Berea College Farm Store Celebrating 10th Anniversary

Registration now open for spring classes at the Berea College Woodworking School at Pinecroft


Japanese American Taiko group to perform at Berea College

Wood working student in Student Craft shaping wood for a basket

Berea College Student Craft Exhibit on Display at University of Wisconsin-Madison

McClain Family Band

Celebration of Traditional Music to Honor McClain Family Band

Loyal Jones

Berea College Statement on the Death of Appalachian Studies Pioneer Loyal Jones

Jessie Reasor Zander

Berea College Statement on the Death of Jessie Reasor Zander, the State’s First Black Graduate Post-Day Law

Berea College students sit in front of the Draper building

The Wall Street Journal Names Berea College Kentucky’s Top College Offering the Best Value

Jordanian musical virtuoso, Farah Siraj, performs at Berea College

Discover the Poetry and Art of Puerto Rico with Friday Finds

Brick college building on Berea campus during spring with students sitting on the green lawn.

Washington Monthly names Berea College No. 2 Best Liberal Arts College, No. 1 in Social Mobility

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President Nixon to Celebrate Community at First Opening Convocation

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Berea College Giving Day is Aug. 31

Berea College Education Studies Department Adds Two New Members

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Berea College Receives Kentucky’s Only 5-Star Rating by Money Magazine

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Berea College named a Lowest Net Prices College by the U.S. Department of Education

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Statement from Incoming Berea College President Cheryl Nixon

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Berea College’s Founding Vision Continues Today

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Berea College to Join Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference

Renewable Energy: A Key National and International Leadership Opportunity for Kentucky

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Berea College Celebrates 237 Graduates

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Team Kentucky Gallery includes photos by two Berea College seniors

Roxane Gay

Esteemed New York Times best-selling author Roxane Gay to speak at Berea College convocation

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Berea College, Local Salon Owner Partnering to Offer Kentucky’s First Beauty Product Vending Machine on Berea College Campus

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Berea College Board of Trustees Elects Two New Members

Dr. Carter G. Woodson

Berea College Library Offering Historical Look at Dr. Carter G. Woodson

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Berea College welcomes Award-winning Canadian music group The Wailin’ Jennys

Ann and Carl Evans

Berea College Recognizes 74 Students at Mid-Year Ceremony

Chaka Cummings

Association for Teaching Black History in Kentucky, Housed at Berea College, Names Inaugural Executive Director

Robert Immell was presented with College Physical Education Student of the Year, and Dr. Michelle Thornton was presented with College Professor of the Year.

Berea College Student and Professor Honored with State Awards in Health and Human Performance

Janis Ian and Dolly Parton

Multiple Grammy Award Winning Artist Janis Ian Donates Personal Archives to Berea College

Rochelle Arms Almengor

Berea Professor Named One of Four Recipients of the 2022-2024 Restorative Justice Research Community Fellows

Andy Glenn

Registration Now Open for Spring Classes at The Woodworking School at Pine Croft

Christmas Concert

Berea College Hosts the Annual Celebration of Christmas

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Berea College, Berea Food Bank Teaming Up to Help Address Food Insecurity

Dr. Cheryl Nixon, Berea College President

Berea College Names 10th President

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Berea College Archaeology and the Forestry Outreach Center to Host Day-Long Celebration of the History of the Berea College Forest

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Berea College Hutchins Library Offers Public Look at the Saint John’s Bible

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Berea College Forestry Outreach Teaming with Berea Tourism to Host Berea Tree Week

Jerron Paxton

49th Annual Berea College Celebration of Traditional Music Performances Kick Off with Stephenson Memorial Concert by Jerron Paxton

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Berea College Library Offering Historical Look at the Art of Quilting


Berea College Planetarium Hosting ‘International Observe the Moon Night’ Event

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Berea College hosting Inaugural bell hooks day

Boone Tavern Side View

Olympia Hotel Management to Operate the Historic Boone Tavern Hotel & Restaurant

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Dr. Kathy Bullock and Friends Uncovering the Songs of Slavery and Emancipation

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Berea College Named No. 5 Liberal Arts College, No. 1 Best Bang for the Buck in the South in Washington Monthly’s 2022 College Guide

Berea College sustainability and environmental studies

Grow Appalachia Partners with National Recreation and Parks Association, WalMart Foundation to Support community Wellness Hubs in Berea, Whitesburg

