News Archive 2015
An expert and leader of a preservation campaign talks about the plans to use Rome, GA Wetlands for commercial development.
How do students prevent the flu and other winter diseases?
Featuring: Professors at Berry prepare for finals, all military combat positions are open to women, and more.
Berry students have the opportunity to operate their own businesses.
The shelter serves as a transitional place for men to stay while they go through the process of finding work and permanent…
According to Berry’s 2014-2015 Institutional Research Report there are fewer than 100 black students at Berry College out of a…
Foreign language class uses interactive game to learn language.
Berry’s Entrepreneurial Program Offers Business Experience to Students.
Mental health concerns on college campuses.
A discussion on the discovery of water on Mars and the effects the finding has had on science.
Peer Educators educate students on the negative aspects of shame.
A look at the advantages and potential disadvantages in the ROTC program at colleges around the nation and here at Berry.
An infograph detailing the impact and growth of online classes at colleges and universities across the nation and at Berry.
Berry College students and professors who have previously visited Paris weigh in on the tragedy.
Ben Carson's stance on the issues facing the American people.
Accommodations helpful for students with disabilities.
The inaugural Parents’ Council met on Friday to discuss opportunities to grow parent-college communication.
The leader of the team responsible for the Xbox spoke to students about about the importance of faith, perseverance and…
This past week, Berry's KDP hosted their biannual book sale, which they use as a fundraiser for their “Literacy Alive!”…
Featuring: Berry's track and field team, the president of the University of Missouri's resignation, the suicide bombing in…
In 2019, Berry will open its doors for to the Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC).
In light of the recent school shootings, Berry has increased education and awareness of emergency preparedness plans on campus.
Featuring: Berry's chapter of Colleges Against Cancer, the U.S. Special Operations rescue mission and more.
Berry provides students opportunities beyond the undergraduate business experience with their MBA program.
The Charter School of Education and Human Sciences offers three certified graduate education degrees for teachers who want to…
The Grand March committee has decided to move the event a few weeks ahead of spring graduation.
An overview of the student work program at Berry.
Featuring: The search for survivors from the El Faro shipwreck, updates on the Oregon shooting and Berry Campus Safety.
In spite of muddy fields and stormy weather, student and faculty organizers came together to bring Mountain Day activities to…
Gaining further knowledge on what this entails and what Berry is doing to raise awareness.
Pope Francis's arrival in the US, the Berry Dance Troupe's rehearsal of "The Nutcracker" and more.
Freshmen class officers give speeches in light of upcoming elections.
After a three year hiatus, Berry College's Health and Wellness Committee restarted this month.
According to Berry College’s 2014 Fact Book, 19 of 2,085 undergraduate students were international and 16 percent of the total…
The Vikings football team won its inaugural game at the new Valhalla Stadium and Williams Field against the LaGrange Panthers,…
Oak Hill plans to add new pavilion.
Berry alumna Amanda Highfield returns to take on the position of assistant director of recreation.
Featuring: Kim Davis' release from jail, the Berry community's reaction to same-sex marriage, and an update on the Ashley…
Berry alumna Jessica Leigh Smith begins her campaign to raise funds for a Martha Berry biopic.
There will be a 4 p.m. ribbon-cutting ceremony on Saturday marking the official opening of Valhalla stadium.
The historically all-female Ford buildings welcomed male students to Clara at the beginning of the semester.
A wallet found at Freshman Service Day led to a temporary lockdown of the site.
For the first time in Berry history, male students take up residence at Ford.
Todd Brooks has returned to Berry as athletic director after a two-year absence.
On Aug. 1, Berry officially launched its new tobacco-free initiative, but the nuances of the policy and its enforcement are…
A long-lasting Southern tradition continues to thrive at Berry.
As of August 1, Berry College became a tobacco-free campus. In order to help students wishing to quit smoking, Berry has set up…
The Gate of Opportunity Scholarship offers Berry students many unique experiences.
Tom Hart has resigned as the Athletic Director at Berry College effective May 31, 2015.
Thanks for watching Beyond the Bubble! Enjoy some bloopers from this year.
A behind the scenes look at the new welcome center.
A behind the scenes look at the troupe.
An employee describes working at Old Havanna Cigar Company
Berry faculty and students talk about safety on campus.
Making old furniture, new with Berry Enterprises.
Berry College Beanry barista talks about his history with coffee.
Berry students participate in a Women's Build with Habitat for Humanity.
Students host 5k run to raise money for charity.
Featuring: Berry's new sexual misconduct policy; Red Cross Blood Drive held at Berry; counter-terrorism operation on Al-Qaeda;…
Associate dean of students Julie Bumpus will be retiring from Berry June on 31
Berry’s sexual misconduct policy is undergoing changes to comply with federal guidelines, and a draft of the new policy was…
Students speak about their experiences working in the fast food industry
The Berry Bubble is a term affectionately used to describe the close-knit community on Berry’s campus. However, it is possible…
The Berry College community, while founded on Christian principles, has begun to embrace more religious diversity in recent…
The communication board at Berry’s dining hall was created in an effort to encourage communication between students and staff…
Berry hosts the annual MS Walk to raise support for the disease.
