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Past Bethel College News: September 2016

Lecture on African-American quilter at Kauffman Museum

As part of its participation in the grand opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C., earlier this month, Kauffman Museum will host a lecture by quilt historian and textile artist Marla Jackson of Lawrence.  Read more

Seven-figure gift will establish endowed chair in business department

An estate gift of $2 million will establish the Douglas C. and Jane M. Seibel Endowed Chair in Accountancy with Bethel's Department of Business.  Read more

Students add their pieces to new museum’s story

Kauffman Museum is hosting two special exhibits, one created by students, to celebrate the opening Sept. 24 of the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C.  Read more

Kauffman Museum seeks World War I artifacts for new exhibit

Next year is the 100th anniversary of the United States entry into the First World War, and Kauffman Museum is developing an exhibit telling the conscientious objector story, with artifacts needed.  Read more

Fall Festival 46 features creative work by Bethel alumni

The 46th annual Fall Festival features visual and written creative work by several Bethel alumni, along with food, music, children's activities, reunions, athletic events, theater and much more -- mostly on Sat., Oct. 1, on campus.  Read more

Fall Festival play evokes laughter, calls up issues that are still current

The Tony Award-winning play The Last Night of Ballyhoo, by Alfred Uhry (author of Driving Miss Daisy), will be on the Bethel stage for Fall Festival, Fri., Sept. 30, at 7:30 p.m., Sat., Oct. 1, at 3:30 p.m., and Sun., Oct. 2, at 2 p.m., in  Read more

Building Bridges exhibit draws to close with special guests, events

Mel Lehman of Common Humanity, New York City, will be on campus this week as the exhibit of paintings by Iraqi and Palestinian refugee artists, and the associated silent auction, draws to a close.  Read more

Bethel the only Kansas private college on three national lists

It's college rankings season, with Bethel standing alone on listings in U.S. News & World Report, Washington Monthly and Forbes.com, and also changing categories in two of those.  Read more

Bethel looks at ways to improve enrollment after 2016 numbers dip

Bethel College saw a dip in enrollment for 2016, but the news wasn’t all bad, with GPA and ACT scores for the Class of 2020 slightly higher than those of previous years.  Read more

Senior soccer player receives national scholarship award

Senior Lucas DuPriest has been awarded the NAIA's A.O. Duer Scholarship, given to one male and one female scholar-athlete each year, chosen from all the NAIA member schools.  Read more

Kauffman Museum part of national celebration for new museum

Kauffman Museum will be part of a nationwide celebration Sat., Sept. 24, for the grand opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture, with a special poster exhibit for one afternoon only and a student event the following afternoon  Read more

Wind Ensemble sets sail in new direction under new leadership

by Ryne Preheim Adam Fontana, new director of instrumental music, makes his Bethel conducting debut with the Wind Ensemble's first concert of the school year, Sunday, Sept. 25, at 3 p.m. in Mem Hall.  Read more

KIPCOR series begins with film on refugees’ unusual journey across Europe

On the Bride's Side, which documents an unorthodox attempt to help five refugees from Syria reach Sweden through Europe, screens Sunday, Sept. 18, at 3 p.m. in Krehbiel Auditorium.  Read more

Summer in the lab yields personal, research results

Daniel Ratzlaff, Chase Stucky, Heath Goertzen and Brianna Newport spent their summers in labs at major research universities in Texas, Oklahoma and Kansas.  Read more

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