Berry in the News

Professor Peter A. Lawler Lecture Series Debuts Monday

Berry College alum David Ramsey is the speaker for the inaugural Peter A. Lawler Lecture today, April 15.

Berry College Spring Market Features Record Number of Vendors

Eighty vendors will take part in the Berry College spring market on Saturday (April 13), with a wide range of products including Angus beef, homespun yarn, homemade dog treats and European baked goods.

Dogfight Opens April 9 at Berry College Sisters Theatre

Berry College Theatre Company is looking for a fight with “Dogfight,” a musical about a bet, love and how much trouble one night can be.

Pulitzer Prize-winning poet to speak at Berry College

Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Adrian Matejka will give a poetry reading at 7:30 p.m. on April 11 at the Berry College Chapel.

Berry College Forensics Union wins 25th consecutive state tournament

The Berry College Forensics Union recently earned their 25th consecutive Georgia Intercollegiate Forensics Association Championship, placing first in every individual event.

Creative Writing and Poetry Community Events for Young Writers

Berry College students are connecting with the local community through creative writing and poetry reading events in March and April.

Veteran CNN Journalist to Speak at Berry College

Award-winning former CNN journalist and news executive Parisa Khosravi will speak at 7 p.m. March 25, as part of the Berry College Cecil B. Wright III Integrity in Leadership lecture series.

Broadway Stars to Perform at Berry College

Broadway stars of “Wicked” and “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” will perform Monday (March 18) at Berry College’s Sisters Theatre for an evening cabaret.

Arbor Day Foundation Honors Berry College with 2018 Tree Campus USA® Recognition

Berry College has been honored with 2018 Tree Campus USA® recognition by the Arbor Day Foundation for its commitment to effective urban forest management.

Sixth Annual Floyd County Seed Swap

Berry College teams up with The Chieftains Museum to welcome the public to the sixth annual Floyd County Seed Swap Saturday, March 2.

2 Nights of Exhibit Events Celebrating Arbor Day and Woodturning at Oak Hill

Oak Hill & the Martha Berry Museum will offer a lecture March 4 and a woodturning demonstration March 5 to celebrate the exhibition, “From Tree to Treasure: Woodturnings by Al Christopher.”

Governor's Honors Program Interview Day at Berry College

Berry College will welcome approximately 6,000 visitors from across Georgia Saturday (Feb. 23) for this year’s Governor’s Honor Program Interview Day.

Public Screening of "To Kingdom Come" Thursday

A Berry College professor’s documentary film that depicts the battle between Rome’s river keepers and General Electric over polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), will be screened for the public at 6 p.m. Thursday (Feb. 21) at Georgia Highlands Heritage Hall Centre Stage.

Berry College Students Awarded $27,000 in Pitch Competition

A Berry College student entrepreneur recently won $11,000 to grow his cattle business in a pitch competition.

Juliana Gray Poetry Reading

Award-wining poet Juliana Gray will present her work at 7:30 p.m. Thursday (Feb. 7) in the Berry College Chapel.

City Commissioner Jamie Doss to Speak at Berry College

Rome City Commissioner Jamie Doss will give a lecture, “What is Community Leadership?” at 7 p.m. Wednesday (Feb. 6) in the Berry College Spruill Ballroom.

Berry College Hosts Social Entrepreneurship Conference

Atlanta Tech Village Vice President Karen Houghton and DynamiX founder and CEO Jeff Jahn are among the dynamic session leaders (and Berry College alums) bringing innovative ideas and years of expertise to Berry on Feb. 9.

Berry College Theatre Company presents 'Broadway at Berry'

The Berry College Theatre Company welcomes Lindsay Northen and Jared Bradshaw as they perform “Broadway at Berry, at 7:30 p.m. This performance is free and open to the public.

Pixar Co-founder to Speak at Berry College

With more than 30 Academy Awards and a trove of beloved characters such as Woody and Buzz Lightyear to his name, Pixar Co-Founder Ed Catmull will speak about creativity on Feb. 21, for the Berry College Shatto Lecture Series.

