A place at the table
For nearly 30 years, Jerry and Delora Decker have been extending their generous hospitality to students, helping make home feel not quite so far away.
Around the Green | Campus
Young Alumnus holds and sets high standards in science teaching
Among the things most important to Bethel College’s 2015 Young Alumnus Award winner: his family and his professional identity as a science teacher.
Distinguished Achievement awardee made math history at Bethel
When telling the story of Bethel’s long tradition of mathematics excellence, one place to start is with Samir Khabbaz.
Ken Deckert was devoted to family, career and alma mater
Ken Deckert was known for his devotion and generosity to his family, which he has now extended to Bethel College through a six-figure estate gift.
Artist on the spot proves popular with visitors to Regier Gallery
With the opening of what’s essentially a new gallery in Bethel College’s Luyken Fine Arts Center, gallery coordinator Rachel Epp Buller ’96 figured why not try something new?
Help tell Bethel’s history through sports at Kauffman Museum
Do you have the winning ball from an important game? Did your Bethel athletic team foster international friendships? Did your sport help you overcome adversity in a significant way? Kauffman Museum is looking for Bethel sports artifacts that tell great stories.
MLK speaker: Conflict co-conspirators create the beloved community
Readers of the poster for Bethel College’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration might have been forgiven for thinking it had a typo.
crime-fightingcan alienate minority communitiesCharles Epp ’84, professor of public affairs and administration at the University of Kansas, gave two presentations on campus Feb. 8-9 on police treatment of African Americans and Latinos in a specific situation: the traffic stop.
Around the Green | Students
YAWP! calls out literary culture from all corners of campus
The current incarnation of a Bethel literary magazine is hearkening back and looking forward.
New look, features make tuning in to KBCU easier
Now it’s easier than ever to listen to KBCU-FM 88.1, Bethel’s student-run radio station.
Stories build bridges between Bethel students and elders
Bethel College freshmen—most first-year college students, in fact— probably don’t imagine they have much in common with those on the other end of the life spectrum.
Around the Green | Faculty & Staff
Writing class helps an unheard population find a voice
Whatever Ami Regier ’85, Bethel professor of literary studies, might have expected from venturing into prison, it wasn’t that the experience would make her a better teacher and person.
Around the Green | Athletics
Arciniega earns national recognition for Thresher basketball
The only men’s basketball player from the Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference selected to play in the 2015 All-Star Game was Bethel senior Adam Arciniega.
A Thresher Refresher!
Alumni Weekend, June 5–7
Alumni choir takes shape in Newton
Newton-area alumni who loved singing together as students have found a way to keep doing it post-college.
- Fun Phonathon facts for 2015
- Hospitality to students earns Deckers Outstanding Alumnus Award
- Alumni News
Not in Kansas any more
Students responded to Professor Bobby Lloyd’s passion for travel in Latin America by lining up to enroll in his interterm class that went to Panama, Ecuador and Colombia.
Around the world in 21 days
Interterm 2015 took Bethel students from densely populated urban areas in eastern Europe, Mexico, the Middle East and the Midwest to wild coastlines, deserts and ghostly ancient cities.