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Tuesday, April 23, 2019
Bethany made its entry into the world of competitive video gaming official on Tuesday evening April 23, 2019, with an exciting kick off for its new varsity eSports team.  Bethany is taking its new eSports program to the highest level possible by joining the premier collegiate sanctioning organization – the National Association of Collegiate eSports (NACE).  The College is currently recruiting new students interested in becoming part of the... continue reading
Thursday, April 18, 2019
An exciting venture is on the horizon for Bethany. A new, nationally-sanctioned collegiate eSports team is being added to the campus in the fall of 2019. Sanctioned eSports is offered at some 600 colleges and universities across the nation as a club activity. Bethany is taking its program to a “higher level” by joining the National Association of Collegiate eSports (NACE) as a varsity program.  Bethany President Gene Pfeifer remarked, “The... continue reading
Monday, April 8, 2019
A new face is joining Bethany’s Advancement Department on April 8, 2019. That “new face” will be a familiar one to many Bethany alumni and friends. Bruce Gratz is a 1984 Bethany alumnus, and most recently he’s served on the College’s controlling board, the Board of Regents. He’ll be working with a variety of supporters of the College identifying and developing relationships with alumni and friends of Bethany. Gratz grew up in in rural Fairmont,... continue reading
Tuesday, April 2, 2019
The Sigurd Lee Theater on the Bethany Lutheran College campus will be the site of a world premiere play on Friday, April 5, 2019. The production, Letters to Anne of Green Gables was co-written by alumna Lydia Lonnquist (’18) in fulfillment of her senior thesis for a theater major. Lonnquist, who also majored in English, collaborated with Benji Inniger ('06) – Associate Professor of Theatre at Bethany to write the new adaptation. Lonnquist... continue reading
Friday, March 8, 2019
The campus hallways are normally quiet during spring break with the absence of Bethany students, but that wasn’t the case on Friday, March 8, 2019.  The Bethany Admissions team hosted about 80 students from Prairie Lutheran School (PLS). The entire student body from the K-8 elementary school located in Fairfax, Minnesota, visited the BLC campus to cap off their observance of Lutheran Education Week. Several Bethany faculty members gave short,... continue reading
Thursday, March 7, 2019
Bethany Lutheran College (BLC) is growing! And because of this expansion, we are looking for talented individuals to serve our increasing student population as they prepare for lives of Christian vocation in the church, their communities, and around the world. Teaching at Bethany incorporates more than just classroom instruction. Our goal is to provide an engaging educational experience where personal mentoring is offered to each of our students... continue reading
Wednesday, February 27, 2019
Each week, a newsletter is sent to the employees of Bethany Lutheran College. For the week that included the 2019 Martin Luther King Jr. holiday, the following prayer was published. Dear Father in Heaven, You created all people in Your image. We thank You for the amazing diversity of races and cultures in this world. We ask that You bless our campus and students with ever-growing circles of friendship created by the many cultures... continue reading
Wednesday, February 20, 2019
The Bethany Lutheran College Concert Band, under the direction of Professor Benjamin Faugstad, is excited to perform throughout Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Iowa in both February and March. Their program features a variety of selections that will entertain and educate audiences of all ages. For example, the Concert Band will perform several beautiful, lyrical tunes: “Be Thou My Vision,” “Salvation Is Created,” and “Nostalgia,” while other... continue reading
Friday, February 15, 2019
The winter weather had set it in, and they were all wondering if it would even be possible to make the trip. Bethany Lutheran College’s (BLC) newly-formed mock trial team was about to leave for a six-hour journey to the America Mock Trial Association (AMTA) regional meet, on February 8-10, 2019. This was to be an historic event—months in the making. Fortunately, after the inclement weather cleared, the group of nine students and three coaches... continue reading
Thursday, February 7, 2019
  Due to the Blizzard Warning from the National Weather Service, and the rapidly deteriorating road conditions, the Getaway Weekend scheduled for February 7-10 is being rescheduled for February 28 - March 2, 2019. New registration information will be sent shortly after February 12. If you were scheduled to visit during the February 7 event and the new dates will not work to vist, we invite you to schedule an individual campus visit or join us... continue reading

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