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
Thursday, July 30, 2015
The Red Hats Company, made up of Bethany Lutheran College alumni Benji Inniger and Jacob Kempfert are producing a show entitled Saint Guillotine at the 2015 Minnesota Fringe Festival in Minneapolis. The Minnesota Fringe Festival is a performing arts festival held every summer. This year, 172 different shows will be produced in 24 venues throughout Minneapolis. Inniger also serves as Assistant Professor of Theatre at Bethany.  Saint Guillotine,... continue reading
Tuesday, July 7, 2015
Bethany Lutheran College is proud to announce four new members to its Athletic Hall of Fame. In addition, Bethany will honor the first-ever "Team of Distinction" at its annual Hall of Fame banquet in September. Steve Jaeger was associated with Bethany for 30 years and was involved in the college's transition from two to four-year athletics and NCAA membership. He was a two-year starter for the men's soccer team in 1970-71 which included a run to... continue reading
Monday, April 27, 2015
Jim Vinz is the recipient of the 2015 Bethany Lutheran College Distinguished Alumnus Award.  Vinz, originally from Amboy, Minnesota, enrolled at Bethany in 1979. He was a member of the Bethany basketball team and was active in theatre and Student Senate. Vinz earned an associate in arts degree from BLC in 1981. He then went on to attend Minnesota State University, Mankato. He also holds a master’s of business administration from Southern... continue reading
Wednesday, April 1, 2015
The Bethany Lutheran College Speech Team continued its winning ways with a successful trip to the 18th annual National Christian College Forensics Invitational (NCCFI) speech and debate tournament on the campus of Colorado Christian University on March 20-22 in Lakewood, Colorado.  Bethany was represented by five students: seniors Shawn Loging and William Soule, junior Jacob Schneider, sophomore Jeffery Olsen, and freshman Zeffie Woods.   The... continue reading
Friday, March 13, 2015
A new stained glass window was installed at the entrance of Bethany’s Old Main building on Thursday, March 13, 2015. The Bethany High School classes of 1952 and 1953 donated funds to create and install the stained glass, which is titled “The Way of the Cross.” It depicts the life of Christ in the artwork with his birth, death on the cross, and resurrection. The classes donated the window in honor of their Bethany education, and to serve as a... continue reading
Wednesday, March 4, 2015
NEW ORLEANS - The Bethany men's and women's cross country teams had successful seasons in 2014 each coming in third place at the Upper Midwest Athletic Conference championships last fall. The squads performed well in the classroom as also as both teams were selected to the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) NCAA Division III All-Academic Team.
Monday, March 2, 2015
Legal Studies
The Board of Regents of Bethany Lutheran College (BLC) recently approved the addition of a new major and minor in legal studies. The new major will be offered beginning with the fall semester of 2015. Bethany’s new legal studies major was developed as a collaborative effort between several academic programs including communication, history, and sociology, and draws upon the College’s liberal arts tradition to bring an interdisciplinary... continue reading
Thursday, February 26, 2015
MANKATO, MN – The Bethany Lutheran College Board of Regents has unanimously elected Dr. Gene Pfeifer (56) of Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota, to become the tenth president of the College, beginning July 1, 2015. Pfeifer has served as President of St. Croix Lutheran Grades 6-12 in West St. Paul, Minnesota, since 2007. Prior to his tenure at St. Croix, Pfeifer was Professor of Education and Director of Clinical Experiences at Martin Luther College... continue reading