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

Draper Building

Berea College was the focus of a feature story by Jeff Tyler recently broadcast by National Public Radio. Tyler, a journalist for NPR’s Marketplace and All Things Considered, recently visited Berea’s campus to prepare the story that focused on how Berea College and Alice Lloyd College provide no-tuition enrollment for college students and offer examples other American colleges might follow.

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Berea’s Appalachian Center Director Interviewed on NPR

Chris Green, Director of Loyal Jones Appalachian Center

Chris Green, director of the Loyal Jones Appalachian Center, was recently interviewed on WEKU radio, about the impact that elimination of funding for the Appalachian Regional Commission―as called for in the recently-proposed federal budget―could have on southeastern Kentucky. A sound clip and text of the interview between program host Stu Johnson and Green can be accessed at:

The Berea College Story Told on NPR

Published originally in the Winter/Spring 2012 issue of Berea College Magazine

By Annie Hammell, ’15 It travels: by spoken word, in photographs, through video, by you and me. A story travels. In today’s high-tech world, many stories travel through the Internet. It was through Facebook that Noah Adams of National Public Radio (NPR) found the Berea College story. Continue reading The Berea College Story Told on NPR

Berea Featured on NPR’s “All Things Considered”

On November 29, Berea College was featured in a segment on NPR’s (National Public Radio) “All Things Considered,” the most listened-to, afternoon drive-time, news radio program in the country. Featured in the show is Emily Nugent, a sophomore political science major, Tony Choi, a senior Spanish and political science major, Sam Gleaves, a sophomore Appalachian studies major and member of the Bluegrass Ensemble, senior Kurstin Jones and freshman Charla Hamilton. Continue reading Berea Featured on NPR’s “All Things Considered”