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Past Bethel College News: July 2017

Schlabaugh has spent Bethel years teaching and making music

Karen Schlabaugh's teaching career in Kansas spans three different Mennonite colleges (the last 24 of them at Bethel) and piano performances all over the state, region and country.  Read more

At Bethel, Lewis found rigorous scholarship, compatible colleagues

When Paul Lewis figured out teaching at the college level was what he wanted to do, he went looking for a small liberal-arts college with rigorous academics like the one he graduated from himself.  Read more

KIPCOR's Flory relished opportunities to make a difference

Gary Flory retired in July from 19 years as director of KIPCOR, spanning the first years when he was the sole staff person at barely half time to the present busy multi-staff organization.  Read more

Krehbiel is first Bethel golfer to receive All-American Scholar award

by Joshua Booth Brian Krehbiel, graduating senior from Donnellson, Iowa, was the first Bethel golfer to be named a Srixon/Cleveland Golf All-American Scholar, one of only 260 such in the entire NAIA and one of just three from Kansas.  Read more

Golf program only one in region to earn academic award

by Joshua Booth Bethel golf was one of only five such programs in the NAIA to receive the President's Special Recognition academic award for 2016-17, for having a team GPA over 3.5 (the team's was 3.60).  Read more

Renowned journalist to join in celebration of KIPCOR anniversary

As KIPCOR continues its 30th-anniversary celebrations, nationally renowned Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist Leonard Pitts Jr. will speak on campus Tuesday, Sept. 12, at 7 p.m. in Mem Hall..  Read more

Eleven sports teams achieve NAIA academic honor status

by Joshua Booth With golf leading the way, 11 Bethel teams cracked a 3.0 cumulative GPA to earn NAIA Scholar-Team designation for 2016-17.  Read more

Husband-wife coaching team has deep Kansas roots

Athletic Director Tony Hoops announced the hiring of Drew Johnson and Nicole (Ohlde) Johnson as head coach and assistant coach, respectively, of the women's basketball team.  Read more

Women’s, men’s soccer coaches resign

Bethel College Athletic Director Tony Hoops has announced the resignations of both men’s and women’s head soccer coaches.  Read more

Bethel has first three Honors Court members in men’s basketball

Graduating senior Jacob Miller, senior Chase Banister and junior Tanner Long were named to the NABC Honors Court, which recognizes student-athletes' academic accomplishments.  Read more

Mennonite Life 2017: Is Anabaptism actually 500 years old?

The 2017 issue of Mennonite Life is now live -- a special issue devoted to an essay by Ben Goossen and 13 responses from Anabaptist historians and scholars from North America, Colombia and South Korea.  Read more

New volleyball, softball head coaches no strangers to Bethel

Head Softball Coach Stacy Middleton has made a move to the volleyball team, taking over as head coach, while David Middleton, an assistant softball coach for the past three years, will become head softball coach.  Read more

Mennonite colleges and universities launch collaborative campaign

by MC USA/MEA staff The five Mennonite Church USA colleges and universities, which include Bethel, are joining forces to highlight the ways strong academics and affordability prepare their graduates for success.  Read more

Esses accepts NCAA Division I assistant coaching position

Head women’s basketball coach Adam Esses has announced he will become lead assistant for a Division I women’s basketball program, with his resignation effective July 7.  Read more

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