Pearson professor to speak about his life as a scientist

Peter Savolainen, Bethany College’s 2009-10 Pearson Distinguished Professor of Swedish Studies, will give his first two public addresses September 25 and 29.

Savolainen will speak in Swenson Chapel at 10:30 a.m. on September 25.

On September 29, Savolainen will give a public address titled “My Life (up to now) as a Scientist.” He will speak at 7:30 p.m. in Lindquist Hall.

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Bethany rises in top college rankings

Earning the highest spot for a Kansas college in its category, Bethany College has been ranked as 30th in the Midwest region of U.S. News and World Report’s 2010 “Best Baccalaureate Colleges”.

A rise from last year’s 37th-place rank, which itself was a significant increase, this also marks the third straight year that Bethany has been classified in the top tier of the Midwest region.

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Bethany Preview Day Sept. 26

Junior and senior high school students are invited to visit the Bethany College campus on Bethany Preview Day, September 26.

Students and their parents will get snapshot views of the Bethany College experience from different panel discussions with faculty and current students, as well as staff members from student life, admissions and financial aid. Campus tours and lunch will be provided. Also, tickets to watch the Bethany football team compete are free to all who attend the Preview Day.

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