Berea College


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Berea College,

at Berea, Ky.; coeducational; founded 1855 by John G. FeeFee, John Gregg,
1816–1901, American abolitionist clergyman, b. Bracken co., Ky. After two years (1842–44) at Lane Theological Seminary in Cincinnati, he devoted himself to the abolitionist cause in Kentucky; for this he was disinherited by his slaveholding parents.
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 as a one-room school, chartered 1866, a college since 1869. Fostered by abolitionists including Cassius M. ClayClay, Cassius Marcellus,
1810–1903, American politician and diplomat, b. Madison co., Ky. Although he came from a slaveholding family, Clay early came to abhor the institution of slavery. In 1845 he established at Lexington, Ky.
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, it aimed to educate both black and white, male and female residents of Appalachia. Students (whose families must earn below a certain level) are guaranteed tuition through grants, scholarships, and a minimum of 10 hours of work a week in school-owned operations including a bakery, laundry, printing shop, and hotel.
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2004 2003 Colleges & Universities Admissions Rank Rank City/State Phone Number 1 1 Morehouse College, Atlanta, GA (800) 851-1254 2 3 Spelman College, Atlanta, GA (800) 982-2411 3 2 Hampton University, Hampton, VA (800) 624-3328 4 4 Howard University, (202) 806-2763 Washington, DC 5 5 Xavier University, (877) XAVIERU New Orleans, LA 6 6 Florida A & M University, (850) 599-3000 Tallahassee, FL 7 7 Stanford University, (650) 723-2091 Stanford, CA 8 8 Columbia University, (212) 854-2522 New York, NY 9 11 Harvard University, (617) 495-1551 Cambridge, MA 10 12 Duke University, Durham, NC (919) 684-3214 11 9 Georgetown University, (202) 687-3600 Washington, DC 12 10 Clark Atlanta University, (800) 688-3228 Atlanta, GA 13 13 Berea College, Berea, KY (800) 326-5948 14 15 Univ.
Carl Burtis and Jack Ladenson for their role in a particular surprise: a scholarship in my name granted by the Association to Berea College, that unique Kentucky work/study school where, in Depression days, one of my jobs was in the College Press.
Saluting: 6,700 acres of Berea College Forest, recently listed by the National Park Service on the National Register of Historic Places.
Located near the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains, Berea College has been committed to serving Appalachia since 1855, but its mission has evolved to include an unlikely new facet: Helping preserve the region's environment by teaching, demonstrating and practicing principles of sustainability and ecological design.
And if you wanted to ride out into the 18th century in 1923, you only had to follow the path beaten by Wallace Nutting and his wife Maria which brought you to Berea College which was situated in the Appalachians and was part of an American interest in the pre-industrial United States.
He is currently a student at Berea College in Berea, KY, working towards a degree in technical industry arts.
Edelman -- currently riding the commencement circuit with honors and speeches at colleges as varied as the University of Oklahoma, Tulane, the University of Ohio, West Virginia and Berea College in Kentucky -- doesn't just propose.
SANTA CLARITA - Steven Brown had just been awarded a basketball scholarship to Berea College (Kentucky) when an knee injury suffered in an intramural game left him wondering if his collegiate career was be over before it started.
Loyal Jones is the retired director of the Berea College Appalachian Center and arguably one of this country's best scholars of regional culture.