Category: News

Admissions events adapt to COVID-19 policies

Despite the pandemic, Berry has been able to hold multiple in-person admissions events and create new ways for prospective students to visit campus from the safety of their homes.

President’s Advisory Committee and associated subcommittees research and implement DEI initiatives

In November of 2020, President Steve Briggs sent an email to Berry community members describing the college’s goals and reinvigorated mission of “strengthening the culture of belonging.”

The new committee meets in a room at city hall to discuss creating a plaque about the Nathan Bedford Forrest statue.

New committee continues debate over Confederate statue in first meeting

At the end of January, Rome removed a statue of Confederate General Nathan Bedford Forrest from the base of Myrtle Hill Cemetery. Now, a new Interpretation Advisory Committee is working to create a plaque about the controversial figure.

Students show appreciation through online scholarship night

On April 8 at 7p.m., Berry will host their annual Scholarship Night, an event dedicated to recognizing and thanking donors who have invested in Berry students and their education.

Virtual career fair encourages broad employer participation

On Feb. 23, the Berry Center for Personal and Professional Development (CPPD) held a virtual career and internship fair.

Technological functionality key to Berry campus community

Beginning Feb. 22, a number of students and faculty Berry were unable to log into Canvas, Outlook email, VikingWeb and a number of other programs connected to Berry servers.

Professor Kendi speaks to Berry’s campus about antiracism

On Monday, the Berry Center for Integrity in Leadership (BCIL) hosted activist, professor and author Ibram X. Kendi as a part of the department’s Cecil B. Wright III Integrity in Leadership lecture series.

Students say in-person classes, on-campus living worth added precautions

COVID-19 restrictions have changed the ways students live their lives. First year reporters Annabelle Norton and Madi Rowe dive into how Berry students adapt to these guidelines and how Berry’s campus life is different from many other colleges.

Campus Carrier wins multiple awards at GCPA

Last Thursday, the Carrier received 13 awards from the Georgia College Press Association’s (GCPA) Better Newspaper Contest.

Rising seniors will have the opportunity to live off-campus

Berry’s Office of Residence Life recently announced that rising seniors will be able to live off-campus during the 2021-2022 school year.