News & Stories
Feb 11, 2021

A leadership position with Berry’s ESL program led Emily Mather ’21, a Spanish major, to switch career trajectories and follow her dream of working with people in diverse, often neglected communities.

Feb 10, 2021

Evan Perry ’21 is prepared to engage non-native speakers of English in diverse pre-K—5 classrooms, thanks to minors in Spanish and Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL). Hands-on teaching opportunities in local schools and in the community further prepared him for an exciting career in education.

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.

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.

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 17, 2020

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

Aug 19, 2020

While at Berry, Madison Pollock ’20 gained extensive experience in her chosen field, which gave her the confidence to pursue a master’s in social work.

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

Growing up in northwest Georgia, Martha Berry founded schools for academically able but economically poor children of the rural South – those who could not afford to go elsewhere.

Aug 14, 2020

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

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.

Jan 12, 2018

Combining two fields of work is something David Bayne (06C) has excelled at with his degrees in government and public health. David was recently named deputy chief of staff at the Georgia Department of Public Health.

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.

Nov 18, 2016

At Berry, Amanda Ashley (16C) pursued her dreams of making the world a better place. Whether at home or abroad, Amanda stood out among the rest, studying abroad in Moscow with the Gilman scholarship, yet tutoring at-risk children in Rome.

Oct 21, 2016

From a family of 29 children, some of whom were adopted, Tessa Piety (16C) found her opportunity to shine at Berry.

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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