Daily Bulletin

November 17, 2017

Lunch menu 11/17/17
Fri., November 17
SOUPS- vegetable beef, creamy chicken; MAIN LINE- chipotle tilapia, wild rice, vegetable; ROTISSERIE STATION- chicken, potatoes, beets; DEMO- pancakes.
"Women of Troy" Final PerformancesThis Friday and Saturday are your last chances to see the fall theatre production of "The Women of Troy." This is a truly unique, though-provoking, and relevant production that is getting rave reviews, so don't miss out. Visit the box office in the YFAC from 1-5pm or go to http://theatre.blc.edu/tickets/ to get your ticket. As always, BLC staff and students get a free ticket to the show by using the promo code "staff17" or "student17". We hope to see you there!
International Education Week - Nov. 13-17The Fulbright Program celebrates International Education Week this week. In honor of International Education Week, today we celebrate the Study Abroad opportunities that Bethany offers. For more information on study abroad opportunities, contact Kathy Bruss, the International Education Coordinator (kathybruss@blc.edu, 507-344-7333).
Student Employment ChecksStudent employment checks can be picked up at the Business Office window from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm. Please bring your Bethany ID with you.
Learn about the Hazelden-Betty Ford & BLC connection!
Fri., November 17
Tashina Martinson and Anna Klooster (BLC graduate) will be on campus THIS FRIDAY to talk about the Hazelden-Betty Ford Graduate School of Addiction Studies. Bethany has an agreement with Hazelden-Betty Ford where BLC students can be admitted early and potentially earn a BLC-specific scholarship. Anna, who is in her first year in the program, will talk about her experience. Join us for Donuts and Discussion at 3:30PM in Honsey room 314 to learn about this opportunity for Bethany students.
Health Services Hours this week Tuesday and Thursday 8-2pm lisa.brown@blc.edu
Chance to Win a prize
Sat., November 18
A Sports Marketing group is putting on a halftime competition on this Saturday of the Girl's basketball game at 4. Wear a redshirt to support Bethany and get a chance to win a prize from this group. Come on out and support Girl's basketball and win a nice prize while having some fun at halftime!
HOME BasketballThe men's and women's basketball teams play at HOME on Saturday, November 18. The men's JV team plays Rochester at 11 AM followed by the men's varsity against Concordia at 2 PM. The women play Central at 4 PM. GO VIKINGS!
International Evening in VV
Sun., November 19
The Bethany World Club invites you to meet BLC's international students on Sunday, Nov. 19, at 7 p.m. in the Viking Village. Students from each nation will be stationed around the VV, to meet you, show and teach you cool stuff, and answer your questions. Light refreshments will be provided, and because it's a World Club event, you know there will be music and dancing! Welcome - bienvenida - 歡迎 - bienvenue - 환영 - vitejte - sveiki - willkommen
Like decorating?
Sun., November 19
Love decorating for Christmas? Help Bethany decorate! Helpers are needed this Sunday 11/19 at 4pm in Old Main. You'll be hanging up garland and decorating a tree in the dining center. And, for you meticulous people, fluffing and checking the ornaments on the trees by the green chairs. Please email Renee Tatge at rtatge@blc.edu if you can help. It shouldn't take more than 30-40 minutes and no worries if you can't come for the whole time!
Events in MankatoCheck out what's going on in Mankato this week, November 13-19: https://www.visitgreatermankato.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/Weekly-Events-Nov-13-19.pdf
Victoria Knudtson Horn Recital
Mon., November 20
This Monday, November 20th at 7pm in Trinity Chapel, Victoria Knudtson (horn) will be joined by her mom, Melissa (piano) for a wonderful recital! She is performing five selections and you can get a sneak peak of this talented musician by searching "Victoria Knudtson" on YouTube.
Join the Tennis team and come to the Wow! ZoneConsidering playing on the Viking tennis squads second semester? Then you're invited to the BLC women's and men's tennis team mixer at the Wow! Zone on Monday, November 20. We will meet at the SFC and the van will depart at 7 p.m. See you then!
