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Bethel College News

"Celebration" by Ayesha Durrani

Artist to bring work and thoughts on beauty, gender and culture to campus

March 2nd, 2020

Ayesha Durrani's exhibit of miniature paintings, "Secrets of an Inner World," is in the Regier Gallery in Luyken Fine Arts Center just through this Friday. Durrani, who teaches in Pakistan's National College of Arts, is spending a week at Bethel at the invitation of Rachel Epp Buller, associate professor of visual arts and design. The two became… Read More

Poor People's Campaign button from 1968

Museum explores 1968 Poor People’s Campaign with Smithsonian exhibit

February 28th, 2020

On display at Kauffman Museum through March 15 is a Smithsonian Institution traveling exhibit honoring Martin Luther King Jr.’s final and most ambitious vision. “City of Hope: Resurrection City and the 1968 Poor People’s Campaign” is currently at the museum on the Bethel College campus through March 15. Kauffman Museum is open 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m… Read More

Dr. Thea Groth

Bassoonist to share knowledge on musician health, join orchestra concert

February 28th, 2020

Dr. Thea Groth, bassoon, and Dr. Derek Shapiro will join Bethel instrumental groups for their concert Fri., March 6, at 7:30 p.m. in Memorial Hall. The Bethel College Chamber Orchestra and the Bethel College Wind Ensemble welcome this special guest, the second visitor to come to campus this semester thanks to the Bethel College Women’s… Read More

Abby Schmidt with her parents, Matt and Amy Schmidt, after Abby joined the 1K/1K Club

Basketball athletes take top conference honors

February 27th, 2020

When the KCAC recently announced the recipients of the 2019-20 All-KCAC basketball awards, Bethel claimed the Defensive Player of the Year for both men and women. Abby Schmidt, junior from Newton, earned the award for the second straight year, and also takes her place on the All-KCAC 1st Team as well as headlining the KCAC All-Defensive Team.… Read More

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Bethel high in listing that helps students consider smart finances

February 18th, 2020

Bethel has placed in the top 15% in a college ranking that’s designed to help address issues of college cost and student debt. The website lendEDU places Bethel at #57 among 829 colleges and universities in the United States that it considers “Best Colleges for Financial Aid.” Using data from the National Center for Education Statistics and… Read More

"Untitled (Taos Mountain," an oil painting by Milford E. Greer Jr.

Painting 'brings to life’ artist honored by endowment

February 18th, 2020

Milford E. Greer Jr. didn’t attend Bethel College and may never have set foot on campus, yet his name has a familiar ring to many. That’s due to a visiting artist endowment named in his honor, which has been bringing visual artists, musicians, composers, architects, actors and filmmakers to campus for the past 40 years. Now an estate gift to… Read More

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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.