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Past Bethel College News: April 2012

New Bethel RD/advisor came for a study leave, decided to stay

by Melanie Zuercher NORTH NEWTON, KAN. – Caleb Lázaro came to Bethel College in March for a six-month study leave, and found a new family. Lázaro, a pastor from Colorado Springs, will become resident director of Bethel’s Warkentin Court … Read more

Bartel and Ortman to give joint junior instrumental recital

NORTH NEWTON, KAN. – Bethel College students Landon Bartel and Jordan Ortman will give a joint junior instrumental recital Tuesday, May 1, at 7 p.m. in the Administration Building chapel. Both are majoring in music. Bartel, Newton, plays double bass … Read more

Nathan Snyder to give senior voice recital

NORTH NEWTON, KAN. – Bethel College student Nathan Snyder, Fruita, will give his senior voice recital Sunday, April 29, at 7:30 p.m. in the Administration Building chapel. Snyder will graduate from Bethel College in May 2012 with a degree in music … Read more

Orchestra spring concert to feature Copland, guest artists

NORTH NEWTON, KAN. – The Bethel College Chamber orchestra will fill Krehbiel Auditorium with music on Sunday afternoon, April 29, at 4 p.m. The concert is free and open to the public, with a freewill offering taken to support the instrumental music … Read more

Anna Cook to give senior cello recital

NORTH NEWTON, KAN. – Bethel College student Anna Cook, Lawrence, will give her senior cello recital Saturday, April 28, at 4 p.m. in the Administration Building chapel. Cook will graduate from Bethel College in May 2013 with degrees in music, with … Read more

Symposium celebrates research, internships and creative activity

NORTH NEWTON, KAN. – Bethel College celebrates its emphasis on undergraduate research with the annual URICA Symposium, April 26-28 on campus. URICA stands for Undergraduate Research, Internships and Creative Activity. This year’s symposium has … Read more

Play examines the struggle to grow up, take charge and move on

NORTH NEWTON, KAN. – A comedy with more than one gut-twist, emphasizing language dexterity and character relationships over plot, is coming to the Bethel College stage. The Bethel theater department presents [sic] , a play by Melissa James Gibson, … Read more

Earth Day Adventure to introduce public to new trail signage

NORTH NEWTON, KAN. – Drivers who have been watching the progress over the past months of a point-of-interest marker on the north edge of North Newton will soon have a chance to learn more about that and seven more like it. Eight “pause points” along … Read more

Andrew Voth to give senior cello recital

NORTH NEWTON, KAN. – Bethel College student Andrew Voth, Topeka, will give his senior cello recital Saturday, April 21, at 7 p.m. in the Administration Building chapel. Voth will graduate from Bethel College in May 2013 with a degree in music, with … Read more

Jazz groups ‘head south’ for annual Wichita festival

NORTH NEWTON, KAN. – Bethel College jazz groups have become a regular part of the lineup at the Wichita Jazz Festival, with three of them on stage this Friday. The Mid-Kansas Jazz Ensemble (an auditioned high school honors group based at Bethel), … Read more

Students get a day off class, give a day for service

NORTH NEWTON, KAN. – Whether required (for some) or by choice (for most), service was the primary activity for Bethel College students April 11. That was the annual Service Day, with classes cancelled and the time dedicated to one of Bethel’s core … Read more

Professor organizes exhibit to show ‘art lives’ in Kansas

NORTH NEWTON, KAN. – The arts in Kansas may have suffered a blow when state funding ended a year ago, but Bethel College’s Rachel Epp Buller is among the Kansans making sure art stays alive in the state. Epp Buller, assistant professor of art, and … Read more

Annual student exhibit now open in FAC Gallery

NORTH NEWTON, KAN. – Bethel College students from multiple disciplines working in a variety of media are featured in the annual student art exhibit, which opened Monday, April 9, and continues through April 27 in the Fine Arts Center Gallery on campus. … Read more

Yearly benefit a unique singing experience for Men’s Ensemble

NORTH NEWTON, KAN. – For many years, it has been a spring tradition for Bethel College to host the Kansas Mennonite Men’s Chorus concert – and, more recently, to have the Bethel College Men’s Ensemble join them. The concert will be this Sunday, April … Read more

Museum program will look at 2009 Sand Creek archeology survey

NORTH NEWTON, KAN. – The third and final program in a lecture series this spring at Kauffman Museum will look at a 2009 archeology survey along Sand Creek in North Newton. Dr. David T. Hughes, associate professor of archeology at Wichita State … Read more

College president, Bethel alumna to be 2012 commencement speaker

NORTH NEWTON, KAN. – Bethel College will welcome one of its distinguished alumnae – who also happens to be the parent of a 2012 graduate – as the commencement speaker May 20. Susan Schultz Huxman began serving July 1, 2011, as the seventh president … Read more

Students laugh, learn and serve on New Mexico spring break trip

NORTH NEWTON, KAN. – It’s hard to beat a spring break that includes sun, fun and social work. A group of nine Bethel College students, along with two professors – Hamilton Williams, social work, and Ami Regier, literary studies – spent the college’s … Read more

Nursing students learn as much as they give during spring break trip to Haiti

NORTH NEWTON, KAN. – Although it came smack in the middle of one of the busiest times for senior nursing majors, their spring break trip to Haiti was all Bethel College students Danica Cox and Laura Prahm could have hoped for. “It was fantastic, … Read more

Governor declares Kansas Private College Week

NORTH NEWTON, KAN. – Kansas Governor Sam Brownback has declared April 16-22 Kansas Private College Week in the state. The 18 member institutions of the Kansas Independent College Association are the beneficiaries of the governor’s proclamation, which … Read more

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