Student of the Week-Amelia Fabrizius, January 28

Fabrizius, AName: Amelia Fabrizius

Major: Secondary Social Science Education

Sport: Tennis

Hometown: WaKeeney, KS

Nominated By: Jessica Schierling

Amelia is a servant leader scholar and is always looking for new ways to serve. She is a freshman this year, taking a coordinating role with the new Bethany Leadership Team, the group of servant leader scholarship recipients.

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Bethany College presents Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “Cinderella”

cinderellaMusical theatre returns to the Burnett Center stage when Bethany College Theatre presents Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “Cinderella” four performances on Feb. 1, 2, and 8 at 7:30 p.m. and Feb. 9 at 2 p.m.

“Cinderella” is directed by Associate Professor of Theatre Greg LeGault, M.F.A, with Visiting Assistant Professor of Music Guy Vollen, D.M., as musical director.

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Singers invited to perform in the Bethany College Messiah chorus

MessiahSingers of all voice ranges are invited to join the chorus for Bethany College’s Messiah Festival of the Arts. Singers should be 16 years old by April 1 to be eligible to join.

The first rehearsal takes place on Sunday, January 27, in Presser Hall. New singers should arrive on at 2 p.m. in for vocal placement. No prepared song is necessary. Singers who have participated before should arrive at 3 p.m. for rehearsal.

Regular rehearsals will be on Tuesdays from 7 to 9 p.m. and Sundays from 3 to 5 p.m.

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Student of the Week-Brandon Martino, January 21

MartinoName: Brandon Martino

Major: Athletic Training

Sport: Football

Position: Wide Receiver

Hometown: Junction City, KS

Nominated By: Warren Olson

Awards and Achievements: First Team All KCAC Football, record holder for Bethany  in career receptions (185), Honorable Mention KCAC athletic trainer 2012, Second Team KCAC athletic trainer 2010, KATS member

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Bethany College at MindFire Academy announces Jan. 20 Open House

LINDSBORG, KAN., January 14, 2013— Bethany College at MindFire Academy will hold an open house at its recently completed facility at 3805 East Harry Street in the west end of the Office This building from 2 to 5 p.m., this Sunday, January 20, 2013, preceding its January 28 start of classes.

The event is open to the public and will feature tours of classrooms, sound studios and the area’s largest film studio.

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Bethany College professor receives BioLogos Foundation grant

LINDSBORG, KAN., January 14, 2013—Bethany College Associate Professor of Philosophy John Mullen has received a three-year grant from The BioLogos Foundation for a series of articles arguing that gradual creation via evolution is not contrary to Christianity.

The title of Mullen’s project is “Divine Hiddenness and Constraints on Creation: Should We Expect God to Create Gradually?” He hopes to carry out the discussion over four to five academic papers that will also be published as a book for a wider audience. He will also attend the annual BioLogos Evolution and Christian Faith conferences over the next three years with the first this summer on June 23 to 28, 2013, in Boston.

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Student of the Week-Ashley Conrad, January 14

Ashley Conrad croppedName: Ashley Conrad

Major: Communications and Athletic Training

Sport: Soccer

Position: Forward

Hometown: Gillette, Wyoming

Nominated By: Jody Miller

Ashley is great at time management with a double major and playing soccer, self-motivated to learn, takes initiative and does many tasks without being asked, encourages teammates and other athletes to get better and work harder.

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Bethany College exceeds fundraising challenge, will begin construction of Bud Pearson Swedish Chapel and Mabee Foundation Welcome Center

LINDSBORG, KAN., January 12, 2013—At a news conference Friday, Jan. 11, President Edward F. Leonard III announced that Bethany College had successfully completed the challenge grant from the J. E. and L. E. Mabee Foundation to complete fundraising for the Bud Pearson Swedish Chapel and Mabee Foundation Welcome Center.

“I am pleased to announce with the hard work of the Bethany College Board of Directors, Office of Advancement, alumni, friends, and volunteers, we have met and exceeded our fundraising goals,” said Leonard on Friday. Continue reading