News & Stories
Dec 7, 2021

Associate Professor of Philosophy Matthew Lee has been awarded a sabbatical to write a book on probability in philosophy of religion.

Dec 6, 2021

Berry College communication students recently received recognition in state and national broadcasting competitions.

Dec 1, 2021

Supported by Berry faculty and alumni connections, Jacqueline Lea ’21 is applying her talents as a technical writer for a CPA-led business advisory firm.

Nov 18, 2021

Accounting major Devin Grier ’22 has an internship with Harbin Clinic’s accounting department in Rome, Georgia, where he’s gaining real-world experience before graduating to pursue a Master of Finance and earn a CPA.

Nov 11, 2021

Biology major Abby Wiseman used connections at Berry to land an internship combining her interests in wildlife behavior and management.

Oct 21, 2021

Hannah Marr Tittle ’18 leveraged her student work experience at Berry to launch her career at L.L. Bean while developing a bridal business start-up called Clique in Style.

Oct 11, 2021

Berry College has been awarded a $750,000 grant to assist low-income, academically talented students in mathematics/computer science, physics, biology, biochemistry and chemistry.

Oct 7, 2021

Being a Gate of Opportunity Scholar has given Nathania Cortes ’22 the discipline and experience she’ll apply as a high school English teacher.

Sep 8, 2021

After observing the life-enhancing effects of physical therapy, Estefany Carrillo chose to major in exercise science and landed a spot in a prestigious program.

Sep 1, 2021

In pursuit of a veterinary career, Devin Saunders ’22 is bolstering his academic record with research and service experiences at Berry.

Aug 18, 2021

Communication major Michael Cheeves landed a job as assistant editor of the musical film Spirited (2022)— featuring Ryan Reynolds and Will Ferrell — because of Ruth Baker, the mentor who instilled musical knowledge and encouraged him to dream big.

Aug 4, 2021

Rachel LeRoy ’15 was one of the first Berry students to participate in HackBerry Lab, a campus-centered makerspace designed to test students’ creative limits. Also leveraging experiences as a student-athlete and supervisory skills gained through Berry Student Enterprises, she earned an M.S. in human computer interaction and now manages user experience research teams at Facebook.

Jul 22, 2021

Nick Fernandez ’21, an MBA student at American University, is focused on expanding Upsway Marketing LLC, which he founded after studying entrepreneurship and innovation at Berry.

Jul 6, 2021

Noah Howie ’21 came to Berry knowing he wanted to major in environmental sciences. His desire to protect and preserve wild spaces prepared him to work on prescribed burn teams at Berry and land an internship with The Nature Conservancy.

Jun 25, 2021

Dr. Paul Neal is serving as a virtual clinician for a Seminar of Performance Practice of Renaissance Choral Music, co-sponsored by GIA Publications and the University of Mississippi.

Jun 24, 2021

Psychology major Leslie Gutierrez ’22 says a variety of mentors provided a support system when she started college and have instilled the work ethic and transferable skills that will help her thrive when she pursues a graduate degree in clinical or forensic psychology.

Jun 24, 2021

Psychology major Leslie Gutierrez ’22 says a variety of mentors provided a support system when she started college and have instilled the work ethic and transferable skills that will help her thrive when she pursues a graduate degree in clinical or forensic psychology.

Jun 17, 2021

Chemistry Lab Supervisor Thomas Shipman recently received certification as an outreach trainer for the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.

May 25, 2021

Associate Professor of Animal Science Sunday Peters is a 2021 Fulbright grant recipient, a prestigious research fellowship that will allow him to take his research abroad.

May 24, 2021

Global startup experts participated in a virtual panel with students on the value of entrepreneurship.

May 21, 2021

Taylor Blaylock ’21 is the sixth Berry graduate to win the Fulbright grant to teach English abroad. In August, she will move to Taiwan where she will bring to bear all of her experiences in student teaching and her knowledge of supporting English language learners.

Mar 18, 2021

Griffin Davis ’20 majored in economics and finance and took every opportunity to engage in experiences both on and off campus that would help him land a job right after of graduation.

Mar 10, 2021

Michael Clemmons ’06, a biochemistry major, and Elizabeth Callahan Clemmons ’08, an animal science major and veterinarian, met in band at Berry. Both say their academic training and hands-on experiences in the sciences prepared them for their current positions.

Mar 4, 2021

Environmental Studies major gains professional experience while working to reduce food insecurity at local homeless shelter.

Feb 25, 2021

A stint as a volunteer in sea turtle conservation motivated Emilie Davis ’21 to research hatching rates in Costa Rica — positioning her for a veterinary career in wildlife conservation.

Feb 25, 2021

James Hancock came to Berry because of the welcoming community and the opportunity to put his academic training into practice through the LifeWorks program. Having tested his business acumen in student-run businesses and various departments, he is ready to pursue his dream of attending graduate school and becoming a CPA.

Feb 25, 2021

Having received prestigious internships from organizations like the Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility and the Albert Einstein Institute, the Madeline Clyburn is well prepared to pursue a Ph.D. in astrophysics at Clemson University.

Feb 17, 2021

After a year at a state school, Anna Naguszewski ’21 changed her major to animal science and transferred to Berry — for the stellar pre-vet program and faculty mentoring that has prepared her for a career as a public health veterinarian.

Feb 12, 2021

Majoring in exercise science and helping lead research projects based at Berry have given Madelyn Smith ’22 the skillset and confidence to pursue a career as an exercise physiologist and work toward her dream of owning a karate studio.

Feb 11, 2021

A leadership position with Berry’s ESL program led Emily Mather ’21, a Spanish major, to switch career trajectories and follow her dream of working with people in diverse, often neglected communities.

Feb 11, 2021

Drawing from courses in environmental studies and digital storytelling, Bonner Scholar Ross Bryant leverages a creative approach to community service.

Feb 10, 2021

Evan Perry ’21 is prepared to engage non-native speakers of English in diverse pre-K—5 classrooms, thanks to minors in Spanish and Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL). Hands-on teaching opportunities in local schools and in the community further prepared him for an exciting career in education.

Feb 10, 2021

Kenny Morgan ’20 auditioned for a music scholarship at Berry on a whim. He landed a spot in vocal performance and forged a lifelong relationship with the mentor who guided him to grad school in New York City.

Feb 4, 2021

Allie Williams ’21 will enroll in Middle Tennessee State University’s combined M.A. and Ed.S. program in school psychology this fall. With a psychology degree bolstered by a minor in applied behavior analysis, she is ready to advocate for at-risk, developmentally disabled, and intellectually disabled populations.

Feb 4, 2021

Heitor De Paula transitioned from PR student to social media professional without missing a beat—landing a job with a global company the month after graduation.

Feb 3, 2021

Elizabeth Barnett ’20 is fulfilling her desire to create inclusive and loving environments for individuals with disabilities through her position with SOAR Special Needs in Overland Park, Kan.

Jan 21, 2021

Thanks to a rigorous academic curriculum and hands-on training on and off campus, this nursing major hopes “to make some of the toughest moments in people’s lives a little brighter and a little better as their nurse.”

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