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Sunday, January 15, 2012
  By Amanda Dyslin - Mankato Free Press - January 14, 2012 MANKATO — On the second floor of a cute little white house on Marsh Street, some serious business is going down. Bethany Lutheran College students involved in the creation of a new student organization, Bethany Network Ventures, have an office there. With a professional conference table, an easel for presentations, a white board to jot down ideas — everything needed for hours-long... continue reading
Friday, January 13, 2012
The Board of Regents of Bethany Lutheran College and Theological Seminary recently met in Mankato at which time the Board recognized Bethany employees observing anniversaries of employment. The recognition event occurred after the College’s daily chapel service on Monday, January 9. The Rev. Ken Schmidt, a member of the Board, was the guest speaker for the chapel service and special recognition event. In addition to the chapel event, a reception... continue reading
Monday, January 9, 2012
The Bethany Choraliers under the artistic direction of Ann Fredrickson and the musical direction of Dennis Marzolf present their annual mid-winter musical. This year’s offering is Very Good Eddie. Friday and Saturday performances on February 3, 4, 10, and 11 are at 7:30 each evening with a Sunday matinee at 2 p.m. on February 5. Very Good Eddie with music by Jerome Kern, lyrics by Schuyler Green and book by Philip Bartholomae and Guy Bolton is a... continue reading
Tuesday, January 3, 2012
Mankato, Minn. – Joelle Pipal was named to the Capitol One Academic All-America Women’s Soccer second team. She is the first Bethany Lutheran College student-athlete to receive this honor. The award was voted upon by Academic All-America Committee members and the current College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Board of Directors. The senior has been an integral part of the Bethany women’s soccer team. She is active in the... continue reading
Tuesday, December 20, 2011
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
Tuesday, December 20, 2011
Bethany Lutheran College is pleased to announce that it will be adding track and field to its athletic program offerings. Bethany will join with already-established programs of the Upper Midwest Athletic Conference (UMAC) in adding track and field as a varsity sport beginning with the 2012-13 season. As a member of the UMAC, Bethany’s track teams will compete with Martin Luther College, University of Minnesota – Morris, Northwestern College,... continue reading
Friday, December 9, 2011
Koiné , a Christian music group will perform a concert in Bethany's Trinity Chapel on Friday, April 29 at 7 p.m. The concert will feature traditional hymns with modern instrumentation.  Koiné - the church band, is a Christian band from Milwaukee, WI bringing a new vibrant sound and feel to traditional Lutheran and Christian songs by implementing the common everyday instrumentation of piano, guitar, bass, and drums. Koine's six members, Brian... continue reading
Friday, December 9, 2011
The Bethany Art Department invites the public to view work created by Bethany students enrolled in spring semester studio art classes on Thursday, April 28 at 8 p.m. in the gallery of the Ylvisaker Fine Arts Center.  The annual art department awards will be announced during the show, the public may meet the artists, and a reception will be served. The event is free and open to the public.  The students’ work will be on display from April 28... continue reading
Friday, December 9, 2011
The 2011 Bethany Lutheran College commencement ceremony will be held on Friday, May 13, at 10:30 a.m., in the Ronald Younge Gymnasium on the BLC campus. The commencement speaker is the Reverend Erwin Ekhoff, member of the Bethany Lutheran College Board of Regents. Ekhoff currently serves as the administrative pastor at King of Grace Lutheran Church in Golden Valley, Minnesota. Joining Ekhoff on the commencement stage will be Dr. Dan R. Bruss,... continue reading
Friday, December 9, 2011
  The 2011 Bethany Lutheran Collge Distinguished Alumnus Award will be presented to Willis Anthony. Anthony, of Norseland, Minnesota, attended high school and junior college at Bethany before attending Iowa State University and the University of Minnesota (U of M) where he received his bachelor of arts degree. He continued his education at the U of M earning a master’s in agricultural economics and a Ph.D. in agricultural and applied economics.... continue reading

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