News & Events

Thursday, February 26, 2015
MANKATO, MN – The Bethany Lutheran College Board of Regents has unanimously elected Dr. Gene Pfeifer (56) of Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota, to become the tenth president of the College,... continue reading
Tuesday, February 3, 2015
Faculty and Staff Anniversaries 2015
The Board of Regents of Bethany Lutheran College and Theological Seminary met on the Bethany campus for their quarterly meeting on February 2 and 3, 2015.  After the Chapel service on... continue reading
Monday, January 5, 2015
The next Bethany Lutheran College Athletic Hall of Fame induction will be during the 2015 Fall Festival in September. The Hall of Fame committee is looking for your nominations! If you know... continue reading
Monday, December 8, 2014
Let your mind wander back to your college days. Did you ever question, “Where will I be in ten, twenty, or even thirty years from now?” Were you concerned about making the correct career... continue reading
Friday, November 14, 2014
The 2014 edition of “Give to Bethany Day” was a great success! On Thursday, November 13, 2014, alumni and friends made 225 gifts to Bethany. The total contributions were $48,025 during this... continue reading
Friday, October 31, 2014
Five students in Professor Shane Bowyer’s Principles of Management class at Bethany Lutheran College will be holding a fundraiser for Minnesota Valley Action Council (MVAC) Food Hub on... continue reading
Monday, August 18, 2014
The Bethany Hawkwatch will have an informational meeting on Tuesday, September 2, 2014, from 7:00-8:30 p.m. in Room 101 of the Marvin G. Meyer Hall of Science and Mathematics on the Bethany... continue reading
Friday, August 8, 2014
Bethany Lutheran College is proud to announce four new inductees into its Athletic Hall of Fame. Anthony Bias starred for the men’s basketball team from 1979-81. He earned National Junior... continue reading
Tuesday, May 20, 2014
Bethany Lutheran College began a $28,000,000 capital campaign in June 2007. The goals of the campaign focused on a variety of needs at Bethany. First and foremost was the construction of a... continue reading
Monday, May 5, 2014
Dr. Carol (Gilbertson) Lehtola is the recipient of the 2014 Bethany Lutheran College Distinguished Alumna Award.  As a child growing up on the family farm in Ulen, Minnesota, she had always... continue reading
New Music Recital Feb 26 Trinity Chapel
Men's Track & Field at UMAC Indoor Championships Feb 27 Duluth, Minn.
Women's Track & Field at UMAC Indoor Championships Feb 27 Duluth, Minn.
Men's Tennis vs Ripon College Feb 28 Owatonna, Minn.
Men's Basketball at UMAC Championship Feb 28 TBA
Women's Basketball at UMAC Championship Feb 28 TBA
Men's Tennis vs Simpson Feb 28 Owatonna, Minn.
High School Invitational Art Reception Feb 28 Ylvisaker Fine Arts Center
Amanda Johnson Voice Recital Feb 28 Trinity Chapel
Mid Term Exams Mar 2
Women's Day Out Mar 7 Bethany Campus
Baseball vs Simpson Mar 7 Tucson, Ariz. / Field 5
Spring Break Mar 9
Softball vs Eastern Nazarene Mar 9 Cape Coral, Fla. / CC2
Baseball vs Buena Vista Mar 9 Tucson, Ariz./ Stadium Field
Baseball vs Buena Vista Mar 9 Tucson, Ariz./ Stadium Field
Softball vs Emory & Henry Mar 9 Cape Coral, Fla. / CC2
Softball vs Alverno Mar 10 Cape Coral, Fla. / CC2
Softball vs Dominican Mar 10 Cape Coral, Fla. / CC2
Baseball vs Marian Mar 12 Tucson, Ariz. / Field 7
Baseball vs Marian Mar 12 Tucson, Ariz. / Field 7
Softball vs Suffolk Mar 12 Cape Coral, Fla. / NW3
Softball vs Nazareth Mar 12 Cape Coral, Fla. / NW3
Baseball vs Carroll Mar 13 Tucson, Ariz. / Field 7
Softball vs Wisconsin Lutheran Mar 13 Cape Coral, Fla. / CC5
Softball vs Alfred State Mar 13 Cape Coral, Fla. / CC5
Baseball vs Wesleyan Mar 14 Tucson, Ariz. / Field 7
Baseball vs Wesleyan Mar 14 Tucson, Ariz. / Field 7
Classes Resume Mar 16
Concert Band and Jazz Band Homecoming Concert Mar 16 Trinity Chapel

