News & Events

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
Monday, December 8, 2014
Let your mind wander back to your college days. Did you ever question, “Where will I be in ten, twenty, or even thirty years from now?” Were you concerned about making the correct career... continue reading
Friday, November 14, 2014
The 2014 edition of “Give to Bethany Day” was a great success! On Thursday, November 13, 2014, alumni and friends made 225 gifts to Bethany. The total contributions were $48,025 during this... continue reading
Friday, October 31, 2014
Five students in Professor Shane Bowyer’s Principles of Management class at Bethany Lutheran College will be holding a fundraiser for Minnesota Valley Action Council (MVAC) Food Hub on... continue reading
Baseball vs Northland Apr 17 Mankato, Minn.
Softball at Northwestern Apr 17 St. Paul, Minn.
Men's Tennis at Augustana Apr 17 Sioux Falls, S.D.
Softball at Northwestern Apr 17 St. Paul, Minn.
Spring Play - Metamorphoses Apr 17 Ylvisaker Fine Arts Center 100 - Theater
Men's Track & Field at Carleton College Apr 18 Northfield, Minn.
Women's Track & Field at Carleton College Apr 18 Northfield, Minn.
April Open House Apr 18 Honsey Hall
Men's Tennis vs Northwestern Apr 18 Mankato, Minn.
Women's Tennis vs Northwestern Apr 18 Mankato, Minn.
Baseball vs Northland Apr 18 Mankato, Minn.
CANCELLED Women's Tennis vs Minn.-Morris Apr 18 Mankato, Minn.
Softball at North Central Apr 18 Minneapolis, Minn.
Baseball vs Northland Apr 18 Mankato, Minn.
Softball at North Central Apr 18 Minneapolis, Minn.
Men's Tennis vs Minn.-Morris Apr 18 Mankato, Minn.
Spring Play - Metamorphoses Apr 18 Ylvisaker Fine Arts Center 100 - Theater
Minnesota Valley Chorale in concert Apr 18 Trinity Chapel
Spring Play - Metamorphoses Apr 19 Ylvisaker Fine Arts Center 100 - Theater
International Tea and Treats - World Club Apr 19 Honsey Hall
Softball at Crown Apr 21 St. Bonifacius, Minn.
Softball vs Minn.-Morris Apr 21 St. Bonifacius, Minn.
Women's Tennis at Martin Luther Apr 22 New Ulm, Minn.
Men's Tennis at Martin Luther Apr 22 New Ulm, Minn.
Baseball at Macalester Apr 23 St. Paul, Minn.
Baseball at Macalester Apr 23 St. Paul, Minn.
Senior Art Lecture and Reception - "Brought to Life" Apr 23 Ylvisaker Fine Arts Center
IM Indoor Soccer Capt's Meeting Apr 23 Sports & Fitness Center
Baseball vs Crown Apr 24 Mankato, Minn.
Men's Tennis at St. Scholastica Apr 24 Duluth, Minn.

April 17, 2015

Menu Lunch: creamy potato soup, cold berry soup, chicken breast, potato wedges, CA blend, chicken fried steak, BBQ chicken, green beans, mashed potatoes/gravy, breakfast all day
English Senior Presentation On Friday, April 17 at 6:00 in Honsey Hall, room #311, Brittany Titus will present her senior capstone project for the BA in English. The title of Brittany's presentation is "On My Own: Writing my First Young Adult Book." Brittany will discuss the process of writing YA fiction and read from her original creative work, "On My Own." All are invited to attend.
Health Services Friday 8-12pm
Residence Hall Housing Lotteries Living on-campus is a great way to be close to classes, friends, and extracurricular activities. In order to secure on-campus housing, you must participate in your respective housing lottery. Here are the housing lottery dates: Edgewood Place (April 19), Teigen & Gullixson Halls (April 22), and Anderson Hall (April 26). See email announcements and posters in the residence halls for more information.
Peter Bloedel Magic in the Lab Bethany's own Pete Bloedel brings variety entertainment at its finest. Get ready for a fast-paced show combining magic, juggling, music, and comedy! Wednesday, April 29 7:30pm in The LAB Coffee Shop in Luther Hall.
World Club - International Tea and Treats Sunday, April 19 at 7:00 pm in Honsey Hall - The Bethany World Club invites you to the annual International Tea and Treats at 7 p.m. in the lobby of Honsey Hall. Mingle with Bethany's international students and sample flavors from around the world in this free, festive, cross-cultural culinary event. Free!
IM Indoor Soccer Sign-Ups Sign-ups are open for IM Indoor Soccer. Games will be held Mon-Thurs and Sundays. Potential game times are 4-10:00pm M-Th and 2-10pm Sundays depending upon the number of teams. Be sure to refer to the eligibility & roster portions of the rules when forming teams! Rules, roster, liability, and emergency information forms can be picked up from the IM wall in the SFC. Completed forms must be returned to the same area. Rosters are due Tues 4/21. MANDATORY manager's meeting Thurs 4/23 at 8:30pm in the SFC classroom. Games begin Sun 4/26. Questions? Please contact Renee Tatge, IM Dir.
Scholarship Awarded Katelyn Kowitz was chosen to receive the Mayo Clinic Health System Auxiliary Health Profession Scholarship for 2015-16. This scholarship was established to encourage students to enter a health profession, and is based on scholastic ability, leadership, and personal goals as they relate to healthcare-related professions. Congratulations Katelyn!
Relay for Life Please consider signing up for a Relay for Life team! Bethany Lutheran College's Relay for Life is on Friday, May 1st from 6:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m. Just go to this link: to sign up! Also, once you raise a minimum of $10, you will receive a Relay for Life T-shirt! Contact Allison ( or Morgan ( with any questions. Thank you!
Family Fest @ BLC Do you want volunteering hours? Do you like kids? Then volunteer April 24 from 4:00-9:00 PM in the SFC by running games, passing out snacks, and directing parking! Sign up at Audrey’s desk or at this link:
Metamorphoses tickets Come to Bethany's spring play, METAMORPHOSES, this weekend and next. Performances are Fridays & Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. & Sunday the 19th at 2:00 p.m . Based on Ovid's transformation myths, Metamorphoses mixes ancient stories with contemporary language, humor, and thought, all enacted in and around a large pool of water. Online ticketing at and at 507-344-7374. You may also pick up tickets at the theater the day of the show. Your tickets, BLC friends, are FREE. (FYI, Saturday the 18th is sold out, but take your chances with the rush list and we'll hope to get everyone in!!)
Speech Team Home Concert The Bethany Speech Team will host the annual Home Concert performance for Bethany on Tuesday, April 21 at 7 pm in Meyer Hall 101. The performance will highlight what the team has done all year. Come watch some national-award-winning performers. This is not your speech class kind of speeches! See the power of the spoken word. A light reception will happen after the performance.
Luthapalooza XIV Did you know there is Bethany talent playing shows around Minnesota and beyond? Now they are bringing their talent home to play for this year's Luthapalooza XIV! You won't want to miss this outstanding lineup featuring BLC Drumline, Party after Paradise, Sarah Lai, and Midlife Crisis. See you Sunday 4/26 at the Sibley Park Bandshell. $3 meal deal over the dinner hour.