Part of our 70 Years of Bethel celebration, this story focuses on the 1960s decade, where Bethel grew rapidly, in numbers, infrastructure, and especially in athletic programs. Lauralee Nothstine ’67, an elementary education major, reflects on her Bethel experience and how it prepared her for teaching and mission work in Africa, alongside her husband Tom Nothstine ’66.
Kintae Lark ’07 and his wife, Tanika Walker-Lark run their salon and school with the goal of bringing reformation to the South Bend community.
Alumna Heather Gilbert ’02 advocates for civil rights as the only attorney in Minnesota who is also a court-certified sign language interpreter.
Bethel-educated nurses Anita Thiessen ’09 and Elizabeth LeFeber ’10 have a shared passion and calling. Both felt led to serve in Africa early in their lives. Both pursued nursing as a career at Bethel College. And earlier this year, both volunteered to work on the Africa Mercy, a 78-bed floating surgical hospital, then docked in Madagascar.
Surgical nurse Anita Thiessen ’09 has volunteered for three mission trips with Mercy Ships, a nonprofit organization that provides free, lifesaving surgeries to the world’s poor on a hospital ship.
Alumnus Randy Lehman ’82, and his wife, Deb, share why they give back to Bethel College.
Assistant Professor Sheri Campeau runs Bethel’s unique 3/2 engineering program with 20 years of industry experience at GM.
During their time off the field, the 2016 Bethel College Women’s Soccer team has devoted part of their fall season to building bridges between generations in South Bend. It’s a partnership with St. Paul’s Senior Living Community that connects residents with players through weekly letters.
Joel Hartman ’17 broke his own school record four times last cross country season (2015) and hold 12 of the top 50 track performances.
Former major league pitcher Eric Stults ’02 talks faith, family and his decision to retire after 14 years of professional play.