President Barack Obama tweeted on April 22 in honor of Earth Day. The tweet containted a quote from friend of the college, Wendell Berry. The tweet also contained a picture of the Earth from space.
Berry is a Kentuckian and one of the members of The Berry Center, which has partnered with St. Catharine College to found the Berry Farming and Ecological Agrarianism program, which begins in fall 2013.
Founded in the Dominican tradition in 1931 and sponsored by the Dominican Sisters of Peace, St. Catharine College, a Catholic, Dominican college inspired by its founders, welcomes all to the challenging pursuit of truth, preparing them to become critical thinkers, ethical leaders and engaged citizens.