to compete […]

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Berea speech & debate team wins big @ State Championships

Feb 18, 2011 1 Comment

The 2011 Kentucky Forensic Association’s State Championship was held at Gateway Community and Technical College this past weekend on February 18 and 19. The Berea contingent traveled to Florence, Kentucy in full force, and took home first place in both the overall parliamentary debate and several individual events. Berea’s team also won second place in […]

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Stringing Students Together

Feb 17, 2011 No Comments

“The music carried me away to dreamland, except I wasn’t dreaming. This was real music infiltrating my veins”, said Matt Jenkins, a junior art major about convocation on Thursday, February 17. La Catrina String Quartet made an interminable impression on Berea College students Thursday night in Phelps-Stokes Auditorium. La Catrina String Quartet, composed of two […]

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Berea College mourns the loss of Dorothy Tredennick

Feb 11, 2011 No Comments

Dorothy Tredennick, 96, of Berea died on Wednesday, February 9, 2011. A professor at Berea College for 41 years, she was known for her work as an art historian, an inspiring teacher and her life-long commitment to peace and justice. A native of Bristol, Connecticut, she received her bachelor’s degree from Berea College in 1946 […]

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Nathan Hall- Pursues Biofuels to Help Local Communities

Jan 19, 2011 No Comments

Hall's interest in biofuels prompted him to create an independent study program about biofuels at Berea. What started as an interest ended as a fully functional miniature biofuel plant for the college, and a career path for the young entrepreneur. Students might have seen Hall collecting used grease from the Crossroads Café and Dining Services […]

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