Wheat From Chaff
A deeply ingrained and enduring symbol for Bethel College derives from a piece of farm machinery obsolete almost before it touched Kansas soil.
Never waste a good centennial, and other stories
Memories matter. And we remember them best, I think, in story form...
The highs and lows of life on the road
Even the grind of a different hotel room every night can’t quench the energy an alumnus musician gets playing the music of the Glenn Miller Orchestra.
Around the Green | Faculty & Staff
Bethel prof goes for the gold
Although she hadn’t thrown a discus since she was a high school athlete in Quinter in 1979, earlier this year, Allison McFarland, professor of business, decided to see if she could qualify for the Kansas Senior Olympics, held Sept. 19–30 at Gage Park in Topeka.
Around the Green | Campus
In lectures, Sprunger looks at writing a college history for the 21st century
A major facet of Bethel College’s celebration of its 125 years has been welcoming publication of a new book-length history of the college.
Check presentations continue Bethel service emphasis from Pittsburgh 2011
Mennonite youth continue to help spread Bethel College’s emphasis on service from its booth at the Mennonite Youth Convention in Pittsburgh, well over a year later.
Donor’s generosity leads to naming Bethel’s new Academic Center
James Will was known throughout his lifetime for his generosity, which Bethel College has honored in the name of its new academic center.
Around the Green | Students
Fall Festival 2012
One special event at this year’s Fall Festival was the dedication of the new Academic Center – a completely renovated Old Science Hall with an addition built onto the east side.
- Musical collaboration was the name of the game this fall at Bethel
Delaying college for service can yield multiple benefits, students say
It has become a small but significant Bethel College tradition for a certain number of graduates each year to choose voluntary service right after college.
Students find summer break a time of both earning and learning
Just because a school year ends and students leave for the summer doesn’t mean the learning stops, as Bethel College students can attest.
Lady Threshers give back
Bethel athletes got into the Christmas spirit early by playing Santa’s elves for underprivileged children.
GenerationsTwo special exhibits this fall helped celebrate Bethel’s 125th anniversary along with the visual arts at Bethel.