Berea College is proud to announce that it has exceeded its $10 million campaign goal for the Margaret A. Cargill Natural Sciences and Health Building, raising over $12 million in less than two years. Nearly 1,000 alumni, friends, faculty, staff and students joined together to make the vision a reality. The Margaret A. Cargill Natural Sciences and Health building will be a 125,000-square-foot facility that will house the College’s science disciplines, mathematics and nursing. As we get ready for the dedication on October 20, 2018, we want to share the stories of those who inspired us and whose gifts made the campaign possible. Continue reading Berea Exceeds $10 Million Campaign Goal for New Science/Health Building →
Jan Pearce, Professor of Computer Science and Mathematics, is a woman of many talents and passions. When asked about her interests, she responds with a deluge of answers that sound more like driving directions explaining her present position by telling where she has been. Continue reading Dr. Jan Pearce: she lives the liberal arts →
Jan Pearce, Professor of Computer Science and Mathematics, is a woman of many talents and passions. When asked about her interests, she responds with a deluge of answers that sound more like driving directions explaining her present position by telling where she has been. Continue reading Dr. Jan Pearce: Living Liberal Arts →
Sandy Bolster has dedicated her life to teaching mathematics, grades 4 through college. She has been involved with developmental math and/or computing at Berea College for over 30 years. Sandy recognizes that developmental math students often require support with study skills, time management, math anxiety, etc. As Director of Developmental Math, Sandy has coordinated support, including individual tutoring, to assist students in the program. Sandy was Instructional Computing Coordinator at Berea College for 20 years; in this position, she supported faculty with implementing technology in the curriculum, oversaw technology training, served on the committee that originated the Teaching, Learning, and Technology (TLT) lunches, and implemented the Office-Based Consultant program. Sandy also served on the Committee for Mathematics Achievement (Kentucky State Department of Education), Postsecondary Mathematics Workgroup (response to Kentucky Senate Bill 1), and the Appalachian College Association Technology Summit Planning Committee (multiple years).
Sandy holds degrees from the University of Maine, Orono ( BA in Mathematics, 1970) and the University of Colorado, Boulder (MA in Secondary Mathematics Education, 1980). Continue reading Sandy Bolster →