News & Events

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
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
Men's Golf vs UMM/MLC Triangular Apr 27 Oakdale Golf Club / Buffalo Lake, Minn.
Women's Golf vs Minn.-Morris Dual Apr 27 Oakdale Golf Club / Buffalo Lake, Minn.
Softball at Crown Apr 28 St. Bonifacius, Minn.
Softball vs Minn.-Morris Apr 28 St. Bonifacius, Minn.
Spring Semester Honors Recital Apr 28 Trinity Chapel
Men's Track & Field at MSU Twilight Apr 29 Mankato, Minn.
Women's Track & Field at MSU Twilight Apr 29 Mankato, Minn.
Peter Bloedel Magic in the Lab Apr 29 The LAB Coffee Shop in Luther Hall
On Campus Recruiter Apr 30
Baseball vs Crown Apr 30 Mankato, Minn.
Spring Semester Student Art Show Apr 30 Ylvisaker Fine Arts Center
Men's Track & Field at UMAC Outdoor Championships May 1 Morris, Minn.
Women's Track & Field at UMAC Outdoor Championships May 1 Morris, Minn.
Men's Tennis vs Upper Midwest Athletic Conference May 1 Minneapolis, Minn. (Baseline Tennis Center)
Women's Tennis vs Upper Midwest Athletic Conference May 1 Minneapolis, Minn. (Baseline Tennis Center)
Softball at UMAC Postseason Tournament May 1 Duluth, Minn.
Baseball at St. Scholastica May 1 Duluth, Minn.
Bethany Faculty Interest Talk (BFIT) - Matt Kuster May 1 Honsey Hall 129 - Viewing Room
Baseball at St. Scholastica May 2 Duluth, Minn.
Baseball at St. Scholastica May 2 Duluth, Minn.
Senior Voice Recital by August Jeske May 4 Trinity Chapel
Media Arts Senior Showcase May 5 Honsey Hall 129 - Viewing Room
Spring Instrumental Festival Concert May 6 Trinity Chapel
Baseball at UMAC Postseason Tournament May 7 Duluth, Minn.
Men's Track & Field at UW-L Eagle Open May 8 La Crosse, Wis.
Women's Track & Field at UW-L Eagle Open May 8 La Crosse, Wis.
Spring Formal May 8 City Center Hotel Ballroom
Final Exams May 11
Commencement Vespers 2015 May 14 Trinity Chapel
Spring Commencement 2015 May 15 Sports & Fitness Center

April 27, 2015

Menu Lunch: beef barley & chicken & rice soup, stuffed pork loin, roasted red potatoes, steamed cauliflower & broccoli, meatball subs, herb De Provence chicken, kale & onions, scalloped potatoes, pancakes
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.
Need help with a final paper? Please come to the Writing Center! We can help in every step of the project, from helping you brainstorm ideas to helping you add the finishing touches to a paper. We are open Monday-Thursday, 7-9 p.m. Please contact Alexis Poul at apoul@blc.edu for more information.
Honors Recital Tuesday, April 28 at 7 p.m. in Trinity Chapel - You are welcome to attend the Spring Honors Recital. Bethany students enrolled in private music lessons have auditioned for the honor of performing at this recital. Come to support your fellow students, and as an added bonus, hear BLC's new Steinway grand piano! Free, with reception to follow in the YFAC gallery.
Student Art Show Thursday, April 30 at 7 p.m. in YFAC gallery - BLC art students will display their best work of the semester. Also, the annual Purchase Award and Merit Awards will be announced. The evening includes a cocktail weenie reception, music and opportunity to meet all the artists. Please join us!
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: www.RelayForLife.org/BLCMankatoMN to sign up! Also, once you raise a minimum of $10, you will receive a Relay for Life T-shirt! Contact Allison (asongstad@blc.edu) or Morgan (mweyhrauch@blc.edu) with any questions. Thank you!
Health services open Tuesday 8-1pm and Friday 8-1pm
Register for Spring Formal Celebrate the close of another great school year with the entire Bethany community at Spring Formal on May 8 at the City Center Hotel Ballroom. Check-in starts at 5:15pm with dinner at 7pm and dancing from 8pm to midnight. Cost is $5 for Bethany students, faculty, and staff and $20 for non-Bethany guests. Register and pay by credit card at www.blc.edu/formal2015 or register and pay by cash/check at Audrey's desk. Registration closes Friday, May 1.