Around Berry

A Berry Christmas
A Berry Christmas
(December 2015) Even with finals looming just around the corner, and students running on little to no sleep, there is still plenty of Christmas cheer and holiday events at Berry.

Women in Arms
Women in Arms
(November 2015) Audiences recently experienced a taste of Irish mythology with Berry College Theatre Company’s performance of “Women in Arms” by Mary Elizabeth Burke Kennedy.

Falling for Berry
Falling for Berry
(November 2015) In the South, many gladly embrace fall with the respite from the sweltering summers; however, Berry College students have an extra reason to appreciate autumn.

Nerdy Fun
Nerdy Fun
(October 2015) In late September and early October, audiences were in for a hilarious treat with Berry College Theatre Company’s performance of “The Nerd” by Larry Shue.

Soggy Celebration
Soggy Celebration
(October 2015) Stormy weather forced one of Berry’s oldest traditions to be a bit untraditional this year.

Slowing Down
Slowing Down
(October 2015) Notable author and physician Victoria Sweet visited Berry recently to speak about her book “God’s Hotel: A Doctor, a Hospital, and a Pilgrimage to the Heart of Medicine,” which was the summer reading assignment for all incoming students.

Home Field Advantage
Home Field Advantage
(September 2015) Berry welcomed more than 4,500 students, alumni, family and friends for the inaugural football game at Valhalla.

Head, Heart and Hands
Head, Heart and Hands
(September 2015) After finishing their first week of classes at Berry, almost 600 new students volunteered in the 18th annual First-Year Service Day.

Welcome New Vikings
Welcome New Vikings
(August 2015) Enthusiastic first-year mentors and Berry bellhops welcomed Berry’s new students on the first rainy move-in day in more than 30 years.

Vikings Overseas
Vikings Overseas
(July 2015) Setting their sights beyond the Berry bubble this summer, 124 students traveled to 17 countries ranging from Norway to Kenya to Costa Rica for various Short-Term International Programs and independent study abroad programs.

A New Chapter
A New Chapter
(June 2015) Several hundred new Berry College students are stopping by the campus this summer for exciting two-day orientation sessions known as SOAR.

Reunited Through Work
Reunited Through Work
(May 2015) Berry College welcomed approximately 200 alumni and their spouses recently for the 30th annual Alumni Work Week.

New Beginnings
New Beginnings
(May 2015) “Graduation is not the end of your education, but the beginning of your education’s application” Berry College Trustee Buster Wright said as he welcomed the graduating class of 2015.

Double Trouble
Double Trouble
(May 2015) The Berry College Theatre Company finished off the year on a high note with its rendition of Carlo Goldoni’s “A Servant of Two Masters.”

Colorful Weekend
Colorful Weekend
(April 2015) Before stressful finals week began, students spent one of their last weekends on campus running through color, watching the bulls and throwing their hands in the air.

Spring Blooms
Spring Blooms
(April 2015) Springtime has hit Berry College with the arrival of beautiful spring weather and blooming flowers.

March Madness
March Madness
(April 2015) During the last week of March, Berry College was home to a myriad of events that included a dance concert, the half marathon and Relay for Life.

Making History
Making History
(March 2015) The Berry College Gloria Shatto Lecture Series recently welcomed presidential historian and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Doris Kearns Goodwin.

Ride to Victory
Ride to Victory
(March 2015) The Berry College Equestrian Team continues to charge ahead taking first place recently in both the Hunt Seat and Western Regionals at the Berry.

Giving Thanks
Giving Thanks
(February 2015) Every year Berry sets aside one night to specifically honor the generous donors who have given financially to student scholarships.

A Joyful Sound
A Joyful Sound
(February 2015) More than 400 people packed the floor of the Berry College Chapel Thursday to see the folk-influenced Christian band Rend Collective.

MLK Service
MLK Service
(January 2015) A group of Berry College students woke up early on Martin Luther King Day to make a difference in the Rome community.