News & Stories

Nov 19, 2018

Geology student Emily Larrimore (19c) has gone global! Her trip to India last summer is the second time she has traveled abroad in her time at Berry.

Nov 9, 2018

Just 10 days after graduation, Jake Hager (18C) accepted the job which includes managing more than 65 programs for the state of Georgia, including tax credits, housing assistance, state community service and much more. Jake’s work is primarily with the Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery Team as a Development Associate with a focus on long term recovery strategies for the South Georgia cities and counties affected by hurricanes.

Sep 18, 2018

Working to save threatened coral species while getting up close with sharks and dolphins is just how Berry student Rose Blanchard wanted to spend her summer.

Sep 7, 2018

The river has always been a place of connection for Karli Riley. The 2017 grad is now the Program Manager for Coosa Riverkeeper, an Alabama-based river conservation group.

Aug 31, 2018

Berry alum and LSU Assistant Professor of Kinesiology Elizabeth “Kip” Webster (09C) always tells people about what a special place Berry is.

Jun 27, 2018

Sophomore Ei Noe (class of 2021) came to the U.S. from Burma with her family in the early 2000s. The psychology major comes from a family that helps the Burmese refugee/immigrant population settle in Atlanta.

Jun 15, 2018

Chemistry major Cleo Evans (class of 2018) is headed to Vanderbilt University to earn a Ph.D. in organic chemistry. Cleo credits her chemistry professors with helping her apply for her current job at Peach State Labs and the graduate school application process.

Jun 7, 2018

Finding what drives you is one of many reasons people come to Berry. Animal science major Alex Dhom (class of 2018) discovered his interest in immunology through his advisor Dr. Laura Flatow and his Berry College Integrity in Leadership mentor Dr. Tom Wilson, whose experiences and wisdom as a veterinarian greatly influenced him.

Jun 1, 2018

William Newman (a 2018 grad) knows a thing or two about physics. By the time he graduated, he had already worked with two professors on their research projects and contributed to two publications—the American Journal of Physics and Month Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society.

May 23, 2018

Four years ago, freshman Hannah Parker (18C) arrived at Berry scared and unsure of herself. Fast-forward to today, and Hannah is headed to Wake Forest University to pursue a master’s degree in health and exercise science.

May 17, 2018

Alexandria Skinner, a 2018 grad, has a passion for STEM education. Her Berry College job as a peer tutor and teaching assistant, as well as her work with the Berry College Elementary and Middle School Girl Scout troop solidified her love of teaching, particularly for teaching science.

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!

Apr 11, 2018

Tyler Vaughan loves to solve puzzles and one of the puzzles he’s most enjoyed solving at Berry is that of his future profession. Tyler came to Berry from Ringgold, Georgia, thinking he wanted to pursue a career as an actor.

Apr 11, 2018

Keiley Ayers, a senior from Ohio, dreamed of being a vet but she never imagined getting “up close and personal” with a giraffe. But that’s exactly what happened during an internship after her junior year in South Africa on the Safari4U veterinary program. Transporting giraffes from one setting to another, she guided them with ropes. “It was amazing to see those beautiful animals up close and personal!”

Mar 23, 2018

In her four years at Berry, senior Jennifer Wayman has worked as a veterinary assistant and research assistant as well as held positions at the horse barn, beef cattle unit, and the Berry student enterprises. “I have been able to invest myself in my on-campus jobs and develop quality relationships,” says Jennifer, an Animal Science/ Pre-Vet major.

Mar 9, 2018

Greyhounds and fish and rabbits, oh my! These were some of the animals discussed at the Intercollegiate Animal Welfare Judging Competition. Professor Rebecca Dixon accompanied eight Berry animal science students as they traveled to Iowa to compete with 16 other teams from across the country.

Feb 2, 2018

When one thinks about an animal science major, a veterinarian likely comes to mind. That was 2017 graduate Suleima Jacob-Tomas’ original career choice. However, during her sophomore year at Berry, she became interested in research and the nervous system’s intricate design and mechanisms.

Sep 15, 2017

Three Berry grads Will Smith (14C), Courtney Large Sanchez (13C) and Alayna LeCroy (12C) traveled to Cambodia with Mercer University’s School of Medicine for their Mercer on Mission trip. Berry had a pretty strong showing, as there were only 10 medical students on the trip!

Apr 17, 2017

Sophomore environmental science major Carley Carder (19c) just landed her dream internship with the United States Geological Survey! A lover of geoscience and coral reefs, Carley was ecstatic when Dr. Tamie Jovanelly, associate professor of geology, told her about the U.S. Geological Survey Dive Team.

Mar 24, 2017

When Emily Barton (15C) came to Berry with plans to be a large-animal vet, she knew it would take great grades – and so much more – to get into vet school. But she was determined to do everything she could to build her future … and she did!

Jan 27, 2017

Brittany Miller (16C) never missed a chance to engage with Berry’s community. This math major joined in the fun whenever possible, from intramural soccer to student/faculty brain games in the physics lounge.

Jan 20, 2017

Emily Stromberg (16C) isn’t one to shy away from a challenge. As a student at Berry, the aspiring doctor took her time seriously, juggling a rigorous volleyball schedule and a challenging biology major.

Nov 11, 2016

Berry has a knack for helping students think outside the box. Kyle Harris (16C), an exceptional student and track star, anticipated going into a career in physical therapy with his bachelor’s of science in biochemistry.

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