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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

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Bethel makes two new board appointments

January 14th, 2019

The Bethel College Board of Directors recently approved the appointments of Blair Loganbill, Hesston, and Thomas A. Penner, Moorestown, N.J.           Both are Bethel graduates whose career trajectories have taken them into management and executive roles in very different fields. Loganbill has been director of nursing for Bluestem Communities,… Read More

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See Bethel basketball from anywhere in the country

January 9th, 2019

Bethel will be part of the first-ever KCAC basketball doubleheader broadcast on ESPN3, Saturday, Jan. 12, starting at 3 p.m. The Thresher women’s and men’s basketball teams travel to York, Neb., to take on the York College Panthers, with the women’s game at 3 p.m. and the men’s game scheduled to take place right after that, at 5 p.m. “Having the… Read More

Sherdeill H. Breathett Sr.

MLK Day speaker is ‘a Kansan you should know’

January 9th, 2019

Sherdeill H. Breathett Sr., a bi-vocational pastor from Wichita, will speak Monday, Jan. 21, at 7 p.m. in Krehbiel Auditorium in Luyken Fine Arts Center. The program is free and open to the public. Breathett, an Illinois native and a graduate (and football alumnus) of the University of Oklahoma, came to Wichita thinking he wouldn’t be there for… Read More

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Bethel announces fall 2018 Dean’s List, Honor Roll

January 4th, 2019

One hundred fifty-seven students' fall 2018 semester grades have earned academic distinction. To earn semester honors, a student must have completed a minimum of 12 letter-graded hours and not have an I (Incomplete), NR (Not Reported) or IP (In Process) in any letter-graded courses, with the exception of seminars. Students whose semester grade… Read More

A detail from Rachel Epp Buller's project "Taking Care"

Residency supports Epp Buller’s ongoing work to ‘take time, take care’

January 3rd, 2019

Her master’s thesis show might have closed at Bethel College’s Regier Art Gallery, but Rachel Epp Buller, Ph.D., is far from done with the work. Epp Buller, associate professor of visual art and design at Bethel, completed an MFA in creative practice from the Transart Institute of Plymouth University last summer. In October, she gave a major… Read More

Notebooks of tobacco premiums called "silkies" from the early 20th century

Pannabecker to recall origin story of current museum special exhibit

January 2nd, 2019

Rachel Pannabecker presents "Remembering Ethel Ewert Abrahams: Collector and Artist" Sunday, Jan. 6, at 3 p.m. at Kauffman Museum. The museum will honor the source and inspiration behind its current special exhibit at this Sunday-Afternoon-at-the-Museum program, which is free and open to the public. Honoring collectors is the heart of the museum… 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.