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Past Bethel College News: October 2016

Writer’s work reflects Cherokee heritage in multiple genres

The Bethel Visiting Writers Series presents Diane Glancy, who will be on campus Thursday-Friday, Nov. 3-4, with a public reception at Mojo's Thursday evening, 6:30-8, and a convocation presentation Friday at 11 a.m. in Krehbiel Auditorium.  Read more

Performing arts series to open with St. Louis-based dance company

The contemporary jazz dance group The Big Muddy Dance Company opens the 2016-17 Hesston-Bethel Performing Arts Series with a performance in Krehbiel Auditorium, Friday, Nov. 11, at 7:30 p.m.  Read more

One month into competition, forensics has three nationals qualifiers

Senior Jacob Miller, sophomore Emily Kondziola and freshman Akiyaa Hagen have qualified a total of eight events for the national forensics tournament to be held in early April 2017.  Read more

Forensics starts strong in new tournament season

The Bethel forensics team got off to a strong start with good showings in their first tournaments of the 2016-17 season.  Read more

Sykes named National Offensive Player of the Week

Senior Jalen Sykes rushed for a career-high 330 yards, including five touchdowns, against Sterling Oct. 15, to earn National Offensive Player of the Week honors from the NAIA.  Read more

President White to leave at end of academic year

Bethel College President Perry D. White has announced his plans to step down at the conclusion of the 2016-17 academic year, concluding seven years of service to the college.  Read more

Museum dinner to feature long-time Wichita news personality Hatteberg

Longtime video storyteller Larry Hatteberg will be the featured speaker for Kauffman Museum's annual Living Endowment Dinner fund-raising event, Fri., Oct. 28, in Luyken Fine Arts Center.  Read more

Lectures will examine Mennonite movement from relative seclusion to society

Perry Bush, professor of history at Bluffton (Ohio) University, will give the annual Menno Simons Lectures Oct. 30-31 on an overall theme of American Mennonites, History and the Common Good.  Read more

2016 Young Alumnus awardee to speak in Oct. 17 convocation

Aziza Hasan, a 2003 graduate and this year's winner of the Young Alumnus Award, will receive her citation and speak in convocation Monday, Oct. 17, at 11 a.m. in Krehbiel Auditorium.  Read more

Kauffman Museum, SGA, to host book, film discussions

On "Third Thursdays" starting Oct. 20 through Jan. 19, Kauffman Museum will host alternating book and film discussions (with screenings) related to race issues in the United States.  Read more

Teacher education professor goes back to high school

Allen Jantz spent his sabbatical in 2015-16 teaching math at Southeast High School, Wichita, where he also taught math as a young teacher 27 years ago.  Read more

Vice president for advancement resigns

Pam Tieszen, Bethel College vice president for advancement, has submitted her resignation, effective Dec. 31, and will become superintendent for Lancaster (Pennsylvania) Mennonite School.  Read more

Exhibit reveals 65 years of sculptor’s storytelling with wood

The work of John Gaeddert, who has been creating art from pieces of found wood for 65 years, is on display in the Regier Art Gallery through Oct. 28 in the exhibit Revelations in Wood: The Sculpture of John Gaeddert, 1950-2015.  Read more

Bethel exhibit raises money, and more, for refugee artists

The Building Bridges exhibit at Bethel, work by professional Iraqi artists and Palestinian art students, raised $3,200 (gross sales) mostly through silent auction.  Read more

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