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Blues Artist Brian Owens Bringing R&B, Soul to Berea College Campus This Week

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Berea College Offering Support to Eastern Kentucky Areas Devastated by Recent Flooding

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Berea College Giving Day is Thursday, Sept. 1

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Berea College Ranks No. 4 on List of Kentucky Colleges with Best Praxis Elementary Education Pass Rates

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Berea College’s Justin Skeens Wins Three Emmys

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Berea College Junior Nathaniel Fish Selected as 2022 Campus Compact Newman Civic Fellow

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Lexington Gallery to Feature Works by Berea College Student Craft Program Staff, Apprentices

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21 Berea College Students Named Gilman Program Award Winners

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Berea College Professor Silas House Awarded Duggins Prize, Largest Given to an LGBTQ Writer in the United States

Berea College Board of Trustees Elects New Member

An artist rendering of the first of two tech buildings to be built on the Berea College campus

Berea College Launches $10 Million Campaign to Build Two Future-Focused Tech Buildings

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Berea Students Awarded Phi Kappa Phi Study Abroad Grants

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Money Names Berea College 20th Best Overall, 10th Best in the South

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Berea College Constructing Second Hydroelectric Generating Plant at Lock 14 in Beattyville

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Berea College Recognizes 260 Students During First In-Person Spring Graduation Ceremony Since 2019

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2022 Berea College Service Awards Presented to Former Berea College First Lady Jane Stephenson, Community Organizer Michael Maloney

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Berea College Student Nationally Honored as Major of the Year in Health & Human Performance

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Two Berea College Students Selected as Watson Fellows

Ezell becomes the Appalachian Eagle during the Clear Creek premier of the full Ezell: Ballad of a Land Man performance

<em>Ezell</em> National Tour Launches in Berea Over Earth Day Weekend

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Founding Member of Carolina Chocolate Drops, Sule Greg Wilson, to Perform at Berea College

National Book Foundation Authors Present “The Environment of Now” at Berea College

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Berea College Joins New Collegiate Conference of the South Following USA South Separation

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Berea College Woodworking School at Pine Croft Spring Registration Now Open

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Berea College Recognizes 80 Students at Mid-Year Ceremony

Photo of bell hooks presenting papers to Berea College in 2015

Statement on the death of bell hooks from Berea College

Baskins accepting alumni awards at Homecoming

Andrew and Symerdar Baskin Honored for Dedication, Commitment to Berea College

Photo of Chef Paul Runnels cooking

New Boone Tavern Executive Chef Looks to Return to Tradition

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Berea College Library Offering ‘Tour’ of 500 Historic, Regional Cookbooks

Portrait of Morgan Torres

Berea College Board of Trustees Elects Two Members

Pres. Lyle Roelofs with First Lady Laurie Roelofs and First Dog

Berea President Lyle Roelofs announces retirement

Berea Named One of the Best 387 Colleges in the Princeton Review’s 2022 Guide

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Berea College Listed as Top Kentucky College in The Wall Street Journal/THE 2022 Rankings

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48th Celebration of Traditional Music at Berea College: October 14-17, 2021

Berea College First Higher Education Institution to Bring Hydroelectric Power to Region

Photo of Dr. John Fox, Berea Mayor Bruce Fraley and President Lyle Roelofs

Berea College, City Officials Dedicate Boone Trace Trail at Brushy Fork

Berea College Again Named No. 1 Best Bang for the Buck in the South in the <em>Washington Monthly 2021 College Guide and Rankings</em>

Brushy Fork Leadership Institute to Host 2021 Leadership Summit

Portrait of Donna Dean, Berea College Trustee

Donna J. Dean and Charles Crowe Elected as Berea College Trustees

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Eleven Berea College Students Awarded U.S. Department of State’s Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship to Study Abroad

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Nurturing Healthy Kids, Healthy Communities, and a Healthier Future

Photo of Students gathered in the Carter G. Woodson Center to watch George Floyd murder trial verdict

A Statement from Pres. Roelofs on the Verdict in the Derek Chauvin Trial

Photo of 2021 Civic Newman Fellow Autumn Harvey sitting at a table, wearing a mask

Berea College Student Autumn Harvey Named a Newman Civic Fellow

Portrait of William L. Robbins

William L. Robbins Elected as Berea College Trustee

Portrait of Silas House

Silas House Receives Governors’ Award

Neil Mecham interviewed for WalletHub’s “2021’s Best and Worst States to Raise a Family”

Ultimate Guide to Paying Down Student Loan Debt

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Colleges That Give You The Biggest Bang For Your Buck In 2021

Photo of Martina Leforce distributing food in crates

‘Berea Kids Eat’ program feeds thousands of families for free

Photo of Student Edgar Ortiz weaving

When your students are your workforce, what happens in a pandemic?

