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Bethel to Participate in College GO! Week

Bethel College will participate in the state’s annual College GO! Week Sept. 22-26. During College GO! Week, every high school in Indiana is asked to prepare their students for college and careers through a variety of events and activities. Specifically, College GO! Week aims to have high school seniors apply to a college, juniors attend college fairs, sophomores take the PSAT and freshmen complete a graduation plan.

Bethel College presents “Operatic Irregulars”

Bethel College will present “Operatic Irregulars,” a 90-minute performance filled with fast-paced comedy, on Sept. 5 and 6 at 7:30 p.m. in the Everest-Rohrer Chapel/Fine Arts Center – Auditorium. Admission is free.

Students Exhibit Artwork Connected Through Narrative

The “Drawing Tales” art show will open on Friday, Sept. 5 at 11 a.m. in the Weaver Gallery in the Everest-Rohrer Chapel/Fine Arts Center. The event is free and attendees will have a chance to win a free self-portrait or family portrait drawn by senior visual arts major Stacy Lamb. The show will be dedicated to Rayna DoBrodt, a former Bethel College student from Mishawaka, Ind., who died in an auto accident in July.

Community Health Worker Training at Bethel College

Community members have the opportunity to become a certified community health worker (CHW) by attending a three-day training at Bethel College, Sept. 22-24. The deadline to apply is Sept. 1.

Bethel Launches Innovative Career and Calling Milestones Program

Bethel announces the launch of the career and calling milestones program, designed to equip students to find meaningful employment in their chosen field before they graduate from college. The unique program will centralize and build upon the variety of career preparation resources currently available at Bethel, integrating them into the college culture and giving each student a consistent experience.

Bethel to Host Free College Fair

Bethel College will host more than 30 Christian colleges for the annual South Bend/Mishawaka Christian College Fair on Monday, Sept. 29 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. in the Wiekamp Athletic Center. High school, junior high, junior college students and parents are encouraged to attend.

Bethel Celebrates GREAT Employees

On July 21 Bethel recognized several faculty and staff who have done an exemplary job in living out the GREATer priorities. They included Alex Daniel, Jessie Lacay, Sandra Lesko, Ryne Lightfoot, Chad Meister, Tony Natali and the entire physical plant staff.

Bethel College Announces 2014-’15 Theatre Season

The Bethel College theatre department is pleased to announce the 2014-’15 theatre season. Season tickets are on sale now and can be purchased online at Tickets.BethelCollege.edu/PackageSelection or call the theatre department office at 574.807.7747.

McLean Named Dean of Arts and Sciences

Bethel College announces the hiring of Janna R. McLean, Ph.D., as the dean of arts and sciences. McLean replaces Tom Visker, Ph.D., who began his tenure as athletic director for the college on July 1.

Bethel Alumna Praised in New York Times Review

Jennie Sophia – the stage name of Jennie (Yoder) Grunseth ’02 – was recently praised in a New York Times review of the Goodman Theatre’s revival of “Brigadoon.” Sophia stars as Fiona MacLaren, resident of a mysterious Scottish town that comes to life for only one day every 100 years.