Two weeks as a 12-year old patient at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta set Melody Dreyer on a dream path to becoming a pediatric nurse – in that same prestigious institution. A decade later, before she’d even completed her Berry nursing degree, she had a job offer to do just that.
Pre-Vet student Jessie Cathcart (19c) stepped out of her comfort zone into the field of public health this summer in the Student Worksite Experience Program at the CDC.
Geology student Emily Larrimore (19c) has gone global! Her trip to India last summer is the second time she has traveled abroad in her time at Berry.
Just 10 days after graduation, Jake Hager (18C) accepted the job which includes managing more than 65 programs for the state of Georgia, including tax credits, housing assistance, state community service and much more. Jake’s work is primarily with the Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery Team as a Development Associate with a focus on long term recovery strategies for the South Georgia cities and counties affected by hurricanes.
Working to save threatened coral species while getting up close with sharks and dolphins is just how Berry student Rose Blanchard wanted to spend her summer.
Associate Professor of Biology Renee Carleton recently received the 2018 Distinguished Service Award from the University of Florida’s College of Veterinary Medicine. She was selected by her alma mater because of her outstanding achievements and her service in and out of the classroom.
The river has always been a place of connection for Karli Riley. The 2017 grad is now the Program Manager for Coosa Riverkeeper, an Alabama-based river conservation group.
Dr. Sunday O. Peters recently co-published two articles:
“Genetic Diversity of Bovine Major Histocompatibility Complex Class II DRB3 locus in cattle breeds from Asia compared to those from Africa and America” in the Journal of Genomics. Jordan Hazzard is a student co-author.
“Use of discriminant analysis for the evaluation of coccidiosis resistance parameters in chickens raised in hot humid environment” in the journal Tropical Animal Health and Production.
Dr. Renee Carleton recently presented at the Southeastern Society of Parasitologists meeting in Starkville, Miss. And her student, Rachel Caldwell, presented a poster “It’s in the bag: holding bag composition affects avian stress response” on work they conducted over the last year. Dr. Carleton has also been selected as a review panelist for the National Science Foundation’s Major Instrumentation for Research grants.