Berea’s students and faculty members continued to make history when they participated with Martin Luther King, Jr. in the Civil Rights March from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama. Continue reading Experiencing Black History →
Berea’s historic Boone Tavern Hotel and Restaurant is a contender as the Best Eco-Friendly Hotel in a travel award contest conducted by USA TODAY. A panel of experts selected Boone Tavern as a nominee in the latest 10 Best Readers’ Choice award. The contest, which is being promoted by USA TODAY, gives voters four weeks to vote for the candidate of their choice among 20 U.S. hotels that have gone above and beyond to promote environmental sustainability. All voting is digital and the 10Best Readers’ Choice Award contest is accessible on the 10Best.com website. Voters can choose Boone Tavern at: http://www.10best.com/awards/travel/best-eco-friendly-hotel/ Continue reading Vote Now, and Every Day, for Boone Tavern Hotel and Restaurant →
Berea, KY (January 20, 2016) – During 2015, several national publications and websites recognized Berea College for its excellence in academics and as a significant value for students and their families.
Commenting of the rankings, Berea College President Lyle Roelofs stated, “We are gratified that Berea was recognized with strong rankings such as these. Our current students, alumni and donors also can take pride in knowing the school they attend and support continues to serve the public good by providing a high-quality education for talented, low-income students from Appalachia and beyond.” Continue reading Berea College Recognized for Exceptional Financial & Academic Value →
Berea College was named by USA Today as one of the “Best 10 colleges for the money.” The article, which focuses on the rising cost of higher education, cites a select number of schools that counter that trend and states that Berea “offers all admitted students a scholarship completely covering their tuition.” It also notes that many students “receive additional aid” to cover other educational costs beyond tuition. Continue reading USA Today Names Berea as One of “Best 10 Colleges for the Money” →
Current students and alumni share a road trip to Selma and USA Today captures the highlights. Video and article here:
Berea College President Lyle Roelofs, students and alumni are interviewed by USA TODAY about their experiences—past and present—in participating in the Civil Rights March in Selma.
See video and print articles here: http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/2015/03/08/selma-marchers-say-needs-still-unmet/24610095/
Berea College tops the list of the 15 least expensive colleges in America in a newly-published article by USA TODAY.
Access and affordability continue to be hot-topics nationwide. Average tuition costs at many universities, some at more than $200,000, have been outpacing inflation rates for decades. USA TODAY researched the “15 least expensive colleges to get your degree,” citing Berea as the most affordable. Continue reading Berea Named Most Affordable College in America by USA Today →