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Past Bethel College News: June 2011

Mark Yoder resigns as men’s basketball coach

NORTH NEWTON, KAN. – Following a second tenure as head men’s basketball coach at Bethel College, Mark Yoder has announced his resignation. After 25 years coaching men’s basketball at three different Mennonite colleges, Yoder said he is ready to … Read more

2011 Hall of Fame class includes athlete-turned-coach, football standout

NORTH NEWTON, KAN. – Bethel College’s athletic department has announced the inductees for the 2011 Hall of Fame. Former two-sport athlete and volleyball coach Bev Mayer, Phoenix, and standout football player Tod Bean, Murray, Utah, will be inducted … Read more

Bethel announces interim VP appointment

NORTH NEWTON, KAN. – Bethel College President Perry D. White has announced the appointment of Weldon Martens, Henderson, Neb., as interim vice president for Student Life. The appointment follows the resignation earlier this month of Chad Childs, who … Read more

“Fiddler” returns in Bethel’s annual Broadway production

NORTH NEWTON, KAN. – The beloved musical Fiddler on the Roof returns to the Krehbiel Auditorium stage as the production for this year’s Broadway at Bethel. The performance will be Sunday, June 26, at 2 p.m., with a cast and crew of high school … Read more

Research letter shows Bethel graduation rates rank high nationally

NORTH NEWTON, KAN. – Bethel College’s high ranking in the U.S. News & World Report annual “Best Colleges” issue has earned it another national accolade. The April 2011 issue of Postsecondary Education Opportunity , a research letter that serves … Read more

Alumni add expertise to 2011 Summer Science Institute

NORTH NEWTON, KAN. – Bethel College’s Summer Science Institute had another banner year, with the distinction in 2011 of having three science alumni on the institute faculty. The institute turned 12 this year with, like last year, a capacity 32 … Read more

Year of service and soccer set stage for freshman player’s college career

NORTH NEWTON, KAN. – Soccer standout Ben Kreider finished his four-year career at Newton High School with every intention of continuing in his sport at Bethel College – just not right away. Instead, the 2010 signee deferred for one year. He took off … Read more

New solar collectors save energy, enrich student’s experience

NORTH NEWTON, KAN. – Bethel College’s latest venture in energy-saving technology will make a small step toward a greener planet – but may have a more profound impact on at least one student’s future. Bethel maintenance and technology staff, under … Read more

Bethel trail marks birthday with national designation

NORTH NEWTON, KAN. – Bethel College’s Sand Creek Trail is a teenager, and its birthday gift is national recognition. In 1997, the trail was a twinkle in the eye of Jake Goering, North Newton, and the late Larry Voth, longtime director of development … Read more

Spring Dean’s List, Honor Roll released

NORTH NEWTON, KAN. – Bethel College associate registrar Kay Schmidt has announced the names of Bethel College students whose spring 2011 semester grades have earned academic distinction. Students are eligible for semester honors provided they … Read more

Second issue of annual ‘Mennonite Life’ now available online

NORTH NEWTON, KAN. – The second issue of Mennonite Life since the journal went to an annual format is now live. The Summer 2011 issue can be accessed at www.bethelks.edu/mennonitelife/2011 . Bethel College began publishing Mennonite Life in … Read more

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