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Bethel Hosts Third Annual Pilgrim Prance and Fun Run

The Bethel College kinesiology department will host its third annual Pilgrim Prance and Fun Run on Saturday, Nov. 23 starting at 8 a.m., with all proceeds being donated to Feed the Hungry. Races offered are a 2.5K Fun Run, men’s and women’s open 5K and men’s and women’s elite 5K. Participants are encouraged to dress in Thanksgiving-themed costumes.

Bethel College Plans Inauguration of President Gregg A. Chenoweth, Ph.D.

Bethel College will inaugurate Gregg A. Chenoweth, Ph.D., as its seventh president on Sunday, Nov. 10 at 2:30 p.m. in the Everest-Rohrer Chapel/Fine Arts Center – Auditorium. John Fuller, vice president of Focus on the Family’s audio and new media division, will speak at a pre-inauguration worship service as well as during the inauguration ceremony. Both events are free and open to the public.

Former Music Professor Myron Tweed Dies at 83

Myron Tweed, D.M.A., former professor and director of fine arts at Bethel in the 1960s, passed away last month.

Bethel Dedicates Buildings in Honor of Current Professors and Former President

Bridges Hall will be named in honor of former president Norman V. Bridges, Ph.D., and his wife, Janice. A portion of the Everest-Rohrer Chapel/Fine Arts Center will be dedicated as the Ham Wing of Music Education and Performance in honor of current professors Robert N. and Marilynn Ham.

Bethel College Mourns the Passing of Former President of the Missionary Church Denomination

Former Bethel College trustee, the Reverend John P. Moran, died on Tuesday, Oct. 15 at IU Health Goshen Hospital in Goshen, Ind.

Campus Ceremony Remembers Victims of Domestic Violence

Join us on Wednesday, Oct. 16 at 6:30 p.m. around the reflection pond for the "Lights of Remembrance" ceremony.

Bethel Announces Mike Nicholas as Director of Human Resources

Mike Nicholas is the new director of human resources at Bethel. He most recently served in the same position at Wiers International Trucks in Plymouth, Ind., and began his role at Bethel on Oct. 1.

Bethel’s New President Launches New Student Media Center

President Chenoweth will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony for Bethel's new student media center on Thursday, Oct. 10 at 11 a.m., followed by an open house of the facility.

Bethel College Hosts Event to Honor Dar and Dot Wiekamp

Sponsorships of the event will establish an endowed scholarship in honor of the Wiekamps and their service to the community.

Clarence Gilyard Guest Directs "The Diary of Anne Frank"

Clarence Gilyard, film and television actor known for his roles on “Matlock,” “Walker, Texas Ranger,” “Die Hard” and “Top Gun,” will guest direct "The Diary of Anne Frank" at Bethel.