A Family Affair
Three generations of social work graduates cover nearly three-fourths of the program’s 40-year history.
A Bridge of Community
Everybody has their own ideas about what constitutes
the Bethel experience.But one thing seems to show up consistently: community.
Around the Green | Campus
New Books with Local Ties Now at Kauffman Museum
Fall Festival is the time for special treats—this year at Kauffman Museum that meant introducing three new books with local ties.
Three Statements in Tandem Guide Bethel College Work
The vision, mission and values statements of Bethel College are intended to be seen and evaluated as a unit.
Board Supports Rephrased Mission and Values Statement
Bethel College’s mission has been the subject of recent discussion at the board level—as well as across campus and with church leadership—leading to proposals for adjusted language, which the Futures Committee presented at the board’s fall meeting.
Fall Fest 2014
Fall Festival 2014 was notable for several things—perfect weather after several years of not, a football victory over Southwestern College, the first Bethel Invitational cross-country meet on Bethel’s own course and a celebration of 40 years of social work accreditation at Bethel.
Psychology on Stage for 8th Annual STEM Symposium
The 8th annual STEM Symposium, part of Bethel’s 44th Fall Festival, brought three alumni to campus to talk about their research and work in psychology.
Enrollment Holds Steady for Fall 2014
Bethel College’s enrollment is almost exactly the same as in 2013, with an increase in one over last year’s total.
John Boyd Family Donates Eight of Late Artist’s Prints to Bethel
The late Wichita teacher and print-maker John Boyd’s work has been displayed in Bethel College’s art gallery several times, and now some of that work has a permanent home at Bethel.
Fine Arts Center Name Now Includes that of Dutch Engraver
The name that now appears on the Fine Arts Center may not be immediately familiar to many, even Mennonites.
Maroon & Gray and the GrayMaroons: Notes from Bethel’s
ColorfulHistoryHow did Bethel become the college of the maroon and gray?
Extending Hands,Oct. 17–18, A Symposium Celebrating 40 Years of Social Work at Bethel College
Around the Green | Students
An evening of surrealist parlor games
Student Illustrates New Children’s Book About Kansas’ Big Brutus
Senior art major Jessie Pohl now has a second book to her credit.
Student’s Dream Becomes Reality with new Disc Golf Course on Campus
Junior Eric Preheim has been golfing from a young age.
Around the Green | Faculty & Staff
Professor Sees Cultural, Organizing Differences at Sochi Olympics
Allison McFarland may not have brought a medal back from the Winter Olympics, but she has plenty of stories to tell.
Museum Director Comes to Bethel from Wichita State University
Annette LeZotte began Sept. 8 as the new director of Kauffman Museum.
Around the Green | Athletics
Tennis Standout Jared Ward Inducted into Athletic Boosters Hall of Fame
The Athletic Booster Club inducted Jared Ward ’97, Bella Vista, Arkansas, into the Hall of Fame Oct. 17 at the boosters’ annual Fall Festival banquet.
Finding the Spirit of an Iconic Race
Since its first running in 1916, the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb has become one of America’s most beloved and iconic automobile races.