Bethel Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony to Celebrate New Entrance
By Public Relations
October 09, 2007
College will celebrate the new Logan entrance at its Mishawaka campus with a
ribbon-cutting ceremony on Thursday, October 11, 2007, at 10:00 a.m. President Steve Cramer will be the first to
drive through the new entrance in a 1947 Ford, marking the year Bethel College
was founded. The public is welcome to
attend, and Mishawaka mayor Jeff Rea has been invited for the occasion.
The new Logan entrance, a brick roundabout, replaces the two former
blacktop entrances. The drive features a
new helm and fountain, a wrought-iron fence, and new lampposts from the city of
The entrance will be operational after the ceremony but will not be
completed until the end of the month.
The dedication for the new helm and Logan entrance, as well as the newly
finished Middleton Hall of Science addition, is scheduled for Saturday, October
27. The dedication will be in
conjunction with Homecoming weekend, with alumni and trustees in attendance to
formally consecrate the new entrance and addition.
is an accredited Christian college of the arts and sciences offering
associates, bachelor’s and master’s degrees in more than 50 areas of study. The
current enrollment of more than 2,000 includes students from 34 states and Puerto Rico, 12 countries, more than 25 denominations and
16 percent from culturally diverse backgrounds. Scholarships are available
based upon a variety of factors including academic achievement, talent in the
arts or athletics, ethnicity and church affiliation. Bethel
offers classes at four locations: the Mishawaka
campus, the Elkhart Campus and two satellite locations (in Nappanee and in Dowagiac, Mich.).
The main Bethel campus is situated on 75 wooded
acres in Mishawaka, Ind.