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The Berea College Theatre Celebrates 125 Years at Berea College!

The Berea College Theatre is celebrating its 125th Anniversary during the 2017-18 season. What began with a reading of Hamlet in 1892, the Theatre’s presence at Berea College has been a critical element to the academic and co-curricular lives of students.

From memories of the old Tab Theatre, to the Phoenix Theatre after the Tab’s fire, to the current Jelkyl Drama Center, the Theatre has endured and flourished. Continue reading The Berea College Theatre Celebrates 125 Years at Berea College!

BEREA COLLEGE WELCOMES PLAYWRIGHT NTOZAKE SHANGE AS CONVOCATION SPEAKER

Berea College welcomes the public and campus community to its 3 p.m. convocation on Thursday, Sept. 21, featuring award-winning poet, playwright, performer, novelist, and educator Ntozake Shange. In her presentation, Wild Beauty, Shange will explore the many contradictions people of color confront in their daily lives – emotionally, psychologically, and politically. Through music and language, Shange approaches her material with delicacy and brutal honesty, leaving the audience with a textured mosaic of what it means and how it feels to be a 21st century colored person who speaks English. This convocation is co-sponsored with Theatre and will held in Phelps Stokes Chapel.

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Berea College Ranked

Berea College has been identified as one of the best liberal arts colleges in the South in our recent ranking. The ranking considered national rankings, freshmen retention rates, unique curriculum, membership in a college consortium, and historical significance of southern liberal artscolleges.

Berea College was ranked #24. Our editors noted that this is one of the best liberal arts colleges in the South. Continue reading Berea College Ranked