Higher Ground will present an original one-act musical drama, Needle Work, at the Phelps Stokes Chapel at 7 p.m., Tuesday March 26, 2019. The performance includes stories collected in eastern Kentucky communities and music from the cast and local musicians. It is free and open to the public.
Needle Work examines the pros and cons of needle exchanges, where substance abusers can exchange dirty syringes for clean ones without fear of legal consequences, as a way of stemming the spread of diseases such as hepatitis and HIV/AIDS.
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The 2015 Berea College Service Award will be presented to Mam-Yassin Sarr on Thursday, March 26 at 3:00 p.m. in Phelps Stokes Chapel, during the annual Berea College Service Convocation. The Berea College Service Award honors persons who in their daily lives and their service to humanity have exemplified Berea’s Great Commitments. The award honors practical service by persons in all walks of life. Ms. Sarr will also deliver the annual Service Convocation address, titled, “The role of service in the advancement of humanity.” Continue reading Berea College Service Award Recipient Mam-Yassin Sarr To Be Recognized At Annual Service Convocation →
On Thursday, March 27 at 3 p.m. in Phelps Stokes Chapel, during the annual Berea College Service Convocation, the 2014 Berea College Service Award will be presented to Henry Red Cloud and Carolyn Sundy. The Berea College Service Award honors persons who in their daily lives and their service to humanity have exemplified Berea’s Great Commitments. The award honors practical service by persons in all walks of life. Continue reading Berea College Service Award Recipients to be Recognized at Annual Service Convocation →
The second Stephenson Memorial Concert of the spring semester features Pharaoh’s Daughter on March 13 at 8 p.m. in Phelps Stokes Chapel. The event is free and open to the public. Continue reading Pharaoh’s Daughter Returns to Berea →
The first Berea College “Dancing with the Stars” event will be held on Friday, January 31 at 7 p.m. in Phelps Stokes Chapel and feature former Miss Kentucky Djuan Trent and local “stars” Reid Connelly, Reverend Rachel Small-Stokes, Berea College faculty and Berea College dance groups. Continue reading Local “Stars” Dance to End Power-based Violence →
Obadiah Ewing-Roush will address 68 seniors participating in the Mid-Year Recognition Service on Sunday, December 9, at 3 p.m. in Phelps Stokes Chapel. Ewing-Roush is an actor who, in various settings during the current year, is depicting the person of the Rev. John G. Fee, the Kentucky abolitionist who founded Berea College. He will address the 2012 mid-year graduates with words John G. Fee, himself, might choose. Ewing-Roush’s program is part of Kentucky Chautauqua, an exclusive presentation of the Kentucky Humanities Council, Inc. Continue reading Midyear Graduates Commence to the Words of Berea’s Founder, John G. Fee →