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bell hooks Institute

The bell hooks Institute documents the life and work of acclaimed intellectual, feminist theorist, cultural critic, artist and writer bell hooks. The Institute strives to promote the cause of ending domination through understanding the ways systems of exploitation and oppression intersect through critical thinking, teaching, events, and conversation. Learn more about the bell hooks Institute

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Black Cultural Center

The BCC is designed to provide services that facilitate a campus environment that is supportive of the needs of Black/African American peoples at Berea College. Through programming, the center provides services to support the recruitment, retention, and graduation of Black students.  Learn more about the Black Cultural Center

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Center for Excellence
in Learning Through Service

CELTS strives to educate students for leadership in service and social justice through promotion and coordination of academic service-learning and student-led community service. Learn more about the Center for Excellence in Learning Through Service

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Center for Teaching and Learning

Berea’s Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL), brings faculty, staff, and students together with each other and with trained faculty, staff, and student leaders to deepen their confidence, skills, perspectives, and insights as readers, writers, learners, and teachers. Learn more about the Center for Teaching and Learning

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Center for International Education

The Francis and Louise Hutchins Center for International Education fosters understanding of, and respect for, all peoples of the earth. Learn more about the Center for International Education

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Loyal Jones
Appalachian Center

The Appalachian Center strives to stimulate student and scholarly interest in Appalachian Studies. It serves as one of the nation’s information sources to educate others about the region. Learn more about the Loyal Jones Appalachian Center

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Campus Christian Center

The CCC devotional study of Christian scripture, interfaith conversations and events, and intellectual and spiritual engagement with the Christian faith through convocations, lectureships, workshops, and occasional spiritual retreats. Learn more about the Campus Christian Center

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Carter G. Woodson Center for Interracial Education

The CGWC fosters communication around Berea College’s Great Commitment: To assert the kinship of all people and provide interracial education with a particular emphasis on understanding and equality among blacks and whites.
Learn more about the Carter G. Woodson Center