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Friday, April 4, 2014
Bethany Lutheran College Associate Professor of History Dr. Ryan MacPherson together with Dr. Jonathan Den Hartog (University of Northwestern, St. Paul), and Dr. Christopher Gehrz (Bethel University) recently collaborated to create an academic forum for undergraduate students majoring in history. The three envisioned a forum where students could practice their craft like professionals, but among their peers. That vision came to fruition on March... continue reading
Thursday, March 13, 2014
Bethany Lutheran College and South Central Service Cooperative hosted the Young Writers and Artists Conference (YWAC) March 11 and 12. This wonderful set of workshops for students in grades 4 through 12 brought hundreds of students to the Bethany campus. The Young Writers and Artists Conference offers students the opportunity to explore a variety of subjects related to writing and creative arts. YWAC utilizes a number of authors, artists,... continue reading
Tuesday, March 4, 2014
The Bethany women's cross country team has always been known for the hard work they put forth in training for races. They put in hard work in the classroom as well and the latter is being recognized as the Vikings have been selected as a United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Division III All-Academic team for 2013. The squad earned a cumulative grade point average of 3.66 and were among four other UMAC... continue reading
Thursday, February 20, 2014
MANKATO, MN — Dr. Dan R. Bruss, the ninth president of Bethany Lutheran College, has announced his plan to retire June 30, 2015. Bruss made the public announcement to a campus assembly today. Bruss had formally made his intention known to the College’s Board of Regents at their most recent quarterly meeting in early February 2014. In his announcement letter to the Board, Bruss stated “When I first took up my duties as president, I had in the... continue reading
Monday, February 10, 2014
Bethany Lutheran College is pleased to announce the winners of the 2014 Speechless Film Festival. Speechless is an international film festival for both students and professionals. Speechless observes and celebrates the art of visual storytelling. Entries were judged by Donna Casella, Minnesota State University, Mankato; Sean Cobb, Gustavus Adolphus College; Lars Johnson, Bethany Lutheran College; Amy Magnus, South Central College; and Andrew... continue reading
Thursday, December 19, 2013
Dr. Tom Kuster (Director of the Christ in Media Institute) was recently featured on the WELSTech program where he explained the mission of the Institute and highlighted a new venture with students from Bethany Lutheran College, Bethany Lutheran Theological Seminary, Luther High School, Northland Lutheran High School, Wisconsin Lutheran College, Rocky Mountain Lutheran High School, and St Croix Lutheran High School. Dr. Kuster, who taught for 20... continue reading
Wednesday, December 4, 2013
Chad Heins (Assistant Professor of Biology) has reason to be excited about the latest news from the Bethany Hawkwatch field site. The Bethany Hawkwatch counted its 4,100th raptor of the fall season on Friday, November 22, when a Bald Eagle passed over the raptor counters. This marks the third consecutive fall with over 2,000 migrating raptors counted at the Mankato, Minnesota, observation site.  The Bethany Hawkwatch program is located on the... continue reading
Friday, November 29, 2013
Bethany Lutheran College alumnus and Minnesota author Colin Mustful recently spoke on campus about his new publication from Tate Publishing Thy Eternal Summer
 - The U.S. - Dakota Conflict of 1862. 
   Colin Mustful is a Minnesota author and historian with an extensive background in Native American history. More specifically the author has studied the subjugation and extinguishment of the Native American as well as the reasoning and... continue reading
Friday, November 15, 2013
Bethany Lutheran College is extremely grateful for all of our annual supporters and especially for the 119 alumni and friends who generously donated a gift during the 2013 Give to Bethany Day!    Give to Bethany Day, held on Thursday, November 14, 2013, was a special 24-hour fundraising event. During the day, alumni and friends helped raise $21,990 for the Bethany Fund, which supports the annual operating budget of the College. Additionally, two... continue reading
Thursday, October 24, 2013
The Bethany men's golf team is no stranger to winning an Upper Midwest Athletic Conference championship. The program won the title in 2007, but since the school was going through a transition to NCAA Division III from junior college, the victory didn't come with a bid to the national tournament.   The 2013 Vikings' team had a great chance of adding another trophy to the case as they held a commanding 28-shot lead going into Saturday's third and... continue reading

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