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Collegians Present "Zeitgeist!"

The Bethel College Collegians will present this year’s performance of “Zeitgeist!” on Friday, March 9 at 7:30 p.m. in the Everest-Rohrer Chapel/Fine Arts Center – Auditorium.

“Zeitgeist!” is an evening of musical comedy blending musical theatre, pop, Bollywood, classical music, tap dance, as well as heartfelt slapstick humor and sarcasm. The theme of this year’s…

Bethel Hosts Community Blood Drive

Bethel College will host a community blood drive Thursday, Feb. 9, from 10:45 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Goodman Gymnasium. Softball player Danielle Reilly (’13) is coordinating this event and has set a goal to receive 107 units of blood. The American Red Cross is down 93,000 units of blood in this fiscal year in comparison to last year.

“We are desperately trying to help recover some of those…

Students Showcase Fifth Annual Juried Student Art Exhibit

 The Bethel College department of visual arts will be hosting an opening reception for its Fifth Annual Juried Student Art Exhibit on Friday, Feb. 10 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. The students’ artwork will be on display in the Weaver Art Gallery in the Everest-Rohrer Chapel/Fine Arts Center – Auditorium. The exhibit will run Feb. 10 to March 11, Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m.…

Bethel Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Combo Tour Heads West

The Bethel College Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Combo will begin their annual Jazz Tour on Friday, Feb. 17, at 7 p.m. at Groveland Missionary Church in Groveland, Ill.; Saturday, Feb. 18, at 7 p.m. at First Baptist Church in Mount Pleasant, Iowa; and Sunday, Feb. 19, at 10:15 a.m. at Trenton Missionary Church in Mount Pleasant, Iowa.

The tour is under the direction of Reginald…

"Classifieds" Art Exhibit Opened Reception Rescheduled

The “Classifieds” art exhibit featuring the multimedia artwork of local artist Kevin Wadzinski, and sponsored by Bethel College's visual arts department, has been rescheduled due to weather. The opening reception exhibit will be Jan. 20 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the Weaver Art Gallery. The display will be available for viewing Jan. 21 through Feb. 3 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., but will be closed on…

Music Professor Releases Newest Piano Book

Marilynn Ham, associate professor of music and artist-in-residence at Bethel, and Alfred Music Publishing Co., Inc. recently released her newest piano arrangement book entitled “Come Unto Me: 10 Comforting Solo Piano Arrangements for Worship.”

The 10 advanced arrangements appropriately fit the quiet and meditative mood, as well as the theme of the book, Matthew 11:28-30.…

Bethel Announces Scholarship Changes

Beginning fall 2012, new Bethel College students will benefit from two changes to the Missionary Church Scholarship and the New Alumni Legacy Award. 

The Missionary Church Scholarship is currently awarded to new students who are active in the fellowship of a Missionary Church and have submitted a letter or reference from a pastor along with their application for admission.…

Bethel Athletes Coordinate Second Blood Drive this Semester

 Bethel College will host a second community blood drive on Dec. 6 from 10:45 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Goodman Gymnasium. Softball player Danielle Reilly (’13) and soccer player Jon Rogers (’12) are once again coordinating this event.

"It is cool to watch Bethel's community come together in such a big way and I couldn't be happier with everyone's willingness to take part…

Bethel Continues the Scripture 66 Tradition

Scripture 66, an around-the-clock public reading of the entire Bible, will start Nov. 11 at 3 p.m. and end Nov. 14 at 9 a.m. in the campus’ main gazebo. Bethel students, faculty and staff will volunteer to read in 15-minute intervals during the event.

Bethel’s spiritual life team will be sponsoring the event in hopes of expressing the importance of scriptural reading…

Jazz and Percussion Ensembles to Present Free Concert

The Bethel College Jazz Ensemble, Jazz Combo and Percussion Ensemble will present their annual fall Jazz and Percussion Night on Friday, Nov. 18 at 7:30 p.m. in the Everest-Rohrer Chapel/Fine Arts Center Auditorium.

The program is under the direction of Professor of Music Reginald Klopfenstein, D.M., and will feature the jazz compositions of Sammy Nestico, Gordon Goodwin…