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Friday, December 8, 2017
Professor Emeritus Erling Teigen, Bethany Lutheran College archivist, wrote a terrific story for our most recent edition of the Bethany Magazine about alumni legacy families at Bethany. It’s a wonderful testament which demonstrates, in part, why Bethany is such a special institution of higher education. What follows are excerpts from the story. You may read the entire story (with photos) in the December 2017 issue on the Bethany Magazine webpage... continue reading
Thursday, November 30, 2017
Bethany’s second year head men’s basketball coach Matt Fletcher had the opportunity to meet a Wisconsin Basketball Coaches Association and Bethany Lutheran College Hall of Famer after the Vikings 84-69 road win at the University of Wisconsin-Stout on November 29.  Anyone who was a part of Bethany athletics in the 1950s and early 60s remembers the name Dwain “Dewey” Mintz. Mintz began his legendary coaching career at Bethany High School in 1951,... continue reading
Tuesday, November 28, 2017
Bethany Lutheran College is looking to the sun for a portion of its future electricity needs. The College has elected to partner with the Community Solar Garden (CSG) program and will be receiving some of its power from local solar farms. A CSG is a large array of solar panels that a customer can subscribe to rather than installing solar panels on location. A subscriber does not own or maintain the solar panels and does not receive the actual... continue reading
Tuesday, November 7, 2017
Bethany, because of its size and personal attention from professors, affords students the opportunity to participate in things that are not always part of an undergraduate experience. One such event was a recent poster presentation by psychology students. On Monday, November 6, several students displayed their posters in the lobby of Old Main with the goal to explain both research topics and recent internship experiences to the campus.  Junior... continue reading
Wednesday, November 1, 2017
Among a long list of positive things about Bethany Lutheran College, perhaps one attribute that rises to the top is the wonderful personalities on campus. Bethany is a college where personal mentorship occurs on a variety of levels. That includes professors, library staff, resident assistants, and in the case of this story - the cafeteria staff.  Judy Hed has been a fixture in the BLC cafeteria for nearly three decades. The desserts she prepares... continue reading
Thursday, October 26, 2017
Bethany Lutheran College junior Maddy Elmquist (South St. Paul, Minn.) was selected as a recipient of the Mankato Business Professional Women (MBPW) 2017 Scholarship Award at a recent MBPW meeting. Elmquist is a junior majoring in both legal studies and psychology, and is currently interning at Christian Family Solutions. Since 1965, Christian Family Solutions has been a provider of Christian counseling, in-home care, and senior services for... continue reading
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
The third annual Gospel Outreach With Media (GOWM) online conference opens to the public on October 23, welcoming active discussion for three weeks until November 13. The conference is sponsored by the Christ in Media Insitute at Bethany Lutheran College. Two dozen experts explore how technology can be used to reach out with the gospel in the U.S. and around the world, including a visit to the Reformation Art Show at Bethany Lutheran College.... continue reading
Wednesday, October 11, 2017
We’re always thrilled to hear about Bethany graduates and the work they’re doing to make their communities a better place to live. We recently learned about Brad Lawson ('12) earning the KEYC Golden Apple award for his work in the Maple River School District. This week, another recent Bethany graduate was highlighted for her work in the Maple River School District as well! The Maple River Messenger newspaper featured Morgan Weyhrauch, a 2017... continue reading
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

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