Tuesday, February 13, 2018
The Broadcast Education Association (BEA) has recognized two Bethany students for their exemplary work. BEA is a professional association for professors, industry professionals, and graduate students who are interested in teaching and research related to electronic media and multimedia enterprises. Bethany award recipients were Kalley Hoshaw ('17) and Marcus Ruiz. The two will collect their prizes during BEA’s annual convention and Festival of... continue reading
Monday, February 12, 2018
The Board of Regents of Bethany Lutheran College and Seminary traveled to campus for their quarterly meeting, February 12 and 13, 2018. At this winter meeting, they set aside time to recognize faculty and staff, and make special mention of those who have certain anniversaries of employment. The group of thirteen honored in 2018 has collectively served Bethany Lutheran College for 275 years. The Rev. Edward Bryant, a member of the Board, was the... continue reading
Friday, February 9, 2018
Allie Curtis, a 2016 Bethany education graduate, is in the early years of her teaching career, but she’s already making an impact at Martin County West (MCW) Elementary School. Curtis has been an integral part of the after school studies program at MCW. The program is designed for students to receive extra help with homework subjects that are difficult for them. Curtis explained that the administration was happy with how the program was going... continue reading
Monday, February 5, 2018
Bethany’s Choraliers production of Oklahoma! played to three sold-house houses on opening weekend—February 2-4, 2018. The ambitious and spirited production features a cast of forty-five, and is directed by Professors Ann Fredrickson and Dennis Marzolf.  The performances for the second weekend—February 9-10 are also sold out, however those seeking tickets are encouraged to come to the performance of your choice in the Sigurd Lee Theater located... continue reading
Friday, February 2, 2018
Faculty and students from the Bethany Theatre Department had the opportunity to explore and learn more about their craft at the Region V Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF). The annual event was held January 21-27 in Des Moines, Iowa. Region V includes over 100 colleges and universities from a seven-state area. Attendees took part in workshops and productions at the Festival, in addition to earning recognition for several... continue reading
Tuesday, January 30, 2018
Over the Christmas break, a new Starbucks kiosk was installed in Bethany’s Honsey Hall. The self-service machine offers an assortment of beverages sure to please students, employees, and visitors alike. This is a new venture for Starbucks—a paid kiosk on a college campus—and Bethany is the proving ground. While the new attraction was originally set to be open for business shortly after students arrived for second semester, a delay with... continue reading
Tuesday, January 30, 2018
A pair of Bethany students will represent the College at the annual Private College’s Scholars Day at the Capitol on Wednesday, February 21, 2018.  Every Minnesota private college selects two students for the annual capitol event, where each presents a professional poster describing their research methodologies and addresses implications for future research. Representing Bethany are seniors Patricia Lilienthal and Benjamin Wessel.  Lilienthal... continue reading
Monday, January 29, 2018
Bethany Lutheran College is pleased to announce the formal approval from the Minnesota Professional Educator and Standards Licensing Board (PESLB) for two new programs at the College. Education professors, Drs. Carrie Pfeifer and Alanna Lienig, developed a new special education major, and the Education Department jointly created an endorsement program for pre-primary grades. In a recent press release regarding these programs Pfeifer explained, “... continue reading
Thursday, January 11, 2018
For Andrew (‘10) and Sarah (Doebbeling ‘11) Gerda Bethany Lutheran College (BLC) wasn’t on their college radar until their pastor at Trinity Lutheran Church in St. Francis, Minnesota, mentioned BLC to them. His Bethany experience was the catalyst that helped to convince them to visit Bethany, and eventually enroll.  Sarah explained, “The small campus and Christ-centered education drew us to tour and eventually apply to Bethany. Another important... continue reading
Friday, January 5, 2018
The Christ in Media Institute (CMI) is an educational arm of Bethany Lutheran College, and is led by Executive Director Dr. Tom Kuster (Bethany Professor Emeritus of Communication). CMI, through a Board of Directors, “promotes research and education focused on employing God's gift of mass media to bring the pure Gospel message to vast audiences both in the US and abroad.”  CMI, through their website, is highlighting a new outreach project... continue reading