Berea College President Lyle Roelofs and the Great Commitments: Convocation Display

This Thursday, at 3pm in the Seabury Center, President Roelofs will kick of this year’s convocation schedule with his thoughts on Berea’s Great Commitments. Entitled “Exploring the Commitments: Let’s Get to Work”, his convocation theme has inspired our reference labor student, Sunaina Sherchan, to produce these stunning visual interpretations of the commitments. Check them out below or visit them on a larger scale in the display area near Circulation.

2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9In addition to a slideshow of these images, there are also materials on display which you can check out if you wish to do further reading on the topic.

Recommended titles:

  • Fee, John G. Autobiography of John G. Fee, Berea, Kentucky. Chicago, Ill: National Christian Association, 1891. Print.   call #  378.7691 F295A
  • Baskin, Andrew. “Berea College: A Commitment to Interracial Education Within a Christian Context.” in Lee, D. John (ed.) Ethnic-minorities and Evangelical Christian Colleges. Lanham, Md: University Press of America, 1991. 315-341.  call #  SCW 378.7691 B315be
  • Smith, Louis. The Great Commitments of Berea College. Berea, Ky: Berea College, 1977. Print. call # 378.7691 S654g
  • Wilson, Shannon H. Berea College: An Illustrated History. Lexington, Ky: University Press of Kentucky, 2006. call # 378.769 W753b 2005
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