Berea College Student Receives Freeman-ASIA Scholarship for Study Abroad

Jesse Paul

Jesse Paul, recipient of the Freeman-ASIA Award

The Berea College Center for International Education (CIE) announced that Berea College student Jesse Paul has received the prestigious Freeman-ASIA Award for education abroad purposes during the fall 2018 semester. Paul, a junior Asian Studies major from Boone, Kentucky, plans to study in China. Continue reading Berea College Student Receives Freeman-ASIA Scholarship for Study Abroad

Prestigious Thomas J. Watson Fellowship Awarded to Berea College Student

Zakiyya S. Ashe

Zakiyya Ashe, winner of the national competition for the 2017-2018 Thomas J. Watson Fellowship.

The Berea College Center for International Education is proud to announce that Berea College Nominee Zakiyya Ashe won the national competition for the 2017-2018 Thomas J. Watson Fellowship prize of $30,000.

Ashe will engage in purposeful exploration—traveling the world for 365 days—after she graduates in May. Continue reading Prestigious Thomas J. Watson Fellowship Awarded to Berea College Student

Berea College Student Groups To Hold Refugee Simulation

“Walk A Mile in My Shoes” on February 25

Student groups at Berea College have planned a dynamic learning experience to provide a glimpse into what many immigrants and refugees endure when fleeing from their homes and seeking safety in a new community. The simulation, which begins at 1:00 p.m. on February 25, seeks to bring a balanced conversation to immigration policy that affirms both the perspective of refugees and that of the receiving community. Continue reading Berea College Student Groups To Hold Refugee Simulation

Berea College Student Wins Prestigious Thomas J. Watson Fellowship

Berea student Moondil Jahan won the 2016-2017 Thomas J. Watson Fellowship prize of $30,000. Berea is the only school in Kentucky from which The Watson Fellowship accepts candidates. As one of 152 finalists who competed at the national level, Jahan receive one of the 40 fellowships offered. Continue reading Berea College Student Wins Prestigious Thomas J. Watson Fellowship

Dr. Richard Cahill Dispels Misconceptions on Islam on WEKU’s Eastern Standard program

UPDATE: Listen to the program online.

Dr. Richard Cahill, director of Berea College’s Center for International Education and associate professor of history, will talk about Islam dispel some of the widespread misconceptions on WEKU’s Eastern Standard program on Thursday, July 31, at 11 a.m. EST. The show will repeat Sunday, August 3, at 6 p.m. EST. For more information visit WEKU.

Dr. Richard Cahill: Transformative Learning through International Education

Originally Posted on March 22, 2013 by Jessica Roberge

Dr. Richard Cahill, Director of the Francis and Louise Hutchins Center for International Education (CIE) and Associate Professor of History, has poured his passion for international education into the College through various programs sponsored by the CIE. Continue reading Dr. Richard Cahill: Transformative Learning through International Education