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Welcome New Alums!
Welcome New Alums!
(December 2014) Nearly 60 excited undergraduate and graduate students received diplomas during the Berry College Fall 2014 Commencement Dec. 13 in the College Chapel.

A Taffeta Christmas
A Taffeta Christmas
(December 2014) The Berry College Theatre Company showed true holiday spirit through their annual Christmas fundraising.

Fall Festivities
Fall Festivities
(November 2014) Berry students are busy making preparations for the upcoming Christmas festivities.

Fall Festivities
Fall Festivities
(November 2014) With more than 7.5 million trees on Berry’s campus, fall is one of the most beautiful times to be on campus. The season means beautiful weather, an array of orange, yellow, and red leaves, and of course Halloween fun.

Building Excitement
Building Excitement
(October 2014) College trustees and donors picked up their shovels and broke ground for the new Valhalla stadium.

Fantastick Performances
Fantastick Performances
As part of the historical 100th Mountain Day celebration, students and alumni were treated to the Berry College Theatre Company’s performance of the world’s longest running musical “The Fantasticks.”

Centennial Celebration
Centennial Celebration
(October 2014) The much loved Berry College tradition, Mountain Day, recently celebrated its 100th anniversary on a beautiful fall weekend. Mountain Day is the celebration of Berry College founder Martha Berry’s birthday. It is celebrated on the first weekend in October though Miss Berry’s actual birthday is Oct. 7.

What is LifeReady?
What is LifeReady?
(September 2014) Berry has never been just a school, but a beacon of opportunity, and the launch of the new LifeReady Campaign reinforces that vision.

Making Impressions
Making Impressions
(September 2014) Berry freshmen and new transfer students were able to experience firsthand meeting the author whose words were an integral part of their introduction to Berry.

Ministering Unto
Ministering Unto
(September 2014) After just two weeks of classes, the newest Berry class of more than 575 students has undergone a rite of passage that is central to the Berry mission.

Welcome Home
Welcome Home
(August 2014) Berry College undergraduates have kicked off another academic year with the arrival of more than 600 new students.

Bountiful Business
Bountiful Business
(August 2014) The Berry Farms student enterprise has had a busy summer providing fresh food and other local goods for the Rome community.

Berry Abroad
Berry Abroad
(July 2014) While most students are away from the Berry Bubble for the summer, a good number are broadening their horizons by studying abroad.

Welcome New Vikings
Welcome New Vikings
(June 2014) Incoming freshmen SOAR into Berry this month with an exciting two-day orientation session made just for them.

Welcome Home
Welcome Home
(June 2014) This year’s Alumni Work Week has attracted more than 180 Berry College alumni and spouses - from graduates who were in school during World War II to graduates who walked the stage just this year.

Launching LifeReady
Launching LifeReady
(May 2014) Student, alumni and representatives of the campus community joined other friends of Berry for the May 17 public launch of LifeReady: The Berry College Campaign for Opportunity.

New Opportunities
New Opportunities
(May 2014) Rain could not stop Berry College from celebrating 425 new alumni on May 10, 2014.

Celebrating Our Donors
Celebrating Our Donors
(March 2014) More than 350 Berry College donors and scholarship recipients recently enjoyed an evening of entertainment at Berry’s 13th annual Scholarship Night.

Oh Horrors!
Oh Horrors!
(February 2014) With the help of a giant man-eating plant, the Berry College Theatre Company sold out three shows with nearly 1,200 people attending the production of “Little Shop of Horrors.”

Vegas, Berry Style
Vegas, Berry Style
(February 2014) Berry students enjoyed a weekend of Vegas fun with the recent Black Light Dance and Casino Night. “Casino night as a whole was absolutely fantastic as always and the live music was really good and a lot of fun,” said Anastasia Kolousek.

Ice, Ice, Berry
Ice, Ice, Berry
(February 2014) Berry students were recently treated to a delightful surprise of snow fall. A blanket of white draped over the college’s rolling hills and majestic buildings, adding a unique splendor to the already picturesque campus.

Winter Fun
Winter Fun
(January 2014) Berry College students recently celebrated a Southern winter just weeks after Georgia was hit by the polar vortex.