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Past Bethel College News: May 2011

Two golfers receive Academic All-America honors

NORTH NEWTON, KAN. – Two golfers bring the total to 23 for Bethel College athletes named by the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics as Daktronics All-America Scholar-Athletes for 2010-11. Justin Regehr, a 2011 graduate from Halstead, … Read more

Uncle Carl’s Camps at Kauffman Museum still have some openings

NORTH NEWTON, KAN. – Camps aimed at aspiring young printmakers and youth who would like to be part of creating a special museum exhibit still have openings in Kauffman Museum’s summer day camp program. The popular Uncle Carl’s Camps, held in and … Read more

Honor choices made and those to come, Bethel graduates told

NORTH NEWTON, KAN. – The Hon. Kimberly J. Mueller, federal judge for the Eastern District of California, quoted from Robert Frost's “The Road Not Taken” as she addressed the 94 members of Bethel College’s Class of 2011 on May 22. “Two roads diverged … Read more

Bethel officially launches construction, renovation for new Academic Center

NORTH NEWTON, KAN. – One of the special events of this year’s Alumni Weekend was a groundbreaking for the renovation of Old Science Hall into the Academic Center. Bethel students, faculty, alumni and friends gathered Saturday afternoon, May 21, on … Read more

Faculty award honors professor of education and math

NORTH NEWTON, KAN. – Lisa Janzen Scott, assistant professor of education and mathematics, received the Ralph P. Schrag Distinguished Teaching Award at this year’s Bethel College commencement May 22. The vice president for academic affairs presents … Read more

Next film in KIPCOR series looks at impact of ‘enforced boundaries’

NORTH NEWTON, KAN. – When the second in a three-film series airs at Bethel College May 31, it may be the only large-screen U.S. showing in a new film series of the documentary Checkpoint . The Kansas Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution at … Read more

Bethel College named to 2010 Community Service Honor Roll

NORTH NEWTON, KAN. – With the May 16 announcement of the 2010 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, Bethel College takes its place on the list for the third straight year, the fourth time since the award was launched in 2006. As … Read more

Women’s tennis finishes year with singles win at nationals

NORTH NEWTON, KAN. – The Bethel College women’s tennis team made its third straight appearance May 17 in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics National Tennis Championships in Mobile, Ala. Although the Threshers lost 1-8 in the first … Read more

BCWA annual lecture a must for Erdrich fans

NORTH NEWTON, KAN. – For the eighth annual Bethel College Women’s Association Faculty Public Lecture, Ami Regier, Bethel College professor of literary studies, will examine the German immigrant stories that are part of the most recent novels of Louise … Read more

Graduating Bethel art majors featured in final exhibit of year

NORTH NEWTON, KAN. – The annual Bethel College Senior Art Exhibit opened Friday, May 6, with a reception for the five student artists to be held during Commencement Weekend. Student artwork includes ceramics, painting, photography and prints, on … Read more

Last Bethel convocation of year honors ‘Champions of Character’

NORTH NEWTON, KAN. – Bethel College’s last convocation of the school year is devoted to the achievements of student-athletes. The annual “Champions of Character Convocation” also honored retiring Bethel Athletic Director Diane Flickner. Bethel … Read more

Special convocation focuses on academic achievement

NORTH NEWTON, KAN. – Bethel College’s annual Awards Convocation, one of the last two convocations of the school year, recognizes student achievements in academics. The May 9 Awards Convocation also noted faculty transitions, and included … Read more

One deep breath: Writing, teaching ‘breath-based,’ playwright tells Bethel audience

NORTH NEWTON, KAN. – Margaret Edson, a teacher and playwright, advised her Bethel College listeners not to take notes as she spoke for about 40 minutes without consulting a written script. Speaking in Bethel’s May 6 convocation, the Atlanta … Read more

Bethel, Butler Community College sign agreement to facilitate transfer

NORTH NEWTON, KAN. – Bethel College has signed its fourth articulation agreement – the third this academic year – with a two-year college. Wednesday, May 11, Bethel President Perry D. White and Vice President for Academic Affairs Brad Born traveled … Read more

Open Road 'family' includes six seniors in season finale

NORTH NEWTON, KAN. –Bethel College’s exclusive men’s ensemble, Open Road, will perform their end-of-year concert Sunday, May 15, at 7 p.m. in Memorial Hall. The invitation-only group will perform a variety of pieces, including “Yesterday,” arranged … Read more

Jazz on the Green to feature original compositions

NORTH NEWTON, KAN. – A long-standing Bethel College tradition, Jazz on the Green, will take place Wednesday, May 11, starting at 8 p.m. The concert will feature all three Bethel jazz groups: Jazz I, Jazz II and Jazz Combo. The groups will be playing … Read more

Pioneer judge will urge Bethel grads to ‘make all the difference’

NORTH NEWTON, KAN. – Bethel College’s 2011 commencement speaker is a former “campus kid” and, as the first female federal judge to preside over California’s Eastern District, is also responsible for there being one fewer glass ceiling in the world of … Read more

Chamber Orchestra plans to end year on strong, loud note

NORTH NEWTON, KAN. – The Bethel College Chamber Orchestra will be performing at 7:30 p.m. May 10 in Krehbiel Auditorium. The Chamber Orchestra will perform, “Light Cavalry Overture” by Franz von Suppé, “Trauermusik” by Paul Hindemith, “Printemps” by … Read more

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