Bethany Lutheran Campus News
Bethany Lutheran College continues to add to the growing degree options within its Education Program. Beginning in the fall of 2019, Bethany will offer a teacher licensure program in K-12 Physical Education. Bethany education students who complete the program, and other state requirements, are eligible to apply for a Minnesota teaching license for grades K through 12 physical education. These graduates would be able to be hired as physical education teachers within districts for elementary, middle, or high schools.
Bethany Lutheran College is pleased to announce its Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program has received full accreditation from the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). The CCNE Board of Commissioners acted at its meeting on May 7-10, 2019, to grant accreditation to Bethany’s nursing program for five years, extending to June 30, 2024. The accreditation action is effective as of September 10, 2018, which is the first day of the program’s recent CCNE on-site evaluation.
Dr. Bethel Balge (Music, Piano) together with Mankato native Peter McGuire are teaming up to present the first-ever ProMusica Minnesota summer music festival in Bethany’s Trinity Chapel. Balge teaches piano at both Bethany and Martin Luther College. McGuire is the principal second violinist for the Minnesota Orchestra. Balge is also a distinguished concert pianist and has performed with the Russian Voronezh Philharmonic and for a live Minnesota Public Radio special.