News & Events

Monday, April 20, 2015
The Minnesota Valley Action Council (MVAC) and students from Dr. Angela Jahr’s Small Group Communication class at Bethany Lutheran College are joining together to host the first ever Family... continue reading
Wednesday, April 1, 2015
The Bethany Lutheran College Speech Team continued its winning ways with a successful trip to the 18th annual National Christian College Forensics Invitational (NCCFI) speech and debate... continue reading
Friday, March 13, 2015
A new stained glass window was installed at the entrance of Bethany’s Old Main building on Thursday, March 13, 2015. The Bethany High School classes of 1952 and 1953 donated funds to create... continue reading
Wednesday, March 4, 2015
NEW ORLEANS - The Bethany men's and women's cross country teams had successful seasons in 2014 each coming in third place at the Upper Midwest Athletic Conference championships last fall.... continue reading
Monday, March 2, 2015
Legal Studies
The Board of Regents of Bethany Lutheran College (BLC) recently approved the addition of a new major and minor in legal studies. The new major will be offered beginning with the fall... continue reading
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
Speech Team Home Concert Apr 21 Meyer Hall 101 - Classroom
Women's Tennis at Martin Luther Apr 22 New Ulm, Minn.
Men's Tennis at Martin Luther Apr 22 New Ulm, Minn.
Baseball at Macalester Apr 23 St. Paul, Minn.
Baseball at Macalester Apr 23 St. Paul, Minn.
Senior Art Lecture and Reception - "Brought to Life" Apr 23 Ylvisaker Fine Arts Center
IM Indoor Soccer Capt's Meeting Apr 23 Sports & Fitness Center
Baseball vs Crown Apr 24 Mankato, Minn.
Men's Tennis at St. Scholastica Apr 24 Duluth, Minn.
Women's Tennis at St. Scholastica Apr 24 Duluth, Minn.
Family Fest @ BLC Apr 24 Sports & Fitness Center
Spring Play - Metamorphoses Apr 24 Ylvisaker Fine Arts Center 100 - Theater
CANCELLED Women's Tennis at Minn.-Morris Apr 25 Morris, Minn.
Men's Track & Field at Drake Alternative Apr 25 St. Peter, Minn.
Women's Track & Field at Drake Alternative Apr 25 St. Peter, Minn.
Minnesota Undergraduate History Symposium Apr 25 Honsey Hall
Bethany Baseball Alumni Day Apr 25
Baseball vs Crown Apr 25 Mankato, Minn.
Men's Tennis at Minn.-Morris Apr 25 Morris, Minn.
Softball at Minn.-Morris Apr 25 Morris, Minn.
Student Piano Recital by Samuel Johnson Apr 25 Trinity Chapel
Baseball vs Crown Apr 25 Mankato, Minn.
Softball at Minn.-Morris Apr 25 Morris, Minn.
Spring Play - Metamorphoses Apr 25 Ylvisaker Fine Arts Center 100 - Theater
Baseball vs Hamline Apr 26 Mankato, Minn.
Luthapalooza Apr 26 Sibley Park
Baseball vs Hamline Apr 26 Mankato, Minn.
Men's Golf vs UMM/MLC Triangular Apr 27 Oakdale Golf Club / Buffalo Lake, Minn.
Women's Golf vs Minn.-Morris Dual Apr 27 Oakdale Golf Club / Buffalo Lake, Minn.
Softball at Crown Apr 28 St. Bonifacius, Minn.

April 21, 2015

Menu Lunch: chicken noodle, chilli, fried ravioli/marinara sauce, fettuccini/alfredo sauce, deep fried corn, taco Tuesday, eye of round beef, onion rings, stuffing, sizzling salads
Work Study Checks Work study checks can be picked up at the Business Office window from 9 am to 4:30 pm. Please bring your Bethany student ID with you.
Speech Team Home Concert The Bethany Speech Team will host the annual Home Concert performance for Bethany on Tuesday, April 21 at 7 pm in Meyer Hall 101. The performance will highlight what the team has done all year. Come watch some national-award-winning performers. This is not your speech class kind of speeches! See the power of the spoken word. A light reception will happen after the performance.
Senior Art Lecture and Reception Thursday, April 23 at 7 p.m. in YFAC gallery - Graphic designer Jessi Juries, sculptor Alissa Sauer and painter Ryan Walter present their Senior Art Show, "Brought to Life". On this evening they will speak about their work, with a reception following. The artwork is on display through April 26. See you there!
Family Fest @ BLC Do you want volunteering hours? Do you like kids? Then volunteer April 24 from 4:00-9:00 PM in the SFC by running games, passing out snacks, and directing parking! Sign up at Audrey’s desk or at this link:
Peter Bloedel Magic in the Lab Bethany's own Pete Bloedel brings variety entertainment at its finest. Get ready for a fast-paced show combining magic, juggling, music, and comedy! Wednesday, April 29 7:30pm in The LAB Coffee Shop in Luther Hall.
Luthapalooza XIV Did you know there is Bethany talent playing shows around Minnesota and beyond? Now they are bringing their talent home to play for this year's Luthapalooza XIV! You won't want to miss this outstanding lineup... 2:30pm BLC Drumline, 3:00pm Party after Paradise, 4:00pm Sarah Lai, and 5:00pm Midlife Crisis. See you Sunday 4/26 at the Sibley Park Bandshell. $3 meal deal throughout the show.
IM Indoor Soccer Sign-Ups Sign-ups are open for IM Indoor Soccer. Games will be held Mon-Thurs and Sundays. Potential game times are 4-10:00pm M-Th and 2-10pm Sundays depending upon the number of teams. Be sure to refer to the eligibility & roster portions of the rules when forming teams! Rules, roster, liability, and emergency information forms can be picked up from the IM wall in the SFC. Completed forms must be returned to the same area. Rosters are due Tues 4/21. MANDATORY manager's meeting Thurs 4/23 at 8:30pm in the SFC classroom. Games begin Sun 4/26. Questions? Please contact Renee Tatge, IM Dir.
Relay for Life Please consider signing up for a Relay for Life team! Bethany Lutheran College's Relay for Life is on Friday, May 1st from 6:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m. Just go to this link: to sign up! Also, once you raise a minimum of $10, you will receive a Relay for Life T-shirt! Contact Allison ( or Morgan ( with any questions. Thank you!
Sam Johnson piano recital You are invited to Sam Johnson's student piano recital on Saturday, April 25 at 2 p.m. in Trinity Chapel. Sam will be joined by pianist Dr. Bethel Balge and violinist Daniel Halvorson. Edvard Grieg's Piano Concerto in A minor will be performed, as well as works by Bartok, Chopin, Debussy and Ives. Free, with a reception to follow in the YFAC gallery.
Movie and Pizza Bethany's Sigma Tau Delta chapter is hosting a movie/pizza night this Friday, April 24, at 7:00 in Honsey Hall #129. The film: Dead Poets Society. The pizza: delicious! The conversation: literary. The evening's festivities will end with a "barbaric yawp" contest. All are invited.