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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

Detail of poster for The Revolution Generation

Final series film offers a beyond-mainstream view of millennials

April 14th, 2022

The final selection in the 2021-22 KIPCOR Film Series offers viewers a chance to see a documentary so new it hasn’t been released in theaters yet. KIPCOR, the Kansas Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution at Bethel College, sponsors the series each school year. This one concludes with The Revolution Generation, April 24 at 2 p.m. in… Read More

Bryce Wilson with saxophones

Wilson to give junior recital

April 13th, 2022

Bryce Wilson, Sterling, will give his junior saxophone recital Friday, April 22, at 7 p.m. in the Ad Building chapel, featuring music by Marcello, Rueff and others. Wilson, a music and education major at Bethel who is scheduled to graduate in 2023, is a student of Joel Boettger, M.M. On his program are Concerto in C minor by Benedetto Marcello (… Read More

Art by Gracie Higgins, 2022

Last exhibit of gallery season showcases students

April 13th, 2022

The annual Student Art Exhibit is open in the Regier Gallery in Luyken Fine Arts Center through May 6, featuring the work of 52 students in a variety of media. Students from art classes in fall 2021 and spring 2022 are exhibiting ceramics, 2D and 3D design, drawing, jewelry and small metals, painting, film and digital photography and prints.… Read More

Kris Hilding directing the chamber orchestra

Chamber orchestra presents end-of-semester concert

April 13th, 2022

Bethel’s small orchestra will play its final concert of the semester tonight at 7:30 in Krehbiel Auditorium in Luyken Fine Arts Center. It is free and open to the public, with a freewill offering taken to support the study and performance of music at Bethel. Kris Hilding directs the chamber orchestra. On the program are works by Victor Borge (… Read More

Joel Boettger

Boettger brings Wichita talent to Bethel campus for jazz recital

April 6th, 2022

Director of bands Joel Boettger will give a faculty jazz recital tonight at 7 p.m. in Krehbiel Auditorium, backed by several friends from the Wichita music scene. The concert is free and open to the public. Playing along with Boettger on saxophone will be William Flynn, director of jazz studies at Wichita State University, on guitar; Steve… Read More

Karen Robu

Robu uses theater to try to discover ‘how to do church better’

April 5th, 2022

Karen Robu's original play “Suffering Church” will be staged Monday, April 11, at 7 p.m. in Krehbiel Auditorium in Luyken Fine Arts Center. Most people who recognize Robu’s name do so because she has been a fixture in Wichita theater for almost 30 years. But Robu is also a full-time associate minister for Plymouth Congregational Church in… 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.