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Feb 25, 2021

Having received prestigious internships from organizations like the Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility and the Albert Einstein Institute, the Madeline Clyburn is well prepared to pursue a Ph.D. in astrophysics.

Feb 18, 2021

In a year of twists and turns, Camille Hanner ’20, a communication major, landed a position as a digital content specialist and rose within months to become a project manager. Pivotal internships gave her the confidence to succeed in the job market.

Feb 17, 2021

After a year at a state school, Anna Naguszewski ’21 changed her major to animal science and transferred to Berry — for the stellar pre-vet program and faculty mentoring that has prepared her for a career as a public health veterinarian.

Feb 12, 2021

Majoring in exercise science and helping lead research projects based at Berry have given Madelyn Smith ’22 the skillset and confidence to pursue a career as an exercise physiologist and work toward her dream of owning a karate studio.

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 11, 2021

Drawing from courses in environmental studies and digital storytelling, Bonner Scholar Ross Bryant leverages a creative approach to community service.

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 10, 2021

Kenny Morgan ’20 auditioned for a music scholarship at Berry on a whim. He landed a spot in vocal performance and forged a lifelong relationship with the mentor who guided him to grad school in New York City.

Feb 4, 2021

Psychology major Allie Williams ’21 is poised to attend graduate school and pursue a career in school psychology. With a psychology degree bolstered by a minor in applied behavior analysis, she is ready to advocate for at-risk, developmentally disabled, and intellectually disabled populations.

Feb 4, 2021

Heitor De Paula transitioned from PR student to social media professional without missing a beat—landing a job with a global company the month after graduation.

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.

Dec 16, 2020

Jacob Bushey ’19 is pursuing a career in graphic design and branding in Nashville, Tenn., thanks to work opportunities and mentoring at Berry.

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.

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.

Oct 28, 2020

Abby Carnill ’18 studied early childhood education and Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) at Berry. Now she is living out her dream of teaching kindergarten abroad in Quito, Ecuador.

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 8, 2020

The coronavirus delayed the Berry College Theatre Company’s production of Tartuffe last spring. Despite the compressed timeframe to create elaborate period costumes, student workers persisted in their task.

Sep 17, 2020

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

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 27, 2020

Education major Josh Woodard ’20 took a job in his hometown to teach kindergarten—the age when he first discovered his love for learning

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 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 16, 2020

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

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.

Apr 28, 2020

In the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, Maggie Law Will ’15 leans on the training she received from the nursing program at Berry as well support from the community of Rome, Ga.

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.

Mar 13, 2020

Jenny Coelho ’20, who is majoring in biology and minoring in chemistry, has big plans for graduate school and beyond.

Mar 13, 2020

The sky's the limit for 2020 grad Lexikay Stokes. Thanks to her work with Berry’s student-run multimedia site, Viking Fusion, she is ready for anything the media industry throws at her.

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

As the peer education coordinator with Berry’s Counseling Center, senior psychology student Callie Whitesell embraced her role as a public health advocate and is now headed to graduate school.

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.

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