Vikings OverseasSetting their sights beyond the Berry bubble this summer, 124 students travelled to 17 countries ranging from Norway to Kenya to Costa Rica for various Short-Term International Programs and independent study abroad programs.
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Political PathSenior political science major Matthew Murphy is testing all possible waters for leadership opportunities at Berry College.
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political science major Matthew Murphy is testing all possible waters for
leadership opportunities at Berry College.
addition to his position as Student Government Association Vice President
of Administration, Matthew is learning the
roles and qualities needed in a leader through his various roles on campus. He
is president of Model UN, vice president of
the Politics and Law Society and is a part of Omicron Delta Kappa, the
Leadership Honors Society.
also participates in two competitive fellowships with the Intercollegiate
Studies Institute and the Hertog Foundation and writes a biweekly column in the
his time at Berry, he has worked as a Writing Center tutor and a research
assistant for Government Professor Peter Lawler. As a result of his experience
and time in both student work positions, Matthew was named both a Presidential
Scholar and a Peter Lawler Scholar.
he doesn’t spend all of his time in collegiate meetings—he also holds the
position of first bass drum on the Berry College Viking Drumline.
a good stress reliever to go and beat the drum for an hour or two a week,” he
-Written by Student Public Relations Assistant Victoria