News & Stories

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.

Feb 5, 2020

: Senior economics student Rosa Brenes Rodriguez left Costa Rica to study at Berry. Now she is ready to make her mark on the world.

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.

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 17, 2018

From a summer internship with the In Touch Ministries’ digital team to accepting a morning news producer job with WRCB in Chattanooga, the past few months have been quite eventful for Allie Pritchett (class of 2018).

Jul 17, 2018

Kassie Jones, Berry’s former Student Government Association president, is headed to graduate school to earn her master’s in public service and administration. It’s a path that makes sense for this 2018 grad who has spent her time at Berry serving others.

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.

Apr 6, 2018

In September of Andie Spearman’s senior year, nine months before graduation, her career was ready for launch. The summer after her junior year, Andie, a marketing major from Atlanta, had a marketing and sales internship at Georgia-Pacific.

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.

Jun 20, 2017

Combining her love of animals and a family military tradition, Elizabeth Anthony (16C) is on her way to her dream job with the Army Veterinary Corps. While at Berry, the 2016 graduate double majored in animal science and biochemistry, immersing herself in the culture of animal care and demanding academic rigor that Berry is known for.

Jun 9, 2017

Haley Fortune (14C) has found her true path working at George Washington’s historic home, Mount Vernon. Haley always wanted to work in museums and when she learned Berry had a museum and archive on campus, she was sold! By participating in Berry’s premier Work Experience Program she worked at the Oak Hill and Martha Berry Museum and the Martha Berry Digital Archives.

Jan 13, 2017

Travis Helton (16C) is a problem solver. As a creative technology major at Berry, he was used to taking imaginative ideas and making them a reality.

Dec 2, 2016

Sam Jones (16C) has a knack for numbers. As a Gate of Opportunity Scholar working his way through Berry, he found application for his aptitude through one-on-one interaction with his economics professors and extensive participation in the on-campus Work Experience Program.

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