Will HowellSophomore Will Howell is a nursing major from Tifton, GA. He participates in the Leadership Fellows Program and is a Presidential Ambassador. Will also serves as Student Government Executive Vice President of Service. When asked about his favorite activities, Will cited fishing, biking, running, and watching Atlanta Braves baseball at the top of the list!
Leah BoldenLeah Bolden is a junior biology major and chemistry minor from LaGrange, GA. In addition to her studies and research with fellow students and faculty mentors, this Gate of Opportunity Scholar is a member of Lambda Sigma and the flute choir. Leah also enjoys reading at the local bookstore.
Tamie JovanellyDr. Tamie Jovanelly, associate professor of geology, received the distinguished Fulbright Award for Research in association with the Makarere University in Kampala, Uganda, and a grant from the National Geographic Society Conservation Trust, to conduct field-based forest hydrology research in Africa during the 2013-2014 academic year. To track her research activities, click here.
Markie FlemingMarkie Fleming, a 2013 biology graduate from Basseterre, St. Kitts, plans to pursue a career in medicine. Markie has been accepted to medical school at the University of Connecticut. While at Berry, Markie was very involved on campus through the Krannert Center Activities Board, Black Student Association, HHOPE and the Bonner Scholars Program.
Eric McDowellDr. Eric McDowell, department chair and professor of mathematics, starred in the Viking Fusion video, Roll Call, in which he sings the names of famous mathematicians to the tune of Gilbert and Sullivan's "I Am the Very Model of a Modern Major-General" from The Pirates of Penzance. Berry sophomore, Josy Roman produced the video, and won 2ndplace in the two-year/small college category at the 2013 Broadcast Education Association Festival of Media Arts Competition. To view the video, click here.
Mariah Leroux is a Biology major originally from Los Angeles who wishes to pursue a career in pediatric medicine. Mariah also enjoys a variety of activities outside of the sciences-taking guitar lessons, serving as president of Berry's Exaltation Christian Singers and as a member of Orgullo-Pride in Hispanic Culture. Off campus she is works with Cinderella's Closet, a non-profit established by her mother.
Will Corley, biology major/chemistry minor, from LaGrange, GA, says that one of his favorite things about being a science major is the fact that he is able to apply what he learns in class to everyday life. He is involved with Emerging Leaders on campus as a facilitator and works as a tour guide in the Office of Admissions. He enjoys hiking, biking and alternative music.
Anna Sanders ScottAnna Sanders Scott (1999) was awarded the 2010 Outstanding Biology Teacher Award by the National Association of Biology Teachers. She currently teaches Biology and Anatomy & Physiology at Athens Academy in Georgia. Dr. Scott earned a Ph.D. in Science Education from UGA in 2006.
Viking Trail Solar SystemAerial view of the Viking
Trail at Berry College where Physics and Astronomy
faculty painted a one billion-to-one scale model of the solar system, at a
scaled distance of 2.7 miles from the Sun. The model aids in understanding the relative distances and sizes. More>>
Bruce ConnOur dean, Bruce Conn, was selected to participate in the prestigious Jefferson Science Fellowship and he served as an adviser to the State Department in Washington, D.C. More>>
Scott LaneScott is a training/research fellow with the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention Rickettsial Zoonoses Branch, reviewing African diseases and gaining practice with PCR’s and cell cultures. Berry biology courses, especially Cell and Immunology, have paid off! Scott will further his education at Emory University and will seek a doctorate in immunology.
Stephanie TuckerStephanie attends Washington University in St. Louis, where she is pursuing a Ph.D. in Biological Inorganic Chemistry. In her senior year at Berry, she was awarded a Fulbright research grant to work with a government lab in Marseille, France.
Crystal SmithermanCrystal is pursuing a Ph.D. in Biochemistry at Georgia State. Her research group is studying mechanistic enzymology of redox enzymes, esp. flavin-dependent enzymes, to determine the influence on the energetics of reaction intermediates and transition states.
Reneé CarletonCome back, Bluebird! Dr. Carleton has a passion for reestablishing the eastern bluebird to the Berry College campus and has encouraged their habitat and breeding with a great deal of success. She welcomes opportunities to share her experiences with bluebird enthusiasts.
Kevin HokeThe 2010 recipient of the McRae Award, Dr. Hoke is an inorganic chemist at Berry who studies the ability of protein molecules to exchange electrons with electrodes and makes new catalysts for chemical reactions.
Tyler McCaslinChemistry major and 2010 Kirbo Scholar, Tyler is researching ways to improve the production process and durability of amperometric biosensors for real-time monitoring of cholesterol.