Campus News

Bethel College Commencement Planned for May 3

This year, 533 students plan to participate in Bethel’s two commencement ceremonies which will both be held on Saturday, May 3. Author and Bethel alumnus Todd Gongwer will speak at the adult student ceremony and Congresswoman Jackie Walorski will speak at the traditional and graduate student ceremony. For more information about commencement weekend activities, visit

Bethel Hosts Summer Institute for Teachers

Bethel College will offer the Summer Institute for Teachers on June 16, 17 and 18 in the Miller-Moore Academic Center, Room AC 342. Those participating in the three-day learning experience can earn up to 18 professional growth points (PGPs) or three graduate credits. Registration will be limited to the first 125 participants per session.

Bethel Creates Library App to Better Serve Students

Staff from the Otis & Elizabeth Bowen Library at Bethel College have developed an innovative way to provide services to students by creating a mobile library app. Of Bethel’s 119 peer institutions in the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU), Bethel is the first to have a library app available for both the Android and Apple markets.

Miller Named Capital One Academic All-American Second Team

Junior Zach Miller has been recognized for his academic and athletic achievements during the 2013-14 season by being named to the Capital One Academic All-American Second Team.

Clark Kellogg Visit Postponed

MISHAWAKA, IND., Feb. 11, 2014 – Clark Kellogg’s visit to Bethel College has been postponed due to a family emergency. Kellogg, who is vice president of player relations for the Indiana Pacers and lead college basketball analyst for CBS Sports, was scheduled to speak at 6:30 p.m. today, Tuesday,…

Bethel Student to Participate in National Bagging Contest

Junior Natalie Weiss will travel to Las Vegas, Nev., to compete in the National Grocer's Association Best Bagger Championship.

Retired Professor to Appear on WNIT's "Dinner and a Book"

Irene Eskridge, retired instructor of education and assistant director of education graduate programs, will appear on the Feb. 8 episode of “Dinner and a Book.” The episode airs at 10:30 a.m. on WNIT.

Indiana Pacers’ VP and CBS Sports Analyst Visits Bethel

Clark Kellogg, vice president of player relations for the Indiana Pacers and lead college basketball analyst for CBS Sports, will speak at Bethel College on Tuesday, Feb. 11 at 6:30 p.m. in Room 342 of the Miller-Moore Academic Center. Kellogg will share about achieving his dreams and walking in God’s plan.

President Chenoweth Appears on "The Harvest Show"

President Gregg Chenoweth, Ph.D., was interviewed on the Feb. 3, 2014, episode of "The Harvest Show," an internationally syndicated daily television program.

Bethel Presents: "The Sound of Music"

The Bethel College theatre department presents “The Sound of Music,” with performances on Thursday, Feb. 13 and Friday, Feb. 14 at 7:30 p.m., and Saturday Feb. 15 at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Tickets are on sale now.