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2013-07-31 23:01:57

When Deep Green Residence Hall opens at Kentucky’s Berea College in August, college donors will have the satisfaction of having been able to see how their money was spent, thanks to an OxBlue construction camera on the build site. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) July 31, 2013 When Deep Green Residence Hall opens at Kentucky’s Berea College in August, college donors will have the satisfaction of having been able to see how their money was spent, thanks to an OxBlue construction camera on the build...

2011-04-13 07:41:00

RICHFIELD, Ohio, April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As a leading technology employer in Northeast Ohio and advocate of educational programs that promote technology careers, OEConnection LLC served as the sponsor for a computer programming contest held on the main campus of Baldwin-Wallace College in Berea on Tuesday, April 12, 2011. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20030515/OECONNLOGO ) More than 50 students from area high schools participated in the competition, which required...

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2009-06-26 15:31:33

Former Cleveland wide receiver Joe Jurevicius is suing the Browns for a staph infection that might have ended his NFL career, the Plain Dealer said. Jurevicius, 34, filed a civil suit in Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court Friday, claiming team physicians failed to warn him that sterile techniques were not at all times used at the Browns training facility in Berea, Ohio. The Cleveland Clinic also was cited because he underwent knee surgery at the facility in January 2008. He did not play last...

2009-03-31 06:00:00

Local software company sponsors contest targeting area high school students RICHFIELD, Ohio, March 31 /PRNewswire/ -- OEConnection LLC, a leading online parts and service exchange provider for the automotive industry, is serving as the major sponsor for a computer programming contest being held today on the main campus of Baldwin-Wallace College in Berea. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20030515/OECONNLOGO) Twenty-five teams of students - more than 90 total participants - from...

2008-07-22 06:00:39

By Tamar Lewin Berea College, founded 150 years ago to educate freed slaves and "poor white mountaineers," accepts only applicants from low-income families, and it charges no tuition. "You can literally come to Berea with nothing but what you can carry, and graduate debt-free," said Joseph Bagnoli Jr., the associate provost for enrollment management. "We call it the best education money can't buy." Actually, what buys that education is Berea's $1.1 billion endowment, which puts the...

2008-07-08 15:00:34

By Bryan Marshall, Richmond Register, Ky. Jul. 8--BEREA -- More than 115 artists from 15 states will showcase their work this weekend during the 27th Berea Craft Festival at Indian Fort Theater. The festival will be from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday through Sunday with admission set at $5 for adults, $4 for seniors and free for children 12 and younger. "It's a family event and a wonderful day out," said Sandy Chowning, festival coordinator. "We always have new people," she said. "Every...

2008-06-16 15:00:36

By Bill Robinson, Richmond Register, Ky. Jun. 16--BEREA -- Why does a college dedicated in large part to educating students from southern Appalachia so they can be leaders of the region emphasize international studies? "I was asked that question when seeking a donation for our international programs," Berea College President Larry Shinn told alumni who were on campus this past weekend for an annual reunion. Shinn then cited the example of a Williamsburg-based coal mine owned by the...


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  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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