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Bethel College News

Ken Walker

KC-area organist will give next recital at Bethel College

February 4th, 2019

Ken Walker will play Sunday, February 10, at 4 pm in the chapel, a program including works by Scheidermann, Walther, Martini, Mendelssohn, Rheinberger, Böhm, Homilius and J.S. Bach. This guest musician in Bethel College’s Organ Recital Series may be a familiar face to some long-time friends of the college. Walker, currently the organist-… Read More

Jacob Miller performs in Inside Story in 2015.

Students prepare to share ‘inside’ experience with ‘outside’ audience

January 28th, 2019

The Prison Theater Project class presents their on-campus performance Sunday, February 3, at 2 p.m. in Krehbiel Auditorium. Nine Bethel College students spent the January interterm in a “foreign culture” located less than an hour from campus – inside Hutchinson Correctional Facility. The students joined nine HCF inmates, all under the direction… Read More

Students and Rachel Epp Buller work on the exhibit "Campaign for a New China."

Students interpret propaganda art for museum exhibit

January 28th, 2019

Bethel students, along with Kauffman Museum staff, helped develop and fabricate the museum's new special exhibit, propaganda posters from China collected by the late Robert Kreider. The spring exhibition is “Campaign for a New China: Looking Back on Posters from the Cultural Revolution 1966-1976.” It continues the museum's year-long focus on… Read More

WInston Sommerfeld of Country Boys Carriage

Kauffman Museum to celebrate collectors and collecting on Kansas Day

January 22nd, 2019

Celebrate Kansas Day!, on Saturday, January 26, will feature speakers, programs and activities that are all about collecting. The museum and grounds will be open from 1-4 p.m. This year's theme is "Collectors, Collecting, Collections," and there are also many old favorites from past Kansas Day events. The museum is located at the corner of North… Read More

William Riley

Riley to take charge of tennis program

January 21st, 2019

Athletic Director Tony Hoops has announced the appointment of William Riley as head men’s and women’s tennis coach, to begin Feb. 4. Riley comes to Bethel from Covington, Ga., where he was most recently a private tennis coach as well as head girls’ tennis coach at the Weber School in Sandy Springs, Ga. He was employed at Stillman College,… Read More

Jean Janzen

Poet will give reading, see artist books her words inspired

January 14th, 2019

The Book Arts class welcomes Jean Janzen to campus Thursday, January 24, to give a reading at 7 pm in Krehbiel Auditorium. The event is free and open to the public and will also include a short reading by poet and Bethel graduate Jesse Nathan. Rachel Epp Buller, associate professor of visual art and design, is teaching her biennial Book Arts… 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.