News & Stories

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 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 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 20, 2019

In October, the Berry College Theatre Company competed at the Southeastern Theatre Conference Professional State Audition Screenings. Out of almost 300 auditionees, Berry student Hannah Avery received the highest score.

Dec 7, 2018

Harmony Petty (21c) never dreamed of starting her own business, but when friends and family showed an interest in her crafts, she jumped in with both feet – at the age of 14.

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 26, 2018

Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) is a scientific approach to helping people change their behaviors. Berry College Assistant Professor Thom Ratkos describes it as “the study of how the environment, especially consequences, determine behavior.

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.

Aug 24, 2018

Working for the local Minor League Baseball team, the Rome Braves, has become a rite of passage for many Berry students. This definitely rings true for recent graduate Madison Eiberger (18C) and current student Leigh Hadaway (19c).

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.

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!”

Apr 11, 2018

Avery James is building a remarkable record at Berry: the junior is a talented poet and a top psychology student who is a two-time state forensics champion competing at a national level. She volunteers with developmentally challenged children and is working on securing an internship at a nonprofit serving homeless women and children.

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.

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.

Oct 13, 2017

Dogs and cats and … elephants? Berry student Robert Stilz (19c) recently traveled to Thailand to work with rescued elephants in the Elephant Nature Park and with dogs and cats at Animal Rescue Kingdom shelter. It followed his work at the Berry College sheep unit and a local vet clinic.

Sep 27, 2017

Mathematics major Hannah Marr (18c) headed to Maine this past summer for a software development internship with legendary outdoors retailer L.L. Bean. As a result of her finance team internship, L.L. Bean is continuing to use software tests that Hannah built.

May 18, 2017

Leadership Fellows Taylor Anthony (18c) and Jessie Moore (19c) got a firsthand look at lawmaking as part of the Georgia Legislative Internship Program this spring. As two out of 30 students, they took advantage of the exclusive opportunity to network, shadow and work closely with Georgia politicians at the State Capitol.

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.

Apr 7, 2017

Emilee Burroughs (17c) has dreamed of creating a Christ-centered, fashion-forward, body-positive magazine since she was in high school. Thanks to Berry’s focus on entrepreneurship, she’s made that dream a reality! Anointed launched on January 1, 2016 and is five issues in with a sixth on the way.

 Back to Top

Footer Menu