Berry College Presents "The Art of Spiritual Formation"

The Berry College Chaplain’s Office welcomes Rebecca DeYoung, a philosophy professor at Calvin College, who will discuss vices and virtues in relation to spiritual formation at 7 p.m. Monday (Jan. 14) in the Krannert Spruill Ballroom.

New Moon Gallery Exhibit

The Berry College Moon Gallery presents “Meditation in Space Time: Art Textiles” by Junco Sato Pollack, running through Jan. 31.

Oak Hill and The Martha Berry Museum Community Day

Oak Hill & The Martha Berry Museum will host a free community day from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, Dec. 21.

Berry Students Earn Awards at Model UN Conference

A group of Berry College students were recently recognized for their outstanding work at the 2018 Southern Regional Model United Nations Conference in Atlanta.

Computer Science Students Excel in Programming Contest

A group of Berry College students placed fourth at the recent annual Southeastern Small College Programming Contest.

Momentum builds for Ford Auditorium renovation

Fundraising momentum for the renovation of Ford Auditorium as a first-class performance venue for Berry College students, faculty and the Northwest Georgia community continues to grow with the first major naming associated with the project – the Betty Anne Rouse Bell Recital Hall.

Lessons & Carols Saturday at Berry

The Berry College Choir will perform the traditional Lessons and Carols service at 7 p.m. Saturday (Dec. 1) in the Berry College Chapel.

Georgia School for the Deaf Students Enjoy “Silent Sky”

Students from the Georgia School for the Deaf visited Berry College recently for a special showing of “Silent Sky.”

Berry Student Finalist for National EPPY Award

A Berry College student has been named a finalist for a national media award.

Berry Communication Students Garner National Awards

College Broadcasters Inc. and the College Media Association recently recognized Berry College’s student-run multimedia website, Viking Fusion, and Berry students in national competitions.

Zuber Cemetery Presentation Thursday at Berry

Berry College will host a presentation “The Zuber Cemetery: The Living History of an African-American Cemetery” at 6:30 p.m. Thursday in Evans Auditorium.

Pixar President and Co-Founder to Speak at Berry

With more than 30 Academy Awards and a trove of beloved characters such as Woody and Buzz Lightyear to his name, Pixar Co-Founder Ed Catmull will speak about creativity on Feb. 21, 2019, for the Berry College Shatto Lecture Series.

Woodturning Demonstration at Oak Hill

Berry College alum and artist Al Christopher will lead a woodturning demonstration and discuss his work on Nov. 12 at the Christopher Browning Pavilion at Oak Hill & The Martha Berry Museum.

Professional Tennis Management Program Earns $10,000 Grant

The United States Tennis Association has awarded the Berry College Professional Tennis Management program a $10,000 grant to help recruit more students.

Elena Karina Byrne Poetry Reading

Award-winning poet Elena Karina Byrne will read her poetry at 4 p.m. Friday (Nov. 9) in the Berry College Chapel.

Lecture: The 20th Century’s Killing Fields

Berry College presents a lecture by Professor of History Brad Birzer on the “20th Century’s Killing Fields” at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday (Nov. 7) in McAllister Hall Auditorium.

Berry professor to showcase film at the Rome International Film Festival

A Berry College professor and a Berry alum will showcase films at the Rome International Film Festival this weekend.

Berry College Presents ‘Silent Sky’

The Berry College Theatre Company presents the untold story of a pioneering woman astronomer in “Silent Sky” Nov. 14 – 18.

November Fine Arts Events

The Berry College Symphony Orchestra will perform “Rocket, Rollers and Sighs: Music from Mannheim” at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday (Nov. 3) in the Berry Ford Auditorium.

Berry Senior Awarded Teaching Scholarship

A Berry College senior is the Georgia winner of a $3,000 teaching scholarship.

Berry Marks Centenary of the WWI Armistice

The Berry College History Department has organized a week of events beginning Nov. 7 to mark the centenary of the armistice that ended fighting in World War I, which was signed on Nov. 11, 1918.

Future Georgia Educators Day at Berry

Up to 300 high school students and teachers will attend Future Georgia Educators Day on Thursday, Oct. 25, at Berry College.

Alum returns for lecture series after publishing success

Berry College alum and published author Alyssa Hollingsworth was this year’s featured author for the recent David James Poissant Creative Prose Reading Series.