Campus News

Bethel to Participate in National Collegiate Day of Prayer

Bethel College will be participating in the National Collegiate Day of Prayer on Thursday, Feb. 23. The Shiloh Prayer Chapel will be open all day for students, faculty and staff to join hundreds of prayer groups around the nation in praying for college campuses, as well as the surrounding communities. Participants can pray individually or gather in groups to pray.

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Bethel's Chapel Band Releases New Album

The Bethel College Chapel Band recently released their newest album, “Love Came Down.” The band’s leader and Bethel’s vice president for student development, Shawn Holtgren, Ph.D. (’95), says the album was inspired by the band’s desire to capture the spirit of Bethel’s chapel experience, which occurs three times a week.

The album includes a unique mix of songs that are all…

Bethel Launches First Online Program

Bethel’s nontraditional programs now offers its first complete degree online — a bachelor’s in business. This degree offers the same strength, quality and integrated faith as traditional on-campus offerings.

“The only difference is the delivery and pace,” says Director of Distance Learning Jason Edwards. “The faith approach will continue even online, because we are a Christ-centered…

Bethel Announces Title Sponsorship with WFRN's Friend Fest 2012

Bethel College is pleased to announce its partnership as title sponsor for the WFRN Friend Fest, a two-day Christian music festival that will be held on June 29 and 30 at Amish Acres in Nappanee, Ind. This event will include 16 musical guests like Casting Crowns, David Crowder, Sanctus Real and more; plus a variety of activities all weekend for the whole family.

“It’s a chance for us…

Bethel Hosts Philosophy Lecture on the Christian Mind

Bethel College will host a philosophy lecture by J.P. Moreland, Ph.D., on March 15 at 7:30 p.m. in the Miller-Moore Academic Center, Room 342. Moreland is a distinguished professor of philosophy at Talbot Seminary and will be discussing the topic of the Christian mind through his lecture, “The Non-physical Nature of Consciousness and the Soul.”

The lecture is free and open to the public.…

Professor Contributes to Electronic Bible Translation

Bethel College Professor Gene Carpenter, Ph.D., recently completed a searchable electronic translation of the prophet Ezekiel for the Lexham English Bible Project. The translation is now published and online at Logos Research Systems, Inc.

The Ezekiel translation includes extensive footnoting…

Bethel to Co-Sponsor Michiana Spring College Fair

Bethel College will co-sponsor the Michiana Spring College Fair on Tuesday, March 13 from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. in the Student Activities Center on the campus of Indiana University South Bend. More than 35 colleges/universities and organizations are expected to attend.

High school students from at least six South Bend and Elkhart schools will be transported by buses provided by the 21st

Get Your Tickets for Bethel's "Steel Magnolias"

The Bethel College theatre department will present “Steel Magnolias,” by Robert Harling. Show times are scheduled for Thursday, March 22 and Friday, March 23 at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, March 24 at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. in the Everest-Rohrer Chapel/Fine Arts Center – Auditorium.

Concerned with a group of gossipy southern ladies in a small-town beauty parlor, this play is alternately…

Bethel College Named Mishawaka's Business of the Year

Bethel College was recently named “Business of the Year” during the Mishawaka Business Association’s (MBA) annual meeting and awards dinner on Thursday, Feb. 16. The event was hosted at the Windsor Park Conference Center in Mishawaka.

Jeff Rea, president and CEO of the Chamber of Commerce gave the keynote address, while the Bethel College Chamber Duo provided music…

High School Students Become CEOs for a Day

High school juniors and seniors will become “CEO” for the day in a friendly competition known as the TCU/JA Titan Challenge on Friday, Mar. 2 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Bethel College in Goodman Gymnasium, with lunch following in the Dining Commons.

Sponsored by TCU and coordinated by the Junior Achievement (JA) program of Michiana, the Titan Challenge is a computer-simulated…