Bethel College Named Mishawaka's Business of the Year

Bethel College was recently named “Business of the Year” during the Mishawaka Business Association’s (MBA) annual meeting and awards dinner on Thursday, Feb. 16. The event was hosted at the Windsor Park Conference Center in Mishawaka.

Jeff Rea, president and CEO of the Chamber of Commerce gave the keynote address, while the Bethel College Chamber Duo provided music for the event. The MBA also awarded the title of “Person of the Year” to Dan Towner, School City of Mishawaka, and recognized United Beverage, Inc. for their yearly support of Mishawaka’s Kamm Island Fest.

Bethel College is an accredited Christian college offering associate, bachelor’s and master’s degrees in more than 70 areas of study. The current enrollment of more than 2,100 includes students from 34 states and Puerto Rico, 19 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.