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Virtual Learning Challenges in Rural Appalachia

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Registration Now Open for Woodworking Classes at Berea’s Pine Croft

Berea College and Lehigh University Break Boundaries with Win-Win Educational Pact

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PBS Features Berea College in Craft in America: DEMOCRACY Episode


<em>Smithsonian</em> Features 100 Years of Berea College Brooms

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Berea College Featured in The Princeton Review Guide to Green Colleges 2021 Edition

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Berea College Faculty and Staff Recognized for Preservation by Madison County Historical Society

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Berea College’s Nursing Program Ranked No. 8 in the Southeast

Photo of A Berea College student reading the Wall Street Journal's article ranking Berea College Number 1

Berea College Ranked No. 1 “Best Value College” by The Wall Street Journal/THE

Photo of Jennifer Bentz in front of University of St. Louis School of Medicine building

Jennifer Bentz Awarded $8,500 Phi Kappa Phi Fellowship

Photo of Washington Monthly 2020 College Rankings Cover

Berea Ranked No. 1 as Best Bang for the Buck and No. 3 Best Liberal Arts College

Photo of Giving Day Banner August 2019

Berea College Seeks 1,600 Donors on Sept. 3

Berea Named One of the Best 386 Colleges in the Princeton Review’s 2021 Guide

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Berea College Named No. 1 Top Producer of Gilman Scholars 

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Remembering Our Brother, Congressman John R. Lewis

Berea College Offers Test Score Optional Admissions

Bill Daugherty Begins Term as Berea College Trustee

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Statement on Supreme Court Ruling Protecting LGBTQ+ Members in the Workplace

Berea College Announces Plan for Fall Semester; All Students Invited to Return to Campus

An important announcement from President Lyle Roelofs regarding the Fall 2020 semester

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Black Lives Matter

As ‘Working College,’ Berea Provides High Quality at No Cost

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Gamble to Lead Black Cultural Center

As a ‘Working College,’ Berea College Provides High-Quality Education to Low-Income Students at No Cost

A Statement on Recent Events in Minneapolis

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Jessica Napier, Berea College Alumna, Nationally Recognized As Health Education Teacher of the Year

Headshot of Dr. Dwayne Mack

Dr. Dwayne Mack appointed vice president for diversity, equity and inclusion at Berea College

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Berea College Announces Fulbright Awards for 2020-21


Three Berea College Students Named Thomas J. Watson Fellows

Appalachian Reckoning Cover Photo

Weatherford Award Winners Named

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Dr. Nicholas D. Hartlep Recognized By DIVERSE as a 2020 Emerging Scholar

Samantha Earp headshot

Samantha Shawn Earp Elected to Berea College Board of Trustees

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Berea’s Westervelt Program Opens Spring Registration for Photography Course

Artist Kiana Honarmand Exhibits Work Giving Insight to the Injustices Faced by Iranian Women

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Berea College Recognized as a Phi Kappa Phi Circle of Excellence Gold Chapter

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Malaklou Appointed Chair of Women’s and Gender Studies

Photo of 2019 Mid Year Commencement Ceremony

Berea Recognized 80 Graduates During Mid-Year Ceremony

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Berea Certified as a Bee Campus USA Affiliate

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Two Alumni Awards Presented at Berea College Homecoming

Logo for Partners for Education at Berea College

National Partnership Tackles Disparities in Rural America

Photo of Nicholas D. Hartlep

Hartlep Appointed Chair of Education Studies, Named the Robert Billings Chair in Education

Photo of Suzanne Birner

Professor Birner Receives Faculty Enhancement Award from Oak Ridge Associated Universities


