News & Stories

Jul 22, 2020

Darryl Delsoin applied social entrepreneurship learned at Berry to develop a project focused on providing a safe, healthy option for cooking fuel in his home country.

Mar 13, 2020

Alex Gonzalez ’20 came to Berry to study animal science, but changing his major to finance fueled his interest in wealth management.

Feb 19, 2020

Through leadership training and hands-on experience, this marketing and finance major has turned his Berry job and internship opportunities into a career that has taken him to the Washington, D.C., area and the snowy mountains of Alaska.

Feb 13, 2020

Accounting major Gabrielle Evans ’17 learned early at Berry to be self-aware whether moving smoothly through life or encountering obstacles — an attitude that serves her well as an accounting analyst in a fast-paced business environment.

Feb 5, 2020

: Senior economics student Rosa Brenes Rodriguez left Costa Rica to study at Berry. Now she is ready to make her mark on the world.

Sep 27, 2019

Berry alumna Sarah Steffan wasn’t one to limit herself. Instead, she found the common thread in all of her interests: a dedication to improving the lives of others. “I know my path seems scattered or unconventional, but the driving force behind my changes has always been people,” Sarah said.

Dec 7, 2018

Harmony Petty (21c) never dreamed of starting her own business, but when friends and family showed an interest in her crafts, she jumped in with both feet – at the age of 14.

Oct 12, 2018

2018 grad Bekah (Fortney) Baxter took her passion for service and leadership to the next level in her sophomore year at Berry when she created “Chosen Vessels”- a non-profit dedicated to encouraging, equipping and empowering leaders in ministries in developing countries around the globe.

Jul 26, 2018

Nick O’Connor, a 2018 grad, credits much of his success to the experiences he gained at Berry through the student work program. As an accounting and finance major with a German minor, Nick worked as part of the Berry Student Enterprises Support Team in accounting and was promoted to team lead by his junior year.

Jun 28, 2018

A passion for rugby is leading Jordan Blackmon to Chattanooga. The 2018 graduate will play rugby for the Chattanooga Rugby Club and work in the logistics industry as a national account representative.

Apr 6, 2018

In September of Andie Spearman’s senior year, nine months before graduation, her career was ready for launch. The summer after her junior year, Andie, a marketing major from Atlanta, had a marketing and sales internship at Georgia-Pacific.

Nov 16, 2017

Berry alumna and founder of The African SOUP Brin Enterkin (a 2012 grad) has been named one of Forbes’ 2018 30-Under-30 Social Entrepreneurs. While at Berry, Brin worked in Uganda with micro-financing. She met Micheal Kaidhiwa and they decided to work together to lift communities out of poverty.

Oct 27, 2017

Never one to slow down, 2017 Berry grad Jessica Gross is now an analyst for the hedge fund solutions team, BlackRock Alternative Advisers in New York City. Jessica, a double major in finance and business management, polished her leadership skills at Berry as a member of the Leadership Fellows, Student Government Association, the Vikettes dance team and several honor societies.

Sep 27, 2017

Mathematics major Hannah Marr (18c) headed to Maine this past summer for a software development internship with legendary outdoors retailer L.L. Bean. As a result of her finance team internship, L.L. Bean is continuing to use software tests that Hannah built.

Aug 4, 2017

Jonathan Pascual (04C) might be the poster child for a well-rounded liberal arts education. This psychology major took every opportunity he had to work with people, whether it was in Admissions as a tour guide, in his dorm as a resident assistant or as a missionary over breaks.

Apr 7, 2017

Emilee Burroughs (17c) has dreamed of creating a Christ-centered, fashion-forward, body-positive magazine since she was in high school. Thanks to Berry’s focus on entrepreneurship, she’s made that dream a reality! Anointed launched on January 1, 2016 and is five issues in with a sixth on the way.

Jan 13, 2017

Travis Helton (16C) is a problem solver. As a creative technology major at Berry, he was used to taking imaginative ideas and making them a reality.

Dec 2, 2016

Sam Jones (16C) has a knack for numbers. As a Gate of Opportunity Scholar working his way through Berry, he found application for his aptitude through one-on-one interaction with his economics professors and extensive participation in the on-campus Work Experience Program.

Nov 22, 2016

Stephen Stamps (16C) knew how to shine at Berry. Graduating with a Bachelor of Arts in theatre and a minor in business, he learned how to combine passion with practicality.

Oct 14, 2016

Passionate leader, dedicated entrepreneur, research assistant, and world traveler…is there anything Rhoxie Ellard (16C) can’t do?

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