News & Events

Thursday, September 8, 2016
The Bethany Hawkwatch will kick off a special week of raptor migration counting in observance of the Hawk Migration Association of North America’s (HMANA) International Hawk Migration Week... continue reading
Tuesday, August 30, 2016
Dear Bethany Alumni - You will be receiving postcards and emails over the next few months requesting your assistance in confirming your current contact information. This will help us as we... continue reading
Thursday, August 18, 2016
The Minnesota Board of Nursing has completed campus and clinical site visits at Bethany Lutheran College (BLC) and officially granted permission to the College to establish a bachelor of... continue reading
Wednesday, May 25, 2016
The Bethany Lutheran College Athletic Department has added three new coaches recently. Each of these coaches bring with them impressive resumes and a comittment to Division III athletics.... continue reading
Thursday, May 19, 2016
The Bethany Lutheran College student-produced Minnesota State Maverick hockey broadcast has been nominated for a Sports Video Group (SVG) and the National Association of Collegiate... continue reading
Monday, May 9, 2016
Bethany Lutheran College is the recipient of a generous $6,000 grant from the Mankato Clinic Foundation. The funding will be used for the addition of a teaching/lab space that is part of... continue reading
Friday, May 6, 2016
Val Imm Bashour of Dallas is the recipient of the 2016 Bethany Lutheran College Distinguished Alumna Award. The award will be presented on May 13, 2016, during the 2016 Bethany Lutheran... continue reading
Wednesday, May 4, 2016
Bethany Lutheran College unveiled a new logo for its athletic teams today in the college's Sports and Fitness Center. Along with the logo, the identity package creates a revised look for... continue reading
Tuesday, April 12, 2016
The Upper Midwest Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) Student Production Awards were announced at a ceremony on Sunday, April 10, 2016, held at the... continue reading
Wednesday, March 9, 2016
Two Bethany Lutheran College students will participate in the annual Minnesota Private College Scholars Showcase event in St. Paul, Minnesota, on Thursday, March 10, 2016. The event... continue reading
Men's Tennis vs ITA Midwest Regional Sep 30 St. Peter, Minn.
Tjärnblom - Guest Artist Series Concert Sep 30 Trinity Chapel
Women's Volleyball vs St. Scholastica Sep 30 Mankato, Minn.
Men's Cross Country at Martin Luther Invititional Oct 1 New Ulm, Minn.
Women's Cross Country at Martin Luther Invititional Oct 1 New Ulm, Minn.
Men's Golf vs Viking Invite Oct 1 Oakdale Golf Club / Buffalo Lake, Minn.
Women's Golf vs Viking Invite Oct 1 Oakdale Golf Club / Buffalo Lake, Minn.
Women's Soccer at Northwestern Oct 1 St. Paul, Minn.
Women's Volleyball vs JV - Dakota County Technical Oct 1 Mankato, Minn.
Apple Orchard and Candy Barn Excursion Oct 1 MN Harvest and MN's Largest Candy Store in Jordan, MN
Men's Soccer at Northwestern Oct 1 St. Paul, Minn.
IM Flag FB Capt's Meeting Oct 2
Women's Soccer vs JV - Martin Luther Oct 3 Mankato, Minn.
Women's Soccer vs Bethel Oct 3 Mankato, Minn.
Women's Volleyball at Northwestern Oct 4 St. Paul, Minn.
Women's Volleyball vs St. Catherine Oct 4 St. Paul, Minn. / Northwestern
Women's Soccer at Crown Oct 5 St. Bonifacius, Minn.
Men's Soccer at Crown Oct 5 St. Bonifacius, Minn.
Men's Golf at UMAC Tournament Oct 6 Alexandria Golf Club / Alexandria, Minn.
Women's Golf at UMAC Tournament Oct 6 Alexandria Golf Club / Alexandria, Minn.
Eric Ouren Art Lecture and Reception - Kasotagraphs: Seeing the Formal in the Local Oct 6 Ylvisaker Fine Arts Center
X-Terrain Star Gazing & Astronomy at MSU Oct 7 MSU Observatory
Women's Volleyball at Minnesota Morris Oct 8 Morris, Minn.
Party in the Viking Village Oct 8
Women's Soccer vs Ripon Oct 9 Mankato, Minn.
Men's Soccer vs Ripon Oct 9 Mankato, Minn.
Lydia Artymiw, Julia Bogorad-Kogan, and Sarah Lewis - Guest Artist Concert Oct 9 Trinity Chapel
Mid-Term Exams Oct 10
Women's Volleyball at JV - Gustavus Adolphus Oct 10 St. Peter, Minn.
Men's Soccer at Martin Luther Oct 11 New Ulm, Minn.