What the Bible Says About Following Your Heart Professor Peter Bloedel presents on one of today's commonly used phrases, "Follow Your Heart" and what the Bible says about it. Please join us in Meyer Hall 101 this Monday at 8:30 PM (11/20/17). There will be snacks! Sponsored by Student Senate
Ottesen MuseumDid you know that Bethany was founded as a Ladies’ College over 100 years ago? Find out more at the ELS Ottesen Museum on Browns Court across from the softball field. Regular hours are 1:30 - 4:30, Tuesday through Thursday or by appointment. For more information contact Rebecca DeGarmeaux, Director of Programming at 344-7421 or museum@blc.edu.
Bike Storage
Wed., November 22
All bikes on campus need to be stored either in your room or in the Gullixson Hall storage area. Storage is necessary for snow removal, plus it protects your bike from the elements and prevents theft. You can bring your bike to GH during visitation hours after 8 p.m. (while the RAs are at the desk) or contact Brady Stier, GH Coor., at bstier@blc.edu to set up a time. Bikes must be stored by November 22.
Res Hall over Thanksgiving Break
Wed., November 22
Students are encouraged to go home for Thanksgiving and possibly take with them a friend who isn't able to get home. The Res Hall will be open for students who cannot leave campus. Lunch on Wed 11/22 will be the last meal until dinner on Sunday 11/26. There will be visitation hours until 11pm each night: 5-11pm on Wednesday 11/22 and noon-11pm Thursday-Sunday 11/23-26. Representatives from Residential Life will be on campus. Have a safe and blessed Thanksgiving!
Handmade Ornaments
Tue., November 28
Join the Taylor Library at the N. Mankato Police Annex for their Adult Craft Night on Tuesday 11/28. Stop in from 6:30-8pm to handmake ornaments and grab some snacks and treats! The Annex is located at 1001 Belgrade Avenue. Questions? Contact Katie at ksonnek@nmlibrary.org.
Tutoring Kids Next SemesterIf you have a lot of openings in your spring schedule and are interested in making some extra cash, considering tutoring through America Reads and Counts. Please contact Dr. Polly Browne at pbrowne@blc.edu for more information and to get the ball rolling on the application process so you're ready to go in January.
How to Get a Tutor for a SubjectIf you discover that you would benefit from the ongoing support through peer tutoring, please request a tutor through the online tutor request form on the Bethany website. Go to "Academics" and look for the tutor request form under "Academic Resources". Dr. Pfeifer will contact you when a tutor is available or if there are any questions about your request.
Travel to NorwayA tour to Norway will be led by Adie Harstad and Craig Ferkenstad May 28-June 8, 2018. Places to be visited include Oslo, Bergen and a journey to the mountains and fjords. A special highlight of this twelve day trip will be joining the ELS sister congregation for a Sunday service. There is still room, but this tour is limited to forty registrations. The $4,370 price is all-inclusive. No extra tips or fees! Students should ask about a possible special student cost. Contact elsynod@blc.edu for further information. Registrations are needed by February 1.
Tutoring in WritingNeed help understanding a writing assignment, developing a thesis statement, organizing ideas, or learning how to edit an essay? How about creative works? A resume and cover letter? An essay for graduate school? The Ada Stokes Writing Center is here for you! We are open on Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday from 7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. (last call at 9:45 p.m.). Walk-ins are welcome, but appointments are given priority. HH 217
ARC HoursThe Academic Resource Center is open for quiet study and test proctoring on Sundays through Thursdays from 7-10 pm and on Fridays from 10:30am-2:00pm. Additional test proctoring opportunities are available from 10:30-3:00 on Tuesdays and Thursdays. As a courtesy, please sign up for a test proctoring time by going to the Academic Resources Quicklink on MyBLC. You will also see the weekly calendar for the ARC---breaks and special hours in the library may impact the hours the ARC is open.

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