Luther to exhibit senior art show, “Inside Out”

"Branching Out" by Grace LutherBethany College senior artist Grace Luther will exhibit her senior art show, “Inside Out,” at Mingenback Art Center on campus from April 25 to 30.

A reception will be held on Sunday, April 28, from 2 to 4 p.m. with a gallery talk by the artist at 2:30 p.m. The exhibition and reception are free and open to the public

This exhibition consists of drawings made with primarily soft pastel to create vibrant images. Through using the subject of self-portraits, Luther conveys a wide variety of images containing emotive situations that create an empathetic response from the viewer.

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Leadership Appreciation Night honors students

Pihlblad Memorial UnionOn April 7, the Division of Student Development hosted the inaugural Leadership Appreciation Night in the cafeteria for the students of Bethany College with the goal of expressing in a formal way Bethany’s deep appreciation for all their hard work and dedication filling various leadership roles on campus.

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Stebens to exhibit senior art show, “Intricate Design”

Intricate Design ExhibitionBethany College senior artist Michelle S. Stebens will exhibit her senior art show, “Intricate Design,” at Mingenback Art Center on campus from April 18 to 23.

A reception will be held on Sunday, April 21, from 2 to 4 p.m. with a gallery talk by the artist at 2:30 p.m. The exhibition and reception are free and open to the public.

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Board of Directors plans campus strategy, approves tenure

During its winter retreat, the Bethany College Board of Directors focused on continued strategic planning for the bright future of the college.

The two-day retreat was divided into four conversations and occurred at two locations. The first day was held at Office This in southeast Wichita, the site of Bethany’s partnership with MindFire Academy. The second day was held at the McPherson Country Club.

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Bethany celebrates Earth Day – now in Lindquist Hall

UPDATE: Events will take place in Lindquist Hall due to weather.

2013 Earth DayBethany College celebrates Earth Day on April 22 with workshops and Chapel service, and a work day all in the Community Garden at 725 N. Kansas Street in Lindsborg, Kan.

All events are open to the public. The Community Garden was first planted on May 3, 2009, to tie the college and community together. Through the processes of fellowship and shared work, participants learn about growing local food and living sustainably. The garden is dedicated to Ken Branch, a Lindsborg resident and 1959 Bethany graduate who has taught anthropology at Bethany. In the past three years, the garden has produced vegetables, fruit, herbs, and flowers.

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Student of the Week – Megan Kennedy, April 15

Megan KennedyName: Megan Kennedy

Major: Elementary Education

Hometown: Hill City, KS

Nominated by:  Roxie Sjogren

“Megan is a pleasure to work with. She is responsible, dependable and fun. She has a great attitude and always puts forth her best effort.” Continue reading

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Brown & VanLoenen are Teachers of Promise

Shelby Brown

Shelby Brown

Bethany College seniors Shelby Brown and Amanda VanLoenen have been selected for the Kansas Exemplary Educators Network’s Teacher of Promise award.

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“The Cherry Orchard” brings new twist to an old play

The Cherry OrchardTo bring Anton Chekhov’s The Cherry Orchard to life for his audiences, director Cody Whetstone made the decision to set the play in modern times.

“The play was written and set in Russia in the early 1900’s,” said Whetstone. “To show how universal Chekhov’s ideas and words are, we’re setting it in modern times. I hope it will help Chekhov’s play resonate with today’s audiences.”

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