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SIX BEREA COLLEGE STUDENTS AWARDED U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE’S BENJAMIN A. GILMAN INTERNATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP TO STUDY ABROAD

Berea College

Six Berea College students—Sophia Winkowitsch, Deshontanae Davis, Joy Leis, Simeon Huff, Manuela Hincapie Vidal and Tyler Goins—have been awarded national study abroad scholarships. They are part of a select group of undergraduates across the U.S. chosen to receive the prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs to study overseas during the Fall 2018 term. These students will complete their coursework in various countries, including Ireland, Spain, Thailand, Chile, Malaysia and Australia. Continue reading SIX BEREA COLLEGE STUDENTS AWARDED U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE’S BENJAMIN A. GILMAN INTERNATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP TO STUDY ABROAD

Andy Beshear’s Lawsuit Threatens Future of Kentucky Teachers’ Pensions

Andy Beshear

Attorney General Andy Beshear is getting plenty of practice for his next campaign as he travels across the Commonwealth to spread fear and misinformation about the new pension reform bill (SB 151), designed to save Kentucky’s public pension system.

His most dangerous lies are those of omission. AG Beshear doesn’t want Kentuckians to know about the positive things SB 151 does to help ensure public pensions remain viable. For example: Continue reading Andy Beshear’s Lawsuit Threatens Future of Kentucky Teachers’ Pensions

Berea College Student Receives Freeman-ASIA Scholarship for Study Abroad

Jesse Paul

The Berea College Center for International Education (CIE) announced that Berea College student Jesse Paul has received the prestigious Freeman-ASIA Award for education abroad purposes during the fall2018 semester. Paul, a junior Asian Studies major from Boone, Kentucky, plans to study in China.

Freeman Awards for Study in Asia (Freeman-ASIA) provides scholarships for U.S. undergraduate students. The program strives to increase the number of U.S. citizens and permanent residents Continue reading Berea College Student Receives Freeman-ASIA Scholarship for Study Abroad

MADISON CO. RESIDENT RECEIVES DEGREE FROM LINDSEY WILSON COLLEGE

Amber Lynn Moses

One Madison County resident recently graduated from Lindsey Wilson College. The area resident was among 218 students who received undergraduate or graduate degrees at the college’s 107th commencement ceremony, held May 12th in Biggers Sports Center. The area resident who received a degree from Lindsey Wilson was: Amber Lynn Moses of Berea earned a bachelor of science degree in psycho-physiology. Continue reading MADISON CO. RESIDENT RECEIVES DEGREE FROM LINDSEY WILSON COLLEGE