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News & Events

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

Kris Hilding and Bethel Chamber Orchestra violins

Chamber Orchestra will play Feb. 22 concert

February 21st, 2022

Bethel’s small orchestral ensemble will play tonight at 7:30 in Memorial Hall, under the direction of Kris Hilding, instructor of music, featuring works by Haydn, Satie and others. The concert will feature Feldpartie is C by Franz Josef Haydn (arranged by Arne Dich), “Gnossiennes” by Eric Satie (arranged by Matthew Dakoutros), Madrigali a Cinque… Read More

closed today sign

Bethel Closed Today

February 17th, 2022

Due to the inclement weather that has existed throughout the early morning and forecast for the rest of the day, classes at Bethel are cancelled for Thursday, Feb. 17.  Read More

Citizen Ashe poster

Film an honest, respectful look at tennis legend and his legacy

February 10th, 2022

In honor of Black History Month, the next offering in the KIPCOR Film Series profiles a Black athlete and social activist, the late tennis star Arthur Ashe, Sunday, Feb. 20, at 2 p.m.  Citizen Ashe is the third film in a four-film series that KIPCOR, the Kansas Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution at Bethel College, sponsors each school… Read More

Trae Gehring with tuba

Trae Gehring to give senior tuba recital

February 9th, 2022

Trae Gehring will give his senior tuba recital Sunday, Feb. 20, at 4 p.m. in the Ad Building chapel, featuring works by Dowling, Williams, Haddad, Lebedev, Meador and Baadsvik. Gehring, Pretty Prairie, studies tuba with Phillip Black at Wichita State University. Gehring is scheduled to graduate from Bethel May 15, 2022, with a B.A. in music, and… Read More

Jayna Bertholf

Bethel welcomes VP for business and finance

February 8th, 2022

President Jon C. Gering announces the appointment of Jayna Bertholf, CPA, Winfield, as vice president for business and finance, to begin March 14. Bertholf is a 1992 graduate of Kansas State University, Manhattan, with a B.S. in accounting and business management, and earned an M.S. in business education from Emporia State University. She is… Read More

Painting by Ernest Vincent Wood III

Artist’s use of light is both old and new

February 7th, 2022

Last chance to see Ernest Vincent Wood III’s exhibit of oils, “Do Not Despise the Day of Small Things,” in the Regier Art Gallery – and plan to attend the artist reception this evening between 6 and 8 p.m. Wood’s “sensitive use of light and realism” bring to 2022 the 17th-century technique of the Roman Caravaggisti and still-life artists of the… 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.