BERRYfunder | Fall 2023

Martha Berry's vision of enhancing lives and communities through education is the foundation for what Berry College is today. Now more than ever, promising young people seeking a college experience that is both distinctive and relevant need your help to make their dreams a reality.

We invite you to help empower Berry students to thrive and create a lasting impact in their communities and world through BERRYfunder, our Fall 2023 crowdfunding campaign. There are a diverse array of projects, each with the potential to transform the lives of our students, enrich their college experience, and strengthen our institution. Whether you're passionate about scholarship support, the performing arts, business education, student emergency relief, or the broader needs of Berry College, you can choose a project that resonates with your values and aspirations.

We encourage you to explore these projects, connect with the one that resonates with your passion, and consider making a gift that will create opportunities for Berry College students today and in the years to come. With the power of crowdfunding, even the smallest contributions make a significant impact. Whether you can spare $5 or $500, your generosity transforms the lives of our students for the better.

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Honoring Eden’s Legacy: The Eden Muina Save a Student Scholarship

Eden Muina's kindness, compassion, and dedication to service left an indelible mark on our community. Ensure that her legacy continues to touch lives and inspire future generations by helping support deserving students with a contribution to the Eden Muina Save a Student Scholarship.

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Empower Tomorrow's Leaders by Supporting Business Student Travel

Traveling to professional development conferences and academic competitions is not just a journey; it's an investment in the future. Help offset the cost of business student travel and give access to game-changing opportunities and skill development while building confidence and expanding a global perspective.

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Help Students in Crisis Through the David Shankles Student Emergency Relief Fund

Life can be unpredictable, and students often face unforeseen challenges that threaten their ability to succeed in their academic journey. That's where the David Shankles Student Emergency Relief Fund comes in, providing critical assistance to students in their time of need.
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Help Students Sound Their Best in Sisters Theatre

Make Sisters Theatre an even more exceptional platform for aspiring artists, ensuring that they continue to shine on stage and inspire generations with the magic of live theater. Let's give our students the tools they need to sound their best and create unforgettable moments on stage.

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Support the Berry College Annual Fund

Berry College is more than just a place of learning; it's a community that thrives on providing quality education and life-changing opportunities for our determined students. Your gift to the Annual Fund will support student work and scholarships, making the dream of a quality education possible for our students!
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Support Students Participating in the International Choir Tour

In March 2024, the Berry Singers are embarking on an unforgettable journey of music and culture as they travel to Austria and the Czech Republic for an international choir tour. Help cover travel expenses for this once-in-a-lifetime experience.

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2023 Distinguished Alumni Award Winners

Each year, the Berry Alumni Association honors outstanding alumni with four Distinguished Alumni Awards. Congratulations to this year's award winners:

  • Robert Carpenter (87C) - Distinguished Achievement Award
  • Robert Swarthout (04C) - Entrepreneurial Spirit Award
  • Mark Banta (82C) - Distinguished Service Award
  • Caroline Gettis Huffaker (09C) - Outstanding Young Alumni Award

Berry Alumni at Fernbank

Berry Alumni at Fernbank

A Holiday Celebration

Saturday, December 9 from 7 to 10 p.m.

Join us for an evening of socializing, fun and celebration at Berry Alumni at Fernbank! This festive soiree will feature delicious food and after-hours access to Fernbank Museum. You don't want to miss it!


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