Go Forth

Abbie Tanyhill Darst ’032 Comments

Headshot of Trustee Donna Hall

College trustee’s life of service and philanthropy spurs on Berea graduates Every year, hundreds of Berea College graduates receive a copy of Berea College: An Illustrated History by Shannon Wilson, accompanied by a letter spurring them to “Go forth and make a difference in the world.” Just hours before they receive that highly-sought diploma rewarding them for years of diligence … Read More

A Community Effort

Abbie Tanyhill Darst ’032 Comments

Dr. Valeria Watkins and Kerrigan Lance holding bottle caps

One Berea staffer’s vision sparked Berea’s campus toward awareness, service and support My first year here, I went to Ghana; it all starts with Ghana,” said Dr. Valeria Watkins, Berea’s student support advisor for the Black Music Ensemble (BME). Watkins moved to Berea from Malibu, Calif., where she had worked in addiction medicine for years. Knowing only her sister in … Read More