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Berea College staff, faculty and students have organized a series of events in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday, Jan. 21, 2019. The centerpiece event is a convocation featuring Zeb Harrison & The Sounds of Praise.
The Casey Foundation has selected seven organizations to work with the Foundation for three years as hubs that will expand the use of Results Count throughout the social sector.
The Berea College Technology and Applied Design Department is accepting course registration for spring 2019 Westervelt Program classes, which will focus on making jewelry, wooden boxes and photography.
Berea College was cited in a newly published article by Lindsay Broderick, a staff writer for the National College Access Network (NCAN), who called attention to the extensive feature about Berea in a recent issue of The Atlantic.
New Science Building at Berea College Dedicated; Dr. Mae Jemison, Former NASA Astronaut, Spoke at Convocation
Berea College officials conducted a dedication ceremony of the Margaret A. Cargill Natural Sciences and Health Building on Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018. The new 125,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art facility houses the College’s science disciplines, mathematics and nursing. Nearly 1,000 alumni, friends, faculty, staff and students raised more than $12 million to make the vision for this new facility a reality.
Faculty- and student-led tours and demonstrations showcased the advanced technologies on display as guests toured the structure’s laboratories, Discovery Center and planetarium.
During the dedication ceremony in the building’s atrium, President Lyle Roelofs awarded Dr. Hal Moses ’58 and Linda Moses President’s Medallions in honor of their generous service to Berea as lead trustee donors in the Margaret A. Cargill building campaign. Moses is the director emeritus at the Vanderbilt-Ingram Comprehensive Cancer Center.
At a convocation following the dedication, former NASA astronaut Dr. Mae Jemison, the first African-American woman in space, spoke to a large crowd of College students, administrators and trustees about “Pursuing the Extraordinary.”