Bethel Campus News
Updated: 4 hours 29 min ago
Fri, 12/08/2017 - 4:25pm
“Thankful I will be Awareness on the stage tonight.” That’s the text Sandi Holmgren ’81 received from her daughter Mikayla ’18 just before the Miss Minnesota USA pageant began in late November.
Wed, 12/06/2017 - 3:40pm
In a pioneering move, Bethel recently became one of the first Midwestern liberal arts colleges to offer a B.A. in Digital Humanities. The major, which officially launched in September, challenges students to use modern skills like graphic design, data analysis, and programming to explore humanistic questions traditionally posed in fields like literature, history, and philosophy.
Tue, 12/05/2017 - 4:44pm
At the end of the spring semester, Aeli Olson ’17 headed to the president’s office for a meeting. President Jay Barnes had requested to talk with her before she graduated to hear her Bethel story. As she was shown to his office, she remembers hearing a lot of voices.
Fri, 12/01/2017 - 3:36pm
Randy Dorn ’77 flashes his phone with a smile, showcasing a photo of his two young granddaughters decked out in Bethel gear at this year’s Homecoming festivities. “Here, look—we have two future Bethel students,” he says. Dorn, a member of the Bethel University Board of Trustees, and his wife, Gail, have built a family largely thanks to connections made in the Bethel community. For this reason—regardless of where their five grandkids choose to go to college over 10 years down the road—the two have committed to supporting Bethel’s mission.
Thu, 11/30/2017 - 10:48am
“We either didn’t place at all, or we won.” That was the prevailing thought Callie Schmidt ’18 had as judges at the Associated Collegiate Press (ACP) National College Media Convention slowly revealed 10 Best of Show Feature Magazine recipients, starting with tenth place and agonizingly working their way to the top.
From Skinny Jeans and Lefse to Saris and Shawarma: Student Reconnects with Birthplace Through Study Abroad
Tue, 11/28/2017 - 9:29am
Katrina Hanson ’19 grew up steeped in the Swedish culture of Chisago City, Minnesota, but she had always wanted to visit the Indian village where she spent the first 11 months of her life. Thanks to a scholarship and one of Bethel’s study abroad partnerships, that dream finally came true.
Tue, 11/21/2017 - 10:25am
Lauren Otto '12 is a pioneer, developing materials that could enable the devices and technologies of tomorrow.
Mon, 11/20/2017 - 8:51pm
In fall 2018, Royals will be able to add another memorable space to that list when the Department of Business and Economics relocates to a highly visible, 7,000-square-foot, cutting-edge area on the Robertson Center’s (RC) third level. The thoughtfully designed space—and the innovative programming that will take place there—will rival other top Bethel environments for its beauty, functionality, and inspiring presence within the university.
Fri, 11/17/2017 - 4:10pm
Christy Hanson ’05, GS’18 is one of three PA educators who will complete the inaugural, year-long fellowship aimed at better understanding the healthcare workforce and educational landscape.
Fri, 11/17/2017 - 10:41am
For 50 years, local church groups have helped foster community for missionary kid, third-culture, and international students in Bethel’s Mu Kappa group by gifting quilts. Alumni and current students say this tradition makes a major impact.
Wed, 11/15/2017 - 9:53pm
As the healthcare industry continues to grow and thrive, Bethel makes sure to connect its students with healthcare companies looking for the valuable skills Bethel graduates offer.