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News & Events

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:

  • media relations
  • print publications
  • digital media
  • video
  • photography
  • advertising

Bethel College News

Pianist Mark Stevens, D.M.A.

Pianist brings interaction of modern, classical composers to recital stage

September 13th, 2021

Dr. Mark Stevens from South Dakota State University will play a solo recital in the Ad Building chapel Friday, Sept. 17, at 7 p.m. A teacher in high demand, will bring his musical and pedagogical talents to Bethel for this special event, which is free and open to the public. Mark Stevens, D.M.A., is director of keyboard studies and assistant… Read More

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Bethel maintains high positions in national rankings

September 13th, 2021

Bethel remains in the Top 15, the highest at #15 of any Kansas institution in the Washington Monthly annual list of “Best Bachelor’s Colleges.”   Washington Monthly rates four-year colleges and universities based on their contribution to the public good in three broad categories: the degree to which they recruit and graduate students of modest… Read More

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Bethel gets grant for groups to discuss ‘vocational discernment’

September 10th, 2021

Bethel got a boost in its process toward becoming a federally recognized work college with a Professional Development Award from a national organization. The Council of Independent Colleges (CIC), through its Network for Vocation in Undergraduate Education (NetVUE), has awarded Bethel almost $10,000, to be used during the 2021-22 school year “to… Read More

Turned wood by Rick McNary

McNary’s work in wood an expression of care for the world’s hungry

September 2nd, 2021

This is the last day to see Rick McNary's exhibit "Doing Good with Wood" in the Regier Art Gallery, with the closing reception tonight, Thursday, Sept. 16, 6- 8 p.m. So how did a man probably best known for his efforts to combat world hunger end up with an exhibit in the Bethel gallery? Surprisingly – or maybe not so much – those two facts are… Read More

Detail from poster for the KIPCOR Film Series film The Prison Within

Trauma, redemption and forgiveness at heart of documentary

September 2nd, 2021

The KIPCOR Film Series returns Sunday, Sept. 12, with this year’s screenings taking place live on the Bethel College campus after a virtual series in 2020-21. KIPCOR, the Kansas Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution at Bethel College, sponsors four films each school year. The first offering in the 2021-22 series is The Prison Within, a… Read More

Tricia Clark

Communications director honored with regional marketing award

September 1st, 2021

At Bethel for two-and-a-half years, Tricia Clark has overseen an award-winning rebranding campaign for the college while managing all the other requirements of the job. When the Wichita Business Journal named the recipients of its 2nd annual Marketing Awards on Aug. 26, Bethel College’s director for institutional communications and marketing was… 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.