Daily Bulletin

April 27, 2017

Rosa J. Young Award recipientCongratulations to Tony Cordes, the recipient of the 2017 Rosa J. Young Award! Tony submitted a paper on sojourner culture, comparing the experiences of Taiwanese and Nigerian students in the U.S. with those of U.S. citizens in Taiwan, and then connecting those experiences with his own. Congratulations also go to Cori Haala and Jenny Thompson, who both received Honorable Mention for their submissions on Lakota rites and international student experiences in the U.S., respectively. CIDR thanks everyone who submitted papers and those who evaluated the papers.
Senior Presentation
Thu., April 27
On Thursday, April 27 at 7:00 in Honsey Hall, room 311, Ellie Mumme will present her senior thesis, "An Atheist's Accidental Gospel: Christian Themes in a Soviet Heretic's 'We.'" All are welcome to attend.
Ottesen MuseumWho was Ulrik Vilhelm Koren and what does he have to do with you? Find out by visiting the Ottesen Museum. Regular hours are 1:30 - 4:30, Tuesday through Thursday or by appointment. For more information contact Museum Director Rebecca DeGarmeaux, at 344-7421 or museum@blc.edu.
All-Campus VideoFriday (April 28) we will use our chapel time to make a recording of our students, faculty, and staff assembly singing a couple of hymns that will be broadcast via the World Wide Web on October 31. This is a project sponsored by churches of the Confessional Evangelical Lutheran Conference. We hope to have a great showing, recorded by StonePath Studios. Wear nice school clothes, smile, and participate with enthusiasm! If you could arrive early we will arrange seating for the best video recording. Consider it an All-Campus Video.
Jazz Band, String Band
Sun., April 30
Sunday, April 30 at 7 pm in Trinity Chapel - Bethany's Jazz Band and String Band perform a joint concert. Don't miss it!
Tell It to the Wind
Fri., April 28
Two performances remain for "Tell It to the Wind" , Friday and Saturday, April 28-29 at 7:30 pm. FREE tickets for BLC from the box office (M-F from 1-5 pm at 507-344-7374), or at theatre.blc.edu. Inspired by captivating folk tales from around the world, "Tell It To The Wind" is a family-friendly exploration of storytelling throughout magical worlds, featuring memorable characters, live music, dance, and puppetry.
Health ServicesHealth Service schedule this week is Monday 8-12 p.m. and Friday 8-1 p.m.
Summer HousingA male Bethany student is in need of a place to live during the upcoming summer months. If you have a room available, within walking distance of the campus, please contact Chaplain Don Moldstad (344-7312).
3-On-3 Basketball Tournament
Sat., April 29
On April 29th starting at 10 a.m. a 3-on-3 basketball tournament will be held in the SFC South Gym. The tournament is a fundraiser which benefits One Bright Star, a resource for grieving families after the death of a child. To be a part of this basketball tournament contact Caleb Harman (Charman2@blc.edu) or Arlen Nett (Anett@blc.edu) for more information.
Psychology Poster Session
Mon., May 1
The Psychology department invites you to the Spring Psychology Poster Session after Chapel in the Old Main lobby. This year’s show includes a variety of posters from PSYC270 Gender and PSY480 Science Fiction in Psychology courses, along with artistic impressions from the PSYC325 Learning and Cognition course. Cheese and ginger ale will be served. Come for the cheese, stay for the posters!
Spring Formal 2017
Fri., May 5
Bethany's biggest event of the year! A memorable night of dinner and dancing to celebrate with the whole BLC community before the close of another school year. Spring Formal will be Friday, May 5 at the Courtyard Marriott, Mankato. Check-in and social hour begin 5:15pm, banquet at 7pm, dance 8-11pm. Go to www.blc.edu/formal2017 for more details and to register. Registration closes Monday 5/1.
Mental Health in a Nut Shell
Tue., May 2
Mental health in a nut shell: How to be happy in a stressful world. In our fast paced, information overloaded world, it is easy to become overwhelmed and stressed out with relationships, work, and expectations. When life throws curve balls and reality doesn't match our expectations, it's easy to feel let down and hopeless. Dr. Jennifer Londgren will outline what some basic definitions of mental health, what puts our well being at risk, and ways that we can stay happy and healthy. Tuesday, May 2. HH 215. 7:30pm
BOSS Plant SaleThe annual BOSS plant sale will be May 1-5 on the lower level of Old Main during lunch. Come see what's new!
Writing CenterThe Ada Stokes Writing Center, located in HH 217, is open Monday 3:00 - 6:00 p.m. and Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 7:00 - 10:00 p.m. Tutors provide help in the areas of essay writing, creative writing, resumes, cover letters, graduate applications, and more. Walk-ins are welcome, but priority is given to individuals with an appointment. To make an appointment, go to MyBLC and search for "Writing Center Appointment Form. Come see us!
Raw Fusion Fashion Show
Thu., May 11
Verizon Wireless Center, Thursday, May 11 and Saturday, May 13 (Fashion Show is May 12) United Way is the beneficiary of this year’s Raw Fusion, which is a high-energy abstract fashion show that uses building materials for outfits. All volunteers get a standing-room ticket to the show on May 12 ($43 value). We are looking for volunteers for Thursday setup and Saturday takedown. Sign up: http://getconnected.mankatounitedway.org/aem/general/event/?doc_id=4031

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