Center for Transformative Learning

Office Location:

3rd Floor, Stephenson Hall


859-985-3404 Writing Res.

859-985-3670 Faculty Dev.

859-985-3656 Internships

859-985-3656 Career Dev.

Hours Open:

M-Th:9:00 am–8:00 pm

F:9:00 am–5:00 pm

Hours Closed:

Daily:12:00 pm–1:00 pm

T:4:00 pm–5:00 pm

Th:3:00 pm–5:00 pm

Esther Livingston

Director of Internships

Esther LivingstonOffice Information

3rd Floor, Stephenson Hall
CPO 2136

Phone: 859-985-3065
Fax: 859-985-3995

Office Hours:

Career & Internship Drop-In Hours, Fall 2015:

Monday and Wednesday, 2:30-4:30 or by ext. 3656.

Class Schedule, Fall 2015:

GST 186 EL (Tue: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)


Esther Livingston joined Berea College in August 2011 as Co-Director of the Center for Transformative Learning and the new full-time Director of Internships. She meets with students individually and conducts class presentations and workshops to assist in finding/creating internship opportunities and learn about the process for receiving credit and funding.

She has spent the last eleven years in the field of Experiential Education and Career Services at the University of Kentucky. As Interim Director and Assistant Director of the James W. Stuckert Career Center, Esther coordinated the Internship, Shadowing, and Service-Learning programs.

in addition to conducting one-on-one career consultations with students, and doing class presentations and workshops, Esther also works closely with faculty campus-wide, and with a wide range of employers.

Her background also includes the role of a Career Development Specialist in UK Human Resources, coaching employees in their own career management, and an Adjunct Faculty position in Information Management and Design at Bluegrass Community and Technical College.

Mission & Vision


The Center for Transformative Learning (CTL) inspires and empowers members of the Berea College community to grow personally, intellectually, and professionally, by connecting to one another and to resources that support deep and active learning for life.


The Center for Transformative Learning (CTL) will be the nexus for faculty, staff and students to explore innovative teaching and learning, link to high-impact educational practices, and embrace work and vocation.