News & Stories

Dec 9, 2019

Berry College and Marriott International have announced that a Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott hotel will rise on college-owned property next to the Rome Tennis Center at Berry College in 2021.

Dec 9, 2019

A Berry College freshman has been chosen as the first recipient of the inaugural Sullivan Scholarship.

Dec 6, 2019

The Berry College Jazz Ensemble and the Berry Voices will come together to present a Holiday Jazz Concert at 7 p.m. Monday (Dec. 9) at the Dark Side of the Moon in Rome.

Dec 3, 2019

A Berry College professor is part of a team that has received the 2020 Excellence in Physics Education Award.

Dec 3, 2019

Berry College students are growing and monitoring a rare and endangered plant species on campus.

Nov 19, 2019

Fifty years ago, Evelyn Hamilton and Beverly Smith graduated from Berry College – becoming the school’s first African American graduates. Their achievement and success was celebrated at a recent gala hosted by Berry College’s African American Alumni Chapter.

Nov 18, 2019

The Berry College Theatre Company will perform “Proof” Nov. 20-24 at the Sisters Theatre at Berry College.

Nov 15, 2019

Berry College government professors will host a conversation Tuesday (Nov. 19) called “Impeachment in an Era of Toxic Partisanship: A Primer.”

Nov 7, 2019

Berry College is one of four higher education institutions recently awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to evaluate the experiences and challenges faced by underrepresented tech entrepreneurs.

Nov 6, 2019

Berry College will host a panel discussion about educational inequalities that cripple our society at 6:30 p.m. Thursday (Nov. 7) in the McAllister Auditorium.

Nov 6, 2019

Folk and hip-hop inspired Christian musicians will perform at 7 p.m. Sunday (Nov. 10) at the Forum River Center in downtown Rome.

Nov 6, 2019

A linguistics professor will speak about the cultural aspects of communicating with Hispanic patients at 6 p.m. Nov. 13, in Room 101 of Berry College Evans Hall.

Nov 6, 2019

Mezzo-soprano Kimberly James will perform at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 14 at the College Chapel at Berry College.

Nov 4, 2019

More than 100 seventh and eighth grade students from Georgia schools recently competed in the Berry College Mathematics Contest.

Nov 4, 2019

Oak Hill & The Martha Berry Museum will debut a new campus tour series at 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. this Saturday (Nov. 9.)

Oct 31, 2019

Berry College is one of the nation's most environmentally responsible colleges, according to The Princeton Review®.

Oct 28, 2019

An acclaimed poet Jericho Brown will present work from his latest poetry collection at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 21 in McAllister Hall Auditorium at Berry College.

Oct 28, 2019

The Berry College Wind Ensemble will perform at 3 p.m. Nov. 17 in the Krannert Center at Berry College.

Oct 28, 2019

The Berry College Symphony Orchestra will perform at 7:30 p.m. (Tuesday) Nov. 5 in the College Chapel at Berry.

Oct 28, 2019

An award-winning poet known for his witty satires and dark narratives will perform readings from his collection of poems and essays at 7:30 p.m. (Thursday) Nov. 7 in the College Chapel at Berry College.

Oct 28, 2019

A Berry College visiting art professor will discuss his solo exhibition, “Collect, Gather, and Assemble” at 4:30 p.m. Friday (Nov. 1) in the Moon Gallery at Berry.

Oct 21, 2019

Berry College faculty members will showcase their books from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 31 in the Krannert Center ballroom.

Oct 21, 2019

Georgia’s 2020 Teacher of the Year will speak on Oct. 30 about how she overcame childhood adversity to pursue a career in teaching.

Oct 18, 2019

It’s spooky season which means that Scary Berry has returned.

Oct 18, 2019

Don’t miss this special showing of an award-winning film that was written, directed and produced by a Berry College professor.

Oct 17, 2019

The Berry College Jazz Ensemble and the Jacksonville State University Jazz Ensemble will perform together at 7 p.m., Oct. 21 in the Moon River Room at Dark Side of the Moon in downtown Rome.

Oct 15, 2019

Berry College students will have the opportunity to elevate their entrepreneurial skills with the hiring of a director for the Center for Student Entrepreneurship and Enterprise Development.

Oct 9, 2019

The 2019 David Hamilton Prize for Iowa Review Alumni has been awarded to a Berry College professor.

Oct 3, 2019

A Christian philosopher will discuss faith and happiness as at 7 p.m. Oct. 10 in the Berry College Spruill Ballroom.

Oct 3, 2019

An award-winning author will read an excerpt from her recent novel “All the Names They Used For God” and discuss her literary style at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 10 in the College Chapel at Berry College.

Sep 27, 2019

Berry College has hired Marc Hunsaker to lead the newly formed Center for Personal and Professional Development.

Sep 26, 2019

The community is invited to the Berry College lecture “A Walk on the Shadow Side of Leadership” on Oct. 3.

