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Past Bethel College News: November 2016

Bethel, MC USA work to secure future of MLA

Bethel College and Mennonite Church USA have reached an informal agreement, to be solidified in early 2017, about the short-term future of the Mennonite Library & Archives, with plans for its health in the longer term.  Read more

Bethel invites community to help light the Green Dec. 4

The 31st annual Lighting of the Green takes place Sun., Dec. 4, at 8 p.m. around the Green.  Read more

Nursing students inducted into honor society

Eight senior nursing students became members of Sigma Theta Tau International Epsilon Gamma Chapter-at-Large, the student nurses' honor society, Nov. 12.  Read more

Cason will present Bach-themed program on chapel organ

David Cason, organist at East Heights United Methodist Church in Wichita, will play music that influenced Bach, and music by Bach, including pieces that display subtle themes from the seasons of Advent, Christmas and Epiphany.  Read more

Gala Jazz an annual part of Christmas at Bethel

Christmas Gala Jazz, featuring Jazz Ensembles I and II playing jazz standards and seasonal favorites is Friday, Dec. 2, at 8 p.m. in Krehbiel Auditorium.  Read more

At 30, KIPCOR recalls its history, looks to future challenges

The Kansas Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution kicked off a year-long celebration of its 30th anniversary with a dinner and program, featuring storyteller Leroy Hershberger and singer Arthur Marks, for long-time supporters Nov. 13.  Read more

Foster’s paintings comment on ideal and real of family, motherhood

Candles: Paintings by Rachel Foster is currently on display at the Regier Art Gallery, through Friday, Dec. 2 (closed Nov. 24-25 and Nov. 27 for the Thanksgiving break).  Read more

Krehbiel Auditorium to be filled with wind music in multiple genres

A concert Sat., Nov. 19, at 7 p.m. in Krehbiel Auditorium features the 4th annual Honor Band, the Bethel College Wind Ensemble and the Mid-Kansas Jazz Ensemble.  Read more

Silent cinema classic to show in next #PieceUnited event

SGA and Kauffman Museum are sponsoring a screening of the controversial 1915 film The Birth of a Nation, Thurs., Nov. 17, at 5:30 p.m. in the museum.  Read more

HBPA holiday concert to feature premier men’s vocal ensemble

The eight-voice men's a cappella ensemble Cantus will present a seasonal program Sat., Dec. 3, at 7:30 p.m. in Hesston Mennonite Church as the second HBPA event of the year.  Read more

Matthew Graber to give senior piano recital

Matt Graber will play works by Beethoven, Ginastera, Townsend, Faure and Chopin Sunday, Nov. 13, at 3 p.m. in the Ad Building chapel.  Read more

Martinez will go to cross-country nationals

by Joshua Booth Julio Martinez finished 13th at the KCAC Cross-Country Championships Nov. 5, and is Bethel's first qualifier to the NAIA championships since 2011.  Read more

Students gain practical experience while aiding Admissions efforts

by Austin Prouty Adding to the existing Admissions staff efforts, a group of students from Bobby Lloyd’s Sales class have started calling prospective students, gaining real-world experience on cold-calling.  Read more

New books examine Mennonite engagement with society in Europe, Kansas

The two newest books in Bethel's Wedel Series, published by the Mennonite Library and Archives, are the presentations from the Mennonites and Modernity conference in 2010, and the second volume of James Juhnke's study of Kansas Mennonites and politics.  Read more

Students present at chemistry society conference

Six Bethel students presented research to peers, faculty and representatives of the chemical industry as part of a regional meeting of the American Chemistry Society in Manhattan, Oct. 26-28.  Read more

Programmers make annual trip to regional contest

Six computer programming students competed in two teams at the annual ACM Programming Contest Oct. 29 in Kansas City, finishing solidly in the top half among teams from colleges and universities in eight states and two provinces.  Read more

Unruh is Bethel’s fourth nationals qualifier in forensics

Clinton Unruh's 5th-place finish in Extemporaneous Speaking at the Green Country Swing in Tulsa Oct. 29 qualifies him for the national collegiate forensics tournament next spring.  Read more

Choral showcase is back by popular demand

Bethel Sings, Second Edition, featuring the Women's Chorus, the Men's Ensemble, Open Road, Woven and the Concert Choir, is Sunday, Nov. 6, at 3 p.m. in Bethel College Mennonite Church.  Read more

Mennonite witness by example must give way to action, says lecturer

In the Menno Simons Lectures, Oct. 30-31, Perry Bush of Bluffton University looked at the history of U.S. Mennonites' social engagement and related it to current political and economic realities.  Read more

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