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Past Bethel College News: December 2011

Bethel announces fall Dean’s List, Honor Roll

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

Kauffman Museum to host book party for 'On the Zwieback Trail'

NORTH NEWTON, KAN. – The author of a new history of Russian Mennonites, aimed at readers of all ages, will be on the Bethel College campus at Kauffman Museum to sign her book during the Christmas holidays. Thursday, Dec. 29, the museum will host an … Read more

Psychology student presents research at D.C. conference

NORTH NEWTON, KAN. – Bethel College senior psychology major Brad Celestin may be on “the decade plan,” but that hasn’t kept him from doing exemplary work. Celestin and his major professor, Dwight Krehbiel, traveled to Washington, D.C., in … Read more

Brennan Peacock named men's soccer coach

NORTH NEWTON, KAN. – Bethel College Athletic Director Kent Allshouse has announced that former graduate assistant Brennan Peacock has been tapped to lead the men’s soccer program. Peacock has been the graduate assistant for the men’s and women’s … Read more

In gratitude for help, doctor leaves legacy of generosity

NORTH NEWTON, KAN. – Henry Gunther Schmitt never forgot the life-saving help he and his family got from Mennonites in war-time – and more than 70 years later, he left a legacy of generosity to Mennonite institutions, including Bethel College. … Read more

Freshman goalkeeper earns All-America honors

NORTH NEWTON, KAN. – Bethel College has its first All-American women’s soccer player in well over a decade. On Dec. 5, the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics announced the 2011 women’s soccer All-America honors. Bethel’s freshman … Read more

Social work students help local hunters feed the hungry

NORTH NEWTON, KAN. – Two Bethel College students are trying to turn white-tailed deer – a common sight and sometime road hazard in Kansas in the fall – into a way to help combat hunger. Jamie Hopp and Elizabeth Terry, both from Hutchinson, are … Read more

Faculty contact gets student research position with Princeton sociologist

NORTH NEWTON, KAN. – One advantage of a small college: faculty know their students, which can lead to some great contacts, as Bethel College student Shayne Runnion discovered this fall. Runnion, a junior social work major from Phillipsburg, is … Read more

Mealtime ritual helps preserve joy of camp worship

NORTH NEWTON, KAN. – After a summer in which she spent significant time as a counselor at Camp Mennoscah near Murdock, Kan., Melissa Volk, Newton, Kan., returned to Bethel College for her senior year with an important internal question: “How can I bring … Read more

Faculty Chamber Players to present Stravinsky work

NORTH NEWTON, KAN. – If you’re planning to visit the “Six Places of Christmas” in Newton and North Newton this Saturday, make some time for a special free musical performance at Bethel College. The Bethel Faculty Chamber Players will present … Read more

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