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Past Bethel College News: January 2014

Students cross cultures by going into prison

Ten Bethel students will present the collaborative theater project Inside Story, the result of an interterm spent working with inmates at Hutchinson Correctional Facility, Friday, Feb. 7, and Saturday, Feb. 8, at 7:30 p.m. in Krehbiel  Read more

Choir to sing home concert after returning from European tour

Shortly after returning from their January tour of Poland, Germany and The Netherlands, the Bethel College Concert Choir will give its home concert, Sunday, Jan. 26, at 7 p.m. in Mem Hall.  Read more

Emeritus professor built foundation of excellence for forensics, debate

Ada Mae Haury taught speech and coached debate and forensics at Bethel College from 1963-85 and was the first professor to be awarded emeritus status, in 1989.  Read more

The arts take center stage for Kauffman Museum’s 2014 Kansas Day

The 17th annual Celebrate Kansas Day! at Kauffman Museum will be Saturday, Jan. 25, from 1:30-4:30 p.m. in and around the museum, with a special focus this year on the arts in Kansas.  Read more

North Newton native, now Broadway star, to make HBPA appearance

Rachel de Benedet (Rachel Kasper Fitzsimons) will perform Andrew Lloyd Webber's Tell Me on a Sunday, Friday, Jan. 31, with a special added performance Saturday, Feb. 1, both nights at 7:30 p.m. in Krehbiel Auditorium.  Read more

Artist’s books give Pankratz a voice to tell stories of transformation

Teresa Pankratz's installation The Dream House Collection opens Thursday, Jan. 16, with the artist reception that evening from 6-8 p.m., and remains through Feb. 14 in the FAC Gallery.  Read more

Cross-cultural learning in Haiti teaches students gratitude

Seven students, including six senior nursing majors, and nursing professor Geri Tyrell spent a week in Hinche, Haiti, right after fall semester final exams.  Read more

Thresher basketball will break in new gym floor at Jan. 11 home game

The new Thresher Gym floor will be introduced at the home varsity basketball game Saturday, Jan. 11 (women at 5 p.m., men at 7 p.m.), with free admission for everyone wearing Bethel attire.  Read more

Activist, essayist and poet to give MLK Day keynote address Jan. 20

The documentary The Loving Story will screen at Bethel Sunday, Jan. 19, and Ewuare Osayande, who coordinates the Anti-Oppression ministry of MCC U.S., will speak Monday, Jan. 20, both events at 7 p.m. in Krehbiel Auditorium.  Read more

Fall athletes earn academic honors

Eleven Bethel College fall sports athletes were named National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics Scholar-Athletes, announced by the NAIA in December.  Read more

Bethel coaches sign three more athletes

Kiley Varney, Hesston High School, has signed to run cross-country, while Kate Joliff, Newton High School, and Kimberly Buzbee, Topeka High School, have signed to play tennis, starting in fall 2014.  Read more

Kauffman Museum to host gallery walk for exhibit closing

John Thiesen of the Mennonite Library and Archives and Rachel Epp Buller, assistant professor of art, will lead a gallery walk for "Art That Worked: WPA Art in Newton, 1935-43," Sunday, Jan. 5, at 3:30 p.m. in Kauffman Museum.  Read more

Regier and Friesen exhibit to open in Lindsborg gallery

Pastels by Bob Regier and wood sculpture by Paul Friesen will be on display in the Birger Sandzen Gallery in Lindsborg, Jan. 14-Feb. 23, with an artist reception at the gallery Sunday, Jan. 19.  Read more

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