News & Stories
Jun 24, 2021

Psychology major Leslie Gutierrez ’22 says a variety of mentors provided a support system when she started college and have instilled the work ethic and transferable skills that will help her thrive when she pursues a graduate degree in clinical or forensic psychology.

May 24, 2021

Global startup experts participated in a virtual panel with students on the value of entrepreneurship.

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.

Feb 25, 2021

A stint as a volunteer in sea turtle conservation motivated Emilie Davis ’21 to research hatching rates in Costa Rica — positioning her for a veterinary career in wildlife conservation.

Feb 25, 2021

James Hancock came to Berry because of the welcoming community and the opportunity to put his academic training into practice through the LifeWorks program. Having tested his business acumen in student-run businesses and various departments, he is ready to pursue his dream of attending graduate school and becoming a CPA.

Jan 21, 2021

Thanks to a rigorous academic curriculum and hands-on training on and off campus, this nursing major hopes “to make some of the toughest moments in people’s lives a little brighter and a little better as their nurse.”

Jan 8, 2021

Leading a team of six fellow students, Sara Myers ’21 found a way to continue tutoring youth at a local children’s home during the pandemic.

Dec 1, 2020

As the curator for the Museum of the Southern Jewish Experience, history grad Anna Tucker builds on experiences she began at Berry over a decade ago.

Oct 26, 2020

Paid professional development at Berry provides eight semesters of on-the-job learning while offering opportunities to develop leadership skills and explore careers.

Oct 26, 2020

As communication major Ben Lord anticipates success in his new corporate career, he reflects on Berry’s unique culture of mentorship.

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 15, 2020

Berry Instructor Kim Bushnell, who brings a real-world approach to accounting courses, was recently recognized for her commitment to teaching.

Sep 10, 2020

Building on leadership skills gained at Berry and an internship with the U.S. Department of State, Abby Trzyzewski ’20 is positioned for success in graduate school and a career in international affairs.

Sep 3, 2020

Noah Stewart ’17 developed leadership and teamwork skills at Berry that prepared him to face the COVID-19 pandemic as a marketing development manager for the tech-enabled freight forwarder Flexport.

Aug 11, 2020

From tutoring to research, Joseph White’s experiences at Berry will prepare him to serve whole-heartedly in a demanding healthcare career.

Aug 3, 2020

When Connor Garrett and Jawad Mazhir met at Berry, they forged an enduring friendship and business relationship. Today they strategically collaborate in the publishing world while running their own businesses as consultants.

Jul 23, 2020

Lib Lockett ’13 planned to attend veterinary school, but a twist of fate led to a career in medicine. She recently received the J. Paul Ferguson, M.D., Award for Leadership, which is named for a retired Berry trustee.

Jul 16, 2020

Ben Majors thrived in leadership positions, all while preparing for a career in medicine.

Jun 9, 2020

Top-level academic leadership changes will give four highly regarded long-time faculty members the chance to take on new roles in fall 2020.

Jun 9, 2020

Dr. Luther McDaniel (99C) saw the need for African American role models in education long before he ever taught a class or drew up a lesson plan.

Jun 2, 2020

2020 grad Chris Arnold took every opportunity he could to engage with the campus community while pursuing a biochemistry major and a career in medicine.

May 19, 2020

Genesis Leggett ’20 recently graduated with four years of sports information work and a double major in communication and sports administration on her resume. Next up: a master’s degree.

May 5, 2020

Kristy Crooks ’98 led her laboratory in making a clinical diagnostic test for COVID-19 under a serious time crunch.

Apr 22, 2020

Cassie LaJeunesse ’20 is set to graduate with two years of experience running Berry’s campus newspaper as the editor-in-chief.

Apr 13, 2020

Concerned about exhausted health care workers and a staggering number of patients, Rebecca Land Segrest ’02, a registered nurse, headed to New York City. She packed more than a suitcase—she also took a lot of faith

Apr 9, 2020

A major in biology at Berry and a promising career in nursing led Walt Wiley ’07 to an administrative position in emergency services in metro Atlanta.

Jan 22, 2020

Callie Starnes came to Berry determined to learn the news industry. She left prepared to mold and lead journalists while creating a meaningful life.

Oct 28, 2016

Matt Murphy (16C) never missed a chance to stand out as an exceptional leader at Berry.

Sep 9, 2016

It was a long shot that two students from the same school would be accepted into Indiana University’s highly ranked graduate program in student affairs. These two beat the odds.

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