Campus News

Bethel named as a College of Distinction, sixth year in a row

Bethel is one of nine Indiana colleges to be recognized as a 2016 College of Distinction, and one of 59 schools in the nation to be named a Christian College of Distinction. This honor is given to colleges and universities that excel in the Four Distinctions: engaged students, great teaching, vibrant communities and successful outcomes.

Crowd and Workplace Safety Workshop

Bethel College and Visit South Bend Mishawaka are partnering to offer a safety workshop for hospitality and tourism professionals and others who work with large crowds. The event, prompted by recent tragedies such as the mass shooting in Orlando, aims to increase awareness and preparation in the event of a crisis.

Fourth GREAT Job Gathering

At a special ceremony on May 3, several Bethel employees were recognized for doing an exceptional job in living out the GREATer priorities.

HCM Records Hosts Master Class with Award-Winning Producer and Songwriter

HCM Records will host an exclusive Christian Songwriting Master Class with Billy Smiley on Saturday, Aug. 27, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Bethel College. Smiley, one of Christian music’s most successful songwriters and producers, will collaborate with participants and help them take their songwriting skills to the next level.

Bethel academic camps encourage kids to explore

Bethel College will offer its annual academic camps, which provide campers from ages 9-14 with the opportunity to explore their interests with college professors, instructors and leaders who channel their knowledge into a fun, hands-on college learning experience.

Bethel Opens Satellite Location for Ministry Programs in St. Joseph, Michigan

Adults interested in a ministry degree from Bethel College now have a new option for taking classes in St. Joseph, Mich. The satellite location will serve adult students pursuing an associates or bachelor’s degree in Bible and Ministry, as well as graduate students working towards a Master of Arts in Ministry or Master of Arts in Theological Studies.

Bethel Creates Spanish-Assisted Degree - First of Its Kind in the U.S.

Last week, Bethel College began a Hispanic Initiative, offering bilingual adults a new option for obtaining a college degree. The Spanish-assisted business degree is the first of its kind in the United States and is geared towards Hispanic adults who have the ability to earn a college degree, but have stayed out of the classroom due to language barriers.

Bethel College Board of Trustees Renews Contract of President Gregg Chenoweth

The Bethel College Governing Board of Trustees acted unanimously in their decision to give seventh Bethel president, Gregg Chenoweth, Ph.D., a contract extension through 2021.

Bethel College presents, “Barefoot in the Park”

The Bethel College Theatre Department presents, “Barefoot in the Park,” by Neil Simon, nominated for a 1964 Tony Award for Best Play. Performances are Friday, May 27 at 7:30 p.m., and Saturday, May 28 at 1 p.m., in the Everest-Rohrer Chapel/Fine Arts Center – Auditorium.

Bethel College Hosts Summer Institute for Teachers

Registration is open for the Summer Institute for Teachers, hosted annually by Bethel College. The institute will be held June 20-22 and those participating can earn up to 18 professional growth points (PGPs) or three graduate credits.