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News & Events

Bethel College shares its story with a number of audiences through the work of the Office of Institutional Communications. They promote Bethel, its people, programs and achievements through:

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Bethel College News

Artwork by Capri Bisom

Bisom uses art to express, educate

November 29th, 2022

Capri Bisom’s senior show, titled “Senior Art Seminar,” is in the Regier Gallery in Luyken Fine Arts Center, through Thursday, Dec. 15 (Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Sunday, 2-4 p.m.). Bisom has a goal of using art to educate as well as self-express, as their work indicates. Bisom is a senior from West Berlin, N.J., who will graduate from Bethel… Read More

Threshing stone in snow

Bethel named to list of best colleges in Kansas

November 22nd, 2022, a resource for program rankings and higher education planning, has included Bethel on its list of the Best Colleges in Kansas for 2023, including an award for Best Undergraduate Programs. The research identifies top schools in the state based on tuition fees, credit requirements and available formats for coursework (i.e., on-… Read More

Wind Ensemble, fall 2021

Band concert to feature music from the 20th century

November 16th, 2022

The Bethel College Wind Ensemble will give a musical lead-in to the Thanksgiving holidays with a concert Nov. 21 at 7 p.m. in Krehbiel Auditorium in Luyken Fine Arts Center. Joel Boettger, director of bands, conducts the ensemble in a program that includes works by all composers from the 20th century: Leonard Bernstein, Ralph Vaugh Williams,… Read More

Film poster for "John Lewis--Get in the Way"

KIPCOR to screen first major documentary biography of late Congressman

November 3rd, 2022

The KIPCOR Film Series continues its 2022-23 season, Sunday, Nov. 13, in Krehbiel Auditorium in Luyken Fine Arts Center with an acclaimed film portrait of a civil rights icon. KIPCOR, the Kansas Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution at Bethel College, sponsors the series each school year. John Lewis – Get in the Way is the first major… Read More

Julia Olson, "Morocco"

Olson explores universal connections in her portraiture

November 1st, 2022

The exhibition currently in Bethel College’s Regier Art Gallery reflects a winding road through different parts of the world and different expressions of one person’s art. Julia Olson’s exhibit “Hidden Conversations through Portraiture” will be in the gallery through Nov. 18, with the artist reception on Nov. 17 at the gallery in Luyken Fine Arts… Read More

Voices Together hymnal

Worship and arts symposium built around congregational singing

November 1st, 2022

The Worship and the Arts Symposium, with the theme "Joining Voices Together," will take place Saturday, Nov. 12, on campus, and is for anyone who loves to sing in church. The biennial symposium was delayed one year by the pandemic. Daytime activities are by registration but the conclusion, a Community Evensong at 7 p.m. in Memorial Hall, is open… Read More

About Bethel

As the first Mennonite college founded in North America, Bethel College celebrates a tradition of progressive Christian liberal arts education, diversity within community, and lifelong learning.