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Thursday, February 11, 2016
“Ask Your Mama: Twelve Moods for Jazz” featuring the Ron McCurdy Quartet The Bethany Lutheran College Center for Intercultural Development and Resources (CIDR) welcomes The Langston Hughes Project to Mankato. The concert is being staged as a component to the College’s observance of Black History Month and in recognition of CIDR’s them for the year, "Celebrating Diversity and Promoting Unity." This performance will highlight African American... continue reading
Tuesday, February 2, 2016
Bethany Lutheran College students and faculty members attended the weeklong Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF) Region V Festival at Normandale Community College in Bloomington, Minnesota, January 17-23, 2016. Several students and faculty received nominations and awards for recent productions. Five Bethany students competed in the Irene Ryan Scholarship Auditions. The Irene Ryan program allows the students to audition for... continue reading
Friday, December 18, 2015
The Bethany Lutheran College Theatre Department has received notice that a recent production titled Leveling Up has been selected for performance at the Region V Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF) in January 2016. KCACTF Region V includes the states of Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota, and South Dakota. Roughly 1,500 students and faculty attend the KCACTF Region V Festival from 80 colleges and universities.... continue reading
Tuesday, December 8, 2015
The Bethany women's basketball team’s record currently stands at 3-4 (1-1) entering the second week of Upper Midwest Athletic Conference (UMAC) play. The Vikings have benefitted greatly from the scoring ability of freshman Haley Sandin. Sandin was named the UMAC Women's Basketball Player of the Week for the third time this season after games against UW-Superior and St. Scholastica this past weekend. In those two games, Sandin averaged 25.5... continue reading
Thursday, December 3, 2015
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Bethany women's soccer team completed the 2015 season with Nicole Moldstad being named to the Division III All-North Region Third Team, the National Soccer Coaches Association of America announced Tuesday.
Monday, November 16, 2015
Bethany Lutheran College officially welcomed its tenth president, Dr. Gene Pfeifer, when he was inaugurated on Friday, November 13, 2015, in Trinity Chapel.  The guest speaker for the event was Dr. David Wendler, Professor Emeritus at Martin Luther College, New Ulm, Minnesota. Others participating in the ceremony included Rev. Prof. Mark DeGarmeaux, Organist, Rev. Craig Ferkenstad, Secretary of the Evangelical Lutheran Synod, The Rev. Herbert... continue reading
Friday, October 30, 2015
Koine, a Christian band will present a concert in Bethany's Lee Theater on Tuesday, November 24 beginning at 7 p.m. Koine's humble roots originate in the heartland of America, in a city known for its rich German history, its famous barley and hops, and many festivals - Milwaukee, Wisconsin.  It's here that five unique artists, each with their own talents and abilities, came together in 2003 to put a new twist on traditional, Christian music. ... continue reading
Tuesday, October 6, 2015
Bethany Lutheran College continues to move forward with plans to add a bachelor of science in nursing (BSN) degree to its academic offerings. The College first announced the intent to create a nursing program in April 2013. Since that time, Sara Traylor PhD(c), MA, RN, CNE was hired as the College’s Director of Nursing. Traylor has been working with the College’s administration and State agencies to satisfy all of the requirements related to the... continue reading
Wednesday, September 23, 2015
MANKATO, MN — Bethany Lutheran College (BLC) together with Bethany Lutheran Theological Seminary (BLTS) announce the 48th annual Reformation Lectures to be held on October 29 and 30, 2015. The Lecture Series will explore the topic of Lutheranism and the Arts.  Lutheranism and the Visual Arts  Thursday, Oct. 29, 10:30 a.m. - Noon Speaker: Prof. William Bukowski, Professor of Studio Art, BLC Moderator: President Gaylin Schmeling, BLTS Lutheranism... continue reading
Wednesday, September 16, 2015
The Bethany Hawkwatch will kick off a special week of raptor migration counting in observance of the Hawk Migration Association of North America’s (HMANA) International Hawk Migration Week (IHMW). The purpose of IHMW is to raise awareness of hawks, hawk migration, and the HMANA network of sites that count hawks. IHMW will take place September 19-27, 2015. This is the week when peak numbers of raptors are counted across North America. The public... continue reading

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