Nine member institutions of the USA South Athletic Conference (USAS) have officially formed and have been approved by the NCAA as a new Division III athletic conference, following a planned separation of USAS. This new conference, the “Collegiate Conference of the South” (CCS), will include Agnes Scott College, Belhaven University, Berea College, Covenant College, Huntingdon College, LaGrange College, Maryville College, Piedmont University, and Wesleyan College.
How a Kentucky college has offered tuition-free education for more than a centuryFor American college students, a degree often comes with massive debt accumulated to pay tuition and other expenses. Last year, student debt in the U.S. topped $1.5 trillion and the average student will owe around $22,000 by the time they graduate. Some schools though, are managing to buck the trend including one pioneering college in Kentucky that hasn't charged a dime of tuition in over 120 years. Michelle Miller reports.
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“CBS This Morning: Saturday” featured Berea College in a broadcast about the rising cost of attending college on Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019. The show highlighted Berea’s unique no-tuition policy as a model to curb that national trend. Continue reading Berea College Featured on “CBS This Morning: Saturday” →
The Berea College men’s cross country team earned one of the 16 at-large bids to go to the NCAA DIII National Championship on Saturday, Nov. 17. The announcement by the NCAA Division III Men’s and Women’s Track and Field and Cross Country Committee came on the heels of a third-place finish by Berea’s men’s team in the south/southeast region this past weekend and senior Logan McKenzie winning the region. Continue reading Men’s Cross Country Team Receives At-Large Bid to NCAA DIII National Championship →
The Dr. Joy Hager Gymnasium will be dedicated at a naming ceremony on Thursday, Nov. 1, to memorialize her commitment and leadership during her 49 years of service to Berea College. The ceremony will be held at 11:30 a.m. in the Upper Gym at the Seabury Center on Berea’s campus. Continue reading Berea Names Gym After Dr. Joy Hager →
For the fourth consecutive year, Berea College will host the Carbon Neutral Basketball “Green” Game on Feb. 7 to bring awareness to the responsibility higher-education institutions have to help reduce global carbon emissions.
Following the Green Game, the Sustainability Office staff will calculate the total carbon emissions emitted from the energy used in Seabury Center Gym during the home game, plus emissions from the opposing team’s transportation. This calculation will determine the number of trees volunteers and staff must plant later in the spring to offset the carbon put into the atmosphere during this basketball game. Continue reading Berea to Host Fourth Annual “Green” Basketball Game and EcoChallenge →
USA South Athletic conference officially welcomed Berea College into its conference on July 1, in time for competing in the league in the fall.
Berea College comes to USA South as a full NCAA Division III member and is eligible to compete in all USA South championships and Berea’s student athletes are now eligible to receive any Conference-awarded academic and/or sportsmanship honors. Continue reading Berea College Welcomed Into USA South Athletic Conference →
The USA South Athletic Conference has announced that Berea College has been accepted to begin the process of full membership within the Conference. Berea, which is transitioning from NAIA to NCAA Division III status, will begin USA South play during the 2017-18 academic year. Continue reading Berea College Set to Join USA South →
Published originally in the spring 2009 issue of Berea College Magazine
Lady Mountaineer Candy Walls, ’09 ended her basketball career with a bang. The Stanton, Kentucky native appears in the top 20 NAIA Division II women’s basketball records in six categories. She holds the highest point average per game (26.21) and most three-point goals averaged per game (3.82). She was national player of the week twice and received Honorable Mention All-American honors. Regionally, the KIAC named Candy player of the week eight times and named her player of the year. Continue reading Candy Walls Shatters Records →
Published originally in the spring 2009 issue of Berea College Magazine
Cody Hornsby, ’09, and Mikah Turner, ’10, joined the elite 1000 Point Club, both having scored more than 1000 points during their Berea College basketball careers. Mikah led the Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference with an average of 20.36 points per game. His career game highs are 35 points; 5 assists; 14 rebounds; and 4 steals. Hornsby’s career game highs are: 28 points; 7 assists; 7 rebounds; and 4 steals.
Published originally in the Summer 2010 issue of Berea College Magazine
John Hemenway was recently named the new men’s basketball coach at Berea College.
Hemenway began as assistant coach at the University of South Dakota, where he earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees. He followed with five years as head coach of the Dakota Wesleyan University Tigers in Mitchell, South Dakota. Continue reading New Men’s Basketball Coach Chosen →
Berea, KY – November 6, 2015 – The Berea College women’s and men’s cross country teams are celebrating after winning their respective national titles at the United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA) 2015 National Championship. The national championship competitions were hosted by Florida College in Lakeland, Fla. Continue reading Berea College Men’s and Women’s Cross Country Teams Win USCAA National Championships and Other Honors →
Berea College junior Jessie Massucco has been named to the Capital One Academic All-America soccer team. Selection for the First Team All-America designation is made by the College Sports Information Directors of America. Continue reading Massucco Named to First Team Academic All-America →
Eastern Kentucky University’s Manchester campus hosted more than 400 middle schoolers from Clay and Owsley counties on September 13 for a question-and-answer session with college athletes. The “Colonels for Education” event was a collaboration between Berea College’s GEAR UP program, Eastern Kentucky University, and Clay and Owsley County school districts. Continue reading “Colonels for Education” Promotes College-Going and National GEAR UP Week →
The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics has released the annual list of recipients for its flagship program, the Five Star Champions of Character designation, and, for the first time, Berea College has achieved this distinction. Continue reading Berea College Named a Champion of Character Institution →