Recent graduate Kevin Grier was never one to sit still.
As a business management major, he gained real-world experience through a variety of positions at Berry. He worked for Viking Furniture, Enrollment Management, Residence Life, the Cage Center, and Physical Plant.
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.
Review of Christianity: The Biography, 2000 Years of Global History, by Ian J. Shaw, for Reading Religion, 2017.
Review of The Sign and the Sacrifice, by Rowan Williams, for the Anglican Theological Review, Vol 100, No 1 (2018), 233-235.
Review of Justified in Christ: The Doctrines of Peter Martyr Vermigli and John Henry Newman and their Ecumenical Implications, by Chris Castaldo, for the Bulletin of Ecclesial Theology. (2018)
“Teaching Theology as a College Chaplain,” in Didaktikos: A Journal of Theological Education, Vol 1, Issue 3 (March, 2018), 8-9.
He also was a panelist at the Center for Pastor Theologians Conference on “Creation and Doxology: The Beginning and End of God’s Good World,” for the session “Creation Care and the Church” on Oct. 24, 2017. He was a presenter at NetVUE Regional Conference, “The Call to Rest: An Often Neglected Aspect of Human Vocation,” Feb. 23-24, 2018.
Sophomore Ei Noe (class of 2021) came to the U.S. from Burma with her family in the early 2000s. The psychology major comes from a family that helps the Burmese refugee/immigrant population settle in Atlanta.
Combining two fields of work is something David Bayne (06C) has excelled at with his degrees in government and public health. David was recently named deputy chief of staff at the Georgia Department of Public Health.
Dr. Melissa Clark was recently sworn in as a CASA for Floyd county with Judge Greg Price of Juvenile Court. A CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) is much like a guardian ad litem. Judges appoint CASA volunteers to represent the best interests of children who have been removed from their homes due to abuse or neglect.