Featured Student of the Week – John Holmquist

16 - John HolmquistName: John Holmquist

Major: Finance

Hometown: Smolan, KS

Nominated by: Warren Olson, Associate Vice President for Development

 Involvements (sports, clubs, organizations): Pi Sigma Chi Fraternity, Business Club, Bethany Oratorio Society

Plans for the future: Grad School, go to Africa as a humanitarian, build my family’s cattle business, teach business on a collegiate level, travel the world, be a cowboy in Australia, work as a financier. Continue reading

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Bethany Celebrates Pearson Prof. Pia Sundhage


Pia Sundhage joined Bethany College this winter as the 2013 Pearson Distinguished Professor of Swedish Studies. While at Bethnay, Sundhage taught  a one-credit-hour class during interterm, worked with Bethany’s soccer team as well as other regional teams, connected with Women’s Intersport Network in Kansas City, and made several public presentations. Continue reading

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Piano recital by Maciej Grzybowski to be held

Grzybowski photo 1Bethany College, the Lindsborg Arts Council, and the Adam Mickiewicz Institute of Poland will present international touring artist, Maciej Grzybowski, in a piano recital on Saturday, March 1 at 4pm at Presser Hall.  The program will include works by:  JS Bach, Schumann, Szymański, Paderewski, Rachmaninoff, and Chopin.  Grzybowski will perform on the new Shigeru-Kawai Grand Piano recently gifted to Bethany College by the LaRue Frazier family of Colorado.  The concert is free and open to the public.  Free will donations will be accepted. Continue reading

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Featured Student of the Week – Sarah Hill

15 - Sarah HillName: Sarah Hill

Major: Studio Art: Drawing and Painting

Hometown: Lititz, PA

Nominated by: Linda Lewis

Involvements (sports, clubs, organizations): Art Club, Chi Alpha, Gold Key, Honors Program

Plans for the future: To exhibit artwork and travel the world. Any funders? Continue reading

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Bethany Grace Race to Take Place During Messiah Festival Weekend

The Second Annual Bethany Grace Race will be held Saturday, April 19, 2014 in Lindsborg, Kansas during the Messiah Festival weekend.  The 5k event will begin on the campus of Bethany College at Hahn Gym and proceed through the town of Lindsborg, ending back at the Field House.  The Bethany Grace Race is open to all ages and will provide support for the mission of Bethany College…”to educate, develop, and challenge individuals to reach for truth and excellence as they lead lives of faith, learning, and service.”  Area residents, community members, and Bethany students, faculty, and alumni are encouraged to participate! Continue reading

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Featured Student of the Week – Katia Matter


14 - Katia MatterName: Katia Matter

Major: Communications

Hometown: Jewell, KS

Nominated by: Sarah Peterson, Writing Center Coordinator

Involvements (sports, clubs, organizations): Kappa Gamma Phi, Alpha Psi Omega, Theater

Plans for the future: I would really like to work for the Walt Disney Company, either for Disney English or one of the theme parks.

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Featured Student of the Week – Michelle Rambo

13 - Michelle RamboName: Michelle Rambo

Major: Criminal Justice and Business Administration

Hometown: Greenwood, South Carolina

Nominated by: Doug Smith, Chair of the Criminal Justice Department Continue reading

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