Campus News

Bethel Student Recognized for “Realizing the Dream”

Bethel College student Christina Martin was recently recognized as one of Indiana’s 31 sophomores who is “Realizing the Dream” as a first-generation college student. The Independent Colleges of Indiana, funded by the Lilly Endowment, awards a $2,500 grant to go towards the student’s college costs, as well as honoring a teacher who influenced the student’s aspirations for college.

Bethel Athletics Achieves Champions of Character Five-Star Status

The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) has announced that Bethel College has been named a recipient of the Champions of Character Five Star Award for the 2013-2014 school year.

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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.