News & Events

Thursday, July 30, 2015
The Red Hats Company, made up of Bethany Lutheran College alumni Benji Inniger and Jacob Kempfert are producing a show entitled Saint Guillotine at the 2015 Minnesota Fringe Festival in... continue reading
Tuesday, July 7, 2015
Bethany Lutheran College is proud to announce four new members to its Athletic Hall of Fame. In addition, Bethany will honor the first-ever "Team of Distinction" at its annual Hall of Fame... continue reading
Monday, April 27, 2015
Jim Vinz is the recipient of the 2015 Bethany Lutheran College Distinguished Alumnus Award.  Vinz, originally from Amboy, Minnesota, enrolled at Bethany in 1979. He was a member of the... continue reading
Wednesday, April 1, 2015
The Bethany Lutheran College Speech Team continued its winning ways with a successful trip to the 18th annual National Christian College Forensics Invitational (NCCFI) speech and debate... continue reading
Friday, March 13, 2015
A new stained glass window was installed at the entrance of Bethany’s Old Main building on Thursday, March 13, 2015. The Bethany High School classes of 1952 and 1953 donated funds to create... continue reading
Wednesday, March 4, 2015
NEW ORLEANS - The Bethany men's and women's cross country teams had successful seasons in 2014 each coming in third place at the Upper Midwest Athletic Conference championships last fall.... continue reading
Monday, March 2, 2015
Legal Studies
The Board of Regents of Bethany Lutheran College (BLC) recently approved the addition of a new major and minor in legal studies. The new major will be offered beginning with the fall... continue reading
Thursday, February 26, 2015
MANKATO, MN – The Bethany Lutheran College Board of Regents has unanimously elected Dr. Gene Pfeifer (56) of Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota, to become the tenth president of the College,... continue reading
Tuesday, February 3, 2015
Faculty and Staff Anniversaries 2015
The Board of Regents of Bethany Lutheran College and Theological Seminary met on the Bethany campus for their quarterly meeting on February 2 and 3, 2015.  After the Chapel service on... continue reading
Monday, January 5, 2015
The next Bethany Lutheran College Athletic Hall of Fame induction will be during the 2015 Fall Festival in September. The Hall of Fame committee is looking for your nominations! If you know... continue reading
All-Campus Photo Aug 28 Campus Green
Men's Golf at Wittenberg Cup Aug 28 Crow River C.C. / Hutchinson, Minn.
Women's Golf at Wittenberg Cup Aug 28 Crow River C.C. / Hutchinson, Minn.
Women's Golf at MLC Dual Aug 28 Crow River C.C. / Hutchinson, Minn.
Waseca Waterpark Aug 28 Vans depart from Chapel
Last Day to Drop a Class Aug 28
Outdoor Movie on the Big Screen Aug 28 Campus Green
Men's Cross Country at Gustavus Adolphus College Aug 29 St. Peter, Minn.
Speech Team Meeting Aug 31, Sep 1, Sep 8, Sep 15, Sep 22, Sep 29, Oct 6, Oct 13, Oct 20, Oct 27, Nov 3, Nov 10, Nov 17, Nov 24, Dec 1 Honsey Hall 211 - Competitive Speaking Room
Women's Volleyball vs Augsburg Sep 1 Northfield, Minn.
Speech Team Meeting Aug 31, Sep 1, Sep 8, Sep 15, Sep 22, Sep 29, Oct 6, Oct 13, Oct 20, Oct 27, Nov 3, Nov 10, Nov 17, Nov 24, Dec 1 Honsey Hall 211 - Competitive Speaking Room
Women's Soccer vs Buena Vista Sep 1 Mankato, Minn.
Women's Volleyball vs Carleton Sep 1 Northfield, Minn.
Men's Soccer vs Buena Vista Sep 1 Mankato, Minn.
Women's Volleyball vs Macalester Sep 1 Northfield, Minn.
Men's Golf at UMAC Preview Sep 3 Alexandria G.C. / Alexandria, Minn.
Women's Golf at UMAC Preview Sep 3 Alexandria G.C. / Alexandria, Minn.
Autumnal - Paintings by Pam Bidelman Art Lecture Sep 3 Ylvisaker Fine Arts Center
Women's Soccer at Wisconsin Lutheran Sep 4 Milwaukee, Wis.
Women's Volleyball vs Simpson Sep 4 Morris, Minn.
Men's Soccer at Wisconsin Lutheran Sep 4 Milwaukee, Wis.
Women's Volleyball vs Hamline Sep 4 Morris, Minn.
Women's Cross Country at Crown College Sep 5 St. Bonifacius, Minn.
Men's Cross Country at Gustavus Sep 5 St. Peter, MN
Women's Cross Country at Gustavus Adolphus Sep 5 St. Peter, Minn.
Women's Volleyball vs St. Catherine Sep 5 Morris, Minn.
Women's Soccer at Ripon Sep 5 Ripon, Wis.
Women's Volleyball at Minn.-Morris Sep 5 Morris, Minn.
Men's Soccer at Ripon Sep 5 Ripon, Wis.
Labor Day Sep 7

