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New cabinet position will elevate vocation in Bethel’s long-term planning

Submitted by mzuercher on Mon, 03/14/2022 - 14:45
Megan Kershner

President Jon C. Gering has announced that Megan Kershner, director of career and leadership development, has been named the inaugural dean of vocational development, as of July 1, 2022.

Kershner is a 2008 graduate of Bethel College with a B.A. in music, and completed an MBA from Kansas Wesleyan University in 2017.

Bethel joins young professionals group’s effort to keep talent in Wichita

Submitted by mzuercher on Wed, 01/12/2022 - 16:39
Megan Kershner talks with a group of Bethel College students.

The Office of Career and Leadership Development has joined “Campus Wichita,” a program launched in 2021 to give college students a chance for professional development and networking for 10 weeks over the summer.

“I am really excited that Bethel will be partnering with the W, the young professionals’ division of the Wichita chamber, on an initiative called Campus Wichita,” said Megan Kershner, director of career and leadership development.

Kershner tagged among women leaders in education

Submitted by mzuercher on Fri, 05/07/2021 - 12:59
Megan Kershner

Megan Kershner, director of career and leadership development, has been named by the "Wichita Business Journal" as one of 21 “Women Who Lead in Education.”

Half of the women, like Kershner, work in higher education, from universities to private colleges, in the south-central Kansas region.

Kershner graduated from Bethel College in 2008 with a B.A. in music. In 2009, she began as volunteer coordinator for Schowalter Villa, a retirement community in Hesston, Kan.

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