Berea Councilman and President of Delta Gas Elected to Berea College Board of Trustees

Mar 04, 2011 No Comments

Glenn Jennings, chairman of the board, president and chief executive officer of Delta Natural Gas Company, was elected to Berea College’s board of trustees during the board’s February 2011 meeting. Jennings was appointed to a six-year term to begin immediately. Jennings, a Berea native who was first in his family to graduate college, earned a […]

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Carol Browner Presents a Devastating Truth

Mar 03, 2011 No Comments

Carol Browner, currently the Senior Presidential Advisor of Energy and Climate Change in the Obama Administration, recently enlightened the students at Berea College of a startling message—the time for change is now. In light of recent global catastrophes such as the oil spill in the Gulf Coast, ice shelves in the arctic collapsing and unprecedented […]

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Miss Kentucky, a Berea graduate, reaches Miss America Finals

Mar 02, 2011 1 Comment

Djuan Trent remembers very fondly the day she decided she wanted to compete in the Miss America pageant. “I was sitting in the basement of Seabury Residence Hall at Berea College with my best friend watching the 2009 Miss America Competition and I turned to her and said, I could probably do that.” The response […]

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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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