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Dec 8, 2020

Henry Gund Professor of Biology David Bruce Conn recently gave a talk on the Global One Health Initiative Webinar on “Parasitology and Vector-borne Diseases”.

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.

Nov 13, 2020

Berry College’s newly christened Betty Anne Rouse Bell Recital Hall at historic Ford Auditorium has earned global recognition in the Architecture MasterPrize 2020 Architectural Design competition in the category of restoration and renovation.

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.

Aug 18, 2020

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

Aug 14, 2020

These colleges are making the world a better place through direct community support.

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 10, 2020

Berry College Associate Professor of Mathematics & Computer Science Jill Cochran has been selected to participate in a National Science Foundation grant of approximately $1 million over five years that will support the advancement of mid-career STEM women faculty.

Jul 8, 2020

A guiding force for thousands of new students, Berry College educator Katherine Powell has been nationally recognized for her work.

May 5, 2020

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

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.

Mar 13, 2020

Madison Barshick ’20 dreamed of being an equine veterinarian but found her calling as a researcher thanks to supportive mentors in Berry’s biology department.

Mar 12, 2020

With the support of Berry’s pre-health advisor and fellow pre-medical students, Bailey was accepted into medical school as a junior and will start his studies this July.

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.

Nov 30, 2018

Pre-Vet student Jessie Cathcart (19c) stepped out of her comfort zone into the field of public health this summer in the Student Worksite Experience Program at the CDC.

Oct 18, 2018

The National Association of Student Affairs Administrators has named Berry College Chief of Staff Debbie Heida a “Pillar of the Profession” for her service to students and higher education.

May 4, 2018

Sarah Cooper (19c) was looking for a college where she could ride on a competitive equestrian team while working as a paid researcher in a science lab. Only one college fit her criteria – Berry!

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.

May 30, 2017

Alyssa Hollingsworth (13C) has landed a two-book, two-continent publishing contract with Macmillian (U.S.) and HotKey Books (U.K.). Her debut novel, The Eleventh Trade, will hit shelves in fall 2018, with another following in 2019.

Aug 26, 2016

It was the scream heard around the campus. Colleen Curlee (16C) couldn’t contain her excitement when she was chosen from 600 applicants for a film and video internship at Big Machine Records.

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