News & Stories
Jan 27, 2022

As a first-year mentor in the Office of Academic Transitions, Noah Isherwood found his calling to work in higher education. He’s also gained professional experience in the Center for Personal and Professional Development.

Jan 25, 2022

Record enrollment, historic firsts in intercollegiate athletics, and an impressive new teaching and research facility for Berry’s stellar animal science program are just some of the things you can read about in the Winter 2021-22 issue of Berry magazine.

Jan 25, 2022

Katy Brown (98C) excels as producing artistic director of America’s longest-running professional equity theatre. When COVID-19 closed indoor shows, she created magic under the stars.

Jan 25, 2022

Audrey B. Morgan worked hard to achieve success in life. Now she is extending that same chance to others through her generous support of Berry’s Gate of Opportunity Scholarship Program.

Jan 25, 2022

As co-leader of the Atlanta Coyote Project, Berry Professor of Biology Dr. Chris Mowry is dedicated to studying the mysterious, magnificent and mightily misunderstood animals and educating others on their important role in the ecosystem.

Jan 25, 2022

Neo-Americana singer/songwriter Campbell Harrison (17C) is making his way in Nashville, building his career “brick by brick.”

Jan 25, 2022

Isabelle Hill came to Berry College with a love for growing plants. She will graduate having discovered a passion for promoting sustainable farming and educating others about where their food comes from, all while working hard to feed Rome’s hungry and homeless.

Jan 25, 2022

Berry family and friends celebrated the culmination of a long-held dream during the official dedication of a new donor-funded teaching and research facility designed to meet the needs of the college’s stellar animal science program.

Jan 25, 2022

Betty Anne Rouse Bell (52H, 56C) was all smiles during the fall dedication of the recital hall that now bears her name. Voices soared in celebration of the donor-funded renewal of Ford Auditorium as a premier learning and performance space for Berry students and faculty.

Jan 25, 2022

While undergraduate enrollment nationally declined last fall, Berry’s student population soared to record heights, affirming the college’s growing stature among those seeking a quality, high-value education.

Jan 25, 2022

Berry alumni and friends continue to inspire us with their willingness to step forward in support of students and other campus initiatives, often giving in honor or memory of cherished mentors, classmates and family members.

Jan 25, 2022

Bridgette Stewart (98C), Patricia Tutterow Jackson (82C, FFS), Hester Parks (95C) and Dr. Carson Kay (16C) are the 2021 recipients of the Berry Alumni Council’s Distinguished Alumni Awards.

Jan 25, 2022

The National Science Foundation has awarded Berry a $750,000 grant for science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) scholarships to be used for LEGION, a program designed to aid STEM students with financial need.

Jan 25, 2022

Impressive firsts in volleyball and men’s cross country highlighted Berry’s return to fall competition after last year’s spring pivot for all sports due to COVID-19.

Dec 9, 2021

Staff members Drew Allison and Zach Sherwin presented at the recent Feith Systems & Software, Inc. conference.

Oct 14, 2021

Erika Sprecher ’21, a marketing and management major with minors in animal science and entrepreneurship and innovation, is beginning her post-graduate career on a roll.

Oct 7, 2021

At the Georgia Municipal Association, Davis addresses the needs of local governing bodies, advocating for initiatives and bettering relationships between local and state interests

Jul 6, 2021

The new issue of Berry magazine highlights impressive achievements, rousing heroism and the perseverance shown by the college community during this challenging year.

Jul 6, 2021

Robert W. Aiken (17C) earns commendation from Coast Guard for arduous heavy-seas rescue of three.

Jul 6, 2021

Sharing lessons from Berry’s earliest days, President Steve Briggs reflects on the challenges of cultivating a culture of belonging among the Berry family in the midst of difficult circumstances.

Jul 6, 2021

History major Anna Tucker (08C) has taken full advantage of the rare opportunity to curate a new museum: the Museum of Southern Jewish History in New Orleans.

Jul 6, 2021

Attorney and adjunct law professor Gerald L. “Jerry” Blanchard (75C) ice climbs for the interest and exhilaration of it.

Jul 6, 2021

Intercollegiate athletics returned with a flourish this spring, producing many unforgettable moments for the hardworking students and coaches who represent Berry so well.

Jul 6, 2021

Shannon Rohrabaugh Casas (05C), now a newspaper editor in Gainesville, Ga., looks back on her time at Berry, focusing on the education and experiences that helped to shape her future.

Jul 6, 2021

When COVID-19 threatened the education of neglected and abused children at a local shelter, biochemistry major Sara Myers (21C) mobilized fellow students to ensure the tutoring services they provided would continue.

Jul 6, 2021

Berry’s newest “guided” scholarship program honors the memory of the late Barry Griswell (71C) by aiding students who have demonstrated an ability to overcome adversity, just as he once did.

Jul 6, 2021

Gifts from alumni and friends are aiding in the restoration of one of Berry’s most beloved landmarks, Frost Memorial Chapel. Work is already underway on the clear leaded-glass windows, and plans are in the works to add a new climate control system as well.

Jul 6, 2021

The Class of 2020 missed out on many cherished traditions due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but a special December commencement afforded the opportunity for many to return “home” to Berry – this time as alumni.

Jul 6, 2021

The generosity of alumni and friends never fails to inspire. Here, we are pleased to highlight some recent milestones that caught our attention, including one alum who continues to support Berry faithfully at 103!

Jul 6, 2021

As she celebrates her 100th birthday, Eloise Cooper Crowder (43C) shares recollections of times spent with Martha Berry herself.

Jun 7, 2021

Michael Mejia recently read and discussed fiction work from his two novels “TOKYO” and “Forgetfulness".

May 26, 2021

Given the change of course that has happened in the world, we wanted to provide expert opinions on what aspiring graduates can do to start off their careers in an uncertain economic climate. We wanted to know what skills will be more important, where the economy is doing relatively well, and if there will be any lasting effects on the job market.

Dec 16, 2020

The new issue of Berry magazine features stories of alumni response to the COVID-19 pandemic, among other stories highlighting the indomitable spirit of the Berry community.

Dec 16, 2020

Bart Hill (97C), Dr. Kristy Rae-Collins Crooks (98C) and Noah Stewart (17C) were among the many Berry alumni and friends who answered the call in the midst of a worldwide pandemic, maximizing their own knowledge, skills and resources in service to others.

Dec 16, 2020

The late J. Barry Griswell (71C) harnessed the power of “and then some” in forging a life of meaning and purpose that included Fortune 500 success and dedicated service as chair of the Berry College Board of Trustees.

Dec 16, 2020

Berry’s comprehensive LifeReady Campaign closed this fall after raising more than $135 million in support of scholarships, facilities and programs that already are changing lives and enhancing opportunity for Berry students.

Dec 16, 2020

Dr. Amelia “Mimi” Hofstetter and Dr. Yuko Sato never would have met had it not been for Berry. Today, the accomplished scientists and lifelong friends can’t imagine life without each other.

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