Campus News

Bethel Creates Spanish-Assisted Degree - First of Its Kind in the U.S.

Last week, Bethel College began a Hispanic Initiative, offering bilingual adults a new option for obtaining a college degree. The Spanish-assisted business degree is the first of its kind in the United States and is geared towards Hispanic adults who have the ability to earn a college degree, but have stayed out of the classroom due to language barriers.

Bethel College Board of Trustees Renews Contract of President Gregg Chenoweth

The Bethel College Governing Board of Trustees acted unanimously in their decision to give seventh Bethel president, Gregg Chenoweth, Ph.D., a contract extension through 2021.

Bethel College presents, “Barefoot in the Park”

The Bethel College Theatre Department presents, “Barefoot in the Park,” by Neil Simon, nominated for a 1964 Tony Award for Best Play. Performances are Friday, May 27 at 7:30 p.m., and Saturday, May 28 at 1 p.m., in the Everest-Rohrer Chapel/Fine Arts Center – Auditorium.

Bethel College Hosts Summer Institute for Teachers

Registration is open for the Summer Institute for Teachers, hosted annually by Bethel College. The institute will be held June 20-22 and those participating can earn up to 18 professional growth points (PGPs) or three graduate credits.

Ribbon Cutting for Bethel College Innovation Space

Bethel College will have a ribbon cutting ceremony for its new Bethel Innovation Gateway (BIG), a room on campus designed to encourage problem-solving and spur creativity. The ceremony will take place at on Tuesday, May 3 at 11:30 a.m., in Room 433 of the Miller-Moore Academic Center.

Bethel College 1966 and 2016 Graduates Hold Groundbreaking for Class Gift

Bethel College’s graduating class raised money to create a prayer garden on campus. The 50-year reunion class of 1966 joined in the fundraising efforts to make this a combined gift from both classes, a tradition for Bethel alumni. A groundbreaking for the prayer garden will take place outdoors near the Sailor Residential Center on Saturday, April 30 at 3:30 p.m., as part of Bethel’s graduation weekend.

Bethel College and School City of Mishawaka Partner to Start Kindergarten Lab Classroom

The Bethel College Education Department and School City of Mishawaka are partnering to create a laboratory kindergarten classroom on Bethel’s campus.

New Collaborative Building Trades Program Launches

WorkOne, Bethel College and local unions and employers are partnering to provide a two-week building trades training program designed to put area workers on the path to a career in the building trades industry.

Second Annual Online Giving Day

Bethel’s second annual Online Giving Day will be on Wednesday, April 13. All gifts will be matched dollar-for-dollar and will go towards three projects: an active-learning classroom, a prayer garden, and expansion of the Weaver Art Gallery.

Bethel Graduate, MLB Pitcher Eric Stults to Speak at FCA Luncheon

Bethel College Athletics is pleased to host the sixth annual Northern Indiana Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) Luncheon on Tuesday, April 12. This year's speaker is Bethel graduate and MLB pitcher, Eric Stults, who has taken the mound for the Dodgers, Rockies, White Sox, Padres and Braves.