August 28, 2015

Volunteer Soccer Coaches needed at Mt. Olive Lutheran Mt. Olive Lutheran Grade School (located just east of BLC on Marsh St.) is in need of volunteer coaches for their co-ed soccer teams. The program consist of students in grades 5-8, and is planning to have a lower-grade squad and a upper-grade squad. Practices are on Mondays and Thursdays from 2:30-4:00PM on the Bethany soccer practice field. They play in two tournaments in Sept. and play matches during the week, usually on practice nights. If you are interested, please contact Craig Zibrowski at Mt. Olive by calling 345-7927 or emailing him at mrz@mtolivelutheran.org.
Child Care Needed The Evangelical Free Church of 354 Carol Court in Upper North Mankato is seeking responsible college students to do child care during parent Bible study throughout the school year from 8:30 to 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday mornings. Contact them at 507-345-7451 if you are interested or for additional information.
America Reads / Counts Work Study BLC students from all majors are invited to participate in American Reads and Counts, a paid work study program that involves tutoring children in reading and math. Tutoring typically occurs at the child's school and matches your schedule during or after school hours on any weekdays. Candidates must clear a background check. Contact Mike Butzow in Old Main 227 beside the registrar's office to apply or to get more information. It's a great way to get paid while gaining experience, representing BLC, and serving the community.
Child Care Opportunity at Mt. Olive Lutheran Church The MOMs Bible study group at Mt. Olive Lutheran Church at 1123 Marsh St in Mankato is seeking responsible college students to do child care for toddlers during their meetings on Wednesday mornings from 8:10 to 10:00 from Sept. 16 through Dec. 9. Compensation is $10 per meeting. Candidates will be asked to agree to a background check. If interested or for more information, contact Ms. Rachel Ulrich at renderle@gmail.com.
Party at the Pit Relax after the first week of school with the X-terrain Club on Saturday, August 29, at 1:00 p.m.. We will be swimming, grilling out, playing beach games, and just chilling at Hiniker pond (aka "the pit"). Meet at the glass staircase (by the bookstore) with your swim suit, towel, and car keys. It will be a great chance to meet new friends and see how fun X-terrain actually is!
Inkwell Join Inkwell and receive a credit! We'd love to have you as part of our staff - neither being an English major nor having previous experience is required. We do fun things like run contests, create a magazine, and host the 21 day writing challenge. If you are interested, we have an informational meeting on Monday, August 31, at 4:30. There will be cookies! You can also contact us at inkwell@blc.edu.
Meal plan changes! You can change your meal plan until 5pm on Tuesday, September 8. Contact Glenda in MH 205, call 507-344-7736, or email glenda.bossow@blc.edu to make changes or if you have questions.
Mobius Strip Tic Tac Toe Show up your friends in the Math Dept's Mobius Strip Tic Tac Toe Tournament on Monday August 31st. Learn how to play and practice the new twist 7:30-8pm, with the tournament starting at 8pm in the Meyer Hall Foyer. Snacks will be available for participants and their cheerleaders!
IM Officials Needed Love sports and need a work-study job? Consider being an intramural ref! Check your email for details and the job application. Applications are due Monday 8/31. Questions? Contact Renee Tatge, IM Dir at rtatge@blc.edu or 344-7826.
Interested in Tutoring? If you have a a knack for teaching and a desire to help other students, consider becoming an Academic Resource Center (ARC) Tutor. Apply to become a tutor by going to the Academic Resource tab under Academics on the BLC website. An application form is linked to that page. For more information about what it means to be an ARC tutor, contact Dr. Carrie Pfeifer OM 224.
Need a Tutor? Need some help to have a good start to your classes? You can apply for a student tutor in seconds! Go to the BLC website and locate Academic Resources under the Academics tab. On this page there is a registration form for getting a tutor. Dr. Carrie Pfeifer will respond to your request as soon as possible to get you on the path to success.
Teacher aides needed Like working with kids! Jesus Loves Me Learning Center at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in lower North Mankato is hiring teacher aides. Please contact Lin Gronholz at lingjlm@hickorytech.net, 507-345-7707(office) or 507-508-2041(cell). Hours may vary based on your school class schedule. No previous experience needed.
Cable Hook Up If you would like cable tv in your dorm room the cost per semester is $100 per room. You can stop by the business office to pay.
IM Sand Volleyball Sign-Ups Open Sign-ups are open for IM sand volleyball. Games will be held Mon-Thurs and Sun evenings. Potential game times are 4-8pm weeknights & 2-8pm Sundays depending upon the number of teams and team availability. Be sure to refer to the eligibility & roster portions of the rules when forming teams. Check your email or pick up rules, registration, liability, & emergency info forms on the IM wall in the SFC. Return completed forms to the same area. Sign-ups close Wed 9/2 & games begin Tues 9/8. Mandatory managers meeting 8pm Thurs. 9/3 in the SFC classroom. Questions? Contact Renee Tatge, IM Director.
Student Jobs at BLC Students eligible for work-study financial aid can pick up their contracts from Connie in the Business Office (213 Old Main) between 9 a.m. - 4 p.m., Monday through Friday. All other students must wait until September 8 to apply for jobs unless they have specific skills as noted in the job list. Not sure whether you were awarded work-study financial aid? Check with the Financial Aid office (263 Old Main).
Volunteer 6th Grade Volleyball Coach Needed Mt. Olive Lutheran Grade School (located just east of BLC on Marsh St.) is in need of a volunteer coach for their 6th grade volleyball team. Practices are Tuesdays and Fridays from either 2:30-4:00 or 4:15-5:30 depending on your schedule. Games are mostly on Saturdays. If you are interested, please contact Craig Zibrowski at Mt. Olive by calling 345-7927 or emailing him at mrz@mtolivelutheran.org.