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Tuesday, September 25, 2012
 By Amanda Dyslin for the Mankato Free Press on 9-22-12                                                                                               The merlin was cruising up a nice little thermal, which is a tunnel of warm air that lifts birdies up into the sky with­out much effort on their part. And it gave a nearby sharp­shinned hawk the same idea. They’ve got to conserve energy on their way down South, after all. 

Trouble is, merlins are... continue reading
Monday, September 10, 2012
Bethany Lutheran College President Dr. Dan Bruss has announced the selection of Dr. Shane Bowyer as the Glen Taylor Chair of Business and Leadership replacing Dr. Janet Moldstad, who recently accepted a position in the private sector. The Taylor Chair was established in 2004 at Bethany through a $625,000 gift from Mankato businessman Glen Taylor as a means of teaching leadership issues and developing leadership qualities in Bethany Lutheran... continue reading
Thursday, June 21, 2012
The 2012 Bethany Lutheran College Distinguished Alumnus is Dr. Darold Treffert of Fond Du Lac, Wisconsin. Treffert attended Bethany where he focused on pre medical courses earning an associate in arts degree from Bethany in 1953. He received his medical doctorate from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, in 1958. Dr. Treffert is an internationally renowned expert in Savant Syndrome. He has studied the condition for over forty years. His... continue reading
Thursday, June 21, 2012
Students honored at the PromaxBDAconference held in Los Angeles were(from left) Aaron Evans, Ruth Wels,Andrew Maas, and Kab Kaniess. Ruth Wels, a May 2012 graduate of Bethany Lutheran College, has been selected as the winner of the national Making the Cut editing competition. The contest is sponsored by PromaxBDA, the international association for entertainment marketing professionals, and is open to undergraduate students worldwide. Judges... continue reading
Monday, June 4, 2012
Bethany Lutheran College sophomore Zak Fick was recently chosen by the Greater Mankato Business Accelerator program as the 2012 winner of the Brian Fazio Business Creation Project, sponsored by Charter Business. Entrepreneurs applied for the competition this past spring, with finalists presenting their projects to an independent panel of judges from the business community in April. Fick created an interactive website to match college students... continue reading
Monday, April 30, 2012
Competitive scholarship award winners were announced today for the Fall 2012 incoming students at Bethany Lutheran College. The awards are in the form of two prestigious scholarships—the Marvin G. Meyer Scholarship and the S.C. Ylvisaker Scholarship.  Marvin G. Meyer was president of Bethany Lutheran College from 1982 to 2002. The primary purpose of the scholarship is to provide encouragement to young men and women who desire a Christian... continue reading
Wednesday, April 25, 2012
Bethany's Joelle Pipal (Mankato, Minn./Mankato West) has been named the recipient of the 2012 Upper Midwest Athletic Conference (UMAC) Scholar-Athlete Leadership Award. The award, which is given to one male and one female student-athlete from UMAC member-institutions, recognizes graduating seniors who demonstrate a healthy balance by achieving excellence in academics, leadership, and service, while participating in intercollegiate athletics. The... continue reading
Tuesday, April 17, 2012
Aaron Evans, a junior in the Bethany Lutheran College media arts program, has been selected as the winner of a national editing competition called Making the Cut. The event is sponsored by PromaxBDA, which describes itself as “the leading global resource for education, community, creative inspiration and career development for marketing, promotion and design professionals within the entertainment/information industry.” The competition is open... continue reading
Monday, April 2, 2012
The Upper Midwest Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) Student Awards of Excellence were announced at a ceremony on Sunday, April 1, 2012, at the Theaters at Mall of America in Bloomington, Minnesota. Bethany Lutheran College students claimed awards in three of the four categories in which they received nominations. The Upper Midwest Chapter of the NATAS includes universities and colleges from Iowa, Minnesota,... continue reading
Tuesday, March 27, 2012
Bethany Speech Team members Rachel Skaaland (junior) and Will Soule (freshman) competed at the National Christian College Forensics Invitational held March 17-19, 2012, at Carson-Newman College in Jefferson City, Tennessee. The two made up the smallest entry among the competing institutions, but their efforts were exemplary.  Competitors are placed in one of three divisions; novice, junior, and open based on past experience. Skaaland earned a... continue reading

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