Berea College Recognized for Outstanding Service to Environmental Education

Photo of NAACP Freedom Banquet

NAACP Honors Berea College

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NPR Features Berea College’s No Tuition Policy and Labor Program

Dates Set for Annual Christmas Concert


Berea College Featured in <em>The Princeton Review’s Guide to Green Colleges</em>: 2019 Edition

Dr. Janet Zadina to Explore Differences Between Thinking and “Real” Learning

CNN Features Berea as Counterpoint to American Admissions Scandals

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Hunger Hurts Food Drive to Support More Than 700 Families in Madison County

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46th Celebration of Traditional Music at Berea College: October 10-14, 2019

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Convocation to Focus on Berea Craft: A Renewable Resource

Photo of Upcoming Magazine Article PopularWoodworking JonKemp

Berea’s Westervelt Program to Accept Fall Registrations

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Berea College Ranked No. 1 “Best Value College” by The Wall Street Journal/THE

Berea College Cited as Top Performer in Sustainability

Picture of 2019 WAMO Mag Cover

Washington Monthly Ranks Berea No. 1 as Best Bang for the Buck and No. 4 Best Liberal Arts College

Photo of Lyle Roelofs

Berea College Welcomes Public to 2019 Opening Convocation

Graduates celebrate at graduation

Berea Named One of the Best 385 Colleges in the Princeton Review’s 2020 Guide

Nursing Lab

Berea College Nursing Program Named No. 1 Best Value in Kentucky

Mac Building Exterior

Berea College Science Building Gains LEED Green Building Gold and FSC Certifications

Draper Building

Elite <em>and</em> Affordable

Berea College to Host Open House at Woodworking School at Pine Croft

Berea student working with woodcraft

Wood Worker’s Journal Features Berea’s Craft Expansion Through New Pine Croft School

Student carrying a plant at the Ecovillage

Nerdwallet Spotlights Berea’s Student Work Program

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Channell Barbour Named Vice President for Student Life


Berea College Alums Produce Scholarship Performance

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Saderholm Named Berea’s Dean of Faculty

Great Commitments Shoot Campus Scenes

Hyde Park Living Features Berea College and Boone Tavern

Gilman Scholarship Logo

Sixteen Berea College Students Awarded $42,000 in Gilman Scholarships


Three Alumni to be Recognized for Outstanding Contributions

Berea College Confers Degrees on 248 Graduates at Commencement

Linda Strong

Dr. Linda Strong-Leek Named Berea College Provost

Rev. Nontombi Naomi Tutu

Berea Hosts Race Dialogue in Washington, D.C.

Emmanuel A. Tuffuor

Emmanuel A. Tuffuor ’88 Elected to Berea College Board of Trustees

Dreama Gentry

Education is Key to the Future of Eastern Kentucky

George Ella Lyon

George Ella Lyon to Speak at Berea College Commencement

Shyeila Bowers

Berea College Student Shyeila Bowers Named a Newman Civic Fellow

Taylor Six, The Richmond Register

Setting Sail: Berea Forestry Logs White Oak Trees for Ship Restoration

Red Molly to Perform at Berea College’s Stephenson Memorial Concert

Nobel Prize Comes “Home” to Berea

Berea College Announces Winners of “Appalachian Narratives for Our Time” Awards

NeedleWork Photo

<em>Needle Work</em> Musical Drama Coming to Berea College March 26th

Dervish Performs at Berea College

Dervish to Perform at Berea College’s Stephenson Memorial Concert

Gilman Awards

Berea College Named as a Gilman Top Producing Institution

Jason Cohen photo for Whiting Foundation announcement

Berea College Professor Awarded Whiting Foundation Grant

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bell hooks Honored in <em>New York Times</em> Column

Berea Recognized in Kentucky House of Representatives

Diverse Article

<em>Diverse</em> Magazine Features the Father of Black History

Ceramics demo for donors Zoe Jay Buckner

Berea Named a “Best Value” College by the Princeton Review

Flamenco Louisville to Perform Free at Berea College

Berea College Noted for Easing Student Financial Burden

Berea College Implementing Total Smoke-out

Berea College Featured on “CBS This Morning: Saturday”

Berea College and Community to Celebrate MLK Day with Convocation and Events

Seven Organizations Named as Hubs for Results Count™ Leadership Development

Berea College Westervelt Program Registration Now Open to Public