Members of the Bethany College Green Team kicked off RecycleMania by distributing new, permanent recycle bins across campus. The Bethany College Green Team has joined 350 other colleges and universities in the national environmental competition RecycleMania. The contest is designed to draw attention and raise participation in campus waste reduction and recycling efforts.
The Bethany College Handbell Ensemble will tour in Iowa and Nebraska February 5-7. The tour will include stops in Alta, Lake View and Okoboji, Iowa as well as Lincoln, Neb. The handbell ensemble is an auditioned ensemble open to students across campus. The purpose of this ensemble is to learn and perfect ringing techniques, to improve ensemble playing, and to explore new and exciting repertoire. The knowledge gained from this ensemble will help to prepare students to serve as handbell directors and ringers in their communities.
The Bethany College Handbell Ensemble will perform at the Pearson Lakes Art Center on Saturday, February 6 at 2 p.m.The event is free and open to the public. The Bethany College Handbell Ensemble is an auditioned ensemble open to students across campus. The purpose of this ensemble is to learn and perfect ringing techniques, to improve ensemble playing, and to explore new and exciting repertoire. The knowledge gained from this ensemble will help to prepare students to serve as handbell directors and ringers in their communities.
Bethany College Assistant Professors of Physical Education, Melissa Seacat Melissa Seacat, assistant professor of physical education at Bethany College, has been accepted to participate in the American Cancer Society (ACS)/Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) School Health Education – Higher Education Academy from February 25-27 in Atlanta, Ga. Seacat was one of 35 accepted for participation into the academy and the only Kansan. Fees, travel expenses and accommodation are covered by the American Cancer Society. While at the academy, Seacat will be attend sessions on topics such as strengthening school health education and curriculum analysis of health education tools. She will also be able to tour the CDC Visitor Center.
Bethany College recently honored 26 students who earned Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Music Education degrees from the college at the end of the fall 2009 semester. Summer, fall, interterm and spring graduates for 2009-2010 will be honored during baccalaureate worship and commencement ceremonies on campus May 23, 2010.
Bethany College has named 141 students to its fall 2009 Academic Dean’s Honor Roll. To be recognized, a student must be full-time with a semester grade point average of at least 3.50 on a 4-point scale for the fall semester.
Singers of all voice ranges are invited to join the chorus for Bethany College’s Messiah Festival of the Arts beginning in March. The Bethany Oratorio Society chorus will perform Handel’s “Messiah” on Palm and Easter Sundays, March 28 and April 4, at 3 p.m. “St. Matthew Passion” will be presented on Good Friday, April 2, at 7:30 p.m.