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Wednesday, December 12, 2018
Bethany Lutheran College has a long history with the sport of soccer. There were some terrific men's Viking soccer teams as far back as 45 years ago. And the women's soccer program was among the first sports added as a new four-year, NCAA Division III institution.   The same can be said about Bethany's communication program—It's a leader in many ways.The communication program has already produced some very successful graduates, and it's no... continue reading
Wednesday, November 14, 2018
Bethany’s Music Department is set to host a first-ever on campus high school Honor Band on November 16 and 17, 2018. The event is being organized by Assistant Professor of Music Benjamin Faugstad Director of Bands at Bethany with help from Professors Dennis Marzolf and Peter Bloedel, Fine Arts Coordinator Susan Harstad, and Admissions Department representatives Jeff Lemke and Dan Tomhave. The original concept for an honor band event at Bethany... continue reading
Tuesday, November 6, 2018
Bethany’s Psychology Department hosted an academic poster session on Tuesday, November 6, 2018, in the busy Old Main lobby. Nineteen students showed their work and visited with attendees during the poster session, with the presentations highlighting a variety of topics including recent student projects, research opportunities, and internships.  Associate Professor of Psychology Jennifer Wosmek organizes two poster sessions each academic year.... continue reading
Wednesday, October 24, 2018
The fourth Gospel Outreach With Media (GOWM) online conference, hosted by the Christ in Media Institute, under the direction of Professor Emeritus Dr. Thomas Kuster at Bethany Lutheran College, is now open for three weeks of active discussion. Participation is entirely online, and free. Conference attendees can browse the sesion list online. Attending and participating is easy, simply click on the conference title, and you will be taken to the... continue reading
Monday, October 15, 2018
Bethany students viewing Picasso's Les Demoiselles d'Avignon
Several Bethany students traveled east during Midterm Break. The Bethany Law Club, led by Assistant Professor of Legal Studies Sara Edwards, J.D., and Adjunct Instructor of Legal Studies Dan BIrkholz, J.D. visited Washington, D.C. The group visited several D.C. points of interest including the Supreme Court. Edwards' great uncle, was the late Chief Justice Warren E. Burger, 17th Chief Justice of the United States.  Professors of Art William... continue reading
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
Bethany Lutheran College (BLC) sponsors seventeen intercollegiate athletic teams at the NCAA DIII level. This means there are a lot of athletes on the BLC campus. In fact, over 40 percent of Bethany students compete on an athletic team; a number much higher than many campuses across the nation.  Bethany’s mission statement says the College "prepares students to use wisely their God-given talents in the family, church, workplace, and community.”... continue reading
Thursday, October 4, 2018
Peter Bloedel (Professor of Theatre) is not only a mentor to Bethany theatre students, he has also penned a number of original shorts, comedies, dramas, and musicals throughout the years. Several of these original scripts have moved from debuting on Bethany’s Theatre Physics stage into an international arena. They include: The Seussification of Romeo and Juliet, The Rules of Comedy, A Play with Words, The Distracted Scholar's Guide to Literature... continue reading
Thursday, October 4, 2018
Bethany Lutheran College (BLC) will name the Honsey Hall communication/studio wing in honor of Professor Emeritus Thomas Kuster on Saturday, October 6 at 1 p.m. The ceremony will take place in the lobby of Honsey Hall and is part of the Fall Festival/Homecoming weekend.  Kuster first came to Bethany in the fall of 1962 at which time he taught both Latin and English classes while he was yet a seminary student. It was also during this time that... continue reading
Friday, September 14, 2018
Bethany Lutheran College’s enrollment for fall 2018 has broken several records. Most notably, the incoming class of students is the largest in the history of the institution. The fall 2018 class of first year and transfer students exceeded projections, and at 225 students, it surpasses the previous record set in 2008 by 10 students. The College also saw increases in several other enrollment categories. Bethany’s international student enrollment... continue reading
Wednesday, August 29, 2018
There’s something special about a hand-sewn quilt. Perhaps it’s the beauty of handiwork that is one of a kind, or the warmth a quilt provides on a cold winter’s night. Or maybe it’s the love that goes into the creation of a special quilt. Seven years ago Carolyn Kramer and Hilda Jaspersen of New Ulm, Minnesota, wanted to do something for the Japanese earthquake and tsunami victims. They decided to help by sewing quilts for victims of the... continue reading

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