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Bethel Welcomes Christian Comedian John Crist

Bethel College welcomes Christian comedian John Crist to the stage on Friday, Oct. 24 at 7 p.m. in the Everest-Rohrer Chapel/Fine Arts Center – Auditorium. Crist emerged onto the national comedy scene in 2009 when he appeared on Louie Anderson’s Las Vegas Comedy Show “Larger than Life.”

Bethel Community Offers Helping Hands in Michiana

Bethel College students, faculty and staff will serve together throughout Michiana during a campus-wide service day on Tuesday, Oct. 7. The day will start at 8:30 a.m. in the Everest-Rohrer Chapel/Fine Arts Center, where individuals will divide into their work groups and leave campus to volunteer at various local organizations from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Bethel Launches First Biotechnology Certificate Program in Northern Indiana

In response to the increasing demands of Indiana’s bioscience industry for a skilled workforce, Bethel College announces the creation of the first biotechnology certificate program in Northern Indiana, made possible by a grant from the Lilly Foundation. The program, which can be completed in three semesters and includes an internship, is designed to prepare students for employment in industrial, medical, college and research laboratories.

Free Seminar - How to Plan a Winning Youth Conference

Bethel College is proud to present a free workshop for church youth leaders on how to plan a successful youth conference. The workshop, which includes a free lunch, will take place on Monday, Sept. 22 at 11 a.m.

Tickets on Sale Now for "The 39 Steps"

The Bethel College theatre department presents “The 39 Steps,” adapted by Patrick Barlow, from the novel by John Buchan, from the movie of Alfred Hitchcock. Performances will be on Thursday, Oct. 2 and Friday, Oct. 3 at 7:30 p.m., and Saturday, Oct. 4 at 1 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. in the Everest-Rohrer Chapel/Fine Arts Center – Auditorium.

Munroe Named Vice President for Institutional Advancement

Rick Munroe, CFRE, has been named vice president for institutional advancement at Bethel College. He most recently served in the same role at Thomas University in Thomasville, Ga., and will begin at Bethel on Sept. 15.

Bethel Recognized as a Top Tier College for 11th Consecutive Year

Bethel remained 19th on the list of the Midwest’s Best Baccalaureate Colleges in the 2015 edition of “America’s Best Colleges” by U.S. News Media Group. In addition to the college’s overall ranking, Bethel is positioned highly in several important specific sections, including seventh for freshman to sophomore retention, eighth in the percentage of freshmen in the top 25 percent of their high school class, 12th for percentage of classes under 20 students and 12th for graduation rate.

Bethel to Participate in College GO! Week

Bethel College will participate in the state’s annual College GO! Week Sept. 22-26. During College GO! Week, every high school in Indiana is asked to prepare their students for college and careers through a variety of events and activities. Specifically, College GO! Week aims to have high school seniors apply to a college, juniors attend college fairs, sophomores take the PSAT and freshmen complete a graduation plan.

Bethel College presents “Operatic Irregulars”

Bethel College will present “Operatic Irregulars,” a 90-minute performance filled with fast-paced comedy, on Sept. 5 and 6 at 7:30 p.m. in the Everest-Rohrer Chapel/Fine Arts Center – Auditorium. Admission is free.

Students Exhibit Artwork Connected Through Narrative

The “Drawing Tales” art show will open on Friday, Sept. 5 at 11 a.m. in the Weaver Gallery in the Everest-Rohrer Chapel/Fine Arts Center. The event is free and attendees will have a chance to win a free self-portrait or family portrait drawn by senior visual arts major Stacy Lamb. The show will be dedicated to Rayna DoBrodt, a former Bethel College student from Mishawaka, Ind., who died in an auto accident in July.