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

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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Bethany College Receives Smoky Valley Community Foundation Grant

Bethany College has received the Fall 2013 Smoky Valley Community Enhancement Fund of $1,500, the Department of Athletics announced Tuesday.

Dean of Athletics Dane Pavlovich and Head Athletic Trainer Laura Stenlund, in conjunction with the athletic training staff, applied for the grant in October 2013 to help fund the iStrike-RAS (Remote Alarm System). Continue reading

Bethany College Officially Welcomes Pia Sundhage

1520809_10152188871859245_2001030010_nPia Sundhage coached the United States women’s soccer team from 2008 to 2012, winning Olympic gold medals in Beijing and London and taking second place in the 2011 FIFA World Cup. In December 2012, she stepped down to return home as Sweden’s national team coach.

Named 2012 FIFA World Coach of the Year, Sundhage has been nominated as FIFA Coach of the Year four consecutive times. Her impressive record includes coaching the U.S. team to 88-6-1 and winning 11 tournaments, including three Algarve Cups. She is known for her uniquely positive and unassuming coaching style. She began her first practice with the U.S. team after they lost the 2007 World Cup by playing Bob Dylan’s “The Times They Are A-Changin’” on her guitar, and the team said farewell by singing her “You Are My Sunshine” and giving her a guitar they autographed. Continue reading

Bethania Band Symposium

The Bethany College Music Department will be holding the Bethania Band Symposium on Thursday, Feb. 6. The event will begin at 9:45 and will include workshops on clarinet, saxophone and flute techniques as well as a panel discussion on teaching woodwinds. Courtney Long, Jay Steinberg, and Paula Patterson will be leading the workshops. The symposium will conclude with a keynote address from Gail Konzem, Chair of the Bethany College Education Department. Continue reading