Name: Brittany Berger
Hometown: Mt. Pleasant, N.J.
Major: Political science
Graduation: 2012
Projects: Dream Big Greenville and Green Ribbon Committee

I always thought I would be a pre-med student. I like science, and the role of the healer has always appealed to me. I also think it's important to be open to new ideas, new ways of doing things, and I've found that my passion for science and for partnerships have found a genuine meeting place.

My first-year seminar in global warming and world water issues really opened my eyes to the possibilities of collaboration to address pressing human needs. The political implications of sustainability - those aspects of shared endeavor that move sustainability beyond common notions of conservation - have immense power to change people's lives.

I've had opportunities with government and non-profits who are working to develop Greenville's major eco-tourism projects. My goal is to help organizations develop pragmatic sustainability initiatives in their operations, missions, and goals.

Connect with Admission

Furman University is one of the nation's premier undergraduate liberal arts colleges. We offer outstanding academics, opportunities for a broad range of talented students with a passion for learning, a robust arts program, and NCAA Division I athletics.

Want more information about the admission process at Furman?

Contact us

Once you see our campus, making the right college decision will be so much easier.

Plan a visit

Undergraduate Evening Studies provides adults the opportunity to receive an education from one of the premier liberal arts universities in the nation.

Whether you are starting or continuing your education, or have been away from the classroom for a few months or several years, our program provides many services to assist you with accomplishing your educational and professional goals.

Apply now

Our graduate studies program is designed for the professional educator.

We know the challenges teachers and administrators face every day, and we are committed to helping you become a leader within your school system or district.

Apply now
  • 50th Anniversary of Desegregation at Furman
  • Furman University