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Past Bethel College News: March 2017

Museum, students collaborate for special events

Thurs., April 6, on the 100-year anniversary of the U.S. entry into World War II, Kauffman Museum and CLIO, the history club, will sponsor a screening of A Farewell to Arms, with a light meal at 6 p.m. and the film at 6:30 in the museum auditori  Read more

Women’s Chorus to give spring concert April 9

The location of the Women's Chorus spring concert has been changed to the Ad Building chapel (from Bethel College Mennonite Church), Sun., April 9 at 4 p.m.  Read more

BCAPA will celebrate move to campus with April 1 open house

BCAPA will move into Mem Hall this weekend, and invites the public to an open house Sat., April 1, from 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m., with classes to start Mon., April 3.  Read more

Trombone legend Gordon to join jazz groups for workshop, concert

On Fri., March 31, Wycliffe Gordon will participate in a day-long workshop with Mid-Kansas Jazz Ensemble, then join MKJE and Bethel Jazz Ensemble I that evening at 7:30 for a concert in Krehbiel Auditorium.  Read more

Schmidt's dream becomes reality with new indoor golf training facility

by Joshua Booth Senior Jaden Schmidt's vision became reality earlier this semester with the opening of Bethel's indoor golf training facility, located in the storage shed in Thresher Sports Complex, just north of Goering Hall.  Read more

Concert Choir will raise money for relief on spring break tour

Proceeds from almost all freewill offerings during the Concert Choir's spring break tour (to Illinois, Iowa, Manitoba, Minnesota, Missouri and South Dakota) will go to the work of Mennonite Central Committee (MCC).  Read more

Bethel announces spring break hours

Bethel College is on spring break starting Saturday, March 18, through Sunday, March 26, with reduced hours for the library, Thresher Shop, Mojo's and the Mennonite Library and Archives (cafeteria and Regier Art Gallery closed).  Read more

Bethel has four basketball All-America Scholar-Athletes

Chase Banister, Elise Gerlach, Jacob Miller and Kylee Schunn were named NAIA Daktronics All-America Scholar-Athletes in basketball for the 2016-17 school year.  Read more

Kids invited to museum to make their own memories

Admission to Kauffman Museum is free on Third Thursdays, and on March 16, 5:30-7:30 p.m., parents and grandparents are invited to bring kids for a special art activity associated with the exhibit Memory Matters.  Read more

Bethel to host conference on Mennonites and Holocaust in 2018

The call for papers has been issued for an international academic conference on Mennonites and the Holocaust, to be hosted at Bethel a year from now, March 16-17, 2018.  Read more

Museum, symphony will collaborate for gala evening March 19

Gesine Janzen, whose exhibit Memory Matters is currently in Kauffman Museum, will be the special guest for the museum's Spring Gala, March 19 starting at 5:30 p.m., following the Newton Mid-Kansas Symphony Orchestra's spring concert in Mem Hall.  Read more

Jazz groups back in a favorite campus venue March 13

Jazz Ensemble II, Jazz Combo I and Jazz Combo II will play in Mojo's Mon., March 13, starting at 7 p.m., with no cover charge but with donations accepted to support Bethel jazz studies.  Read more

Andrew Thiesen to give senior trombone recital

Andrew Thiesen will give his senior trombone recital, featuring music by Rachmaninoff, David, Bernstein and Hindemith, Tues., March 14, at 7:30 p.m. in the chapel.  Read more

Bethel qualifies all team members to national forensics tournament

With Shekhinah Jones and Heather Chaney qualifying events to AFA-NIET over the weekend, Bethel will be taking its entire forensics team to the national tournament for the second straight year.  Read more

Newton native’s first solo show is now in Regier Gallery

Denise Renee: Mundane and Magic is a show of fiber art -- quilted, woven, hand-dyed and/or felted wall art, as well as handbags -- in the Regier Gallery through March 30, with the artist reception Thurs., March 16, 6-8 p.m.  Read more

Nursing program ranked in state’s top 10 by nursing website

Bethel's nursing program is the only one ranked in the top 10 among the Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference regional group of colleges and universities by the website RegisteredNursing.org.  Read more

Bethel adds major, certificate program

The addition of a major in History and Political Science and a Creative Writing Certificate, to go into effect with the 2017-18 catalog, has also meant there will be several new course options.  Read more

Quirky musical spelling bee spills over from words into life

In this musical in one long act, six unusual adolescents vie for the local spelling bee championship with dreams of national competition, and bump up against their lives and families in the process -- in Krehbiel Auditorium March 9, 10 and 11 at 7:30  Read more

Bethel continues spring forensics competition

The Thresher forensics squad has been keeping a fast pace as the spring tournament season winds to a close.  Read more

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