Category: News

SGA hosts annual fun run for emergency relief fund

On Apr. 13, Berry hosted the fourth annual “It’s Go Time” Fun Run in honor of David Shankles, a member of the Berry class of 2020 who passed away unexpectedly in 2017.

Construction on animal science building nears completion

Construction of the new Animal Science building is nearing completion, ahead of the original May due date.

Berry plans for graduation with COVID-19 guidelines

On May 8, Berry will be holding an in-person Commencement Ceremony for the graduating class of 2021.

Speech and Behavior Committee begins revising Berry Speech Policy, Part Three: Responses, opinions and feedback from members of the Berry community

For the last week and a half, the Carrier has had a running survey asking Berry students and employees to give their feedback on a number of ideas related to freedom of speech, hate speech and speech related policy on campus.

Berry Center for Integrity in Leadership launches new podcast to reach students

Last month, the Berry Center for Integrity in Leadership, or BCIL, launched a new leadership podcast, one of several steps to increase student engagement. BCIL has recently expanded its staff and programming to help Berry students develop as leaders. In this news story, BCIL staff members explain the motivation behind these changes.

First-Generation College Student Interest Group holds first meeting

On Tuesday, the First-Generation Student Group met for the first time.

Virtual option offered for Symposium due to COVID-19

The annual Berry Symposium on Student Scholarship will take place on Tuesday.

Students work on autobiography project with Spires Residents

The final semester project for associate professor of English Jim Watkins’ RHW 102 course this year involves each student pairing up with an individual Spires resident to author a brief biography on the resident’s behalf.

Speech and Behavior Subcommittee begins revising Berry speech policy, Part Two: the context of free speech at colleges and universities

Berry’s Culture of Belonging Policies Related to Free Speech committee is attempting to balance the importance and values of free speech in an academic environment while creating a welcoming and comfortable space for students to share ideas.

Berry and Floyd Medical partner for campus vaccine distribution

This week, Berry students received free vaccine doses at the Cage center. Berry partnered with Floyd to provide a free first dose of COVID-19 vaccinations for all Berry students and faculty, with second doses coming in the last week of classes. In our most recent news story, we discuss the details and effects of this process with Berry faculty and a Floyd administrator.