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Bethel Professors and Alumni Contribute to Book Project

Four Bethel College professors and alumni recently collaborated on a book project, “The Activist Impulse: Essays on the Intersection of Evangelicalism and Anabaptism,” which was released earlier this month by Pickwick Publications. Contributors include Associate Professor of Religion and Philosophy Tim Erdel, Ph.D., Instructor of Writing Joel Boehner (’05) and former adjunct instructors…

Nontraditional Programs Adds Criminal Justice Degree Completion Program

Bethel College’s nontraditional programs is now accepting applications for adult students interested in a bachelor of science in criminal justice as a degree completion program. This is just on the heels of the nontraditional programs’ recently launched online program last month.

“Of the traditional programs we get asked about on the nontraditional side, criminal justice…

Bethel Encourages Kids to "Jump In" to Academic Camps

Bethel will offer its fifth annual Academic Camps, which provide campers, from ages 7-17, with the opportunity to explore the vast world of academics. Taught by Bethel professors, along with students and staff, the camps will run during the months of June and July. The cost per camper is $125, with the exceptions of the ceramics and youth gospel choir camps.

Campers who successfully complete…

Record Amount of Bethel Students Planned to Graduate

Bethel College may graduate a record number of students this spring. At this time, more than 600 students plan to participate in Bethel’s two commencement ceremonies. Commencement for nontraditional programs, organizational management, Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) and Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing (BSN) completion will take place on Saturday, April 28 at 2:30 p.m.…

Sigma Theta Tau Celebrates New Members

Sigma Theta Tau International Nu Omicron Chapter-at-Large recently celebrated the induction of new members in a ceremony. The inductees were comprised of Bachelor of Science and Master of Science nursing students from Bethel College, Goshen College and Saint Mary’s College. Membership is by invitation to baccalaureate and graduate nursing students who demonstrate excellence in scholarship and…

Nursing Recognizes 94 Students During its Dedication Program

The Bethel College school of nursing recognized 94 nursing students during the nursing dedication program held earlier this month in the Everest-Rohrer Chapel/Fine Arts Center. The nursing faculty recognized 56 BSN students and 38 ADN who have completed nursing fundamentals, as well as advancing in their respective nursing program. Prior to the start of the program, guests enjoyed a slide show prepared…

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…

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…

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.…