Clubs and Organizations
B-Town Drumline | Advisor: Adrian Lo
The B-Town Drumline was founded by a student and is run, funded, and directed by students. It is a drum corps sponsored by the Music Department but has a membership and scope that encompasses the whole campus. B-Town does halftime shows at basketball games and special appearances (e.g. Fall Festival, Luthapalooza, Midnight Madness). Most of all, it is an energy-packed ensemble made up of students who love to drum!
Bethany Activities Committee | Advisor: Renee Tatge
The Bethany Activities Committee is dedicated to bringing positive and fun activities and events to the student body. Programming is intended to both entertain and enrich each student's experience while at Bethany.
Bethany Business Club | Advisor: Dean Shoop
The Bethany Business Club exposes business students to the real world by providing opportunities for tours, speakers, and other events.
Bethany Organization of Student Scientists | Advisor: Chad Heins
The Bethany Organization of Student Scientists, or BOSS, is the science club on the Bethany campus. Members are typically majoring in mathematics, chemistry, or biology though they have had other interested students join. The group organizes science-related events including field trips and guest speakers. Past speakers have talked to students about graduate studies, medical school, and undergraduate research opportunities.
Cross Terrain Sports Club | Advisor: Ted Manthe
The Cross Terrain Sports Club is an organization which strives to promote adventure enthusiasm through outdoor experience. The organization provides a variety of outdoor recreational and sporting activities open to all students of Bethany. Activities include, but are not limited, to cross-country skiing, snow shoeing, road biking, mountain biking, hiking, climbing, trail running, triathalons, and kayaking.
Forever Kept Scrapbooking Club
The Forever Kept Scrapbooking club is about using your talents and skills to create an artwork that you can share with your family and friends forever. They meet once a month for a few hours.
PAMA Mentors | Advisor: Jonathan Stadler
PAMA is structured to encourage Bethany students in Promoting Awareness, spurring Motivation, and encouraging Action in pertinent campus and personal concerns. The group is committed to promoting healthy, productive lifestyles, in addition to recognizing and confronting issues facing the campus and to be of service to Bethany students. Read more.
Paul Ylvisaker Center for Personal and Public Responsibility | Contact: Djem Ferkenstad
The Paul Ylvisaker Center for Personal and Public Responsibility promotes servant leadership through its focus on volunteerism, public service, and philanthropy. Read more.
Scholastic Leadership Society | Advisor: Shane Bowyer
The Bethany Lutheran College Scholastic Leadership Society exists to recognize academic achievement, leadership, and citizenship among students at Bethany Lutheran College; to promote student leadership experiences; and to sponsor community learning activities in order to expand educational opportunities beyond the classroom.
Student-Athlete Advisory Committee
The Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) is made up of student-athletes assembled to provide insight on the student-athlete experience. The SAAC also offers input on the rules, regulations and policies that affect student-athletes’ lives on NCAA member institution campuses. The committee gives a voice to student-athletes at Bethany while providing a valuable, hands-on leadership experience to its members.
Student Senate | Advisor: Ted Manthe
The purpose of the Student Senate is to represent the students in all matters of concern to the student body and to serve as a liaison between the students, faculty, staff and administration. It is actively involved in sponsoring a variety of social activities and convocations. Elections to the Student Senate take place every fall and spring. Read more.
TheWorld Club supports international students and sponsors a number of cross-cultural learning opportunities. Read more.