Berea College President Delivers First Convocation

Aug 15, 2013 1 Comment by

Berea College President Lyle Roelofs will present his first convocation titled “Community and Commitments” on August 29 at 4 p.m. in Seabury Arena. ** View this convocation live online. ** The convocation will feature brief remarks by Roelofs, followed by a faculty member, staff member, student, alumnus and the Student Government Association president. Campus musical groups […]

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President Lyle Roelofs delivers convocation

Aug 29, 2012 No Comments

President Roelofs, Berea's ninth president, opens the new academic year with his convocation "Why Berea?" as he shares his ideas about Berea College in the past and in the 21st Century. His convocation will be held in Phelps Stokes Chapel on August 30 at 3 p.m. Read more about Dr. Roelofs: Roelofs begins tenure Berea […]

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Former President and CEO of the Global Fund for Women Speaks at Berea

Apr 16, 2012 No Comments

Human rights advocate and former president and CEO of the Global Fund for Women, Kavita Ramdas, will present “To Serve With Love; Life Lessons on Service Leadership” during a convocation on April 19 at 3 p.m. The convocation will be held in Phelps Stokes Auditorium in Berea’s campus. Ramdas is the executive director of “Ripples […]

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Convocation Features “Gender-Bending Strings”

Apr 09, 2012 No Comments

La Guitara, a musical group comprised of Patty Larkin, a music sorceress and guitar-driven organizer, and guitarists Rory Block and Muriel Anderson, perform “Gender Bending Strings” during a Stephenson Memorial convocation in Phelps Stokes Auditorium on April 12 at 8 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. La Guitara is a mini […]

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Sister Prejean Sparks Dialogue on the Death Penalty

Mar 26, 2012 1 Comment

On March 29 at 3 p.m., Sister Helen Prejean, a leading advocate for the abolition of the death penalty, presents her discussion “Sparking Dialogue on the Death Penalty” in Phelps Stokes Auditorium. Author of “Dead Man Walking,” Prejean has been a prominent voice in the death penalty debate and has been crucial in shaping the […]

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Neuroscientist Presents Mind-boggling convocation at Berea College

Mar 19, 2012 No Comments

Berea College brings award-winning author and neuroscientist Dr. David Eagleman to present his mind-boggling lecture “Incognito: The brain behind the mind” on March 22 at 3 p.m. in Phelps Stokes Auditorium. During this lecture, Eagleman will share vivid examples to explain how three pounds of the most complex material we've discovered in the universe acts […]

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Petar Jankovic, Award Winning Classical Guitarist, Performs at Berea Convocation

Mar 06, 2012 1 Comment

International award-winning classical guitarist, Petar Jankovic, will perform at a Berea College convocation on March 8 at 8 p.m. With a multi-cultural string quartet comprised of brilliant women musicians performing Spanish and Latin American classical music, the performance will take place at Phelps Stokes Auditorium. Described as a gifted translator of a composition's emotional integrity, […]

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