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Past Bethel College News: March 2016

Professor emeritus Walter Jost had lifelong love affair with music

Walter Jost, professor emeritus of music who had a 32-year teaching career at Bethel, died March 10 at age 89.  Read more

Braden Unruh to give senior trumpet recital

Braden Unruh's senior recital will be Sun., April 10, at 4 p.m. in the chapel and will feature music of Vivaldi, Rachmaninoff, Ketting, Stevens and Clarke.  Read more

Two violinists to play special concert April 9

There will be lots of music at Bethel during Harvey County's annual Spring into the Arts Festival, including violinists Emily Bishop and Hannah Murray, Sat., April 9, at 4 p.m. in the chapel, playing duets by Bartok, Schickele and Newman.  Read more

Women’s basketball ties for most national scholar-athletes

Bethel has 18 more student-athletes on the NAIA Daktronics All-America Scholar-Athlete Team for 2015–16 — eight from women's basketball, six from cheer and four from men's basketball, to go with four from cross country, named earlier.  Read more

Kauffman Museum will host concert on historic organ

Donna Hetrick will play a program entitled Hymns of Spring on the historic Teschemacher-Deknatel-van der Smissen cabinet organ Sun., April 10, at 3 p.m. in the Kauffman Museum auditorium.  Read more

Violin duo to be joined by pianist in April 5 concert

Nova Deco, a violin duo of Nancy Johnson and Dominique Corbeil, with special guest Karen Bauman Schlabaugh, piano, will play a concert to benefit the Hohmann String Scholarship Tues., April 5, at 7 p.m. in the chapel.  Read more

London-based a cappella group to present final HBPA concert

The Swingles, who have morphed with and pushed the boundaries of music for more than 50 years, give the final concert of the 2015-16 HBPA season, Sun., April 3, at 7:30 p.m. at Hesston Mennonite Church.  Read more

No fooling: Bianchi and Hammond B-3 join Bethel jazz for April 1 concert

Mid-Kansas Jazz Ensemble and Bethel Jazz I welcome Pat Bianchi as clinician and guest artist for a concert Fri., April 1, at 7:30 p.m. in Krehbiel Auditorium.  Read more

Historian credits courageous, creative women for confronting abuse

Rachel Waltner Goossen, from Washburn University, presented on her latest research into the people and stories surrounding sexual abuse and harassment by the late Mennonite theologian John Howard Yoder.  Read more

New coach will fill expanded job description in track, cross country

Coming from Eastern Oregon University, Jeff Hoskisson, 2016 USTFCCCA Regional Assistant Coach of the Year, will be the head new track and cross-country coach at Bethel.  Read more

Poet and editor to speak at Bethel

Abigail Cloud, author of the collection of poetry Sylph and editor-in-chief of Mid-American Review, will give a public reading Thurs., March 17, at 7 p.m. in the Ad Building chapel and will speak in convo Fri., March 18.  Read more

Weston to lead Bethel volleyball program

Scott Weston will be the new volleyball coach, coming to Bethel from McCook (Nebraska) Community College and, before that, Iowa Wesleyan University.  Read more

Concert Choir to make spring tour to Kansas, Nebraska and Colorado

The Concert Choir will travel to venues in northeastern Kansas, Nebraska, Colorado and western Kansas before returning for the home concert Easter Sunday evening, March 27, at 7 p.m. in Mem Hall.  Read more

Bethel announces hiring of new men's soccer coach

Mario Felix, who comes to Bethel from Denver and, before that, MidAmerica Nazarene University in Olathe, will be the new head men's soccer coach.  Read more

Mennonite college presidents publish open letter

The presidents of Mennonite Church USA's five colleges and one seminary have released an open letter to all MC USA members and congregations.  Read more

Bethel will send its entire forensics squad to national tournament

All eight members of the Bethel forensics squad will be traveling to AFA-NIET at the University of Florida April 2-4, and the public is invited to a nationals preview Tues., March 29, 7 p.m. in Krehbiel Auditorium.  Read more

Mojo’s to host an evening of Bethel jazz

Bethel Jazz Ensemble II and Jazz Combos I and II will play at Mojo's Monday, March 14, starting at 7 p.m.  Read more

Mika Patron to give senior piano recital

Mika Patron's senior piano recital will be Sat., March 12, at 3 p.m. in the Ad Building chapel and includes works by Debussy, Hindemith and Schumann, Bizet duets with Olivia Gehring and a Bach prelude and fugue on the organ.  Read more

Goossen to present recent research on John Howard Yoder sexual abuse

Rachel Waltner Goossen, a professor of history at Washburn University, will give the next Friends of the MLA talk Tuesday, March 8 at 7 p.m. in the auditorium of Kauffman Museum.  Read more

Nature-based paintings now on display in Regier Gallery

"Organic Abstraction," work by Wichita artist Charles Baughman, is in the Regier Art Gallery through March 18, with the artist reception Thursday, March 17, 6-8 p.m. outside the gallery.  Read more

Bethel places high at tournament, qualifies more events to forensics nationals

Clinton Unruh qualified his first event, Impromptu Speaking, to AFA-NIET while Jacob Miller qualified his fourth and fifth, at the Battle for the Capital swing tournament in Lincoln, Nebraska, Feb. 27-28.  Read more

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