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A detail from the poster "Field of Service"

Panel to share varied perspectives on Chinese Cultural Revolution

March 26th, 2019

Four people who had different experiences of China's Cultural Revolution will talk about them at Kauffman Museum Sunday, April 7, at 3 p.m. The final program in connection with Kauffman Museum’s current special exhibit features stories about the events and policies that shook China's educational systems and economic development from 1966 to 1976… Read More

Donna Hetrick with Kauffman Museum organ

Hetrick to perform in Organ Recital Series

March 25th, 2019

Bethel College added an extra program to its 2018-19 Organ Recital Series to allow Donna Hetrick to share her DMA recital with a local audience. Hetrick, instructor of organ, is completing work for the Doctor of Musical Arts degree at the University of Kansas, and will give her DMA recital Fri., March 29, at 7 p.m. in the Administration Building… Read More

Candy and Sandy Dao

Salina sisters will carry Bethel banner at national tournament

March 19th, 2019

Candy Dao will compete for the fourth and final time, and Sandy Dao for the first, at AFA-NIET, the national forensics tournament, next month. Candy, a senior, and Sandy, her younger sister and a first-year student, will travel to the University of Alabama for the American Forensic Association National Individual Events Tournament (AFA-NIET)… Read More

"Rocky Mountain Spring" by John Ellert

Exhibit reflects photographer’s interests in multiple genres and styles

March 13th, 2019

Last chance to see John Ellert's exhibit of photos and photo abstracts, through Friday, with the artist reception Thurs., March 28, 6-8 p.m. Though by his own description Ellert is “primarily a landscape and fine-art photographer,” his work also encompasses photographic abstraction. His show “Dichotomies II: Images of Fantasy and Reality,”… Read More

Concert Choir

Spring break tour will take choir to Southwest, California

March 12th, 2019

The Concert Choir wraps up its spring break tour to New Mexico, Arizona and central and northern California with a home concert Sun., March 24. It will be at 7 p.m. in Memorial Hall. All concerts are free and open to the public, with freewill offerings taken in some locations. The first stop will be in Albuquerque on Sun., March 17, where the… Read More

Singers from Concert Choir and Bel Canto

Music becomes tie that binds two choirs, constituencies

March 6th, 2019

Russell Adrian came to Bethel College from southern Minnesota in the early 2000s, thinking he would study engineering. Today, he holds a doctorate in music, and chairs the music department and leads the choral music program at Hesston College. On Feb. 17, Adrian and his former professor and choir director, now colleague, William Eash, D.M.A.,… 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.