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Past Bethel College News: March 2012

Retired professor to look at Mennonites, U.S. Bicentennial, in Bethel lecture

NORTH NEWTON, KAN. – A well-known writer and historian as well as retired Bethel College professor will give the next Friends of the MLA (Mennonite Library and Archives) lecture at Bethel. James C. Juhnke, Wichita, Bethel professor emeritus of … Read more

Graphic design major, two minors to launch in fall 2012

NORTH NEWTON, KAN. – Input from prospective students as well as increased emphasis on experiential learning have led Bethel College to add a new major and two new minors to the curriculum. Key to the new graphic design major and the sport management … Read more

Forensics 'nationals preview' is April 2

NORTH NEWTON, KAN. – With eight members qualified for nationals in 11 events, the Bethel College forensics squad has wrapped up the 2011-12 regular season. They are now concentrating on preparing for the American Forensic Association-National … Read more

Women’s Chorus to sing ‘songs about love and living’

NORTH NEWTON, KAN. – No fooling – the Bethel College Women’s Chorus will give its spring concert Sunday, April 1, at 4 p.m. in the Administration Building chapel. William Eash, Bethel professor of music and Women’s Chorus director, says this concert … Read more

Austin named new VP for student life

NORTH NEWTON, KAN. – Bethel College President Perry D. White has announced the appointment of Aaron L. Austin as vice president for student life. Austin will begin in the position June 11. Weldon Martens is currently serving as interim vice president … Read more

College honored for community service

NORTH NEWTON, KAN. – The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) and the U.S. Department of Education recently announced its annual honor roll of the U.S. colleges and universities, including Bethel College, whose students, faculty members … Read more

Violin duo to be joined by pianist in Bethel concert

NORTH NEWTON, KAN. – As violin duo Nova Deco brings their string blend to Bethel College for the third year, they will also showcase the talents of Bethel music professor Karen Bauman Schlabaugh. Nova Deco, which specializes in early 20th-century … Read more

KIPCOR film series continues with story of little-known nonviolent movement

NORTH NEWTON, KAN. – Bethel College and the Kansas Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution continue examining through film issues related to Israel/Palestine with a screening of Budrus . The award-winning documentary will air Tuesday, March 27, … Read more

Concert Choir to sing in seven states over break, with home concert March 25

NORTH NEWTON, KAN. – The Bethel College Concert Choir will have a busy spring break, singing in seven states, including Kansas, between March 16 and March 25. The 52-member group leaves the morning of March 16, a day early, in order to travel to … Read more

Turini to be new women's soccer coach

NORTH NEWTON, KAN. – Bethel College Athletic Director Kent Allshouse has announced the hiring of Anthony (Tony) Turini to lead the women’s soccer program. Turini comes to Bethel College from the University of Maine-Machias, where he served as the … Read more

Nursing juniors honored in annual lamplighting service

NORTH NEWTON, KAN. – The traditional lamplighting service for juniors honored Bethel College’s nursing class of 2013 Sunday, Feb. 12, in Krehbiel Auditorium. Six of the 23 members of the junior class participated in the lamplighting, which also … Read more

Highly regarded quartet to make return appearance at Bethel

NORTH NEWTON, KAN. – The Arianna String Quartet, making a return appearance at Bethel College, will fill the Administration Building chapel with the sounds of Beethoven, Stock and Tchaikovsky. The St. Louis-based quartet, which was last in Newton and … Read more

Museum to host archeology lecture, artifact identification workshop

NORTH NEWTON, KAN. – Kauffman Museum on the Bethel College campus will host the second of three lectures celebrating two eminent archeologists who grew up in North Newton. On Sunday, March 11, at 3:30 p.m., Raymond H. Thompson will speak as part of … Read more

2012 Young Alumnus awardee focused on study of conflict

NORTH NEWTON, KAN. – Bethel College’s 2012 Young Alumnus Award is no stranger to the effects of armed conflict, which may be one reason why his academic career has been devoted to studying them. Jaroslav Tir, Boulder, Colo., majored in history and … Read more

A pastor and scholar, speaker’s concern is for marginalized groups

NORTH NEWTON, KAN. – An intense experience with a troubled, suicidal young woman took Gregory Ellison II off his college pre-med track and in a different direction. Ellison, assistant professor of pastoral care and counseling at Candler School of … Read more

Benefit concert helps produce ‘artists with a conscience’

NORTH NEWTON, KAN. – Some young artists in Bethel College’s Academy for Performing Arts will be using their talent this weekend to do some good for others. BCAPA is partnering with Mennonite Central Committee to support a school in Palestine. The … Read more

Forensics has a good day back in Oklahoma

NORTH NEWTON, KAN. – Back in Oklahoma for the second time in a month, the Bethel College forensics squad had a highly successful day of competition. The team came home with two more members qualified for nationals and a second-place finish out of 14 … Read more

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