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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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Bethel College News

Oscar Gonzalez

Gonzalez to wrap up at Bethel with senior exhibit

November 29th, 2021

Oscar Gonzalez' senior exhibit opens in the Regier Gallery Friday, Dec. 3, with the artist reception that evening from 6-8 p.m. Newton native Gonzalez is about to finish his Bethel degree, with his exhibition in the gallery in Luyken Fine Arts Center during December and January. The untitled exhibit “explores the connection between digital and… Read More

Detail from the timeline in the 'Vapes' exhibit at Kauffman Museum

Museum wins technology award for ‘Vapes’

November 29th, 2021

Kauffman Museum took home another award from the Kansas Museums Association (KMA), this time for the use of technology in its current special exhibit. “Vapes: Marketing an Addiction” is currently at the museum on the Bethel College campus. At the KMA annual conference in Lawrence, Nov. 3-5, Kauffman Museum won a Technology Award for “Vapes,”… Read More

Christina Marr receives the Irv Hoffman Nursing Scholarship for 2021

Nursing student wins statewide scholarship

November 18th, 2021

Christina Marr, senior nursing major from Kechi, Kan., was awarded the Kansas Silver Haired Legislature’s Irv Hoffman Nursing Scholarship for 2021. Any current nursing student from a Kansas school of nursing is eligible for the $1,000 scholarship, which is given based on the student’s resume and a 500-word essay on the topic “How I can contribute… Read More

Fall view of Bethel campus

HLC removes Bethel from 'on Notice' 

November 18th, 2021

On Nov. 8, the board of directors of the Higher Learning Commission officially notified Bethel that it has removed the college from the status of being “on Notice” and reaffirmed its accreditation. The HLC board determined Bethel was no longer at risk of being out of compliance with criteria for accreditation. “I would like to thank the Bethel… Read More

Detail from "Communion" by Dona Park

Exhibit represents something new in hymnal publishing

November 9th, 2021

Don't miss the last chance to see “Voices Together,” an exhibit of original artwork from the hymnal of the same title, in the Regier Gallery, closing this Friday. The exhibit currently in the Regier Art Gallery in Luyken Fine Arts Center is something out of the ordinary in that it marks the first time a Mennonite hymnal has included visual art in… Read More

Film poster, A Home Called Nebraska

Nebraska opens doors and hearts to refugees in next KIPCOR film

November 3rd, 2021

The KIPCOR Film Series second offering of the school year will screen Sunday, Nov. 14, at 2 p.m. in Krehbiel Auditorium, with a Wichita immigration lawyer as the after-film discussion leader. A Home Called Nebraska takes a look at issues of immigration from the point of view of some neighbors just to the north. KIPCOR, the Kansas Institute for… Read More

About Bethel

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.