Spring Enrollment Continues Strong Trend

FRESHMAN CLASS 2013-14Bethany College started the 2013-2-14 with a strong enrollment in the Fall semester and that trend continues with a spring student body of 619 students.  This is the largest spring enrollment in 17 years and is a larger enrollment than 8 of the past 10 Fall enrollments as well.

“This is an exciting time at Bethany and I’m elated to welcome 40 new students this semester,” says President Edward F Leonard III. “Continued efforts to share the Bethany story along with strong student retention programs are showing positive results.” Continue reading

Featured Student of the Week – Arianna Bryant

17 - Arianna BryantName: Arianna Bryant

Major: Engineering

Hometown: Las Vegas, NV

Nominated by: Dane Pavlovich, Dean of Athletics

Involvements (sports, clubs, organizations): Women’s Golf, Chapel Choir

Plans for the future: To work on my dream of becoming an LPGA member, or to become an engineer helping design new technology and commodities for the future. Continue reading

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

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 – Amir Rahbar

amirName: Amir Rahbar

Major: Economics-Business/Marketing, Economics-Business/Networking Marketing

Hometown: Houston, TX

Nominated by: Vic Bateman

Involvements at Bethany: Bethany Tennis Team

Why did you choose Bethany College? Recruited by Coach Vic and he offered a good scholarship

What are your plans for the future? I plan on going back to Houston and starting my own business from scratch. Continue reading

Dvorak to exhibit senior art show, “I Draw the Line”

Small ChildBethany College senior artist Angela Dvorak will exhibit her senior art show, “I Draw the Line,” at Mingenback Art Center on campus from Dec. 7 to 11.

A reception will be held on Sunday, Dec. 8, 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. Many works will be for sale.

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Bethany freshmen and Lindsborg raise money for global charities at the Alternative Gift Market

Alternative Gift MarketBethany College’s 12th Annual Alternative Gift Market ended on November 16. The market ran for a week and through partnership with local businesses, over $2,000 was raised to help communities around the world be more sustainable.

Amy Kay Pavlovich, owner of Connected enjoyed hosting this year’s market. “I appreciate the work of Alternative Gifts International and it is a good fit with the Fair Trade store. It was really fun for me to get to be around students in this setting.”

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