A Shorter University Sorority hosts their first annual car show to raise money for CMNH.
Berry College has been a dry campus since its founding, however this does not stop debate among students and faculty about the…
Formal, held at Oak Hill Saturday, was filled to capacity, dealt with fake tickets and transportation difficulties.
After nearly four decades at Berry, Bob Frank will retire at the end of the semester
Abortion survivor and inspiration for the movie October Baby Gianna Jessen visits campus.
Some Berry College students struggle with depression and anxiety issues as well as a stigma that so often surrounds mental…
Featuring: Easter Egg Hunt at Oak Hill and Martha Berry Museum; Shooting in Rome, GA.; 2013 Boston Marathon bombing trial; court…
The Berry College Student Enterprises will be launching their new enterprise called Blue Hen Eggs this Saturday.
Berry will host a 5K walk Saturday at 10 a.m. in order to fundraise and advocate for those affected by Multiple Sclerosis (MS).
Georgia Senate has passed a resolution calling for major revisions to AP US History courses in Georgia school systems. Senior…
Berry College raises money for the American Cancer Society
With the spring semester drawing to a close, seniors have begun planning for their lives after Berry
Berry hosted their annual half marathon event on Saturday,
Berry students raise supplies to support families with HIV.
Berry's It's on Us committee, which seeks to raise awareness about sexual assault, will be publicly launching next week.
Tuition for the 2015-2016 academic year will be $31,770, an increase of $1,440 from this academic year.
Featuring: Germanwings plane crash; Peer Educators; U.S. Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl
Since last fall, junior Maria Santos kicked off the 2015 Relay for Life campaign in an effort to raise awareness about cancer…
Presidential historian and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Doris Kearns Goodwin spoke about her newest book, “The Bully Pulpit:…
The Health and Wellness Center has condoms available for students who request them, in addition to condoms available in the…
Featuring: An exhibit on paintings by Winston Churchill, funding for Department of Homeland Security, and the Justice…
Berry College Student Enterprises holds the Spark Conference to discuss entrepreneurship and the business world.
Last year Berry students traveled on a mission trip to Nicaragua organized by junior Hannah Johnson.
Berry’s new athletic stadium, which has been named Valhalla, is scheduled to open for the upcoming fall semester.
Adults from the Rome community participate in an adult spelling bee to raise money for a local organization.
Berry faculty and alumni will be speaking at the annual Spark enterprise conference that will be hosted on campus on Feb. 27 and…
Harry Musselwhite, senior lecturer of music, will be retiring from teaching and directorship of various choral activities
The Student Activity Fee (SAF), may increase by $26 a year starting next semester if the Board of Trustees votes to change it…
In recent weeks, terrorist attacks in Paris, France, and Copenhagen, Denmark, have rocked Europe
Featuring: Berry's annual SOUP-off, CERT Training, freezing temperatures around the country, and more.
Berry College teams up with Parent to Parent to organize a festive dance for special needs children and their families.
The Viking Connections event, held on Jan. 29, took students to the Invesco Headquarters in Atlanta
Members of the Rome community and beyond gathered at Dykes Creek Baptist Church to celebrate and support two young boys on their…
The new welcome center at the mail campus entrance will be completed in the coming weeks
In the wake of the recent flu outbreak, Berry has strengthened its preventive measures in the Health and Wellness Center
Terri Sills, BITS Student Work Coordinator, sent an email Monday notifying the Berry community about updates to the Skillport…
Berry running group returns after a few years hiatus.
The LifeReady Program and provost Kathy Richardson are looking to expand and broaden the scope of a relatively new mentor…
Psychology professor Dr. Conradson's class lead a hunger simulation event at Berry.
Former Berry faculty member, Dr. William Hopkins, returns to campus to share his research on the correlation between primate and…
Featuring: The Berry swim team, shooting in Floyd Co., New York's snow storm, and the NFL's PSA for domestic violence.
Former Vanderbilt University football players Brandon Vandenburg and Cory Batey were found guilty on Tuesday
SGA is projected to vote on the “Good Samaritan” clause as in addition to the Community Standard section of the Viking Code…
Both the Health and Wellness Center and A New Year / A New You (ANY/ANY) will be providing resources and treatment for smokers…
The Berry College Student Enterprises are making more sales since their online marketplace launched least semester.
The Rome community participates in the annual march in honor of Dr. King
In President Barack Obama's State of the Union address Tuesday evening, he announced a plan to make the first two years of…
140 Berry volunteers spend their day off serving the community.
A car parked next to the cottages catches fire.
No injuries in car fire near Child Development Center
Mountain Day GoPro
Sophomore Emma Chambers overcomes visual disorder to enjoy the game that she loves.
The general store from 1932 is now a resale store, run by the granddaughters of the original owner.
Restoration Rome, with assistance from Berry College Leadership Fellow students, is serving the…
The former Provost and English Department Chair leaves after teaching for 46 years, with18 years at…
Senior Anna Trahan died Sunday, April 29 after discovering a cancerous tumor back in January.
International Experiences and their new online program