232 Seniors Graduate from Berea College

Despite the downpour, a capacity crowd witnessed more than 230 Berea College seniors walk across the stage, receive their diplomas and graduate during Berea’s 141st commencement on May 5, 2013. This was the first commencement under the presidency of Dr. Lyle Roelofs.  Other events held throughout the day were a pinning ceremony for nursing graduates, the Baccalaureate service, and a reception for graduates, families and guests after the commencement ceremony. Continue reading 232 Seniors Graduate from Berea College

Noted Civil Rights Advocate Peter J. O’Connor to Speak at Berea’s Commencement

Peter J. O’Connor, a longtime civil rights activist, will address 232 candidates for graduation during Berea College’s 141st commencement service on May 5 at 2 p.m. in the main arena of Seabury Center. O’Connor will be awarded an honorary Doctor of Laws degree. This is the first commencement ceremony under the presidency of Dr. Lyle D. Roelofs, who began serving as Berea College’s ninth president on July 1, 2012. Continue reading Noted Civil Rights Advocate Peter J. O’Connor to Speak at Berea’s Commencement