Bethany Athletic Association Weekend set for Sept. 22

Hahn GymThe 2012 Bethany Athletic Association (BAA) Weekend will take place on September 22. The day starts with the athletic awards brunch at 11 a.m. to honor the 2012 Hall of Honor Inductees, Alumni Coach of the Year and BAA Award of Merit recipients. Registration by September 14 is required for the brunch. The cost is $10. Click here for a brochure.

The Bethany College Athletic Hall of Honor gives recognition to individuals whose performance on the athletic field during their time at Bethany was noteworthy and exemplary of the high standards for which Bethany College has historically been know. The 2012 recipients are Winfred Foster Banbury 1904, John Quincy Banbury 1904, Mike Zeyen ’82, and Scott Gentine ’90. Continue reading

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Bethany College welcomes new faculty members

LINDSBORG, KAN., September 5, 2012—Bethany College is proud to welcome new members to its faculty, including three full-time members, Lori Brack, John Mullen, and Gretchen Norland, and five on one-year appointments, Jessica Becker, Courtney Long, Franziska Macur, Denise Peterson, and Guy Vollen. Jill Klaassen also returns on a one-year appointment. Continue reading

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Swedish scholar Barbro Klein to join Bethany College as 2012 Pearson Professor

Barbro Klein Pearson Professor 2012LINDSBORG, KAN., September 4, 2012—Swedish scholar Barbro Klein, Ph.D., will teach at Bethany College as the 2012 Pearson Distinguished Professor of Swedish Studies and give several public presentations.

Klein is a professor emerita of ethnology at Stockholm University and a director emerita and permanent fellow at the Swedish Collegium for Advanced Study. She received her doctorate in folklore studies and anthropology at Indiana University and has taught at numerous institutions, including the University of California at Berkeley, University of Pennsylvania, and University of Bergen in Norway. Continue reading

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