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Bethel College shares its story with a number of audiences through the work of the Office of Institutional Communications. They promote Bethel, its people, programs and achievements through:

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Chun to give voice recital Nov. 16

November 13th, 2019

Soyoun Chun, soprano, instructor of voice, will give a recital Saturday at 4 p.m. in the Administration Building chapel. She will sing works by Stefano Donaudy, Ernest Chausson, J.S. Bach, Aaron Copland, Max Reger and Charles Gounod. Her piano accompanist is Karen Bauman Schlabaugh, Bethel professor emeritus of music. The recital will also… Read More

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Bethel prioritizes safe campus for students, faculty, staff

November 12th, 2019

Bethel College's director of institutional communications and marketing has released a statement about efforts to address sexual violence on campus along with available resources. Dear Bethel community, Bethel College was founded in 1887 by those who believed the Word of Jesus Christ. As an institution rooted in Christian theology, we do not… Read More

Clip from the documentary "Dawnland"

Film documents devastating impact of separation, attempt to repair harm

November 11th, 2019

The KIPCOR Film Series presents the Emmy Award-winning documentary "Dawnland," Sunday, Nov. 17, at 3 p.m. in Krehbiel Auditorium. It’s not only in recent years that U.S. government agencies began separating children from their parents, as the second offering in this year's KIPCOR Film Series makes clear. The Kansas Institute for Peace and… Read More

From BRAID/WORK by Sarah Beth Woods

Exhibit examines aesthetics, politics of hair

November 7th, 2019

The latest exhibit in Bethel College’s Regier Art Gallery dovetails with the 5th biennial Worship and the Arts Symposium. “BRAID/WORK” is a collaborative art project between professional hair braider Fatima Traore and visual artist Sarah Beth Woods that investigates the transcultural histories and aesthetics of hair braiding. The material… Read More

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Bethel releases statement on Mueller arrest

November 5th, 2019

In a press release dated Friday, Nov. 1, 2019, the Harvey County Attorney’s Office reported that Ted Mueller, 84, North Newton, had been arrested on suspicion of three counts of criminal conduct for an incident that occurred Aug. 1, 2018.   The incident for which Mueller was arrested did not occur on Bethel College property and did not involve a… Read More

Lorelei Ensemble

A smooth and stylish sound set to take HBPA stage with all female group

November 4th, 2019

Hesston-Bethel Performing Arts will hosts the all-female a cappella Lorelei Ensemble, Thursday, Nov. 7, at 7:30 p.m. at Hesston Mennonite Church on the Hesston College campus. The New York Times describes the ensemble's sound as “warm, lithe and beautifully blended.” With bold programming and expertise spanning early to contemporary music, Lorelei… Read More

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As the first Mennonite college founded in North America, Bethel College celebrates a tradition of progressive Christian liberal arts education, diversity within community, and lifelong learning.