News Releases

»“Bread for the World” executive director David Beckmann speaking at Berea College Oct. 22 for “Engaging Our World” student leadership conference on global issues

»“Creating Jobs and Changing Lives” topic of Kentucky social entrepreneurs Judge Jeff Choate and Kelly Upchurch, at Berea College Nov. 15

»“Cultural Identity and Community Engagement” is topic of talk May 1 at Berea College

»“Diversity in Spirituality: Implications for Wellness” symposium Nov. 3 at Berea College to be led by bell hooks, feminist social critic and Distinguished Writer-in-residence at Berea, and University of Louisville professor Daya Singh Sandhu

»“First Book—Madison County,” coordinated by Berea College Bonner Scholars, sponsors Dr. Seuss birthday activities in Berea March 1-6

»“Greening the Bluegrass,” featuring Lexington architect Richard Polk, topic of Jan. 12 presentation at Berea College

»“Identity and Diversity in Appalachia” topic of Berea College symposium Nov. 1

»“Klezmer Meets Bluegrass” in a performance by Margot Leverett and the Klezmer Mountain Boys at Berea College April 22

»“Modern Indiana Jones” Dr. Paul Sereno speaking at Berea College Thursday

»“Mother Courage and Her Children” opens Berea College Theatre Laboratory season with performances Oct. 13-21

»“Museums and the African American Experience” with expert Dr. John Fleming at Berea College Feb. 25

»“Naked Economics: Undressing the Dismal Science” author Charles Wheelan speaking at Berea College Oct. 29

»“Pharaoh’s Daughter” performing at Berea College Sept. 18

»“Political provocateur” Dr. Larry Sabato speaking at Berea College Oct.

»“Refuge,” and “Encyclopedia of Appalachia” winners of 2006 W. D. Weatherford Awards honoring books on the Appalachian South at 2007 Appalachian Studies Conference

»Rocktober Fest” Oct. 20 is Berea College’s 129th annual Mountain Day celebration

»“Shoot and Shoot Some More” Strategy Makes for Record-Breaking Season for Berea College Lady Mountaineers

»“Teaching Shakespeare” workshop by national expert offered at Berea College Feb. 28

»“Voices from the Mountains,” part of Berea College Earth Month activities, to feature stories, music, poetry and art about the destruction caused by strip mining

»“Walter Hyleck Retrospective 1967-2008” headlines trio of ceramic exhibitions opening at Berea College March 16th.

»“Work and Learning in Higher Education in the 21st Century” Symposium at Berea College May 31-June 2

»“Anonymous Angel” supporting Appalachian programs at Berea College comes to light with recent death of Californian Margaret Cargill

»Mud Creek Clinic Showing on Nov. 20

»“Rhythms of the Nile” at Berea College April 17 features leading Egyptian percussionist Karim Naji, Middle Eastern dancing and Drum Ensemble

»$100,000 grant from Schmidlapp Fund endows scholarship for Berea College’s single parent-student program

»$17.2 million Berea College GEAR UP partnership grant includes Berea and Madison County schools

»1,426 Enroll for Spring


»158 Degrees Awarded during Commencement Ceremony

»AASHE Sustainability Leadership Award Winners include 2007 Berea College graduate Megan Naseman

»Berea College again ranked #1 by U.S.News World Report

»Berea College awarded U.S. Department of Education grant to help Girls in Math, Science

»Berea College celebrates 131st annual “Mountain Day” Oct 18

»Berea College celebrates Black History Month 2009

»Berea College Center for Excellence in Learning Through Service and Ceramic Apprenticeship Program team up for annual Empty Bowls Dinner

»Berea College Concert Choir, Eastern Kentucky University Concert Choir and Symphony Orchestra Players combining for special anniversary concert Sunday, May 3 at Berea College

»Berea College grad Jonas Friddle awarded $22,000 Watson Fellowship for year of travel and independent study abroad

»Berea College Music Department Annual Christmas Concert offered on two evenings this year, Dec. 4 and 5, 2009

»Berea College professor Jackie Burnside author of new book about early Berea and Madison County

»Berea College seniors Ashonti Davis and Crystal Hampton receive Dr. William C. Parker Achievement Awards

»Carillonneurs from Portugal and Poland make Berea’s Summer Carillon Concert Series International

»Cave Cartographer and explorer Dr. Hazel Barton speaking at Berea College Oct. 22

»Christmas Country Dance School at Berea College is a Holiday Tradition

»Community invited to Berea College Ecovillage Dedication May 13

»Contemporary Cherokee author Robert J. Conley reading at Berea College Friday evening, Nov. 6

»EKU String Orchestra performing free concert at Berea College Friday, April 24

»First Book- Berea College now accepting Book Grant Applications from local programs serving children in need

»Georgia Guitar Quartet bringing a blend of southern comfort and classical sophistication to Berea College Sept. 17

»Kerby Promoted to Assistant Vice-President

»May 13 Berea College Choir spring concert is fundraiser for summer China Tour

»Mayo Clinic immunologist Dr. Chella David and Cincinnati environmentalist Drausin Wulsin elected Berea College Trustees

»Penny Loafers male quartet to Perform at Berea College Sept.11

»Pioneering scientist Joseph H. Hamilton to speak at Berea College Recognition Service for Mid-Year Graduates Dec. 9

»Planetary astronomer and “comet hunter” Carolyn Shoemaker at Berea College Feb. 24

»Presidential Citation from American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance recognizes outstanding Berea College PE, Health and Athletics Department

»Presidential Citation from American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance recognizes outstanding Berea College PE, Health and Athletics Department

»The Dancing Wheels Company performing at Berea College April 8

»Toby Foyeh and Orchestra Africa bringing “Afrijam music” to Berea College Nov. 12

»Turtle Island String Quartet, Ying Quartet to perform at Berea College March 6

»W.K. Kellogg Foundation Supports New Programs at Brushy Fork Institute

»Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? on the Main Stage