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Friday, December 9, 2011
The Bethany Lutheran College Board of Regents unanimously resolved at their August 2011 meeting to name the former Seminary/Bethany Communication Center in honor of the Reverend Milton E. Tweit. Tweit served Bethany Lutheran College as a Regents member for 56 years (21 years as chairman). Both are records for board service. Tweit also served as the chairman of the building committee that authorized and oversaw the construction of the building... continue reading
Friday, December 9, 2011
Bethany Lutheran College is pleased to announce that its admissions website is among the most highly rated in the country, scoring number eight of all sites ranked in a recent national study. The site was recognized in the thirteenth annual My College Options® Enrollment Power Index® (EPI), an analysis of the admissions websites of nearly 3,000 colleges and universities.  “We are happy that our admissions website has been recognized among the... continue reading
Friday, December 9, 2011
Bethany Lutheran College is participating in Minnesota’s “Give to the Max Day” on Wednesday, November 16. This is Bethany’s first time participating in the annual event. GiveMN created “Give to the Max Day” with hopes of raising as much money as possible for Minnesota nonprofit organizations during a twenty-four hour period. GiveMN has helped raise more than $33,000,000 for more than 5,000 nonprofits since its 2009 debut. Bethany is fortunate to... continue reading
Friday, December 9, 2011
Norman Holte, president of Bethany Lutheran College from 1978 until 1982, died at the age of 93 on Thursday morning, November 10, 2011, at Pathstone Living in Mankato, Minnesota. Holte was a 1942 Bethany Lutheran College graduate earning his associate’s degree. After attending Bethany, he worked for two years at the shipyards in Richmond, California. Upon returning to the Midwest, he earned both his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the... continue reading
This article originally appeared in the December 12 edition of the Free Press, Mankato. It was authored by Tanner Kent, Free Press staff writer. Social conformity is everywhere. The clothes we wear. The rules we follow. The social roles we play. "Conformity is all around us," said Jennifer Wosmek, a psychology instructor at Bethany Lutheran College. "But it's hard to get at systematically." But Wosmek's students found a way — and they used an... continue reading

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