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Past Bethel College News: September 2015

Play for all ages about making connections in a diverse environment

The first theater production of the year, Oct. 9–11 during Fall Festival, is Brooklyn Bridge by Melissa James Gibson, the heartwarming story of how a girl discovers connections and community in New York City.  Read more

45th Fall Festival is chock-full of reunions

Most Fall Festival activities — including a variety of class and special group reunions — take place on campus Saturday, Oct. 10, starting with New Year's cookies and going through the homecoming football game.  Read more

Gallery features recent work by two emeritus faculty

“Gail Lutsch and Bob Regier: Recent Works” opened in the Regier Art Gallery in Luyken Fine Arts Center Sept. 25, with the artist reception to be held during Fall Festival, Friday, Oct. 9, 6–8 p.m.  Read more

Hasan named to presidential advisory council

Aziza Hasan, a 2003 Bethel graduate, is among the 18 individuals whom President Barack Obama has appointed to the President’s 3rd Advisory Council on Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships.  Read more

Buzbee receives UPS Scholarship for 2015

Bethel College sophomore Kimberly Buzbee has been selected to receive a $2,425 UPS Scholarship for 2015-16, provided through the Kansas Independent College Association (KICA) Fund.  Read more

Bethel welcomes healthy enrollment increase for 2015

Overall enrollment jumped 8 percent, from 481 to 525, last fall to fall 2015, the best numbers in four years.  Read more

First Wind Ensemble concert of school year to feature American composers

The Wind Ensemble's first concert of the year will be Sunday, Oct. 4, at 3 p.m. in Mem Hall, featuring works by Kallstrom, Ives, Schuman, Persichetti, Nielsen and Sousa.  Read more

In his new job, alumnus joins tradition of prison ministry

Jerrell Williams, the new director of prison ministries for Offender Victim Ministries in Newton, took the job with the intent of diving into the issue of mass incarceration in the United States.  Read more

Exhibit, grant show how sports build college, hometown community

The community-building potential of sports are what drew Rachel Epp Buller to curate “Root for the Home Team,” the special exhibit at Kauffman Museum through the end of the school year.  Read more

Miller is third-place winner in international peace speech contest

Jacob Miller was the first Bethel student since 2008 to finish in the Top 3 for the international C. Henry Smith Peace Oratorical Contest for students from Mennonite colleges and universities in the United States and Canada.  Read more

Three events to explore Mexican-American fast-pitch as cultural resource

Ben Chappell, a professor of American studies at KU, speaks at Kauffman Museum Sunday, Sept. 20, 3 p.m., and in convo Monday, Sept. 21, 11 a.m., and moderates a panel that evening at 7 p.m. in Krehbiel Auditorium.  Read more

U.S. News 2016 rankings place Bethel College highest of peer schools

Bethel is in the top third of the top tier of the annual U.S. News & World Report rankings of Best Regional Colleges-Midwest for 2015-16.  Read more

Film reveals a different truth about the end of slavery in America

KIPCOR opens its annual film series Sunday, Sept. 13, at 3 p.m. in Krehbiel Auditorium with a documentary about how slavery in America continued well beyond the Emancipation Proclamation of 1863.  Read more

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