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Past Bethel College News: April 2015

Jazz groups to bring music to the Green in annual spring concert

Jazz on the Green takes place Weds., May 6, at 8 p.m., featuring Jazz Ensembles I and II, with Krehbiel Auditorium as the rain alternative.  Read more

Distinguished Achievement awardee made math history at Bethel

Samir Khabbaz, professor emeritus of mathematics at Lehigh University, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, was the first Bethel student ever to take the prestigious Putnam exam in math.  Read more

Bethel named a Christian College of Distinction for 2015–16

Bethel is one of only three private faith-based colleges in the state to be named a Christian College of Distinction.  Read more

Former Bethel President Epp to address the Class of 2015

E. LaVerne Epp, Lawrence, Bethel president from 2002-05, will give the commencement address Sunday, May 17, with the title "From Here to There."  Read more

Brahms’ largest, best-loved work to be Masterworks performance

Ein deutsches Requiem (A German Requiem) by Johannes Brahms is this year's choral masterworks, with the Bethel College Oratorio Chorus and Philharmonia Orchestra and soloists, Sunday, May 3, at 3 p.m. in Mem Hall.  Read more

Deckers to be honored for giving Bethel students a home away from home

It’s probably impossible to get a firm count on the number of Bethel College students Jerry and Delora Decker have hosted in their home.  Read more

Golf receives first KCAC Team of Character award

Thresher golf joins volleyball in being named the first KCAC Team of Character in their respective sport.  Read more

Symposium celebrates research, internships and creative activity

Bethel's annual URICA Symposium includes a day of student research presentations, Fri., April 24, along with theater, music and visual arts.  Read more

Mid-Kansas Jazz Ensemble founder to return to Bethel to lead workshop

The Mid-Kansas Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Ensemble I will give a concert with guest artist Mike Steinel, Denton, Texas, Mon., April 27 at 7:30 p.m. in Krehbiel Auditorium, following a jazz clinic at Bethel April 26-27.  Read more

Kauffman Museum to celebrate Earth Day with family program

Kauffman Museum's annual Earth Day event will be Sunday, April 26, at 2 p.m. in the museum and will include children in brainstorming to develop text for a book on care for the earth.  Read more

Michelle Unruh to give senior piano recital

Michelle Unruh's piano recital will be Friday, April 24, at 6 p.m. in the Ad Building chapel, featuring works by Husa, Liszt, Scarlatti, Clara Schumann, Robert Schumann and Shostakovich.  Read more

Actors play multiple characters in comedy about conflict, class and family

Bethel's production of The Dining Room will be on the Krehbiel Auditorium stage Thursday, Friday and Saturday, April 23-25, at 7:30 p.m.  Read more

Lecture at Kauffman Museum will examine history of racial stereotypes

Dr. Robert E. Weems Jr., professor of history at Wichita State University, will speak Sun., April 19, at 3 p.m. at Kauffman Museum in connection with the current special exhibit, "Sorting Out Race."  Read more

Band concert includes guests, hearkens back to another era

The Wind Ensemble will collaborate with the McPherson Community Brass Choir, under the direction of Jerry Toews, and baritone William Browning for a concert Sunday, April 19, 7 p.m. in Memorial Hall.  Read more

Gift of scanned negatives gives positive turn to Hopi Mennonite mission story

John Thiesen, co-director of libraries, made a trip to the Hopi Reservation over spring break to present a digitized version of the H.R. Voth photo collection, taken at Hopi in the late 1800s and early 1900s.  Read more

Annual student exhibit now open in Regier Gallery

The annual Student Art Exhibit features sculpture, ceramics, photography, drawing, painting, embroidery, jewelry and prints by 36 different Bethel students.  Read more

Bethel director of development to step down at end of fiscal year

Fred Goering has announced his resignation, effective the end of the current fiscal year (June 30).  Read more

Weather Update April 4

Power restored on campus.  Read more

Bethel to honor 2015 Young Alumnus for high standards in science

Among the things most important to Bethel College’s 2015 Young Alumnus Award winner: his family and his professional identity as a science teacher.  Read more

Riley King to give senior voice recital

Riley King, baritone, will give his senior recital Sat., April 11, at 4 p.m. in the Ad Building chapel.  Read more

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