Working for the local Minor League Baseball team, the Rome Braves, has become a rite of passage for many Berry students. This definitely rings true for recent graduate Madison Eiberger (18C) and current student Leigh Hadaway (19c).
Elizabeth, Hannah and Rachel are known at Berry as a triple threat of leadership, service and athleticism.
A passion for rugby is leading Jordan Blackmon to Chattanooga. The 2018 graduate will play rugby for the Chattanooga Rugby Club and work in the logistics industry as a national account representative.
Sarah Cooper (19c) was looking for a college where she could ride on a competitive equestrian team while working as a paid researcher in a science lab. Only one college fit her criteria – Berry!
Mr. McElveen served on the 2016-2017 NIRSA (National Association for Collegiate Recreation) student professional development committee and co-lead a pre-conference on professional development for 180 undergraduate and graduate students from institutions across the country. He presented research on retention and academic success of first-year student-athletes and intramural participants. Senior Kelly Ibele co-authored the manuscript that is currently in-review.
Mr. McElveen was also appointed committee member for the United States Tennis Associations – Georgia Tennis on Campus Committee for 2017 – 2019.