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With Thanksgiving Day and the beginning of the holiday season less than one week away, I have been reflecting on the many things we have to be thankful for, despite the challenges and problems we face at the national, state and local level. It is important for us to remember that our nation …

In August, Berea College enacted a number of new policies for students, faculty and staff in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. I am happy to report that the measures we took to ensure everyone’s safety while continuing our educational mission have been a success. Students are graduating, we…

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A few years ago, I received a small box that was lightweight and didn’t have any shoes in them at all. Nothing but letters, postcards and other items from the 1960s.

Growing up in Madison County, it wasn’t unusual to drive the country roads and see fields lined with rows of tobacco, planted in the spring and harvested in the fall.

National Arts and Humanities Month (NAHM) is a coast-to-coast collective celebration of culture in America that has been celebrated each October since 1993.


The new hike and bike trail going in along Brushy Fork just south of campus is coming along so nicely.  The rock-bottom creek provides a peaceful atmosphere with its scenic and pleasant sounds and creates a sort of oasis of tranquility right by town.  This trail follows the historically sign…