Bethany Lutheran College has a long history with the sport of soccer. There were some terrific men's Viking soccer teams as far back as 45 years ago. And the women's soccer program was among the first sports added as a new four-year, NCAA Division III institution.  

The same can be said about Bethany's communication program—It's a leader in many ways.The communication program has already produced some very successful graduates, and it's no surprise that Bethany alumnus Isaac Rice ('13) is on his way to becoming a broadcast media leader in the Twin Cities. 

Bethany’s Music Department is set to host a first-ever on campus high school Honor Band on November 16 and 17, 2018. The event is being organized by Assistant Professor of Music Benjamin Faugstad Director of Bands at Bethany with help from Professors Dennis Marzolf and Peter Bloedel, Fine Arts Coordinator Susan Harstad, and Admissions Department representatives Jeff Lemke and Dan Tomhave.

Bethany’s Psychology Department hosted an academic poster session on Tuesday, November 6, 2018, in the busy Old Main lobby. Nineteen students showed their work and visited with attendees during the poster session, with the presentations highlighting a variety of topics including recent student projects, research opportunities, and internships. 

Associate Professor of Psychology Jennifer Wosmek organizes two poster sessions each academic year. She explained there are several reasons why academic poster sessions are important to a college education. 

The fourth Gospel Outreach With Media (GOWM) online conference, hosted by the Christ in Media Institute, under the direction of Professor Emeritus Dr. Thomas Kuster at Bethany Lutheran College, is now open for three weeks of active discussion. Participation is entirely online, and free. Conference attendees can browse the sesion list online. Attending and participating is easy, simply click on the conference title, and you will be taken to the presentation.

Bethany students viewing Picasso's Les Demoiselles d'Avignon

Several Bethany students traveled east during Midterm Break. The Bethany Law Club, led by Assistant Professor of Legal Studies Sara Edwards, J.D., and Adjunct Instructor of Legal Studies Dan BIrkholz, J.D. visited Washington, D.C. The group visited several D.C. points of interest including the Supreme Court. Edwards' great uncle, was the late Chief Justice Warren E. Burger, 17th Chief Justice of the United States. 

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