Wednesday, October 4, 2017
A warm congratulations to Bethany's Food Service Director, Juan Diaz, on receiving Pioneer College Caterers Rookie of the Year (ROY) award at this past summer’s Pioneer corporate national meeting. The ROY award is given to directors who, during their first year as director with Pioneer, achieved exceptional standards in the areas of client satisfaction, employee development, program quality, and financial performance. In addition to receiving... continue reading
Tuesday, September 26, 2017
Bethany’s Media Arts Department presents the twelfth annual Red Eye Film Festival. Red Eye is a weeklong competition between student teams from Bethany Lutheran College, Minnesota State University, Mankato, and South Central College. These student teams create a polished and entertaining 3-5 minute short film. The week concludes with a public showcase of all the films. The 2017 Red Eye Film Festival screening will be held on Monday, October 9 at... continue reading
Tuesday, September 19, 2017
Assistant Professor of Biology Chad Heins began a program counting migratory raptors on the Bethany campus over a decade ago. The program came to be known as Bethany Hawkwatch. During the 2016 counting season, volunteers at the Bethany Hawkwatch observed 9,530 raptors representing 20 species from August 15th to December 15th. During the week of September 16-24, 2017, the Bethany Hawkwatch program will recognize a special week of raptor migration... continue reading
Thursday, August 31, 2017
Owlets on Granny's Afghan, Malia Wiley Artist
Alumna Malia (Krohn) Wiley (’08) is a talented artist, and she was recently honored as the winner of the "Gallery 5004 Best Painting Award" at the Minnesota State Fair's 106th Fine Arts Exhibition. Gallery 5004 is an event-based art gallery, located in Robbinsdale, Minnesota. The gallery offers a diverse selection of prominent Minnesota artists from the past, as well as many current and emerging artists from the area. Gallery 5004 chose Malia’s... continue reading
Wednesday, August 30, 2017
While searching for a college to attend, Jeremy Becker (’18) was intent on finding a school that would be the best place for his interests. He attended Coon Rapids High School (Coon Rapids, Minnesota) with an enrollment of nearly 2,800 students. However, with a student population of about 600, Jeremy was slightly concerned that Bethany might not have some of the opportunities he hoped for.  “Even though I’d heard good things about Bethany, I... continue reading
Thursday, August 10, 2017
Rachael Melby is a December 2016 graduate of Bethany Lutheran College, and has set her sights on a career in law. Her experiences as an undergraduate at Bethany led to a terrific opportunity at Georgetown University Law Center as an investigative intern, which ultimately helped her along the path to Law School at the University of Minnesota.   Just after her graduation from Bethany in December 2016, Melby began an exciting experience at the... continue reading
Wednesday, August 2, 2017
MANKATO, Minn.  – Bethany Lutheran's Nick Caldeen (Blaine, Minn.) joins the Thunder Bay Border Cats of the Northwoods League to conclude the 2017 schedule. Caldeen joins teammate Alex Babcock (Elk River, Minn.) who signed a contract a week ago with the Border Cats.   Caldeen – a 2016 First Team All-UMAC honoree saw limited action for the Vikings in 2017 due to a season-ending injury after 14 games played. The junior finished the season with 12... continue reading
Thursday, July 27, 2017
In a prominent location at the front of Trinity Chapel is a magnificent instrument. The instrument is a Steinway concert grand piano. Bethany Lutheran College is fortunate that, through donations from a variety of friends of the College, the Steinway found its way to the campus after serving as the principal performance piano at the prestigious Aspen Music Festival in Aspen, Colorado.  Dr. Bethel Balge (Music and Piano Instruction) helped... continue reading
Tuesday, July 25, 2017
Bethany Lutheran College junior and Viking baseball pitcher Alex Babcock (Elk River, Minn.) recently signed a short-term contract with the Thunder Bay Border Cats of the Northwoods League during the team’s recent road trip to Waterloo, Iowa. Babcock was a First Team All-Upper Midwest Athletic Conference honoree in 2016 and had an impressive season for the Vikings on the mound. He led the team with a 1.60 ERA in 45.0 innings pitched. The right-... continue reading
Friday, July 14, 2017
Andrew Halverson (Communication ’07) made the most of his senior year internship at Bethany. Andrew’s professors worked closely with him to allow the internship to comprise the majority of his senior year academic program. That focus ultimately paid dividends for Halverson. “I was fortunate to receive an internship with the Minnesota Twins when I had nine credits remaining toward my BA. Bethany was gracious enough to work with me on those nine... continue reading