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Past Bethel College News: August 2017

Kauffman Museum to host outdoor concert with Cherokee Maidens

The Cherokee Maidens with Sycamore Swing will perform on the Kauffman Museum grounds Thursday, Sept. 14, from 6-8 p.m., with refreshments available for sale.  Read more

Summer in southern Mexico proves valuable for biology student

Ben Wiens, senior from Goessel, spent the better part of the summer working with other students from UNICACH in Chiapas, Mexico, on biology research projects.  Read more

Historian’s talk will open new WWI exhibit at Kauffman Museum

Kauffman Museum will open its new special exhibit Sunday, Sept. 10, with a talk by Rachel Waltner Goossen, Washburn University, on conscientious objection during World War I, at 3 p.m., and the exhibit reception at 4 p.m., in the museum.  Read more

For peace, justice to win, proponents must stop being passive, Pitts says

Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist Leonard Pitts, who will speak at Bethel College Sept. 12 at 7 p.m. in Mem Hall, shared some of his thoughts about recent events in the United States.  Read more

Bus tour one of several Kauffman Museum events marking WWI centennial

The next Kauffman Museum bus tour is a day trip, Thursday, Sept. 21, to Kansas City to the National World War I Museum and Memorial, with options to visit Crown Center and the Money Museum at the Federal Reserve Bank.  Read more

Gering is Bethel's provisional candidate for 15th president

Jonathan C. Gering, professor of biology and founding dean of the School of Science and Mathematics at Truman State University, Kirksville, Missouri, will be formally introduced to the campus and community Sept. 25.  Read more

Bethel makes statement opposing racism, white nationalism

Bethel College has issued a statement in response to the events in Charlottesville, Virginia, during the weekend of Aug. 11-12.  Read more

First Regier Gallery exhibit to open with reception Aug. 31

Denver-based artist Lindey Anderson's show, They Sit Together, will be the first of the 2017-18 school year in the gallery in Luyken Fine Arts Center, opening with the artist reception Thurs., Aug. 31, 6-8 p.m.  Read more

Four Threshers named to football Preseason All-KCAC Team

by Joshua Booth The KCAC Football Preseason Team includes two Thresher offensive players, senior Montero DuBose and sophomore Broderick Green, and two defensive players, seniors Michael Bell and Jariah Booker.  Read more

Vice president for student life resigns

Aaron Austin has submitted his resignation effective Sept.15 and will take a position as VP of student affairs, student life, at Wichita State University.  Read more

Martinez is first Bethel harrier to make Preseason All-KCAC Team

by Joshua Booth Senior Julio Martinez is Jeff Hoskisson's first cross-country runner to make the Preseason All-KCAC Team, after being Bethel's first male cross-country runner to compete at nationals in his junior year.  Read more

Bethel makes new faculty and staff appointments

Bethel welcomes new faces in administration, academics, athletics and staff for the coming school year.  Read more

HBPA celebrates 35 years with wide array of performances

The Hesston-Bethel Performing Arts Series 2017-18 will feature Broadway improv, the Vienna Boys Choir, the Mirari Brass Quintet, VOCES8, and guitarist Berta Rojas with the Newton Mid-Kansas Symphony Orchestra.  Read more

Harvard historian will look at Mennonite relationship to German nationalism

Ben Goossen, Cambridge, Massachusetts, will speak about Mennonites and German nationalism, and sign copies of his new book, Sun., Aug. 27, at 3 p.m. in the Kauffman Museum auditorium.  Read more

Bethel names 2017 athletics Hall of Fame class

by Joshua Booth Brent Martens in football, and Eric Peters and Kendra Doyle in track and field, will be inducted into the Athletic Boosters Club Hall of Fame Oct. 13 as part of Fall Festival celebrations.  Read more

Bethel at top of new college ranking’s list of Kansas schools

College Consensus has named Bethel the top college in Kansas, based on national rankings systems such as Forbes.com as well as web-based student review sites.  Read more

Former football coach Rogers was record-setting and high-impact

by Joshua Booth Former head football coach Kent Rogers, who led the team from 1979-94, died Aug. 3 after several years of illness  Read more

Bethel announces new men's, women's soccer coaches

Victor Garcia-Bebek will take over Bethel's men's soccer program while Alex Hagan has been named head coach of the women's team.  Read more

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