“The hydroelectric generating plant shows that local green initiatives like this one can be financially feasible and create reliable sources of income and acceptable rates of return on investment,” said Berea College President Lyle Roelofs. “At the same time, it displays to our students and everyone else both the College’s commitment to environmental sustainability and the viability of state-of-the-art renewable energy technologies.”
Anne Cobb Smith Weatherford, former first lady of Berea College and widow of Willis D. Weatherford, Jr., died in Black Mountain, North Carolina, Tuesday evening, June 7, 2016.
Many will recall that when Willis Weatherford became the 6th president of Berea College in 1967, Anne Weatherford became an integral part of the community, endearing herself to faculty, staff, and students alike with her gentle manner and soft-spoken words as she lived out the two great commandments enunciated by Jesus: “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and soul and mind….and you shall love your neighbor as yourself” (Matt. 22:37-40). Continue reading Bereans Mourn the Passing of Former First Lady, Anne Weatherford →
First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden have announced an initiative from nurses across the country who have committed to educating current and future nurses on recognizing and caring for veterans impacted by post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), traumatic brain injury, depression and other combat-related issues. Continue reading Berea College Nursing Program Joins with First Lady to Address Combat-Related Issues →