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U.S. Secretary of Education Visits First Rural Promise Neighborhood

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Sand Gap, Ky.- United States Secretary of Education Arne Duncan visited Sand Gap Elementary School in Jackson County, Kentucky, on November 1 to participate in a roundtable discussion on Berea College’s Promise Neighborhood Initiative. Panelists included students, teachers, parents and … Continue reading

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WYMT Coverage of Secretary of Education Visit

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Check out WYMT’s story about U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and his visit to our Promise Neighborhood! For more info. about Promise Neighborhood, check out our program page, or follow us on Facebook and Twitter!

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Partners for Education and CMT Inspire Area Students and Families

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More than 200 parents and students from eastern Kentucky gathered in Berea, Kentucky on Saturday, October 26, to explore educational opportunities and develop their own Map to Success, a program Berea designed to introduce families of high school students to … Continue reading

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Partners for Education Team Wins Chili Cookoff

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Congratulations to the wonderful ladies on our Finance Team for their winning entry in the Chili Cookoff at the Berea College Fall Festival.  Their “Outlaw Chili” took 1st place in the cook off! From left to right: Mary Jane Stancil, … Continue reading

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Partners for Education Celebrate Berea College Mountain Day

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Partners for Education had a blast at Mountain Day with the wonderful Berea College community!  Here are some of our folks with Berea College President Lyle Roelofs and First Lady Laurie Roelofs: From left to right: Robin Keith, Carla Patton, President Roelofs, Brandi Whitaker, Holly … Continue reading

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GEAR UP Interview on WKYT’s “Noon Today”

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Check out this WKYT “Noon Today” interview with Partners for Education Associate Director Paula Wilder and College Access Director Kevin Hall! To find out more about GEAR UP, check out our program page, or find a Partner for Education near … Continue reading

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Dreama Gentry Wins OAK Award

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Congratulations to Dreama Gentry, Executive Director of Partners for Education at Berea College, for her OAK Award!  Gentry was one of three recipients of the Council on Postsecondary Education “Outstanding Kentucky Alumnus” Award, which recognized her for her work on … Continue reading

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Appalachian Kentucky Class of 2018 GEARs UP for College

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Corbin, KY— More than five-thousand 8th-graders from Appalachian Kentucky gathered Wednesday to commit to high school graduation and college going.  The Berea College Partners for Education event kicked off GEAR UP month in Kentucky and included a motivational message from … Continue reading

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Knox County Schools and Berea College Launch AmeriCorps ‘PartnerCorps’ Program

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Barbourville, KY – Sophomores and juniors at Knox Central High convened on Union College’s campus to launch Berea College’s PartnerCorps Program.  PartnerCorps is a new program administered by Partners for Education at Berea College and funded through AmeriCorps.  Twenty-four PartnerCorps … Continue reading

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Pulaski Program Pairs Seniors and Freshmen for School Success

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  Check out this new program going on at Pulaski County High School!  Small groups of incoming freshmen work with seniors to learn about their new environment, all so that every student can become college and career ready! The GEAR … Continue reading

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