Bethel Hosts SBCSC Adult Education Graduation Ceremony
By Public Relations
May 14, 2009
More than 150 adult education students from the South Bend Community School Corporation will participate in a graduation ceremony held at Bethel College tonight. The event will take place on campus in the Everest/Rohrer Chapel/Fine Arts Center at 7 p.m.
South Bend Mayor Steven Lueke is the keynote speaker for the evening. In addition to the ceremony, SBCSC administrators will honor Bethel College with an appreciation award. Vice President for Development Terry Zeitlow will receive the award on behalf of the college.
Bethel College is an accredited Christian college of the arts and sciences offering associate, 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, 20 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. In addition to its beautifully wooded 75-acre main campus in Mishawaka, Ind., Bethel also offers specific academic programs at sites in Elkhart, Ind., Fort Wayne, Ind., Dowagiac, Mich., and St. Joseph, Mich. Nursing programs are also offered in cooperation with Grace College in Winona Lake, Ind.