News & Stories

Dec 14, 2017

A Berry College English professor has been nominated for the prestigious 2017 Pushcart Prize.

Dec 12, 2017

The Georgia Independent College Association and The Association of Private Colleges and Universities of Puerto Rico have partnered to assist in the placement of college students temporarily displaced in Puerto Rico due to Hurricane Maria.

Dec 4, 2017

College Broadcasters, Inc. and College Media Association recently recognized Berry College’s student-run multimedia website, Viking Fusion, and Department of Communication students in three national competitions.

Dec 4, 2017

Oak Hill & The Martha Berry Museum will ring in the Christmas season with a new tradition, Victorian Christmas Tours, that allows visitors to experience the holidays as they were celebrated during the time of Martha Berry’s childhood.

Nov 28, 2017

The Berry College Choir will perform Lessons and Carols at 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 2 in the College Chapel.

Nov 16, 2017

Berry College alum Brin Enterkin, founder of The African SOUP, has been named one of 2018’s “Forbes 30-Under-30 Social Entrepreneurs.”

Nov 1, 2017

November Events at Berry College

Oct 31, 2017

Berry College recently hosted Lt. Governor Casey Cagle – along with Sens. Hufstetler, Unterman, Burke, Hill, Kirkpatrick, Rhett and Watson – for this year’s final meeting of Georgia’s Health Care Reform Task Force.

Oct 27, 2017

Two Berry College student-made films have been chosen for the Rome International Film Festival in November.

Oct 26, 2017

Georgia Teacher of the Year John Tibbetts will speak at 7 p.m. Nov. 1 in the McAllister Auditorium at Berry College.

Oct 23, 2017

Oak Hill and the Martha Berry Museum will be leading historic walking tours of Berry College on Oct. 28 and Nov. 4.

Oct 18, 2017

Upcoming Fine Arts Events

Oct 6, 2017

Berry College students, faculty and staff applauded the new ""Sisters Theatre"" dedication Friday evening. The 9,226 square-foot addition to Blackstone Hall includes a black-box stage with adjustable seating for up to 276, depending on the needs of a particular production.

Sep 29, 2017

Berry College welcomes Cynthia Court as the new Vice President of Advancement.

Sep 27, 2017

Recent Berry College graduate Megan Petrovich is teaching across the Atlantic.

Sep 26, 2017

Berry College recently hosted the annual 6th Grade Berry College Mathematics Contest.

Sep 25, 2017

Northwest Georgia’s first science café will feature a lecture about “Exoplanets and the Possibility of Life on Other Planets.”

Sep 20, 2017

A prominent scientist will discuss “Faith and Science: Friends or Foes?” as part of the Berry College Lumen Lecture Series at 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 25, in the Krannert Ballroom.

Sep 14, 2017

September's fine arts events include performances in theatre, music, art and literature.

Sep 7, 2017

The internationally-known Stepháne Wrembel Band, which combines blues, rock and flamenco, will open the Berry College 2017-18 concert season at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 14 in the Ford Auditorium.

Aug 29, 2017

Berry College has received a $2 million gift to fund the directorship of the growing Berry Center for Integrity in Leadership.

Aug 25, 2017

Will Allen, author of “The Good Food Revolution” and CEO of Growing Power, will give a lecture at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 31 in the Cage Center Arena at Berry College.

Aug 22, 2017

The Moon Gallery at Berry College presents “Bad, Bold, Wiser” in clay and mixed media open now through Sept. 21.

Aug 17, 2017

Berry College’s recent nursing graduates have achieved exceptional test scores and employment across the Southeast U.S.

Aug 10, 2017

Berry College Dean Jacqueline McDowell has been appointed by Gov. Nathan Deal to the Georgia Professional Standards Commission.

Aug 8, 2017

Berry College Professor Sandra Meek has been named the Georgia Author of the Year in Poetry for her book, "An Ecology of Elsewhere."

Aug 7, 2017

A Berry College graduate has been selected as a Woodrow Wilson Georgia Teaching Fellow for 2017. Berry Young Alum Named Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellow

Jul 31, 2017

Berry College is featured in the 2018 edition of the Princeton Review book, “The Best 382 Colleges.”

Jul 20, 2017

Physics and Astronomy Professor Todd Timberlake will host a public lecture at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 15 for those who want to learn more about the upcoming solar eclipse.

Jun 21, 2017

All 27,000 acres of the world’s largest college campus, Berry College, will become tobacco-free beginning Aug. 1, 2015.

Jun 7, 2017

A Berry College communication professor is one of six faculty members in the U.S. to receive a grant from the Scripps Howard Foundation Visiting Professors in Social Media Program.

May 23, 2017

Berry College professor and nationally renowned political scholar Peter Augustine Lawler passed away Tuesday.

May 18, 2017

Recent Berry College graduate Emilee Burroughs has been selected to participate in the 2017 Women’s Business Enterprise National Council Student Entrepreneur Program next month.

May 12, 2017

Berry College’s student-run multimedia website, Viking Fusion, was recognized in multiple categories by the Southeast Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.

May 9, 2017

Berry College President Stephen Briggs was given the Souper Star Champions of Education Award at the recent third annual Souper Star event in Atlanta.

