News & Events

Thursday, February 16, 2017
Bethany Lutheran College continues to expand its program offerings with the addition of a secondary teaching licensure in mathematics. A joint endeavor of the Education and Math Departments... continue reading
Monday, February 13, 2017
The Board of Regents of Bethany Lutheran College and Seminary traveled to campus for their quarterly meeting, February 13 and 14. At this winter meeting they set aside time to recognize... continue reading
Thursday, December 8, 2016
The 2016 Bethany Lutheran College fall semester commencement ceremony will be held on Friday, December 9, at 3:30 p.m., in Trinity Chapel. Thirty graduates will receive their bachelor of... continue reading
Saturday, December 3, 2016
Bethany Lutheran College professor Peter Kjeer passed away unexpectedly on December 3, 2016. The original news item and Kjeer scholarship donation information is available below. A memorial... continue reading
Monday, November 28, 2016
The Board of Regents of Bethany Lutheran College (BLC) recently approved the addition of three new majors. The programs are available to both current and incoming students. The new majors... continue reading
Tuesday, October 4, 2016
The annual Bjarne W. Teigen Reformation Lectures will be held October 27–28, 2016 at Bethany Lutheran College in Mankato, MN. This year the theme will be The Cost of Confessing: Luther and... continue reading
Thursday, September 8, 2016
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... continue reading
Thursday, August 18, 2016
The Minnesota Board of Nursing has completed campus and clinical site visits at Bethany Lutheran College (BLC) and officially granted permission to the College to establish a bachelor of... continue reading
Wednesday, May 25, 2016
The Bethany Lutheran College Athletic Department has added three new coaches recently. Each of these coaches bring with them impressive resumes and a comittment to Division III athletics.... continue reading
Thursday, May 19, 2016
The Bethany Lutheran College student-produced Minnesota State Maverick hockey broadcast has been nominated for a Sports Video Group (SVG) and the National Association of Collegiate... continue reading
New Music Recital Feb 23 Trinity Chapel
Snow Week 2017: WoW Zone Feb 23 2030 Adams St. Mankato
Psychology Club meeting Feb 23 Luther Hall 105 - ClassroomLuther Hall 105 - Classroom The Lab Coffee Shop
Men's Track & Field at UMAC INDOOR CHAMPIONSHIP Feb 24 Duluth, Minn.
Women's Track & Field at UMAC INDOOR CHAMPIONSHIP Feb 24 Duluth, Minn.
Snow Week: Ski for Echo Feb 24 Mt Kato, 20461 Hwy 66, Mankato
Softball at St. Olaf Feb 24 Northfield, Minn. / Northfield Dome
Snow Week 2017: Snow Dance Feb 24 Honsey Hall
Men's Basketball vs UMAC Championship Feb 25 TBD
Men's Tennis vs Ripon Feb 25 Owatonna, Minn.
Women's Tennis vs Ripon Feb 25 Owatonna, Minn.
Softball at Carleton Feb 25 Northfield, Minn. / Northfield Dome
Snow Week 2017: Star Wars - The Force Awakens Feb 25 Honsey Hall 129
Men's Tennis vs Simpson Feb 25 Owatonna, Minn.
Mid-Term Exams Feb 27
Softball vs Macalester Mar 1 Rosemount, Minn. / Rosemount Dome
Band Tour Concert - Scarville Lutheran School, Scarville, IA Mar 2 Scarville Lutheran Church and School, Scarville, IA
Spring Break Mar 3
Softball vs Tucson Invitational Games Mar 3 Tucson, Ariz. / Lincoln Park Complex
Baseball vs Tucson Invitational Games Mar 3 Tucson, Ariz. / Kino Sports Complex
Band Tour Concert - Mount Olive Lutheran School Mar 3 Mount Olive Lutheran School, Mankato, MN
Men's Track & Field at UW-Stevens Point Mar 4 Stevens Point, Wis.
Women's Track & Field at UW-Stevens Point Mar 4 Stevens Point, Wis.
Band Tour Concert - Our Savior's Lutheran Church, Princeton, MN Mar 4 Our Savior's Lutheran Church, Princeton, MN
Band Tour Concert - Bethany Lutheran Church, Princeton, MN Mar 4 Bethany Lutheran Church, Princeton, MN
Band Tour Concert - Dei Spring Academy Mar 5 Dei Spring Academy, Cold Spring, MN
Baseball vs Wabash Mar 5 Tucson, Ariz. / Kino Sports Complex
Band Tour Concert - Heritage Lutheran Church, Apple Valley, MN Mar 5 Heritage Lutheran Church, Apple Valley, MN
Baseball vs Wabash Mar 6 Tucson, Ariz. / Kino Sports Complex
Baseball vs North Central Mar 6 Tucson, Ariz. / Kino Sports Complex

February 23, 2017

X-terrain Downhill Skiing at Mt.Kato Ski or Snowboard at Mt.Kato at a discounted price while supporting the ECHO food shelf on Feb 24th. Bring 5 non-perishable food items per person to Mt.Kato and receive discounted lift tickets for $13 and rentals for $12. If you're an X-terrain member (meaning you've been to a meeting and event), BLC will give you an extra $5 off if you sign up at the office before February 22nd. Drive yourself to Mt.Kato at or after 4:00 (whenever you'd like), pay full price at the window and we'll reimburse you $5 later.
Ottesen Museum Did you know that the church body that is now the ELS was founded twice? Find out more at the Ottesen Museum. Regular hours are 1:30 - 4:30, Tuesday through Thursday or by appointment. For more information contact Rebecca DeGarmeaux, Director of Programming at 344-7421 or museum@blc.edu.
Writing Center The Ada Stokes Writing Center, located in HH 217, is open Monday - Thursday from 7:00 - 10:00 p.m. Tutors provide help in the areas of essay writing, creative writing, resumes, cover letters, graduate applications, and more. Walk-ins are welcome, but priority is given to individuals with an appointment. To make an appointment, go to MyBLC and search for “Writing Center Appointment Form.” Come see us!
The Screwtape Letters Book Club Our Savior's Lutheran Church Mankato invites YOU the 4th Sunday of the month 6-7:30 pm to The Screwtape Letters Book Club! Come to one or all! Questions or need a ride? Contact Abbie Hislop, ahislop@blc.edu; Kristi Hislop, khislop@blc.edu; or Emma Hislop, ehislop@blc.edu. What you need to read: Jan 22: ch.1-8; Feb 26: 9-16; Mar 26: 17-24; Apr 23: 25-31.
Snow Week: Dash for Dollars Thurs 2/23 7:30-9pm YFAC Theater | The game show of Fast Cash and Easy Money featuring the incredible Cash Cube! Participate in wild and wacky games and races of elimination. All participants receive a free t-shirt and the grand champion gets to "Dash for Cash" - grab up to $500 in the Cash Cube! Over an hour of side-splitting fun hosted by a professional comedian. See you there! FRI PREVIEW: Ski for Echo 4:30pm Mt Kato and Snow Dance 9:30pm HH.
New Music Recital Thursday, Feb. 23 at 7 pm in Trinity Chapel - Bethany students showcase brand new compositions they have written during the academic year. All pieces, representing many musical genres, are performed by Bethany students and Bethany music ensembles. Free, and open to the public.