Campus News

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…

Tickets on Sale Now for "The Hobbit"

The Bethel College department of theatre will present J.R.R. Tolkien’s “The Hobbit,” dramatized by Patricia Gray. Show times are scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 6 and Friday, Oct. 7 at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, Oct. 8 at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. in the Everest-Rohrer Chapel/Fine Arts Center. Tickets are on sale now.

“The Hobbit” stirs the imagination and intellect of everyone. Bilbo, one…

Bethel Professor Announces Book Release

Professor of Youth Ministry Terry Linhart, Ph.D., gives youth workers deep perspective and creative solutions to pressing global issues in a book recently released with colleague and co-author, David Livermore, Ph.D. Published by Zondervan, the book is called “What Can We Do? Practical Ways Your Youth Ministry Can Have a Global Conscience.”

“For quite some time, Dave and I have been…

Math Professor Announces Publication

HarperOne recently published "Mathematics Through the Eyes of Faith. Robert Myers, Ph.D., dean of sciences and associate professor of mathematics, is one of the contributing authors for the book, having co-written the chapter on proof and truth.