May 2, 2017

Berry College’s McAllister Hall was dreamt with a museum in mind in order to ignite imagination, inspire curiosity and excite the senses.

Apr 28, 2017

Berry College’s largest class – 533 students– will graduate this May.

Apr 26, 2017

Friday, April 28, is the deadline to register at a discounted price for the summer camp for gifted and talented students hosted by Berry College and Floyd County Schools.

Apr 25, 2017

The Berry College Professional Tennis Management Program has been awarded a $17,000 grant from the USTA National Campus.

Apr 21, 2017

Berry College Vice President for Advancement Bettyann O’Neill has announced she will retire by the end of this year.

Apr 20, 2017

Berry College’s student-run multimedia website, Viking Fusion, and campus newspaper, The Campus Carrier, were recognized in multiple categories by the Society of Professional Journalists in its Region 3 Mark of Excellence Awards.

Apr 19, 2017

A new 4,600-square-foot Berry College Animal Science Laboratory is now open and promises new opportunities for students.

Apr 18, 2017

Berry College has partnered with Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine with campuses in Virginia, South Carolina, and Alabama to provide major advantages for students aspiring to medical school.

Apr 7, 2017

Join the Berry College Wind Ensemble, Berry Jazz Ensemble and Viking Drumline for an afternoon of music at 3 p.m. Saturday (April 8) on the Ford grounds at Berry College.

Apr 4, 2017

Music major Lyman Hinson presented the lost works of composer Florence Price at the annual student symposium today at Berry College.

Apr 4, 2017

Berry College sophomore Elli Hayes has been accepted to the Jersey Youth Academy.

Mar 31, 2017

Harry Connick Jr.’s band member, Augie Haas, will perform with Berry College music students April 7 in a free public concert.

Mar 29, 2017

<p><strong></strong>Berry College is offering an MBA Healthcare Management track for working professionals beginning in the fall. </p> <p>The application deadline is July 15. </p> <p>This degree program will serve physicians, hospital and office administrators, nurse managers, pharmacists, athletic trainers and pharmaceutical and medical sales representatives in the world of management, finance and business strategies. </p> <p>As one of the most affordable options in Georgia for an MBA degree, this program is ideal for balancing work, family and studies with classes meeting weekdays from 6 to 8:45 p.m. Students are able to finish this degree in as little as a year-and-a-half. </p> <p>The small classes are structured to build networks and promote lifelong connections through discussions, team projects and interactions with peers and faculty. The degree will focus on healthcare economics and policy, quality management in healthcare and healthcare law. </p> <p>An added perk, MBA students also have full access to the Cage Athletic Center, Memorial Library, concerts and theatre productions. </p> <p>For more information please call (706) 238-5896 or to attend an information session, visit <a href=""http://www.berry.edu/mba/healthcare/"">berry.edu/mba/healthcare/</a>.</p> <p>

Mar 24, 2017

Berry sophomore Leif Atchley will compete in the 2017 National Trumpet Competition this weekend.

Mar 20, 2017

Berry College Theatre Company presents ‘The Tempest’

Mar 15, 2017

Bill Lennie, The Home Depot Executive Vice President, will speak about “Building a Values Based Culture,” March 23 at Berry College.

Mar 7, 2017

Saxophone soloist Otis Murphy will perform at 7:30 p.m. Thursday (March 9) in the Berry College Ford Auditorium.

Mar 3, 2017

Three Berry College students have been named 2017 Kirbo Scholars which brings thousands of dollars for their research projects.

Mar 3, 2017

Sixth, seventh and eighth graders from north Georgia recently competed in the spring Berry College Mathematics Contest.

Feb 28, 2017

Lyrical poet Ann Fisher-Wirth will read excerpts from her work at 7:30 p.m. Thursday (March 2) in the Berry College Chapel.

Feb 28, 2017

The Berry College student newspaper, The Campus Carrier, earned eight awards for journalism excellence in this year’s Georgia College Press Association Better Newspaper Contest.

Feb 28, 2017

Two Berry College students helped organize and participate in a 24-hour livestream that raised $880 recently for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.

Feb 27, 2017

More than 1,600 high school students from across Georgia competed for spots Saturday in the prestigious Governor’s Honors Program at Berry College.

Feb 23, 2017

A topping-out ceremony marking the halfway point of construction for Berry College’s new theatre took on added significance Thursday as participants cheered news that the $6.7 million campaign to fund the project had been completed.

Feb 13, 2017

Chemistry professor and experienced leader Mary K. Boyd, of Austin, Texas, has been named provost at Berry College.

Feb 9, 2017

Internationally-acclaimed violinist Levon Ambartsumian and pianist Evgeny Rivkin will perform at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 16 in the Berry College Ford Auditorium.

Feb 2, 2017

The Moon Gallery at Berry College presents “Off in the Woods Often” by artist Dahlia Elsayed, wherein wordplay, metaphors and lists play on and off of symbolic imagery.

Jan 17, 2017

World renowned physician and meningitis vaccine expert Dr. Marc LaForce will speak at 7 p.m. Jan. 26 in the Berry College Krannert Ballroom.

Jan 6, 2017

A solo art exhibit, “Gulfs” by Bryce Speed, opens Monday (Jan. 9) in the Moon Gallery at Berry College and will run through Feb. 2.

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