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Past Bethel College News: March 2011

Busy beavers to be subject of Kauffman Museum Earth Day event

NORTH NEWTON, KAN. – Scheduling conflicts and Earth Day (April 22) falling on Good Friday have combined to put Kauffman Museum’s annual celebration a week earlier. The museum, located on the Bethel College campus, will host its Earth Day event, … Read more

Bethel lineman chosen for NAIA Senior Classic

NORTH NEWTON, KAN. – A Bethel College football player has been selected to play in a national all-star game. Victory Sports Network, the internet sports news provider for the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics, announced its picks … Read more

KIPCOR film series meshes with goals of Bethel student activists

NORTH NEWTON, KAN. – Bethel College students’ interterm experiences have come together with the college’s connection to an Oklahoma film company to give campus and community a chance to look at Israel/Palestine through several different lenses – … Read more

Violin duo concert to benefit Bethel’s Hohmann String Scholarship

NORTH NEWTON, KAN. – For the second year in a row, the violin duo Nova Deco will perform at Bethel College to benefit a music scholarship fund established there. Nova Deco is composed of Nancy Johnson and Dominique Corbeil. The concert is Sunday, … Read more

Powell brings together Bethel years in show worth ‘Eighty-nine cents’

NORTH NEWTON, KAN. – Bethel College and community audiences probably know Joshua Powell, senior from Basehor, best for his vocal talents. Powell is a four-year member of, and frequent soloist for, both the Bethel College Concert Choir and the men’s a … Read more

Forensics offers national tournament preview

NORTH NEWTON, KAN. – The Bethel College forensics team presents its second annual National Tournament Preview. The event will be held Monday, March 28, at 7 p.m. in Krehbiel Auditorium in the Fine Arts Center. It is free and open to the public, with … Read more

Schmidt sees mental health services as 'faith practically applied'

NORTH NEWTON, KAN. – The reasons why Matt Schmidt, winner of Bethel College’s 2011 Young Alumnus Award, decided to choose a service profession are not unique. Schmidt’s parents, Deb and Don Schmidt, began their married life with a term in Bolivia … Read more

After Jerusalem Seminar, Bethel students explore responses to injustice

NORTH NEWTON, KAN. – The experience of participating in the 2011 Jerusalem Seminar sponsored by Bethel College and Tabor College caused Tom Harder, a Wichita pastor, to “lose my religion,” he said. But it also renewed his faith. Harder and his … Read more

Academic All-America honors announced for seven Bethel sports

NORTH NEWTON, KAN. – Bethel College continues its tradition of producing scholar-athletes, with 21 athletes recently named by the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) as Daktronics All-America Scholar-Athletes for 2010-11. The … Read more

Instrumental groups to give first spring concerts

NORTH NEWTON, KAN. – The Bethel College Chamber Orchestra presents its first concert of the school year March 15, followed by the Bethel College Wind Ensemble two days later on March 17. Both events are in Krehbiel Auditorium of the Fine Arts Center … Read more

All facets of nature inspire Wichita ceramicist

NORTH NEWTON, KAN. – Wichita artist Heather Meeds, whose work is now on display in Bethel College’s Fine Arts Center Gallery, finds her inspiration in the colors, shapes and textures of the natural world. “Organic Forms,” a solo show by Heather … Read more

Bethel to expand cross-cultural learning options with China initiative

NORTH NEWTON, KAN. – Bethel College will be expanding students’ options in cross-cultural learning (CCL) beginning next fall with the addition of Chinese language courses. The main sponsorship for the initiative comes from an individual donor. In … Read more

Bethel’s forensics nationals team is complete

NORTH NEWTON, KAN. – At a tournament in Texas over the weekend, four Bethel College students qualified for the American Forensic Association-National Individual Events Tournament (AFA-NIET). West Texas A&M University hosted 14 schools, including … Read more

Saxophonist is latest jazz artist to visit, teach and play at Bethel

NORTH NEWTON, KAN. – Since he began teaching at Bethel College five years ago, James Pisano, director of jazz studies, has worked hard to get internationally known jazz artists onto the campus. The latest is Grammy® Award-winning saxophonist, … Read more

After son’s death, Wichita pastor follows call to speak against violence

NORTH NEWTON, KAN. – Early in 2008, Riccardo Harris – who will speak March 7 in Bethel College’s convocation – decided he needed to find some meaning in an otherwise “senseless” death in his family. Jan. 5, 2008, Harris’ 19-year-old stepson, Robert … Read more

Bethel has ninth student qualifier for forensics nationals

NORTH NEWTON, KAN. – Brandon Schwager, Bethel College junior from Lawrence, came back from a weekend at Kansas State University qualified for the national forensics tournament in two events. Schwager competed in Extemporaneous Speaking and Impromptu … Read more

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