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Bethel College News

Venezia Garcia and Geri Tyrell at the 2019 lamplighting.

Junior nursing majors observe lamplighting

February 20th, 2019

The Bethel College Department of Nursing honored the members of the nursing class of 2020 with the annual lamplighting. The traditional ceremony took place Feb. 18 in Krehbiel Auditorium, with all 30 class members participating. Three members of the class had roles in the lamplighting service. Emma Beachy, Bethel freshman from Kalona, Iowa,… Read More

Bethel vs. Bethany earlier in the season

Women head into post-season with home court advantage

February 18th, 2019

Thresher women’s basketball hosts the Bethany Swedes in Thresher Gym tonight at 7 p.m. as KCAC Tournament play gets underway. Since Bethel (20-9, 15-9) finished the regular season as the #4 seed in the KCAC standings, they earned their first postseason home game since 2011. Here’s a breakdown on what spectators can expect for Thursday evening's… Read More

Steel Drum Band

Bethel groups to perform for state music educators

February 13th, 2019

Performing at KMEA -- Steel Drum Band: today at 4 p.m. in Century II, Room 203. The Steel Drum Band is making its first-ever KMEA appearance, possibly the first-ever by a college steel drum band.  The band is one of two Bethel College musical groups that will perform for the 2019 meeting of the Kansas Music Educators Association (KMEA) in… Read More

Detail for a scroll by Anne Labovitz

Artist’s compact exhibit reflects connections that span the globe

February 5th, 2019

Last chance to see Anne Labovitz's "Exhibition in a Suitcase" -- in the Regier Gallery through today, with the artist speaking in convocation this morning at 11. The exhibit may not take up much space, but in some ways it encompasses the world. The collection of printed fabric scrolls, painted aprons and tiles is called “Exhibition in a Suitcase… Read More

The King's Singers

Marking 50 years, The King’s Singers to make Kansas appearance at Bethel

February 5th, 2019

The King’s Singers make the only Kansas appearance of their "Gold50" tour tonight at 7:30 in Mem Hall. This is the third event in he 2018-19 Hesston-Bethel Performing Arts series. The King’s Singers are well-known and beloved by HBPA audiences, and are presenting the “Gold50” program to mark 50 years of the group’s existence. The King’s Singers… Read More

Moew than a Word

Film tackles tough topic of Native American mascots, nicknames

February 5th, 2019

The topic of the third offering in the KIPCOR Film Series might hit a bit close to home for some Kansas sports fans. The Kansas Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution presents More than a Word Sunday, Feb. 17, at 3 p.m. in Krehbiel Auditorium in Luyken Fine Arts Center, with a discussion following. More than a Word is centered on the NFL’s… Read More

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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.