September 30, 2016

Health Services Health Services schedule this week, Tuesday Sept 27 8-12 pm Wednesday 8-1pm
Friday Concert Friday, Sept. 30 - Tjärnblom, guest artist concert at 7:00 pm in Trinity Chapel. Swedish for "woodland lake flower", Tjärnblom is a Scandinavian-style string band featuring nyckelharpa (Swedish keyed fiddle), octave mandolin and harmonium. Tjärnblom has performed on the Prairie Home Companion radio show and at numerous festivals in Minnesota. Tickets are FREE for BLC students, faculty and staff! Regular tickets are $10 for all ages.. (Pssst....rumor has it that Dancing Queen is on the set list!)
Audition for Music Man Come audition for Music Man! There are parts for Singing Actors, Speaking only Actors, and Dancers! If you've ever wanted to be part of something big, now is the time! Dance Auditions are Sunday, Oct. 2 at 1:30 in the YFAC. Acting/Singing auditions will be Monday, Oct. 3 at 3:30 in the Sig Lee Theater. Any questions? Contact Ann Fredrickson at A breakdown of the parts is posted in the YFAC on the Theater bulletin board.
Speech Team Success! The Bethany Speech Team hosted its first debate tournament of the year on Tuesday, Sept. 27. Bethany did well! The team of Noella Wigtil and Tyler Voigt won a Gold award. Tyler was named the second best debater in the tournament. Zeffie Woods tied as the third best debater. Maren Thompson, in her very first tournament, tied as the tenth best debater! The Speech Team travels to Fargo/Moorhead this coming weekend. Wish them well!
Apple Orchard and Candy Barn Be at the glass staircase by 3pm this Sat 10/1 to take a trip to MN Harvest Apple Orchard and Minnesota's Largest Candy Store (the big yellow barn on 169)! Free transportation and admission to the orchard. Bring spending money (cash/check only at the Yellow Barn) if you want to buy apples or anything from the candy barn. Don't have spending money? Come along for the experience! Wagon rides through the orchard and a petting zoo. Vans will be back to Bethany by approximately 7pm. Brought to you by BAC.
Help deliver meals to seniors and disabled individuals Students and staff: Volunteers are needed to help deliver meals to seniors and disabled individuals in the Mankato area. Delivery takes just an hour and you can pick up meals between 10:45–11 a.m. Deliver once a week, once per month, whatever works with your schedule. Brighten someone's day with a visit from a friendly face with some great food and help make a difference in the Mankato community. Please contact Sally at 340-3162, or Vanessa at 1-866-974-0285 for more information, or email
Tournament on the Green! Come have fun in a ping pong/bean bag toss tournament on October 7th at 6 p.m. on the green! 1st place winners will win a $10 gift card to Chipotle and 2nd place winners will win a $5 gift card to Starbucks! There will be chips and cookies! We will be taking a donation at the event that will go to benefit STORM. If you have any questions or wish to sign up, email
IM Flag Football Sign-Ups Sign-ups are open for IM flag football. Games will be held Mon-Th & Sun evenings. Potential game times are 4-10pm weeknights and 2-10pm Sun's depending on the number of teams & 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, and liability & emergency info forms on the IM wall in the SFC. Return completed forms to the same area. Sign-ups close Fri 9/30 and games begin Mon 10/3. Mandatory captain's meeting 7:30pm Sun 10/2 in the SFC classroom. Questions? Contact Renee Tatge, IM Coor.
X-terrain Outdoor Club Meeting There is still time to join the X-terrain outdoor club! We will be having our meeting on Tuesday October 4 at 8:00 in the top floor of Luther Hall. We will talk about our upcoming events such as star gazing, pumpkin carving, plus whatever you would like to do. Please bring your planner and your ideas!
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 Dr. Polly Browne in HH327 or by email at to apply or to get more information. It's a great way to get paid while gaining experience, representing BLC, and serving the community.
Would you like to earn a little extra cash? Would you like to earn a little extra cash? Looking for: A few reliable childcare workers to supervise young children while their moms participate in Bible Study. When: Wednesday Mornings from 8:00-10:00am, September 21st-December 7th. Where: Mt. Olive Lutheran Church, a few blocks from campus. Responsibilities: Lead bible story and song time, supervise activities and play time, and feed provided snack. This is a paid position. Must pass State of MN background check Contact: Emily Peters (
Looking for a job? Be sure to visit the Find Jobs page ( on our website for all the latest job postings.
Home Volleyball TONIGHT The Bethany volleyball team will play St. Scholastica TONIGHT at 7 p.m. in the North Gym of the Sports and Fitness Center. Let's continue to pack the Student Section! Go Vikings!
IM Flag FB Capt's Meeting Reminder that the mandatory IM Flag Football captain's meeting is this Sunday 10/2 at 7:30pm in the SFC classroom. All teams must have a representative present. Unrepresented teams will start the season with one loss. Questions? Please contact Renee Tatge, IM Coor. at