Sep 25, 2019

Artists Wendy DesChene and Jeff Schmuki will discuss PlantBot Genetic artwork at 5 p.m. Sept. 30 in the Moon Gallery.

Sep 25, 2019

The Berry College Theatre Company opens their 2019-2020 season with “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee.”

Sep 19, 2019

Oak Hill & The Martha Berry Museum is offering free admission on Saturday (Sept. 21) as part of the annual Smithsonian Museum Day.

Sep 17, 2019

Berry College Office of the Chaplain will host the annual Possum Trot Homecoming Service at 11 a.m. Sunday (Sept. 15) at the Possum Trot Chapel on Mountain Campus.

Sep 17, 2019

The Berry College Fall Market on Saturday, Sept. 21, will feature over 70 vendors, including Berry students and community members from all over Northwest Georgia.

Sep 16, 2019

A Berry College government professor will discuss how the U.S. Constitution is different than most other democratic constitutions at 5 p.m. Tuesday (Sept. 17) in the Berry Evans Hall Auditorium.

Sep 16, 2019

A new lecture series at Berry College, The Language Advantage, will feature a bilingual Delta executive on Wednesday (Sept. 18.)

Sep 16, 2019

An award winning poet will read and discuss his work at 7:30 p.m. Thursday (Sept. 19) in the McAllister Hall Auditorium at Berry College.

Sep 13, 2019

U.S. News and World Report’s 2019 Best Colleges Rankings recently named Berry College #1 for Best Value and #2 for its strong commitment to undergraduate teaching among regional universities in the South.

Sep 11, 2019

Berry College gourmet cheeses, Angus Beef and cage-free eggs are just some of the items available at the new Student Enterprises campus store.

Sep 5, 2019

Two local artists will discuss their contributions to the new group exhibition at the Berry College Moon Gallery.

Sep 5, 2019

More than 600 new Berry College students participated in service projects Saturday in Rome and Floyd County for the college’s annual First-Year Service Day.

Sep 4, 2019

Berry College’s Kindermusik program marks its 30th anniversary this year with a musical celebration at Ford Dining Hall Sept. 14.

Aug 29, 2019

Don’t miss a basket weaving workshop from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 8 in the Berry College Moon Gallery.

Aug 28, 2019

New York Times best-selling author Wes Moore will speak as part of the Conson Wilson Lecture Series at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday (Aug. 29) in the Berry College Cage Center Arena.

Aug 6, 2019

Berry College is one of the nation's best institutions for undergraduates to earn their college degree, according to The Princeton Review.

Jul 11, 2019

The Berry College summer market on Saturday, July 20, will feature more than 60 vendors with products ranging from fresh cut flowers and banana pecan bread to Angus beef and handmade wood décor.

Jul 2, 2019

Berry College Associate Professor of Biology Christopher Mowry and Emory University Department of Environmental Science instructor Larry Wilson co-authored the recent Urban Naturalist article, “Species Richness Within an Urban Coyote Territory in Atlanta, Georgia, USA.”

Jun 12, 2019

Berry College is one of 25 colleges nationwide selected to participate in the Humanities Research for the Public Good initiative.

Jun 10, 2019

Berry College has appointed Nathaniel Pearson as the inaugural Elvin and Fleta Patterson Sims director of the Berry Center for Integrity in Leadership.

May 29, 2019

Berry College students participated in the STEMteach Mentor Day alongside teachers from Rome City and Floyd County schools this year.

May 29, 2019

A Berry College professor has published a new book about the effects of the colonial era on Belgium.

May 22, 2019

Berry College Chair of Psychology Alan Hughes is one of 41 administrators in higher education nationwide selected to participate in the 2019–2020 Senior Leadership Academy.

May 21, 2019

Students take coursework into the community, preserving local seniors' memories.

May 21, 2019

The historic Ford Auditorium at Berry College is undergoing a $6.3 million renovation to create a first-class performance and recital hall for the music program.

May 17, 2019

Oak Hill & The Martha Berry Museum will host a free community day from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, May 25.

May 15, 2019

A Berry College student who is working at NASA this summer, has earned the prestigious Goldwater Scholarship.

May 9, 2019

Berry College Professor of Physics and Astronomy Todd Timberlake recently co-authored “Finding Our Place in the Solar System: The Scientific Story of the Copernican Revolution,” published by Cambridge University Press.

May 7, 2019

Every year Berry College sets aside one night to honor the generous donors who have given financially to student scholarships.

May 6, 2019

Berry College has been ranked as one of the best schools for the money in the U.S. by College Factual.

May 1, 2019

A Berry College student has been recognized at the Georgia Association of Behavior Analysis Conference for “Best Undergraduate Poster

Apr 26, 2019

More than 415 students are set to receive their diploma at the 2019 Berry College undergraduate commencement May 4.

Apr 24, 2019

A DeKalb County high school senior won first place at the recent Berry College Viking Fusion High School Film Festival.

