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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

Student protest School of Americas

September 11th, 2017

Four Bethel College students joined more than 10,000 other protesters who carried white crosses Nov. 17 in Columbus, Ga., for the 13th annual demonstration by the School of the Americas (SOA) Watch. On campus, Bethel students, most of them members of the college's Students for Social Change organization, made more than 100 white crosses out of… Read More

Bethel College psychology major wins first at national conference

September 11th, 2017

NORTH NEWTON, KAN. -Bethel College senior Michael Klein won first place in psychology at the 2002 Sigma Xi Student Research Conference Nov. 16 in Galveston, Texas. Klein, who is from Durham, was one of only 10 first-place collegiate winners from among the 250 participants from United States and international institutions who had been invited to… Read More

Bethel College forensics team competes in recent tourneys

September 11th, 2017

NORTH NEWTON, KAN- The Bethel College forensics squad has attended three tournaments in recent weeks. Results for the tournament at Longview Community College Oct. 26 and 27 were Aziza Hasan, senior from Halstead, fifth in prose; Eric Stucky, sophomore from Moundridge, third and fifth in after dinner speaking; Chris Graber, senior from Newton,… Read More

Goerz House placed on National Register of Historic Places

September 11th, 2017

The Newton/North Newton Historic Preservation Commission is proud to announce Harvey County's latest addition to the National Register of Historic Places. Goerz House, 2512 N. College Avenue in North Newton, was placed on October 31, 2002. The home was placed based on its architecture and the historical significance to David Goerz and the… Read More

Career Center at Bethel College Launches New Online Software

September 11th, 2017

Newton, Kansas - The Center for Career Development and Placement at Bethel College announces a partnership with to create a new online career center. This site can be accessed directly at Employers are invited to visit the site, register, post openings and search resumes at no cost… Read More

Bethel College students place in ACM programming competition

September 11th, 2017

NORTH NEWTON, KAN. - Bethel College student teams of computer programmers placed second and fourth among Kansas teams competing in the annual ACM (Association for Computing Machinery) International Collegiate Programming Contest Nov. 9 at Emporia State University. The teams also ranked 41st and 56th out of 156 teams in the North Central Region… 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.