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Being a Thresher means being involved in a great community, one with great academic and athletic programs.
Jessica Muckenthaler ’12

Voth Hall

Voth Hall is a tight-knit community located on the east side of the Bethel College campus. Built in 2000, this three-story building houses 50 women and 40 men, separated into five wings. Each suite, with a maximum capacity of four, boasts a private bathroom, bunkable/loftable beds, desks, desk chairs, wardrobes, two chest of drawers and resident-controlled central heat and air.

Each wing has a private lounge area with cable TV and space for studying or hanging out with friends. Voth is famous for large bright rooms with big windows and for its convenient access to all other residence halls. Voth Hall is the only hall boasting a sand volleyball pit, five TV lounges, private study rooms, vending machines, ice machine and elevator.

For those who want to get involved in campus life, Voth offers many opportunities. Freshmen may become involved in planning monthly hall activities. Some halls have decorated their lounges, planned hall functions or become involved in Fall Festival fund-raising. Social programs have included bowling, cookouts, community outreach, Halloween parties, block parties, Christmas decorating contests and many others.

There are six Residence Life staff members in Voth Hall. The professional staff person is the resident director (RD), who lives in Voth Hall. There are also five resident assistants (RAs), one on each wing, to help facilitate a sense of community. The staff plans and presents programs throughout the year to help foster educational and social skills. The Voth environment is social and fun. Voth Hall is a great place to live!

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Meet Your Resident Director

Gabriel (Gabe) Fonseca is originally from a suburban community in Puerto Rico. He graduated from Coker College (Hartsville, South Carolina) with a Bachelor of Arts in Communications. He plans on attending Colorado State University Online to obtain a Masters of Science in Student Affairs in Higher Education.

While at Coker, Gabriel was a resident assistant for two years before serving as the Residence Life Coordinator overseeing internal and programming operations for the Residence Life Student Staff. Following an early graduation, he began working at Ridge View High School in Columbia, South Carolina as the Lead, Learn and Serve Program Coordinator (a leadership based community service program).

I am extremely excited about beginning a new fresh start here at Bethel, says Gabriel. I am so thrilled about getting to know Bethel students and it’s community. I am truly excited about being a part of students’ lives.

Meet your community assistants

Ethan BirdwellEthan Birdwell
I am a sophomore from Moore, Oklahoma that is majoring in Communication Arts while minoring in German. If I am not in my room, on the computer doing homework or working out, then I am probably fishing at the lake. I play O-line on the football team, and will be working a little bit in Newton as well. There is not a type of music I won’t listen to and coffee is one of my favorite pastimes.
Ekart MariahMariah Ekart
My name is Mariah Ekart and I am from Wamego, KS. I am a senior in the Athletic Training program with a minor in Biology. I enjoy sports, food, the great outdoors, chilling with friends, and playing pranks on people. I am Batman.
Julia CampfieldJulia Campfield
I am Julia Campfield and this is my second year at Bethel. I am majoring in Mathematics and receiving my secondary education licensing. I am a Thresher cheerleader. Outside of Bethel activities, I love to worship the Lord and watch lots of movies and Youtube.