Apr 24, 2019

Berry College recently hosted StoryCorps’ latest initiative, “One Small Step,” a push to bridge the political divide by having individuals with opposing viewpoints have a conversation.

Apr 24, 2019

Junior Bailey Lawson will pursue his dream of working in the medical field at Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine at Auburn University when he graduates from Berry College in May 2020.

Apr 15, 2019

Berry College alum David Ramsey is the speaker for the inaugural Peter A. Lawler Lecture today, April 15.

Apr 15, 2019

Berry College alum David Ramsey is the speaker for the inaugural Peter A. Lawler Lecture today, April 15.

Apr 9, 2019

Berry College Theatre Company is looking for a fight with “Dogfight,” a musical about a bet, love and how much trouble one night can be.

Apr 9, 2019

Eighty vendors will take part in the Berry College spring market on Saturday (April 13), with a wide range of products including Angus beef, homespun yarn, homemade dog treats and European baked goods.

Apr 4, 2019

Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Adrian Matejka will give a poetry reading at 7:30 p.m. on April 11 at the Berry College Chapel.

Apr 1, 2019

The Berry College Forensics Union recently earned their 25th consecutive Georgia Intercollegiate Forensics Association Championship, placing first in every individual event.

Mar 21, 2019

Berry College students are connecting with the local community through creative writing and poetry reading events in March and April.

Mar 12, 2019

Broadway stars of “Wicked” and “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” will perform Monday (March 18) at Berry College’s Sisters Theatre for an evening cabaret.

Mar 5, 2019

Award-winning former CNN journalist and news executive Parisa Khosravi will speak at 7 p.m. March 25, as part of the Berry College Cecil B. Wright III Integrity in Leadership lecture series.

Feb 27, 2019

Berry College has been honored with 2018 Tree Campus USA® recognition by the Arbor Day Foundation for its commitment to effective urban forest management.

Feb 26, 2019

Berry College teams up with The Chieftains Museum to welcome the public to the sixth annual Floyd County Seed Swap Saturday, March 2.

Feb 25, 2019

Oak Hill & the Martha Berry Museum will offer a lecture March 4 and a woodturning demonstration March 5 to celebrate the exhibition, “From Tree to Treasure: Woodturnings by Al Christopher.”

Feb 21, 2019

Berry College will welcome approximately 6,000 visitors from across Georgia Saturday (Feb. 23) for this year’s Governor’s Honor Program Interview Day.

Feb 20, 2019

A Berry College professor’s documentary film that depicts the battle between Rome’s river keepers and General Electric over polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), will be screened for the public at 6 p.m. Thursday (Feb. 21) at Georgia Highlands Heritage Hall Centre Stage.

Feb 12, 2019

A Berry College student entrepreneur recently won $11,000 to grow his cattle business in a pitch competition.

Feb 4, 2019

Rome City Commissioner Jamie Doss will give a lecture, “What is Community Leadership?” at 7 p.m. Wednesday (Feb. 6) in the Berry College Spruill Ballroom.

Feb 4, 2019

Award-wining poet Juliana Gray will present her work at 7:30 p.m. Thursday (Feb. 7) in the Berry College Chapel.

Jan 28, 2019

Atlanta Tech Village Vice President Karen Houghton and DynamiX founder and CEO Jeff Jahn are among the dynamic session leaders (and Berry College alums) bringing innovative ideas and years of expertise to Berry on Feb. 9.

Jan 25, 2019

The Berry College Theatre Company welcomes Lindsay Northen and Jared Bradshaw as they perform “Broadway at Berry,” at 7:30 p.m. This performance is free and open to the public.

Jan 14, 2019

With more than 30 Academy Awards and a trove of beloved characters such as Woody and Buzz Lightyear to his name, Pixar Co-Founder Ed Catmull will speak about creativity on Feb. 21, for the Berry College Shatto Lecture Series.

Jan 11, 2019

The Berry College Chaplain’s Office welcomes Rebecca DeYoung, a philosophy professor at Calvin College, who will discuss vices and virtues in relation to spiritual formation at 7 p.m. Monday (Jan. 14) in the Krannert Spruill Ballroom.

Jan 8, 2019

The Moon Gallery will be transformed into a serenely meditative space, creating an environment that will invite visitors to slow down and walk through the works, being momentarily removed from the frantic and mundane worries, uncertainties, and activities of daily life. “Meditation in Space Time: Art Textiles” is comprised of textiles from a series started in 2006 and is on-going and informed by Eastern spiritual philosophies.

Jan 8, 2019

The Berry College Moon Gallery presents “Meditation in Space Time: Art Textiles” by Junco Sato Pollack, running through Jan. 31.

Jan 8, 2019

The Moon Gallery will be transformed into a serenely meditative space, creating an environment that will invite visitors to slow down and walk through the works, being momentarily removed from the frantic and mundane worries, uncertainties, and activities of daily life. “Meditation in Space Time: Art Textiles” is comprised of textiles from a series started in 2006 and is on-going and informed by Eastern spiritual philosophies.

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