Monday, February 6, 2012
Mankato, Minn. — Four Bethany Lutheran College students, Brittany Brown, Scott Fassett, Janeen Leisses, and Tracey Mehlhouse, were nominated and selected to participate at the Minnesota Chapter of the 2012 College Band Directors National Association’s (CBDNA) Intercollegiate Honor Band. Each year, the Minnesota Chapter of the CBDNA organizes the opportunity for Minnesota's most talented collegiate music students to assemble. The selection is... continue reading
Thursday, February 2, 2012
Mankato, Minn. – The Upper Midwest Athletic Conference (UMAC) released its fall academic all-conference list with 20 Bethany Lutheran student-athletes receiving the honor. In order to be recognized each student-athlete had to post a 3.50 or better semester grade point average based on a 4.0 scale, and needed to complete the season in the sport he or she was nominated for. The following Bethany student-athletes met or exceeded the conference... continue reading
Friday, January 27, 2012
Four Bethany Lutheran College mathematics students recently returned from the Mathematical Association of America (MAA) and American Mathematical Society (AMS) joint Mathematics Meetings in Boston, Massachusetts. The MAA and AMS Meetings are said to be the largest annual mathematics meetings in the world with nearly 7,200 people registered for this January meeting in Boston. To qualify to present, students must submit an abstract for review. ... continue reading
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
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
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
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