News & Events

Monday, August 18, 2014
The Bethany Hawkwatch will have an informational meeting on Tuesday, September 2, 2014, from 7:00-8:30 p.m. in Room 101 of the Marvin G. Meyer Hall of Science and Mathematics on the Bethany... continue reading
Friday, August 8, 2014
Bethany Lutheran College is proud to announce four new inductees into its Athletic Hall of Fame. Anthony Bias starred for the men’s basketball team from 1979-81. He earned National Junior... continue reading
Tuesday, May 20, 2014
Bethany Lutheran College began a $28,000,000 capital campaign in June 2007. The goals of the campaign focused on a variety of needs at Bethany. First and foremost was the construction of a... continue reading
Monday, May 5, 2014
Dr. Carol (Gilbertson) Lehtola is the recipient of the 2014 Bethany Lutheran College Distinguished Alumna Award.  As a child growing up on the family farm in Ulen, Minnesota, she had always... continue reading
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Bethany Lutheran College is taking the first steps towards the addition of a bachelor of science in nursing (BSN) program with the announcement of a search for a full time director of... continue reading
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... 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... 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... 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... 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.... continue reading
Residence Halls Open Aug 23
Women's Soccer Alumni Game Aug 23
Parent Orientation Aug 23 Lee Theater, YFAC
Men's Soccer Alumni Game Aug 23
Move In Day Bonfire Aug 23 Firepit by baseball/soccer complex
Parent Orientation (repeat session) Aug 24 Lee Theater, YFAC
Student Employment Orientation Aug 24 Meyer Hall 101 - Classroom
Opening Service Aug 24 Younge Gymnasium
Bethany Block Party Aug 24 Campus Green
New and Transfer Student Orientation Schedule Aug 25 Trinity Chapel
Picnic with Live Music by Midlife Crisis Aug 25 Campus Green
Picnic with Live Music by Midlife Crisis Aug 25 Campus Green
Fall Semester Classes Begin Aug 26
Campus-Wide Capture the Flag Aug 26 Sports & Fitness Center
All-Campus Photo Aug 27 Campus Green
Grand Opening of The Lab Aug 27 Luther Hall
Divergent on the Big Screen Aug 28 Campus Green
Women's Golf vs MLC Dual Aug 29 Mankato Golf Club / Mankato, Minn.
Men's Golf vs Wittenberg Cup Aug 29 Mankato Golf Club / Mankato, Minn.
Women's Volleyball at St. Olaf Aug 29 Northfield, Minn.
Last Day to Drop a Class Aug 29
Men's Soccer at Buena Vista Aug 29 Storm Lake, Iowa
Women's Volleyball vs Carleton Aug 29 Northfield, Minn.
WOW Zone Unlimited Bowling, Laser Tag, and Mini Golf Aug 29 2030 Adams St. Mankato
Women's Soccer at Buena Vista Aug 29 Storm Lake, Iowa
Men's Cross Country at Gustavus Invitational Aug 30 St. Peter, Minn.
Women's Cross Country at Gustavus Invitational Aug 30 St. Peter, Minn.
Women's Volleyball vs Macalester Aug 30 Northfield, Minn.
Swimming at Hiniker a.k.a "The Pit" with Cross-Terrain Club Aug 30 Hiniker Pond
Women's Soccer vs Grace University Aug 30 Storm Lake, Iowa

August 22, 2014

Opening Week 2014 Schedule of events... Saturday 8/23 Bonfire at the Firepit 7:30pm; Sunday 8/24 Bethany Block Party on the Green 7:30pm; Monday 8/25 Picnic on the Green with Live Music by Midlife Crisis 5:30pm; Tuesday 8/26 Campus-Wide Capture the Flag meet in the SFC lobby 7:30pm; Wednesday 8/27 The LAB Grand Opening in Luther Hall 8:00pm; Thursday 8/28 Divergent showing on the big screen on the Green 9:00pm; Friday 8/29 Unlimited bowling, laser tag, and mini golf at the WOW Zone 7:30pm. Sign up and pay $5 at Audrey's Desk for the WOW Zone.
Speech Team Informational Meeting The Speech Team will meet in HH 211 at 4:30 pm on Monday, Aug. 25. Learn the Speech Team can do for you and what you can do for the Speech Team.
All-Campus Photo Immediately after Chapel on Wednesday, August 27, the annual all-campus photo will be taken on the campus green. Everyone is invited!
Theatre Info Meeting The Bethany Theatre Department invites all interested students to the Theater Information Meeting on Tuesday, August 26 at 7 p.m. in Lee Theater of the Ylvisaker Fine Arts Center. Learn about this season's productions, auditions, and all the ways you can be involved. It's going to be an amazing season! Anyone of any class or major is welcome!
Auditions for Theatre Physics and A Christmas Carol AUDITIONS for Theatre Physics and A Christmas Carol will take place in the Ylvisaker Fine Arts Center on Wednesday, August 27. Auditions begin at 6:30 pm. Sign up for an audition time on the Theater Bulletin Board in the YFAC lobby! We have many roles to fill and everyone is welcome!
Swimming at "The Pit" On campus over Labor Day weekend? Chill out with Cross-Terrain Club at Hiniker Pond a.k.a. The Pit on Saturday 8/30. Meet at the glass staircase at 1pm to carpool.
Volleyball Coach Needed Mount Olive Lutheran School (1123 Marsh Street) is looking for a 5th grade volleyball coach. This is a volunteer position. Practices are on Mondays and Thursdays. Time of practice is flexible at this time but goes from 2:30 to 5:30 between the two teams for Mount Olive. Most of their games are on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. They play in a public school volleyball league. If interested, please contact Craig Zibrowski at mrz@mtolivelutheran.org.
America Reads and Counts BLC students interested in tutoring local school children through the America Reads and America Counts federal work study programs, please see Mike Butzow in Old Main 227 to express your interest. These paid opportunities provide meaningful experience in helping others while adding depth to your resume. BLC students from any major may apply. Tutoring opportunities are matched to your schedule.