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Bethel Faculty, Students and Staff Celebrate MLK Day

Bethel College’s Center for Intercultural Development (CID) and Multi-Ethnic Resource Team (MERT) will offer activities for faculty, students and staff in honor of Martin Luther King Jr Day, Monday, Jan. 16. Classes are canceled from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m., and staff and faculty will receive four hours of paid release time for the purpose of attending a sponsored activity of their choice.

“We…

High School All-Stars Set to Play at Bethel

Bethel College will host the 2012 Michiana McDonald's High School All-Star rosters on Monday, March 26 at 7:00pm in the Wiekamp Athletic Center.

Headlining the roster is 6'1 junior guard Demetrius Jackson who has helped guide the Knights of Marian High School to the their first ever Class 3A regional championship playing in the semi-state this Saturday against Norwell…

Bethel Hosts Educational Program on IBD

Bethel College will host “Treatment Options in Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Options to Consider,” an educational program intended for patients, families and caregivers living with Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis. The event, sponsored by the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America, will be held on Wednesday, April 25 in the Middleton Hall of Science – Octorium. Registration…

First Intercultural Festival Presents Gospel Concert and Fashion Show

Bethel College’s center for intercultural development has planned its first intercultural festival set to take place on April 2 and 3. Included in the festivities are a gospel concert and fashion show that are free to the public.

“When various students brought up the idea to have an intercultural festival, we jumped right in,” says Alex Gonzalez, campus coordinator/center…

7th Graders Become College Students for a Day

About 130 students from Jefferson Intermediate will experience “College for a Day” this week at Bethel College. Half the 7th grade class will visit on Thursday, March 29 and the rest will visit on March 30. The schedule includes visits to various classrooms, information sessions about applying to college and financial aid as well as a campus tour and even graduation at the end of…

Bethel to Host Conference on Educating Black Children

In collaboration with Bethel College and the South Bend Community School Corporation, the National Council on Educating Black Children (NCEBC) will host their fourth annual state conference at Bethel College on Friday, March 30 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. and Saturday, March 31 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The conference will be focused around the belief that “all children can learn.”

This…

Bethel Hosts Michiana Elite Bird Fair

Bethel College is hosting the 2012 Michiana Elite Bird Fair on Saturday, March 24 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Wiekamp Athletic Center Gates Gymnasium. Royal Wings Aviary will present more than 30,000 square feet of displays as part of the largest bird fair in the Michiana area.

In attempts to improve the Potawatomi Zoo, offer quality family time and inform the public about…

Bethel Announces New Campus-wide Messaging

Bethel College recently launched a new brand campaign. All marketing materials and advertisements for Bethel’s programs and departments will soon reflect the new message of “Spirited Connections.”

Bethel’s marketing and communications department worked for more than a year with Iowa-based, higher education agency Stamats to come up with the messaging through research…

Bethel to Participate in National Collegiate Day of Prayer

Bethel College will be participating in the National Collegiate Day of Prayer on Thursday, Feb. 23. The Shiloh Prayer Chapel will be open all day for students, faculty and staff to join hundreds of prayer groups around the nation in praying for college campuses, as well as the surrounding communities. Participants can pray individually or gather in groups to pray.

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Bethel to Co-Sponsor Michiana Spring College Fair

Bethel College will co-sponsor the Michiana Spring College Fair on Tuesday, March 13 from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. in the Student Activities Center on the campus of Indiana University South Bend. More than 35 colleges/universities and organizations are expected to attend.

High school students from at least six South Bend and Elkhart schools will be transported by buses provided by the 21st