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Feb 4, 2022

Michelle Little has used the skills she learned as a head resident assistant to help her further excel in her field as a family medicine physician in Dalton, GA.

Feb 2, 2022

Graduating with a degree in marketing and management, Breelan Baxter ’21 was prepared to take on a job in event planning thanks to the first-hand experiences and connections she garnered at Berry.

Jan 25, 2022

Record enrollment, historic firsts in intercollegiate athletics, and an impressive new teaching and research facility for Berry’s stellar animal science program are just some of the things you can read about in the Winter 2021-22 issue of Berry magazine.

Dec 1, 2021

Supported by Berry faculty and alumni connections, Jacqueline Lea ’21 is applying her talents as a technical writer for a CPA-led business advisory firm.

Oct 21, 2021

Hannah Marr Tittle ’18 leveraged her student work experience at Berry to launch her career at L.L. Bean while developing a bridal business start-up called Clique in Style.

Oct 7, 2021

At the Georgia Municipal Association, Davis addresses the needs of local governing bodies, advocating for initiatives and bettering relationships between local and state interests

Sep 16, 2021

After working in on-campus ministries and in the Chaplain’s Office at Berry, Zion Brown ’21 is thriving as a young adults resident at Perimeter Church in Atlanta, working to foster community for young people in the surrounding area.

Aug 18, 2021

Communication major Michael Cheeves landed a job as assistant editor of the musical film Spirited (2022)— featuring Ryan Reynolds and Will Ferrell — because of Ruth Baker, the mentor who instilled musical knowledge and encouraged him to dream big.

Aug 12, 2021

Hunter Maddox ’17 moved up quickly in his E*Trade career, shaped by entrepreneurship, travel abroad and practical business experience at Berry.

Aug 4, 2021

Rachel LeRoy ’15 was one of the first Berry students to participate in HackBerry Lab, a campus-centered makerspace designed to test students’ creative limits. Also leveraging experiences as a student-athlete and supervisory skills gained through Berry Student Enterprises, she earned an M.S. in human computer interaction and now manages user experience research teams at Facebook.

Jul 22, 2021

Nick Fernandez ’21, an MBA student at American University, is focused on expanding Upsway Marketing LLC, which he founded after studying entrepreneurship and innovation at Berry.

Jul 6, 2021

The new issue of Berry magazine highlights impressive achievements, rousing heroism and the perseverance shown by the college community during this challenging year.

Jul 6, 2021

Noah Howie ’21 came to Berry knowing he wanted to major in environmental sciences. His desire to protect and preserve wild spaces prepared him to work on prescribed burn teams at Berry and land an internship with The Nature Conservancy.

Jun 7, 2021

Michael Mejia recently read and discussed fiction work from his two novels “TOKYO” and “Forgetfulness".

May 21, 2021

Taylor Blaylock ’21 is the sixth Berry graduate to win the Fulbright grant to teach English abroad. In August, she will move to Taiwan where she will bring to bear all of her experiences in student teaching and her knowledge of supporting English language learners.

Mar 18, 2021

Griffin Davis ’20 majored in economics and finance and took every opportunity to engage in experiences both on and off campus that would help him land a job right after of graduation.

Mar 10, 2021

Michael Clemmons ’06, a biochemistry major, and Elizabeth Callahan Clemmons ’08, an animal science major and veterinarian, met in band at Berry. Both say their academic training and hands-on experiences in the sciences prepared them for their current positions.

Feb 18, 2021

In a year of twists and turns, Camille Hanner ’20, a communication major, landed a position as a digital content specialist and rose within months to become a project manager. Pivotal internships gave her the confidence to succeed in the job market.

Feb 10, 2021

Kenny Morgan ’20 auditioned for a music scholarship at Berry on a whim. He landed a spot in vocal performance and forged a lifelong relationship with the mentor who guided him to grad school in New York City.

Feb 4, 2021

Heitor De Paula transitioned from PR student to social media professional without missing a beat—landing a job with a global company the month after graduation.

Feb 3, 2021

Elizabeth Barnett ’20 is fulfilling her desire to create inclusive and loving environments for individuals with disabilities through her position with SOAR Special Needs in Overland Park, Kan.

Dec 16, 2020

The new issue of Berry magazine features stories of alumni response to the COVID-19 pandemic, among other stories highlighting the indomitable spirit of the Berry community.

Dec 16, 2020

Berry’s comprehensive LifeReady Campaign closed this fall after raising more than $135 million in support of scholarships, facilities and programs that already are changing lives and enhancing opportunity for Berry students.

Dec 16, 2020

Dr. Amelia “Mimi” Hofstetter and Dr. Yuko Sato never would have met had it not been for Berry. Today, the accomplished scientists and lifelong friends can’t imagine life without each other.

Dec 16, 2020

Dr. Beverly Philpot Smith (69C, FFS), Dr. Melanie Peterson Bliss (96C), Karen Houghton (01C), and Chad Michael Nash (13C, FFS) are the 2020 recipients of the Berry Alumni Association’s Distinguished Alumni Awards.

Dec 16, 2020

Genesis Leggett (20C) lost her opportunity to compete for a national championship in track and field due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but the new graduate is optimistic and excited as she pursues career opportunities she discovered as a Berry student.

Dec 16, 2020

Sam (76C, 78G) and Nancy Duval (77C) Ratcliffe met at Berry and were married in the college chapel. Now they have returned as residents of The Spires at Berry College, a new continuing care retirement community that opened in June.

Dec 16, 2020

Kathy Insel Brown (95C) helped Berry win a national championship as a student-athlete. As the new head coach for women’s soccer, she hopes to help a new generation of Vikings achieve similar goals.

Dec 16, 2020

Not even a worldwide pandemic could stop Berry alumni from coming together (virtually) for the college’s annual Mountain Day celebration.

Dec 16, 2020

Jacob Bushey ’19 is pursuing a career in graphic design and branding in Nashville, Tenn., thanks to work opportunities and mentoring at Berry.

Nov 18, 2020

James Ross ’15 is pursuing postdoctoral studies in cancer research at Emory University. Mentored by biology and biochemistry faculty at Berry, he worked as a student researcher, which led to success in one of the top immunology research labs in the world.

Oct 28, 2020

Abby Carnill ’18 studied early childhood education and Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) at Berry. Now she is living out her dream of teaching kindergarten abroad in Quito, Ecuador.

Oct 22, 2020

Berry College alumnus and co-founder of  Atlanticus  Holdings Corporation Rick Gilbert has been named the new chairman of the Berry Board of Trustees.  

Oct 20, 2020

As the head coach for the Bluefins, a USA swim team in Carrollton, Ga., Matt Siniard mentors young people, just as he was guided by Berry coaches.

Oct 13, 2020

An acclaimed author and Berry College alum discussed his first novel “Lake Life” Oct. 7 at the College Chapel.

Sep 18, 2020

The national Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi has awarded a Berry College alumnus an $8,500 Fellowship.

Sep 17, 2020

A scholarship program and grant-funded research at Berry launched a future in counseling.

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