Monday, November 16, 2015
Bethany Lutheran College officially welcomed its tenth president, Dr. Gene Pfeifer, when he was inaugurated on Friday, November 13, 2015, in Trinity Chapel.  The guest speaker for the event was Dr. David Wendler, Professor Emeritus at Martin Luther College, New Ulm, Minnesota. Others participating in the ceremony included Rev. Prof. Mark DeGarmeaux, Organist, Rev. Craig Ferkenstad, Secretary of the Evangelical Lutheran Synod, The Rev. Herbert... continue reading
Friday, October 30, 2015
Koine, a Christian band will present a concert in Bethany's Lee Theater on Tuesday, November 24 beginning at 7 p.m. Koine's humble roots originate in the heartland of America, in a city known for its rich German history, its famous barley and hops, and many festivals - Milwaukee, Wisconsin.  It's here that five unique artists, each with their own talents and abilities, came together in 2003 to put a new twist on traditional, Christian music. ... continue reading
Tuesday, October 6, 2015
Bethany Lutheran College continues to move forward with plans to add a bachelor of science in nursing (BSN) degree to its academic offerings. The College first announced the intent to create a nursing program in April 2013. Since that time, Sara Traylor PhD(c), MA, RN, CNE was hired as the College’s Director of Nursing. Traylor has been working with the College’s administration and State agencies to satisfy all of the requirements related to the... continue reading
Wednesday, September 23, 2015
MANKATO, MN — Bethany Lutheran College (BLC) together with Bethany Lutheran Theological Seminary (BLTS) announce the 48th annual Reformation Lectures to be held on October 29 and 30, 2015. The Lecture Series will explore the topic of Lutheranism and the Arts.  Lutheranism and the Visual Arts  Thursday, Oct. 29, 10:30 a.m. - Noon Speaker: Prof. William Bukowski, Professor of Studio Art, BLC Moderator: President Gaylin Schmeling, BLTS Lutheranism... continue reading
Wednesday, September 16, 2015
The Bethany Hawkwatch will kick off a special week of raptor migration counting in observance of the Hawk Migration Association of North America’s (HMANA) International Hawk Migration Week (IHMW). The purpose of IHMW is to raise awareness of hawks, hawk migration, and the HMANA network of sites that count hawks. IHMW will take place September 19-27, 2015. This is the week when peak numbers of raptors are counted across North America. The public... continue reading
Thursday, July 30, 2015
The Red Hats Company, made up of Bethany Lutheran College alumni Benji Inniger and Jacob Kempfert are producing a show entitled Saint Guillotine at the 2015 Minnesota Fringe Festival in Minneapolis. The Minnesota Fringe Festival is a performing arts festival held every summer. This year, 172 different shows will be produced in 24 venues throughout Minneapolis. Inniger also serves as Assistant Professor of Theatre at Bethany.  Saint Guillotine,... continue reading
Tuesday, July 7, 2015
Bethany Lutheran College is proud to announce four new members to its Athletic Hall of Fame. In addition, Bethany will honor the first-ever "Team of Distinction" at its annual Hall of Fame banquet in September. Steve Jaeger was associated with Bethany for 30 years and was involved in the college's transition from two to four-year athletics and NCAA membership. He was a two-year starter for the men's soccer team in 1970-71 which included a run to... continue reading
Monday, April 27, 2015
Jim Vinz is the recipient of the 2015 Bethany Lutheran College Distinguished Alumnus Award.  Vinz, originally from Amboy, Minnesota, enrolled at Bethany in 1979. He was a member of the Bethany basketball team and was active in theatre and Student Senate. Vinz earned an associate in arts degree from BLC in 1981. He then went on to attend Minnesota State University, Mankato. He also holds a master’s of business administration from Southern... 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 tournament on the campus of Colorado Christian University on March 20-22 in Lakewood, Colorado.  Bethany was represented by five students: seniors Shawn Loging and William Soule, junior Jacob Schneider, sophomore Jeffery Olsen, and freshman Zeffie Woods.   The... 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 and install the stained glass, which is titled “The Way of the Cross.” It depicts the life of Christ in the artwork with his birth, death on the cross, and resurrection. The classes donated the window in honor of their Bethany education, and to serve as a... continue reading