Campus News

Bethel Art Professor Showcases a Few of His Favorite Things

Bethel College’s Chair of the Visual Arts Department Christopher Stackowicz will showcase his artwork entitled “A Few of My Favorite Things,” with an opening reception on Wednesday, Nov. 16 from 5 to 8 p.m. The event will be held in the Weaver Art Gallery located inside the Everest-Rohrer Chapel/Fine Arts Center. The exhibit will run Nov. 16 to Dec. 18 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.,…

Orchestra Presents Free Chamber Concert

The Bethel College Chamber Orchestra will present a free concert to the community on Tuesday, Nov. 1 at 7:30 p.m. in the Everest-Rohrer Chapel/Fine Arts Center. The orchestra will be conducted by Associate Professor of Music Vicky Tan Warkentien, D.M.M.

Repertoire for the program includes excerpts from “Symphony of Worship,” one the most recent works by Marilynn Ham, “Pictures at an…

Bethel Theatre Department Presents "Women of Lockerbie"

The Bethel theatre department will present “Women of Lockerbie” on Nov. 10 and 11 at 7:30 p.m. and on Nov. 12 at 2 p.m. and again at 7:30 p.m. The performance, under the direction of Derrick Null, will take place in the Everest-Rohrer Chapel/ Fine Arts Center – Auditorium.

Loosely inspired by a true story, the “Women of Lockerbie” is written by Deborah Brevoort in the structure…

Bethel Featured as a College of Distinction

Bethel College has been selected to the 2011 – 2012 Colleges of Distinction™ published guide and website. Schools recognized as Colleges of Distinction are commended for their commitment and performance of the Four Distinctions: engaged students, great teaching, vibrant communities and successful outcomes. Colleges of Distinction™ departs from traditional rankings system that judge schools…

Athletes Coordinate Blood Drive

 Bethel College will host a community blood drive Oct. 6, from 10:45 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Goodman Gymnasium.

Jon Rogers (’12) and Danielle Reilly (’13) are coordinating this event. Reilly is a member of the Bethel varsity softball team, while Rogers is a member of the varsity soccer team.

"The American Red Cross is such a wonderful organization to be a part of…

Faculty, Students and Staff Take Part in Annual Service Day

Every year, Bethel students, faculty and staff set aside an entire day to serve alongside one another in the community during a campus-wide service day. This year the event took place on  in early October from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. All classes before 6 p.m. were cancelled for the day so all students, faculty and staff may attend.

“Service day is a rare and exciting opportunity…

Bethel Celebrates with Ribbon-Cutting Ceremonies

 Bethel College will host a “Day of Celebration” with ribbon-cutting ceremonies for each of the newly renovated and reopened buildings on campus: the Dining Commons, Wiekamp Athletic Center, Goodman Gymnasium and the Otis Bowen Museum on Thursday, Sept. 15. Events will start at 8:45 a.m. and finish up around 9:15 a.m.

Schedule of events:

8:45 a.m. Ribbon-Cutting…

Bethel Ranks 20 in U.S. News Media Group's America's Best Colleges

Bethel earned the 20th spot among the Midwest’s Best Baccalaureate Colleges in the 2012 edition of “America’s Best Colleges” by U.S. News Media Group. Nationally there are 371 schools in the Regional Colleges category and overall Bethel came in at 55. That puts Bethel in the top 14 percent of all Baccalaureate Colleges.

The 2012 America’s Best Colleges…

Bethel Presents Miniature Operas

Bethel College Operatic Irregulars will explore the miniature side of chamber opera this fall semester when they present, “The Soothsayer of the Village” and “The Prodigal Son.” The two chamber operas, each featuring a cast of three, will be directed by Associate Professor of Music Robert Rhein, D.M.A., on Friday, Sept. 9 and Saturday, Sept. 10 at 7:30 p.m. in the Everest-Rohrer…

Bethel Hosts Free College Fair

Bethel College will host more than 40 Christian colleges for the annual South Bend/Mishawaka Christian College Fair on Tuesday, Sept. 27 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.

Christian college representatives will be available to answer questions and discuss options for those interested…