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Past Bethel College News: January 2017

Organ recital to feature early music and contemporary composers

Bethel graduate Chelsea Vaught, Fort Wayne, Indiana, will give an organ recital Sunday, Feb. 12, at 4 p.m. in the chapel, with music of both early and contemporary composers.  Read more

Digital history project opens up MLA to the world

Harvard doctoral student Ben Goossen is the editor of the German Mennonite Sources Database, a large-scale digital history project dealing with mostly German-language materials and hosted by the Mennonite Library and Archives.  Read more

South African group to make return appearance in performing arts series

Ladysmith Black Mambazo makes its second appearance on the Mem Hall stage as part of the Hesston-Bethel Performing Arts series, Tuesday, Feb. 7, at 7:30 p.m., a stop on the tour celebrating the release of the group's latest album.  Read more

Duo piano recital is third collaboration for Schlabaugh, Gaeddert

Karen Bauman Schlabaugh and Susan Gaeddert will perform on two pianos, Sunday, Feb. 5, at 3 p.m. in the Ad Building chapel, featuring music by Mozart, Schubert, Faure, Corigliano and Townsend.  Read more

Sheriff to serve third term as interim president

John Sheriff, professor emeritus of English who has served two previous terms as interim president, has been appointed to a third, to begin Feb. 1.  Read more

Social workers can earn CEUs through Bethel spring class

Social workers can earn CEUs through an evening class, Healthcare Ethics taught by Monica Flask, MSW, offered at Bethel in the spring 2017 semester.  Read more

Kansas Day 2017 at Kauffman Museum to head down the Chisholm Trail

Kauffman Museum's annual Celebrate Kansas Day! will be Saturday, Jan. 28, starting with a program at 11 a.m. in Krehbiel Auditorium, continuing in and around the museum from 1-4 p.m., and honoring the 150th anniversary of the Chisholm Trail.  Read more

Cross-cultural experiences help prevent stagnation, build faith

by Tana Myers Nine nursing students and their professor, Geri Tyrell, traveled to Haiti before Christmas, where they saw different ways of health-care delivery and received warm and generous hospitality.  Read more

President White accepts foundation CEO position

Bethel President Perry D. White has informed the Board of Directors that he will become the next chief executive officer of Harmony Foundation International, based in Nashville, Tennessee, to begin April 3.  Read more

MLK Day event seeks to renew spirit of empowerment at Bethel and beyond

Speaker Regina Shands Stoltzfus, Goshen, Indiana, and student contributions in the form of visual art, music and poetry are on the program for the annual Martin Luther King Jr. celebration, Monday, Jan. 16, at 7 p.m. in Krehbiel Auditorium.  Read more

Women’s soccer history now available on athletics website

The Bethel Department of Sports Information has completed a history of the women’s soccer program that is now available for public view.  Read more

Search committee to hold listening sessions on campus Jan. 9

Members of the Bethel College Presidential Search Committee will be on campus Monday, Jan. 9, to hold listening sessions with various groups and individuals.  Read more

Goossen presentation sheds light from history on current rise of nationalism

Ben Goossen, Cambridge, Massachusetts, will give the next Friends of the MLA presentation, Jan. 10, 7 p.m., at Kauffman Museum, on Mennonites at War: Military Service, Ethnic Cleansing and Global Migrations during and after the First World War.  Read more

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