Campus News

Community Health Worker Training Continues at Bethel College

Community members have another opportunity to become a certified community health worker (CHW) by attending a three-day training at Bethel College, Feb. 8-10.

Bethel Hosts International Fundraising Expert

Jerold Panas, author of “Asking,” the highest-selling book in the history of fundraising, will speak at a nonprofit fundraising workshop at Bethel College on Jan. 14 from 9-11 a.m. in the Middleton Hall of Science, Octorium. The event is open to nonprofit professionals and volunteers interested in raising more money for their organization.

Bethel College Professor Releases New Piano Book “Great Day!”

Bethel College Associate Professor of Music and Artist-in-Residence Marilynn Ham has released her 26th piano book, “Great Day! 10 Spirituals for Solo Piano.” Its release coincides with her 26th year of teaching at Bethel.

Bethel’s Adult and Graduate Studies Office Partners with Pulse FM

The Adult and Graduate Studies office is partnering with Pulse FM to be a “Force for Good” in the community by collecting donations for local food pantries. Pulse FM will be on the Bethel College campus at the Sufficient Grounds Café & Campus Store on Thursday, Dec. 3 from 5 to 6 p.m. Everyone who brings a bag of groceries during that time will be entered to win tickets to a special showing of “Star Wars: The Force Awakens.” Join us in helping to fill food pantry shelves in our community!

Bethel College Ranked No. 1 for Exceeding Expectations

Bethel College is ranked number one on the list of “Top 50 Christian Colleges and Universities Exceeding Expectations.” The list was compiled by Christian Universities Online and highlights schools that enhance their students’ academic careers from acceptance through graduation.

Bethel College Department of Music Presents Annual Jazz and Percussion Night

The Bethel College Jazz Ensemble, Jazz Combo and Percussion Ensemble will present their annual fall Jazz and Percussion Night on Friday, Nov. 20 at 7:30 p.m. in the Everest-Rohrer Chapel/Fine Arts Center – Auditorium. Doors open at 7 p.m. for this exciting and entertaining program. The show is free and open to the public.

Bethel College Chamber Orchestra and Wind Ensemble to Perform Fall Concert

The Bethel College Chamber Orchestra and Wind Ensemble will present a free concert to the community on Thursday, Nov. 19 at 7:30 p.m. in the Everest-Rohrer Chapel/Fine Arts Center-Auditorium. The orchestra will be conducted by Associate Professor of Music Vicky Tan Warkentien, D.M.M., and the wind ensemble will be conducted by Professor of Music Mike Kendall, Ph.D. The chamber orchestra’s repertoire for this fall’s program includes: “The Carnival of the Animals,” a musical suite of 14 movements by Camille Saint-Saëns, and “Finlandia,” a symphonic poem by Jean Sibelius. The wind ensemble will perform Robert W. Smiths’ Divine Comedy – a multimedia symphony, with featured soloist Stefan Roose, performing James Curnow’s “Concertino for Tuba and Wind Ensemble.”

Third GREAT Job Gathering

On Oct. 29, 2015, President Gregg Chenoweth, Ph.D., recognized several Bethel employees for doing an exceptional job in living out the GREATer priorities at a special ceremony.

New Collaborative Training Program for Hospitality and Tourism Launches

The SMART Hospitality and Tourism Program will launch with 14 participants on Monday, Oct. 26 at WorkOne. A panel of general managers will speak about what it takes to succeed in the industry.

Bethel College music department presents: Fall Faculty Recital

Bethel’s Music Department Faculty presents a fall recital on Oct. 29, at 7:30 p.m. Featured is music for pianos, percussion, voice and violin by Shostakovich, Johannes Brahms, and Josh Gottry.