February 26, 2015

MENU Lunch: split pea soup, cream of tomato soup, chicken parmesan, buttered penne pasta, fried green beans, grilled cheese, classic chicken, fried cauliflower, scalloped potatoes, breakfast all day; Dinner: Asian night
Work Study Checks Work study checks can be picked up at the Business Office window from 9 am - 4:30 pm. Please bring your Bethany student ID with you.
Summer Employment at BLC Bethany has a limited number of jobs in housekeeping, grounds, and maintenance available to returning students who are registered full-time for Fall 2015. More information and an application form can be picked up at Audrey's desk (second floor, Old Main). Application deadline: March 4, 2015
New Music Recital Thursday, February 26 at 7:00 pm, New Music Recital in Trinity Chapel - Students from Bethany's music department perform original compositions they have completed during this academic year. All pieces, representing many musical genres, are performed by Bethany students and music ensembles. See you there!
Resident Assistant Hiring Consider applying to be a Resident Assistant! Applications are available for pick up from February 9 through February 27. Please visit OM 238 to pick up an application in person. All applications are due by 4:00 PM on February 27. For more information on the hiring process, contact Matt Behmer.
Amanda Johnson Voice Recital Saturday, February 28 at 7:00 pm in Trinity Chapel - Mezzo-soprano Amanda Johnson performs her solo Senior Voice Recital which includes folk songs, Italian songs, and "Songs from the Sea." Amanda will be accompanied on piano by Sam Johnson. Open to the public, with a reception to to follow in the YFAC.
Art Show Reception, YFAC gallery On Saturday, February 28 at 2:00 pm, you are invited to the Lutheran High School Art Invitational Reception to participate in refreshments, art conversation, and merriment. The students' work will be on display on the Ylvisaker Fine Arts Center gallery from February 21 through March 27.
Residence Halls Closed Over Break Please note that the residence halls will be closed for Spring Break beginning on Friday, March 6 at 5:00pm. The halls will be reopened at 1:00pm on Sunday, March 15. All student fobs will be deactivated over Spring Break. Any student needing to be in the residence halls over Spring Break must complete a written request prior to Wednesday, March 4 by visiting Dr. Ted Manthe, Matt Behmer, or Glenda Bossow.
History Department The History Department cordially invites all students within the History and Broad Field Social Studies majors, as well as those interested in joining the major, to the annual FebFest. This event will be taking place at Professor Timothy Schmeling’s house on Friday, February 27, at 5:30 PM. The address is 111 South Belmont Drive. Food, entertainment, and conversation with fellow historians will be provided. If you have any questions, please contact Professor Schmeling at
Health Services Open Friday 8-2 pm
Now Hiring Scroll Editors Through March 3 applications are being accepted for positions as Scroll Content Editor, Layout Editor, Copy Editor and Media Editor. Applications are located outside the Pub Hub in the lower level of Honsey Hall. Once the application is complete, please contact Denice at to set up an interview. These scholarship positions will not begin until next semester, but training will be held in April.
Viking Nordic Ski Club Are you up for a cross country skiing adventure? The Viking Nordic Ski Club is heading to Hyland Park in Bloomington THIS SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 28 to glide across the snow there. This is a perfect opportunity to see if you like skiing skate or classic style! We'll leave Bethany at 10:00, stop for lunch, ski for a couple hours, and return to Bethany around 4:00. Van is filling up quickly, but there are still SPOTS LEFT! For more information contact Lauren Farquhar at