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Munroe Named Vice President for Institutional Advancement

Rick Munroe, CFRE, has been named vice president for institutional advancement at Bethel College. He most recently served in the same role at Thomas University in Thomasville, Ga., and will begin at Bethel on Sept. 15.

Bethel Recognized as a Top Tier College for 11th Consecutive Year

Bethel remained 19th on the list of the Midwest’s Best Baccalaureate Colleges in the 2015 edition of “America’s Best Colleges” by U.S. News Media Group. In addition to the college’s overall ranking, Bethel is positioned highly in several important specific sections, including seventh for freshman to sophomore retention, eighth in the percentage of freshmen in the top 25 percent of their high school class, 12th for percentage of classes under 20 students and 12th for graduation rate.

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.